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Eight years of Conservation Agriculture-based cropping systems research in Eastern Africa to conserve soil and water and mitigate effects of climate change
(European Geosciences Union (EGU)., 2014)
In Ethiopia, repeated plowing, complete removal of crop residues at harvest, aftermath grazing of crop fields and occurrence of repeated droughts have reduced the biomass return to the soil and aggravated cropland degradation. ...
Maize innovations and interventions under USAID-supported agricultural innovation program in Pakistan
(USAID; CIMMYT; PARC, [2016?])
Maize is Pakistan’s third most important cereal crop after wheat and rice. It is cultivated on more than 1.16 million hectares with an average yield of 4.2 tons ha-1, which is one of the highest in south Asia. However, the ...
Evaluating the performance of different commercial and pre-commercial maize varieties under low nitrogen conditions using affordable phenotyping tools
Maize is the most commonly cultivated cereal in Africa in terms of land area and production. Low yields in this region are very often associated with issues related to low Nitrogen (N), such as low soil fertility or low ...
Training workshop on gender mainstreaming in research for NARS implementing SIMLESA and ASARECA projects
(CIMMYT; ACIAR, 2011)
The Sustainable intensification of Maize-legume cropping systems for food security in eastern and southern Africa (SIMLESA) is a multi-institution and multi-stakeholder regional collaborative research project lead by the ...
Breeding for drought tolerance in tropical maize