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Liming of smallholder soils in Zimbabwe
Most of the soils in smallholders areas of Zimbabwe are acidic. This is one of the main reasons that crops grow poorly. Lime is a low cost amendment which makes soils less acidic. Lime has been widely used by commercial ...
Mucuna (Kalongonda): the best legume for soil fertility in Malawi
Mucuna pruriens (velvet bean or kalongonda) is a legume, which gets most of its nitrogen (N) from the air and adds N to the soil from the leaves and stems that fail during the season. The more N added to the soil, the ...
Seeds of innovation: CIMMYT's strategy for helping to reduce poverty and hunger by 2020
The strategic choices made by CIMMYT and its partners will improve their capacity to contribute to the UN Millennium Development Goals of halving poverty and hunger through maize and wheat research. Their strategic choices ...
Semillas de innovación: la estrategia del CIMMYT para ayudar a reducir la pobreza y el hambre para el 2020
Las decisiones estratégicas tomadas por el CIMMYT y sus colaboradores aumentarán su capacidad de contribuir a alcanzar por medio de la investigación de maíz y trigo, los Objetivos de Desarrollo del Milenio de la ONU que ...