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Increasing wheat yields sustainability through agronomic means
This paper examines common factors that constrain wheat yields: insufficient nutrients (using nitrogen as an example); problems of late planting and poor crop establishment; suboptimal water management; lodging; and weeds. ...
Farmers' taxonomies as a participatory diagnostic tool: soil fertility management in Chihota, Zimbabwe
Soil infertility is a major constraint to food production in the communal areas of Zimbabwe. Smalholders in the region recognize the problems of low soil fertility and have devised ways of coping with them. This study ...
Adoption of maize conservation tillage in Azuero, Panama
An aggressive research and validation program launched in 1984 in Azuero, Panama, yielded a recommendation advocating zero tillage for maize production. Ten years later, maize farmers in Azuero use , land preparation ...
CIMMYT Reporte Anual 1997-1998: Cambios positivos
La adopcion de las tecnologias de labranza de conservacion en La Fraylesca, Chiapas
(CIMMYT; INIFAP, 1994)
Memoria del taller transferencia de labranza de conservación para maíz de temporal en Jalisco
(CIMMYT; INIFAP; CIRAD; SDR, 1997)
Research on soil fertility in Southern Africa: ten awkward questions
By raising important, sometimes ignored questions about research on soil fertility management in the subsistence, risk-prone maize-based cropping systems of sub-Saharan Africa, this paper seeks to improve the quality of ...