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A sampling of CIMMYT impacts, 1999: new global and regional studies
CIMMYT and its partners engage in one of the world’s most ambitious humanitarian endeavors: together, we form a global wheat and maize improvement system that seeks to better the lives of millions of poor farmers and ...
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 ...