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South Africa and CIMMYT: a growing partnership
Maize and wheat together represent about 94% of the total cereal area and about 95% of total cereal production in South Africa. CIMMYT has been a research partner with South Africa since the mid-1970s, dedicated to improving ...
Soil fertility network for maize-based farming systems: report of the period 1 October 1994 to 30 September 1995
The goal of the Network is to help smallholder farmers in Malawi and Zimbabwe produce higher, more sustainable and profitable yields from their dominant maize-based cropping systems. The Network aims to achieve that through ...
Nitrogen effects on maize yield following groundnut in rotation on smallholder farms in sub-humid Zimbabwe
(Academic Journals, 2007)
Rotating maize (Zea mays L.) with groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) has been proposed as a way to maintain soil fertility and prevent maize productivity declines in the smallholder cropping systems of sub-humid Zimbabwe. ...
Understanding the farmer's agricultural environment in Malawi
The AusAID/ACIAR/CIMMYT Risk Management Project develops resource-conserving farming methods in collaboration with smallholder farmers, combining use of crop simulation modeling and farmer participatory research (FPR). In ...
Soil fertility research for maize-based farming systems in Malawi and Zimbabwe
These proceedings of the Soil Fertility Research Network (Soil Fert Net) Results and Planning Workshop bring together forty papers on soil fertility research for maize-based farming systems in Malawi, Zimbabwe and beyond. ...
On-farm legume experimentation to improve soil fertility in the Zimuto communal area, Zimbabwe: farmer perceptions and feedback
Soil fertility is an important limiting factor for smallholder agriculture in southern Africa. In 1999-2002 research was undertaken to identify and evaluate legume technology options for soil fertility improvement within ...
Soil fertility management research for the maize cropping systems of smallholders in Southern Africa: a review
This paper examines the implications of declining soil fertility for the maize-based cropping systems in southern and eastern Africa. A review of the importance of maize in the region is followed by a description of the ...
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 ...
Soil Fertility Network for Maize-Based Cropping Systems in Malawi and Zimbabwe "Soil Fer Net": annual report for the Period 1 October 1998 to 30 September 1999
In 1998/99, the Soil Fertility Research Network for Smallholder Maize-Based Cropping Systems in Malawi and Zimbabwe (Soil Fert Net) began a projected second four years of work. We followed the strategy (outlined in our ...
Soil fertility net annual report: for the period 1 October 1999 to 30 September 2000
During 2000, the Soil Fertility Research Network for Smallholder Maize-Based Farming Systems in Malawi and Zimbabwe (Soil Fert Net) continued its work. Our funding for the 12 months from October 1999 to September 2000 ...