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Grain legumes and green manures for soil fertility in Southern Africa: taking stock of progress
(CIMMYT; Soil Fert Net, 2003)
Multi-site, multi-season field tests demostrate that herbicide seed-coating herbicide-resitance maize controls Striga spp. and increases yields in several African countries
Plant parasitic Striga (witchweed) species have not been controlled in susceptible host crops prior to exerting damage. High dose, localized herbicide levels can be applied on or near maize seed bearing acetolactate synthase ...
Assessing the effectiveness of a technical assistance program: The case of maize seed relief to vulnerable households in Zimbabwe
The recent economic downturn in Zimbabwe impoverished the majority of households. To assist vulnerable rural households improve their food security, the British Department for International Development implemented a seed ...
Evidence and lessons learned from Long-Term On-Farm Research on Conservation Agriculture Systems in communities in Malawi and Zimbabwe
A long-term study was carried out in the Zidyana Extension Planning Area (EPA), Malawi and in the Zimuto Communal Area, Zimbabwe, to evaluate the effect of different conservation agriculture (CA) systems on crop productivity, ...
Modeling preference and willingness to pay for Drought Tolerance (DT) in maize in rural Zimbabwe
Maize plays a leading role in the food security of millions in southern Africa, yet it is highly vulnerable to the moisture stress brought about by the erratic rainfall patterns that characterize weather systems in the ...
Maize variety options for Africa: Zimbabwe
(CIMMYT; IITA; DTMA, 2015)