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Low use of fertilizers and low productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
Up to the year 2000 and beyond, the population of SSA is expected to grow at a rate of more than 3% per year, while food production is likely to grow at a rate of 2% or less a year. Closing this gap and increasing food ...
Farmers' wheat seed sources and seed management in Chilalo Awraja, Ethiopia
(IARC; CIMMYT, 1998)
This study describes the Ethiopian wheat seed system, identifies how farmers acquire and exchange wheat seed, explores problems related to farmers' acquisition and transfer of wheat seed, documents the status of previously ...
Adoption of maize production technologies in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania
(CIMMYT *The United Republic of Tanzania *SACCAR, 1998)
This report of the adoption of maize production technologies in the Southern highlands of Tanzania forms part of a larger study to evaluate the impact of maize research and extension throughout Tanzania over the past 20 ...
Adoption of maize production technologies in Southern Tanzania
(CIMMYT *United Republic of Tanzania *SACCAR, 1998)
This report of the adoption of maize production technologies in Southern Tanzania forms part of a larger study to evaluate the impact of maize research and extension throughout Tanzania over the past 20 years. Using a ...
Adoption of Improved bread wheat varieties and inorganic fertilizer by small-scale farmers in yelmana densa and farta districts of Northwestern Ethiopia
(Agricultural Research Organization (EARO); CIMMYT, 2001)
An assessment of the adoption of seed and fertilizer packages and the role of credit in smallholder maize production in Sidama and North Omo Zones, Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; EARO, 2000)
This study identified factors that influenced the adoption of improved maize technologies and assessed the role of credit in Sidama and North Omo Zones of Ethiopia. A tobit analysis was used to test the factors affecting ...
Fertilizer use and maize production in Sub-Saharan Africa
In sub-Saharan Africa, greater use of mineral fertilizers is crucial to increasing food production and slowing the rate of environmental degradation. Regional growth rates in fertilizer consumption have never been particularly ...
Farmers' seed sources and management of bread wheat in wolmera woreda, Ethiopia
(CIMMYT; IAR, 1998)
Because seed supply and cost strongly influence farmers' ability to increase wheat production, researchers undertook a survey to document how Ethiopian farmers in Wolmera woreda acquire, manage and transfer wheat seed. ...