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Effectiveness of hermetic systems in controlling maize storage pests in Kenya
To protect their maize from pests such as the larger grain borer (Prostephanus truncatus), and from theft, farmers in Africa are abandoning traditional storage structures: they shell their maize earlier and tend to store ...
Identifying recommendation domains for targeting dual-purpose maize-based interventions in crop-livestock systems in East Africa
In the three major maize producing countries in the East African region of Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia, up to 44% of the dietary calorie requirements is provided by maize. It is also recognized that livestock are an ...
Maize for food and feed in East Africa -The farmers - perspective
The rapid increase of both human and livestock populations, along with a restricted land base and an increased demand for livestock products, put high pressure on the maize-livestock systems that dominate East and Southern ...