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Cover for Sweetpotato and garden egg intercrop compatibility studies in Umudike, Nigeria.

This experiment was conducted at Umudike (latitude 05° 29′ N, longitude 07° 33′ E) in the tropical rainforest agroecological zone of Nigeria to determine the compatibility of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) and garden egg (Solanum aethiopicum) intercrop. Two sweetpotato varieties (NRSP 05/022 and TIS ...

Author(s)
Ebeniro, C. N.; Udealor, A.; Ano, A. O.; Amadi, C. O.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Maize-orange-fleshed sweetpotato intercropping: potential for use to enhance food security and scaling-up the nutrition effort in Malawi.

Maize is the staple food in Malawi where it is mainly cultivated by smallholder farmers under rainfed conditions. Due to increasing climatic uncertainty and declining soil fertility, crop failures often result in shortages affecting up to 1.6 million people every year. An estimated 47% of the...

Author(s)
Abidin, P. E.; Chipungu, F.; Nyekanyeka, T.; Chilanga, T.; Mwenye, O.; Kazembe, J.; Botha, B.; Carey, E. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrient deficiencies of field crops: guide to diagnosis and management.

This book presents guidelines on the identification of macronutrient and micronutrient deficiency symptoms in cereal crops (maize, rice, sorghum, pearl millet, wheat and barley), pulse crops (pigeon pea, green gram, black gram, cowpea, cluster bean, chickpea, Phaseolus vulgaris, lentil and pea),...

Author(s)
Kumar, P.; Sharma, M. K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642789)
Type
Book
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Cover for Section II. Sweet potato: agronomy.

This chapter covers the following aspects of sweet potato agronomy: soil preparation, propagule selection and preparation, plant densities and crop establishment, intercropping, weeding (physical and chemical control methods), fertilizer application and nutrient disorders, and harvesting.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934248)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant parasitic nematodes in subtropical and tropical agriculture.

This book contains 22 chapters, 2 appendices (of the nematicides and species mentioned throughout the book) and 24 colour plates covering all aspects of practical plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture, including rice, cereals, sweet potatoes, root and tuber crops, food legumes,...

Author(s)
Luc, M.; Sikora, R. A.; Bridge, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book

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