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Small-scale farmers in the banana-coffee agro-zone of Central Uganda plant and maintain trees to provide a range of benefits. However, the impact of trees on soil fertility and crop yields is small. On many farms, trees exist in infinite numbers, compositions, with no proper spacing, sequencing and ...

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Ssebulime, G.; Nyombi, K.; Kagezi, G. H.; Mpiira, S.; Byabagambi, S.; Tushemereirwe, W. K.; Kubiriba, J.; Karamura, E. B.; Staver, C.
Publisher
Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2018, 18, 1, pp 13154-13170
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Seedborne fungi are among the main causes of low productivity of forestery nursery in the world. This study was carried out with the objective to contribute to improving the productivity of Lophira alata in Cameroon through the knowledge of seedborne fungi and diseases affecting the germination and ...

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Djeugap, J. F.; Abangawoh, H.; Tieche, B.; Dongmo, N. L.
Publisher
Faculty of Agriculture, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Anambra, Nigeria
Citation
International Journal of Agriculture and Biosciences, 2018, 7, 1, pp 7-12
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Banana is a major food and cash crop in Uganda, particularly in the central and southwestern regions. However, production is still below attainable yields and at the same time declining due to a number of reasons, with low soil fertility being paramount. Few farmers use inorganic fertilizers, with...

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Ssebulime, G.; Kagezi, H. G.; Nyombi, K.; Mpiira, S.; Kucel, P.; Byabagambi, S.; Tushemereirwe, K. W.; Kubiriba, J.; Karamura, B. E.; Stave, C.
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Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
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African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2017, 17, 4, pp 12557-12573
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Ali, A. A. M.
Publisher
Indian Ecological Society, College of Agriculture, Ludhiana, India
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Natural Resource Management: Ecological Perspectives, Volume 1 & 2. Proceedings of the Indian Ecological Society International Conference, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu, India, 18-20 February 2016, 2016, pp 492
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Sclerocarya birrea is a major component of agroforestry parks of Sudano-Sahelian zones, which is exploited by rural populations in Burkina Faso. Recently, Sclerocarya birrea kernel marketing has increasingly developed in Ouagadougou (capital of Burkina Faso). This study aimed at evaluating the...

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Bationo-Kando, P.; Sawadogo, B.; Kiebre, Z.; Kientega, P.; Sawadogo, N.; Nanema, K. R.; Traore, E. R.; Sawadogo, M.; Zongo, J. D.
Publisher
African Crop Science Society, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
African Crop Science Journal, 2016, 24, 1, pp 35-47
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Hedgerow intercropping or alley cropping is an agro forestry practice where perennial, preferably leguminous trees or shrubs are grown simultaneously with arable crops. Both crops and trees are continually changing due to environmental conditions and management techniques that affect both the trees ...

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Akume, N. D.; Suh, C.; Manga, M. A.; Francis, N. A. S.; Yaya, F. V.; Lendzemo, V.
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International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, Bhopal, India
Citation
International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research, 2015, 3, 6, pp 1750-1756
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After 42 years of international trade in wild harvested medicinal bark from Africa and Madagascar, the example of Prunus africana holds several lessons for both policy and practice in forestry, conservation and rural development. Due to recent CITES restrictions on P. africana exports from Burundi, ...

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Cunningham, A. B.; Tientcheu, M. L. A.; Anoncho, V. F.; Nkuinkeu, R.; Sunderland, T.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Working Paper, 2014, No.153, pp 17 pp.
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To describe and understand the domestic sawmilling sector in CAR, this research followed the timber flows and sales in Bangui from July 2010 to June 2011, while interviewing 107 sawyers on their practices. Monitoring timber flows of industrial and artisanal origins entering and leaving Bangui was...

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Lescuyer, G.; Hubert, D.; Maïdou, H.; Mendoula, E. E.; Awal, M.
Publisher
Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
CIFOR Working Paper, 2014, No.131, pp 25 pp.
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Following the results of the comprehensive tree improvement programs for Acacia mangium, it is necessary to estimate the real amount of genetic improvement and to develop an improved seed deployment strategy. This study was aimed to verify realized genetic gain on stand volume productivity attained ...

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Nirsatmanto, A.; Setyaji, T.; Wahyuningtyas, R. S.
Publisher
Research, Development and Innovation Agency, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Indonesian Journal of Forestry Research, 2014, 1, 1, pp 21-32
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Prickly acacia, Vachellia nilotica subsp. indica (syn. Acacia nilotica subsp. indica) (Fabaceae), a major weed in the natural grasslands of western Queensland, has been a target of biological control since the 1980s with limited success to date. Surveys in India, based on genetic and climate...

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Dhileepan, K.; Taylor, D. B. J.; Lockett, C. J.; Balu, A.; Seier, M. K.; Murugesan, S.; Tanner, R. A.; Pollard, K. M.; Kumaran, N.; Neser, S.
Publisher
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Citation
Proceedings of the XIV International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 2-7 March 2014, 2014, pp 21-30

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