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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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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.
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University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
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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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Effects of site and slash management treatments on soil chemical properties, soil water contents, foliar nutrient levels and stand productivity were studied for a full rotation in a stand of Eucalyptus grandis in South Africa. Site management treatments included slash removal, slash retention,...

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Toit, B. du; Dovey, S. B.; Smith, C. W.
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Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Jakarta, Indonesia
Citation
Site management and productivity in tropical plantation forests: Proceedings of workshops in Piracicaba (Brazil), 22-26 November 2004 and Bogor (Indonesia), 6-9 November 2006, 2008, pp 63-77
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A novel systematic competition experiment was designed and tested for the investigation of spatial and threshold aspects of interspecific competition resulting from in situ weed communities in commercial Eucalyptus plantations. The design was applied at three diverse sites in Zululand (South...

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Little, K. M.; Schumann, A. W.
Publisher
Weed Science Society of Victoria Inc., Victoria, Australia
Citation
Proceedings of the 11th Australian Weeds Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 30 September - 3 October 1996, 1996, pp 440-443

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