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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 ...

Author(s)
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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Tree-based farming systems have the potential to sequester large quantities of carbon. An agroforestry system, promoted among small farmers in rural development projects in India, combines fruit and forestry trees with annual crops. As the carbon sequestration potential of this system has not been...

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Nimbalkar, S. D.; Patil, D. S.; Sharma, J. P.; Daniel, J. N.
Publisher
Action for Sustainable, Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA), Uttaranchal, India
Citation
Environment Conservation Journal, 2017, 18, 1/2, pp 103-107
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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.
Publisher
Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2017, 17, 4, pp 12557-12573
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Farmers' knowledge on agro ecosystems is essential in sustainable tree-crop integration and management. Understanding the various ways farmers attach value to agrarian trees and a scientific evaluation on the contribution of trees in terms of their influence towards crop performance can enable...

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Atugumya, A. B.; Isabirye, M.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Fifth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016, "Linking agricultural universities with civil society, the private sector, governments and other stakeholders in support of agricultural development in Africa", Cape Town, South Africa, 17-21 October 2016, 2016, pp 335-339
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An investigation was conducted during the year 2012/13 to find out the Compatibility of Alphonso pollen with its two newly developed superior hybrids Sonpari (Alphonso × Baneshan) and Neelphonso (Neelam × Alphonso) as female parents in hybridization programme. To further incorporate the desirable...

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Rymbai, H.; Patel, C. R.; Chaudhry, K. N.; Ahlawat, T. R.; Patel, N. L.
Publisher
Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development, Uttarakhand, India
Citation
Progressive Horticulture, 2015, 47, 2, pp 203-207
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Fiji is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean which enjoys tropical climate most of the year round with minimal extremes. Agriculture is identified as the foundation of Fiji's economy. Horticulture is one of the largest growing sub-sectors of agriculture and holds potential for...

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Nath, P.
Publisher
Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development, Uttarakhand, India
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Progressive Horticulture, 2014, 46, 2, pp 175-183
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Long-term cultivation of crops in the North central zone of Nigeria, belonging to guinea savanna agro-ecology, has resulted to soil quality degradation that could affect economic development in the region if sustainable production practices are not identified. Over fifteen years, soybean field of...

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Gana, A. K.; Adagba, M. A.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA), Ladkrabang, Thailand
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2013, 9, 4, pp 987-997
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Vivipary is of unusual occorrence in mango. In viviparic fruits, seeds germinate inside while still they remain attached with fruits. Such fruits hold normal appeal. If cut exposed, the germinated seeds inside the fruit look very clearly. It has adverse influence on marketing of the fruits. There...

Author(s)
Jitendra Singh; Chauhan, P. S.
Publisher
Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development, Uttarakhand, India
Citation
Progressive Horticulture, 2013, 45, 2, pp 381-382
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In Integrated watershed management approach plantation of horticultural and forestry plant is very common. In the present study the objective was to examine the effect of three selected varieties viz. Mango (Magnifera Indica), Bamboo and Haldu (Adina cordifolia) plants on the physical and chemical...

Author(s)
Singh, P. V.; Priyam Bhardwaj; Arvind Kumar
Publisher
Indian Society of Horticultural Research and Development, Uttarakhand, India
Citation
Progressive Horticulture, 2012, 44, 1, pp 128-133
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The experiment entitled "Biochemical characters of some mango (Mangifera indica L.) cultivars and hybrids at different stages of growth and development under south Gujarat conditions" was conducted at the Department of Fruit Science, ASPEE College of Horticulture and Forestry, Navsari Agricultural...

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Padhiar, B. V.; Saravaiya, S. N.; Koladiya, P. B.; Bhatt, S. T.; Patel, J. C.
Publisher
Hind Agri-Horticultural Society, Muzaffarnagar, India
Citation
Asian Journal of Horticulture, 2011, 6, 2, pp 449-454

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