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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.
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Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
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African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2018, 18, 1, pp 13154-13170
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Pineapple fiber offers a promising contribution in the developing geo-textile industry in Balete, Aklan. To support this initiative, a study was conducted to assess the different agroecological production systems of Ananas comosus var. Red Spanish for fiber production and determine the biomass...

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Tulin, E. P. B.; Bande, M. M.
Publisher
International Society of Environmental and Rural Development, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
International Journal of Environmental and Rural Development, 2018, 9, 1, pp 18-24
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This paper studied effects of different picking time and different geographical provenances on oil content of Camellia oleifera. The results showed that different picking time had significant effects on the oil content of cold dew seeds and frost's descent seeds. With the delay of picking time, the ...

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Zhang Zhen; Mo XiaoQin; Chen YongZhong; Xu YanMing; Peng YingHe; Chen LongSheng; Ma Li; Wang Rui; Peng ShaoFeng; Li ZhiGang; Wang XiangNan; Li MeiQun; Tang Wei
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Journal Board of Asian Agricultural Research, Cranston, USA
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Asian Agricultural Research, 2018, 10, 10, pp 97-101
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Objective: Based on the observation of phenology and investigation of growth characteristics of Ziziphus jujuba 'Huizao' its three bud mutation strains (gray experiment 2, gray experiment 7 and gray experiment 8) were studied to explore their differences in growth adaptability and provide...

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Feng HuiLi; Guo JiaHuan; Wu ZhengBao; Shi YanJiang
Publisher
Editorial Department of Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Chengdu, China
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Southwest China Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 30, 5, pp 1168-1175
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Water and fertilizer are the two main factors which promote the rapid growth of Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba) trees. Studies of root systems and the nutrition-use efficiency of dense, dwarfed fruit trees are limited, especially in an extremely arid region with drip irrigation. The experiment was...

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Liu HongGuang; He XinLin; Li Jing; Li FaDong; Gong Ping; Zhang Jie; Yang Guang
Publisher
Chinese Society of Agricultural Engineering, Beijing, China
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International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering , 2017, 10, 6, pp 103-114
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Turkey is one of the main walnut producer countries in the world. In 2015, Turkey ranked fourth in world production with 180,807 tons of production. It can be said that main part of walnut trees in Turkey have been grown without using of pesticides and chemical fertilizers, so that production shows ...

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Akça, Y.; Yılmaz, S.
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Faculty of Agriculture, University of East Sarajevo, Istočno Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina
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VIII International Scientific Agriculture Symposium, "Agrosym 2017", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, October 2017. Book of Proceedings, 2017, pp 904-910
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The paper presents the result about pest and diseases on willow plantation. Fourteen willow hybrids and local genotypes were established in spring 2015, in Timisoara Didactic Station of BUASVM: three Romanian hybrids from National Institute for Research and Development in Forestry "Marin Drăcea"...

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Hernea, C.; Corneanu, M.; Netoiu, C.; Sarac, I.
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Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
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Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2016, 20, 3, pp 87-90
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Agronomic practices adequacy plays a key role in the integrated crop-livestock systems development. The objective of this study was to determine how the phytomass accumulation, yield compounds and oat (Avena sativa L. cv. IPR 126) yield were influenced by nitrogen levels (12 and 80 kg N ha-1) at...

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Deiss, L.; Moraes, A. de; Pelissari, A.; Silva, V. P. da; Andreolla, V. R. M.
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Centro de Ciencias Agrarias da Universidade Federal do Ceara, Ceara, Brazil
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Revista Ciência Agronômica, 2016, 47, 3, pp 462-470
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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.
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African Crop Science Society, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
African Crop Science Journal, 2016, 24, 1, pp 35-47
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The effect of a new integrated system on the disease protection and yield increase in potato was studied. The proposed scheme includes the pre-planting treatment of seed tubers with modulated low-frequency pulse electric field (EF), in-furrow application of the azoxystrobin-containing Quadris...

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Kuznetsova, M.; Statsyuk, N.; Rogozhin, A.; Smetanina, T.; Filippov, A.
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Plant Protection Society of Serbia (PPSS), Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
Proceedings of the 7th Congress on Plant Protection "Integrated Plant Protection - a Knowledge-Based Step Towards Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry and Landscape Architecture". November 24-28, 2014, Zlatibor, Serbia, 2015, pp 53-58

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