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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
Citation
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.
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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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Research to develop and evaluate pest management tactics requires meaningful measurements of populations of pests and/or beneficial organisms for accurate and precise estimation. Sample size and number of samples corresponding to fixed levels of precision varies with the population levels of...

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Kityo, R.; Cugala, D.
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 451-457
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Tropical fruit trees constitute important biological resources in the global agro-biodiversity context. Unlike the tropical fruit trees of American and Asian origin, indigenous fruit trees (IFTs) of tropical Africa have scarcely achieved the status of international recognition in commodity markets...

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Ogwali, H.; Agea, J. G.; Okullo, J. B. L.
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 361-369
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Adansonia digitata L. is a multi-purpose indigenous fruit tree with high nutritional and economic value. However, limited studies have been undertaken on Adansonia digitata particularly in Malawi. This study was conducted to characterize five selected wild baobab populations using morphometric...

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Jenya, H.; Munthali, C. R. Y.; Luhanga, J.
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 341-348
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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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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.
Publisher
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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