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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,...

Author(s)
Toit, B. du; Dovey, S. B.; Smith, C. W.
Publisher
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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The magnitude of soil nutrient depletion and food insecurity in Malawi is enormous. In a situation where the productive land is diminishing in size, fertilizers are becoming unaffordable, soil fertility is fast depleting and off-farm income opportunities are limited, farmers must be provided with...

Author(s)
Akinnifesi, F. K.; Kwesiga, F. R.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Research and Technical Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Lilongwe, Malawi
Citation
Agricultural technologies for sustainable development in Malawi. Proceedings of the first annual scientific conference held at the Malawi Institute of Management (MIM), Lilongwe, Malawi, 6-10 November, 2000, 2001, pp 120-133
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A study was conducted in Zomba, southern Malawi, to evaluate the on-farm contribution of agroforestry to soil fertility replenishment in maize-based cropping systems. In this study, two agroforestry species (Gliricidia sepium and Sesbania sesban) were established on 38 farmers' fields that were...

Author(s)
Phiri, R.; Akinnifesi, F. K.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Research and Technical Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation, Lilongwe, Malawi
Citation
Agricultural technologies for sustainable development in Malawi. Proceedings of the first annual scientific conference held at the Malawi Institute of Management (MIM), Lilongwe, Malawi, 6-10 November, 2000, 2001, pp 108-119
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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...

Author(s)
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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The Government of Malawi, with financial assistance from the International Development Research Centre of Canada, started a detailed silvicultural research project in 1978 with an overall objective of identifying suitable species for rural dry zone afforestation. This paper highlights the results...

Author(s)
Ngulube, M.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of a National Forestry Research Symposium to mark the 30th anniversary (1957-1987) of Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi, 22-23 November, 1987, 1987, pp 191-202
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This paper discusses the product development and classification of pines and eucalypts (Bluegum) applicable to the Malawi situation.

Author(s)
Gorehan, E. J.
Publisher
Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi
Citation
Proceedings of a National Forestry Research Symposium to mark the 30th anniversary (1957-1987) of Forestry Research Institute of Malawi, Blantyre, Malawi, 22-23 November, 1987, 1987, pp 162-165

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