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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
Citation
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2018, 18, 1, pp 13154-13170
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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...

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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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