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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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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,...

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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...

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Akinnifesi, F. K.; Kwesiga, F. R.
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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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