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Building climate change resilience through adaptation in smallholder farming systems in semi-arid Zimbabwe
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2017-03-20)
Households with increased access to climate information through extension services were likely to have better adaptation abilities. It was also shown that younger farmers were likely to adapt to climate change given their ...
Partial Nutrient Balances in Tropical Velvet Bean-Maize System in Zimbabwe
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2017-12-15)
In a field experiment on legume-maize cropping sequence, the effect of nitrogen and phosphate fertiliser application on nutrient budgeting after a two year cropping cycle was studied. The results of this work showed that ...
Tepary bean: a climate smart crop for food and nutritional security
The variability of climate demands the use of a variety of agronomic strategies and crop choices. Traditional drought tolerant crops such as sorghum are often chosen when drought seasons are anticipated. However, there are ...
Agroforestry: Fertilizer Trees.
Climate change mainstreaming in extension agents training curricula: a case of Mopani and Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
This study assessed the provision of informal training offered by the Limpopo Department of Agriculture, South Africa, to agricultural extension officers (AEOs). The study used surveyed 90 public extension officers ...
Smallholder farmer’s perceived effects of climate change on crop production and household livelihoods in rural Limpopo province, South Africa.
This study investigated the perceived effects of climate change on crop production and household livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Mopani and Vhembe district, South Africa. Data was collected through a questionnaire ...
Climate Scenarios in Relation to Agricultural Patterns of Major Crops in Southern Africa
(Academic Press, Elsevier, 2017-06-12)
Climate change impacts on crop production and smallholder farmer livelihoods in Limpopo Province, Northern South Africa
(Daya Publishing House, 2019)
Climate change and variability directly influences the food supply and livelihoods of billions of people, particularly smallholder farmers who depend on climate-sensitive rainfed agriculture. This study investigated the ...
Integration of indigenous and scientific knowledge in climate adaptation in KwaZulu- Natal, South Africa
(De Gruyter Open., 2017-07-20)
Indigenous knowledge has for generations assisted rural subsistence farming communities adapt to climate change and make daily decisions regarding agriculture. This study was conducted in the rural community of Swayimane, ...
Nutrient Dynamics in Wetland Organic Vegetable Production Systems in Eastern Zambia
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2016-01-19)
The aim of this study was to determine effects of organic inputs on vegetable crops and on a subsequent maize crop grown in wetlands. The following treatments were applied to cabbage (Brassica oleracea) and onion (Allium ...