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Velvet Bean and Cowpea Residual Effects on Maize Crop in Smallholder Farming Areas of Zimbabwe
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2017-10-31)
On-farm research was conducted in Dendenyore Communal Land and Zana Resettlement areas of Hwedza District, Zimbabwe from 1999 to 2001.The objective of the study was to evaluate the effects of velvet bean and cowpea on ...
Soil nitrogen and physical properties and maize yields after mixed planted fallows of tree and herbaceous legumes
(Springer International, 2016-05)
An experiment was conducted at Msekera Research Station from 1998 to 2002 to determine effect of planted fallows of tree species mixed with herbaceous legumes and those of single species fallows on biomass production, ...
Influence of smallholder farmers’ perceptions on adaptation strategies to climate change and policy implications in Zimbabwe
(De Gruyter Open., 2017-02-01)
Smallholder agricultural production is largely affected by climate change and variability. Despite the negative effects brought by climate variability, smallholder farmers are still able to derive livelihoods. ...
Nutrient availability following planted tree fallows and benefits to subsequent maize crops
The effect of a two-year Sesbania and Tephrosia fallow on soil properties and growth of subsequent maize was examined in Zambia. The study was conducted on 18 sites laid in a randomized complete block design with farmers ...