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Manure Management Options for increasing Crop Production in the Small Holder Sector of Zimbabwe.
Cattle manure available to farmers is of low value as a fertilizer N and generally contains less than 1% N, which cannot sustain N requirements for high yielding crops like maize. The purpose of the study was to develop ...
Estimation of the optimum crop mix given the introduction of chili production and marketing in Goromonzi and Marondera Districts, Mashonaland-East, Zimbabwe
Choosing the optimal cropping or enterprise mix has undoubtedly been one of the greatest challenges facing farmers due to multiple objectives such as food security, cash requirements, profit maximization etc. Farmers find ...
The Socio-Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS on Communal Agriculture in Kandeya and Chundu Wards of Mt Darwin and Hurungwe Districts
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus /Acquired Immuno-deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) epidemic is one of the greatest challenges currently facing Zimbabwe. With a national adult prevalence rate of 24.6%, no crisis in the history ...
Impacts of climate change on crop production practices among small holder farmers in Guruve district, Zimbabwe
This research was carried out in Guruve district with the aim of documenting local people’s experiences and perceptions towards climate change impacts on crop production and their responses. Qualitative and quantitative ...
Climate variability and change and its potential impact on maize yield in Northeastern Zimbabwe
The main aim of this study was to investigate climate variability and change and its potential impact on maize yield in Northeastern Zimbabwe. Understanding the impact of climate change on crop production may help optimize ...
An investigation into the socio-economic factors that promote urban agriculture in Zimbabwe: The case of residents of Sakubva Chisamba Singles in Mutare City.
This study aimed at investigating the socio-economic factors that promote urban agriculture. As such, the study sought to establish the prevalence of urban agriculture, explore the socio-economic factors that promote urban ...