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Cultivar-dependent variation in lentil (Lens culinaris L.) and implications for selecting food-feed varieties
Lentil straw is one of the extensively used livestock feed in mixed crop-livestock systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. To identify the importance of varietal and environmental sources of variation in the nutritive value of straw ...
Genetic relatedness studied at molecular level for huskless barley (Hordeum vulgare)
Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) is fourth major crop in the world that has been under cultivation since ancient times. It is classified into hulled and hulless barley according to the grain type. In India, hulless barley is ...
Effects of heat stress on physiology and reproductive biology of chickpea and lentil
Chickpea and lentil are two vital winter-season legumes; their production has been found to be seriously constrained by increase in temperature during reproductive stage. Considering this, we examined the effects of high ...
Determinants of farmers’ decision on utilizing cereal and legume residue as feed and soil mulch in the Ethiopian highlands
Crop residues (CR) are dual purpose resources in mixed crop-livestock systems of the Ethiopian highlands. They serve as animal feed, income sources and inputs for soil and water conservation. However, multiple uses are two ...
Bush bean genotype that thrives under drough
Bush bean genotype that thrives under drought in Malawi
Diversity of innovation processes: Experiences from imGoats Mozambique
Poster of Diversity of innovation processes: Experiences from imGoats Mozambique
Drought tolerant bean varieties offer hope to smallholder farmers in Malawi
The 2014/15 season was a nightmare in Malawi as the country faced floods at the beginning of the season and then terminal drought. Most farmers lost property and crops through flooding and water lodging while surviving ...
Participatory Yield Assessment of Climbing and Bush Beans under Different Management Options in Malawi
Common bean is the cheapest source of proteins for the rural poor who cannot afford to buy meat in Sub Saharan Africa. However, in Malawi, the average productivity over the last ten years stands at less than 0.5 Mg ha-1 ...
Narrowing Common Bean Yield Gap and Improving Productivity Using Organic Soil Amendments within Smallholder Farming Systems of Sub-Saharan Africa
Main effects of chicken manure treatment on bean yield in sole and maize intercrop cropping systems.
Dryland restoration scaling project: Improving the productivity of dryland agriculture
Poster of Dryland restoration scaling project: Improving the productivity of dryland agriculture