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Seed Info No. 33
Seed Info aims to stimulate information exchange and communication among seed staff in the Central and West Asia and North Africa (CWANA) region. The purpose is to help strengthen national seed programs, which supply quality ...
Soil and water conservation effects of stone bunds at different scales – a case study from Gumara-Maksegnit watershed, Lake Tana Basin, Ethiopia
Various soil and water conservation (SWC) interventions across the Ethiopian farmlands are supposed to prevent ongoing land degradation and soil depletion related to rainfall driven soil erosion.
Plant Breeding with Farmers: A technical manual
This manual on Participatory Plant Breeding (PPB) is based primarily on the direct experience derived from several years of implementing PPB programmes in a number of countries and on a number of crops, and secondly, from ...
Identification of genetic sources of improved responses to nitrogen fixing rhizobacteria and other plant growth promoting microbes
This is report of Nitrogen fixation
Planting Basins (soil and water conservation) revised planned comparison protocol
Field Implementation steps: Planting Basins (soil and water conservation) Planned Comparison – Modified for the 2017 Planting Season
Maize productivity and profitability in Conservation Agriculture systems across agro-ecological regions in Zimbabwe: A review of knowledge and practice
Conservation agriculture (CA) is increasingly promoted in southern Africa as a strategy to improve food security and reverse soil degradation in the face of climate change. However, the performance of CA under different ...
Sorghum in Semi-arid Subsistence Agriculture: The Case of Central Mozambique
Based on the recommendations from the 2013 sorghum scoping study in Mozambique, a focused survey on smallholder sorghum growers was conducted in Marara District, Tete Province, Mozambique, during September 2014, funded by ...
Genetic Variation for Tolerance to Herbicide Imazethapyr in Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.)
Identification of lentil genotypes tolerant to post-emergence herbicides and incorporation of herbicide tolerance in to high yielding varieties can prove a boon for developing effective integrated weed management strategy ...
The role of trees in regulating soil erosion
Book Chapter on the role of trees in regulating soil erosion
Assessment of maize yield gap and major determinant factors between smallholder farmers in the Dedza district of Malawi
This study explored the effect of soil nutrient status, agronomic practices and socio-economic factors on maize yield attained by smallholder farmers in the Dedza District of Malawi. Results show that maize yield ranged ...