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Thai National AGRIS Centre

Experiment was conducted to study the effect of soil preparation methods and the efficiency of herbicides in weed control and yield of sugarcane. Experimental design was a split plot in RCB with 3 replications. The main plot was land preparation: primary tillage 1 time, primary tillage 1 time and secondary 1 time and primary tillage 1 time and secondary 2 times. Sub plot was using pre-emergenc ...

SUBJECT: weeding; weed control; cultivation; ploughing; weeding

Samples of the grasses, herbs and woody vegetation on measured plots were separated, where appropriate, into leaves, stems, roots (to 12 in. depth) and litter, and weighed and analysed for % composition and amounts per acre of N, P, K, Ca and Mg as representing the stored nutrients of the fallows. The composition of the top 12 in. of the soil under these fallows and the amounts per acre of nut ...

SUBJECT: shifting cultivation; silviculture; soils nutrients circulation; silvicultur; gfis

POSTED TO: Journal of West Africa Science Association, 4 (1):31-49

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Thai National AGRIS Centre

SUBJECT: contour cultivation; zea mays; cultivation; plant production; crop production

SUBJECT: riego; off season cultivation; cucurbita; aplicacion de abonos; rendement des cultures

POSTED TO: Terra e Vita [0040-3776]

The aim of this study was to evaluate the seedlings production for four hybrid cucumber Aladdin F1 (H1), Nikkey (H2), Safira (H2) e Nobre F1 (H4). The experiments was developed in the State University of Mato Grosso do Su, Aquidauana-MS. Six environments were used: plastic greenhouse with height of 2.5m; net nursery with black monofilament, 50% of shade, with height of 2.5m; nursery with scree ...

SUBJECT: fibra del coco; polystyrene; 聚苯乙烯; متعدد الستيرين; protected cultivation

POSTED TO: Revista Agrarian [1984-2538]

The potato crop is one of the five most consumed products by humans. The potato is an herbaceous dicotyledonous plant belonging to the Solanaceae family, allowing crop establishment and production within the latitudes 47°S and 65°N. Of the total global surface area occupied by the potato, 50% is located above 1,000 m a.s.l., and the optimal zone of production of Solanum tuberosum of the commer ...

SUBJECT: potatoes; fisiología vegetal; physiologie du développement; 植物生态学; solanum tuberosum

POSTED TO: Revista Colombiana de Ciencias Hortícolas [2011-2173]

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This report presents policy, market, and agriculture transition in the Northern Uplands of Lao People's Democratic Republic aims to contribute to such a dialogue by providing: (a) a policy-relevant typology of the structural characteristics and transition patterns of the principal small-holder agriculture systems in the Northern Uplands; and (b) recommendations to strengthen Government' ...

SUBJECT: commercial agriculture; logging; dry season; land holdings; farm

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An issue which has generated much concern has been the potential link between low incomes and resource degradation. This report presents the results of a study which investigated this question. Machakos District is a relatively low income and agriculturally marginal district in Kenya. Before World War II the colonial administration was concerned that land degradation was becoming severe ...

SUBJECT: deforestation; planting; soils; natural resource management; savannas

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This report focuses on the potential and opportunities for smallholder commercialization in Zambia. The paper discusses the framework for Zambia's smallholder commercialization strategy, the current state of smallholder agriculture in Zambia, key issues, support from agribusiness to smallholders, and development of potential and opportunities for smallholder commercialization. The paper ...

SUBJECT: coffee; soils; commercial agriculture; natural resource management; labor markets

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Can Africa Replicate Asia's Green Revolution in Rice?

Larson, Donald F. et al. [2010-11-01]

Asia's green revolution in rice was transformational and improved the lives of millions of poor households. Rice has become an increasingly important part of African diets and imports of rice have grown. Agronomists point out that large areas in Africa are well suited for rice and are encouraged by the field tests of new rice varieties. So is Africa poised for its own green revolution i ...

SUBJECT: degraded lands; paddy yields; agricultural labor; agricultural incentives; dry season

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