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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1988
    Mali, Africa, Western Africa
  2. Library Resource
    Regulations
    October, 1988
    China

    These Measures are formulated in accordance with the Grassland Law of the People’s Republic of China. The Text consists of 31 Articles divided into 5 Chapters: General Provisions (I); Grassland Ownership and Use Right of Grasslands(II); (III); Grassland Protection and Utilization (III); Reward and Punishment (IV); Supplementary Provisions (V).

  3. Library Resource
    Legislation
    May, 1988
    Switzerland

    The present Law lays down provisions relating to land use planning and construction activities. In particular, the purpose of the Law is to use economically the soil according to the accepted principles of land use planning and to ensure and promote sound land use planning. Furthermore, all activities shall be carried out with a view to sustainable development.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1988

    A regional workshop was held in Ethiopia (Eastern Africa) to assess the status, future needs, and methodological issues of soil fertility research for bean cropping systems on the continent. Traditional forms of soil fertility maintenance, diagnosis of soil fertility constraints, nutrient requirements, use of fertilizers, cropping systems and soil fertility, and soil organic matter and the use of green manures and mulching were addressed.

  5. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1988
    Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Sub-Saharan Africa, Africa

    Several traditional methods of maintaining soil fertility in bean-based cropping systems are reviewed as follows: visoso, large- scale chitemene, ngoro or matengo pit (Mbinga District, Tanzania), mambwe land-use system of northern Zambia (fundikila), mounds of the Wafipas (SW Tanzania), tumba land-use system (southern Tanzania), guie (central highlands of Ethiopia), mafuku in Zaire, termite mounds, agroforestry, relay intercropping systems, coffee- banana-bean cropping system of the Wahayas of Bukoba (Tanzania), removal of maize tassels (northern Malawi), and storage of nutrients in weeds (

  6. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1988

    Presents papers dealing with the use of crop residues as livestock feed in smallholder crop/livestock farming systems, and the role of plant breeding in maintaining or improving their nutritive value. Discusses factors limiting the nutritive value of crop residues, and the effect of genotype and environment on the nutritive value of crop residues. Outlines perspectives and implications for crop improvement programmes. Includes recommendations.

  7. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1988
    Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    Presents papers and abstracts on the management of vertisols in sub-Saharan Africa and other parts of the world. Overviews the importance, distribution, agroclimatology and properties of vertisols and the Indian Vertisol technology experience. Reviews resource assessment and management and highlights inter-institutional modes of operation and networking concepts in Vertisol research and development.

  8. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1988
    Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa

    Outlines an economic evaluation of an improved surface drainage technology, using the broad-bed-maker (BBM) on-farm in four different vertisol areas of the Ethiopian highlands. Presents data on crops and number of areas covered for the on-farm drainage technology, on cost structure of the BBM, and on human and oxen labour input in traditional seed covering and the construction of the BBM.

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