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  1. 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.

  2. 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 (

  3. 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.

  4. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1988

    This proceeding report is divided in three sessions. In the first session papers on African forage plant genetic resources in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Malawi and the PANESA region are presented. The second session discusses forage germplasm evaluation. In this session experiences of ILCA, Tanzania, Mauritius, Uganda, Malawi, Ethiopia and Kenya are presented. Species involved in the studies included Brachiaria, Cynodon, Trifolium, Lablab, Zornia, Stylosanthes and Crotalaria. The third session deals with extensive livestock production systems.

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