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Cover for The effectiveness of potato and sweetpotato improvement programmes from the perspectives of varietal output and adoption in sub-Saharan Africa.

This chapter focuses on the importance of potato production in Burundi, Congo Democratic Republic, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda and sweet potato production in Burundi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. The importance of the dissemination of improved potato...

Author(s)
Labarta, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Varietal output and adoption in barley, chickpea, faba bean, field pea and lentil in Ethiopia, Eritrea and Sudan.

This chapter focuses on the improvements in the production of barley, chickpea, faba bean, field pea and lentil in Ethiopia, Eritrea and Sudan. Information on cultivar output and adoption of these crops is also presented.

Author(s)
Yigezu, Y. A.; Yirga, C.; Aw-Hassan, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing soil organic carbon for multiple benefits: the case of Africa.

Organic matter is of great importance in soil, because it impacts on the physical, chemical and biological properties of soils. Physically, it promotes aggregate stability and therefore water infiltration, percolation and retention. Biologically, it stimulates the activity and diversity of...

Author(s)
Kamoni, P. T.; Gicheru, P. T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645322)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for River tourism: sailing the Nile.

This chapter discusses the geography, human history, and current tourism resources of the river Nile. It is shown that the river is important in tourism terms for many countries besides Egypt and Sudan, and that the range of tourism attractions and activities throughout the length of the river is...

Author(s)
Cooper, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934682)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic impact of international and national lentil improvement research in developing countries.

This chapter describes the contributions of ICARDA to lentil genetic resource management, pre-breeding research, and cultivar development research of the national agricultural research systems (NARS) in areas such as China, Syria, Iraq, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Egypt, Jordan and Sudan. Human resources ...

Author(s)
Aw-Hassan, A.; Shideed, K.; Sarker, A.; Tutwiler, R.; Erskine, W.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995496)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vertisols management in the Sudan.

This chapter provides a summary of work that has been done in the Sudan to improve the agricultural management of Vertisols. The general characteristics of Sudan Vertisols and the experimental works on sustainable use of these soils are discussed. The status of soil degradation and the current...

Author(s)
Ayoub, A. T.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994505)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The sustainable management of Vertisols.

This book provides an up-to-date information on Vertisols research, and guides readers to important reference material. Four keynote papers and eight country papers and national perspectives on the management of Vertisols in Malawi, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Ghana and...

Author(s)
Syers, J. K.; Penning de Vries, F. W. T.; Nyamudeza, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994505)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development and implementation of integrated pest management in the Sudan.

This chapter covers the history of IPM, regulations on IPM and pesticide use, research and extension focus (cotton, wheat and vegetables), training and extension accomplishments (farmers' field schools and rural women's schools), and examples of successful IPM implementation in Sudan (cotton and...

Author(s)
Bashir, Y. G. A.; Elamin, E. M.; Elamin, E. M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter

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