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Cover for Sweetpotato and garden egg intercrop compatibility studies in Umudike, Nigeria.

This experiment was conducted at Umudike (latitude 05° 29′ N, longitude 07° 33′ E) in the tropical rainforest agroecological zone of Nigeria to determine the compatibility of sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) and garden egg (Solanum aethiopicum) intercrop. Two sweetpotato varieties (NRSP 05/022 and TIS ...

Author(s)
Ebeniro, C. N.; Udealor, A.; Ano, A. O.; Amadi, C. O.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The farming systems of potential potato production areas of Chencha, southern Ethiopia.

A survey was conducted in 2012 to assess the diversity of farming systems in the potential potato production areas of Chencha in southern Ethiopia. It was part a PhD research study on evaluation and optimization of sustainability of farming systems which is part of an initiative to make the area a...

Author(s)
Mazengia, W.; Schulte, R.; Tadese, Y.; Griffin, D.; Schulz, S.; Struik, P. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Maize-orange-fleshed sweetpotato intercropping: potential for use to enhance food security and scaling-up the nutrition effort in Malawi.

Maize is the staple food in Malawi where it is mainly cultivated by smallholder farmers under rainfed conditions. Due to increasing climatic uncertainty and declining soil fertility, crop failures often result in shortages affecting up to 1.6 million people every year. An estimated 47% of the...

Author(s)
Abidin, P. E.; Chipungu, F.; Nyekanyeka, T.; Chilanga, T.; Mwenye, O.; Kazembe, J.; Botha, B.; Carey, E. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter