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Lydiah Gatere
Cornell University
3Publications
2H-index
57Citations
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Published on Oct 1, 2013in Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 3.95
Lydiah Gatere2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Cornell University),
Johannes Lehmann79
Estimated H-index: 79
(Cornell University)
+ 3 AuthorsAlexander J. Travis23
Estimated H-index: 23
(Cornell University)
Abstract Conservation agriculture practices have been successfully applied to improve crop yields in South America, but questions arose whether these practices can be successfully implemented in Africa. Here we show that a specific set of soil conservation practices called conservation farming (CF) using planting basins and hand hoes disseminated on 280 farms in Zambia on average failed to increase maize yields compared to traditional farming (TF). Average grain yield was low with 1.2 t ha −1 , ...
Dale Lewis9
Estimated H-index: 9
,
Samuel D. Bell1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 13 AuthorsCarmen I. Moraru1
Estimated H-index: 1
In the Luangwa Valley, Zambia, persistent poverty and hunger present linked challenges to rural development and biodiversity conservation. Both household coping strategies and larger-scale economic development efforts have caused severe natural resource degradation that limits future economic opportunities and endangers ecosystem services. A model based on a business infrastructure has been developed to promote and maintain sustainable agricultural and natural resource management practices, lead...
Published on Jan 1, 2008
Lydiah Gatere2
Estimated H-index: 2
,
Robert J. Delve22
Estimated H-index: 22
+ 2 AuthorsJohannes Lehmann79
Estimated H-index: 79
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