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  1. 2000-01-01 This publication focuses on the potential of cover crops to maintain and improve soil fertility in SSA. Often in isolation, African researchers have experimented with cover cropping, but the results have not been readily accessible to colleagues and farmers. This book documents past experience...
  2. 1987-05-19 Integrated nutrient supply Improved fallow Nitrogen transfer from legumes Cover crops on acid soils Sunnhemp Rock phosphate Micro-nutrient drain Soil conservation and shifting cultivators Cycles of poverty
  3. 1992-12-19 Erosion saves work Industrious insects Playing with family labour Fossil energy Green manures Cover crops Ecological agriculture
  4. 2008-06-20 Optimising nutrient cycles with trees in pasture fields Talking soil science with farmers Soil quality fand farm profitability Cover crops do it all Green manures Micro-organisms Feeding and watering the soil to increase food production Soil rehabilitation starts with more efficient cookstoves...
  5. Cross-slope barriers are measures on sloping lands in the form of earth or soil bunds, stone lines, and / or vegetative strips for reducing runoff velocity and soil loss, thereby contributing to soil, water and nutrient conservation. This is achieved by reducing steepness and / or length of...
  6. 2011-01-01 Part of the NOFA guides. This volume covers: Historical roots of cover-crop techniques Thinking beyond this season's cash crop (disease and pest reduction, weed suppression, cash vs. cover crops) What is a good rotation? (mapping the farm, grouping crops, sample groupings) The economics of...
  7. 2020-01-01 This volume summarises research on key components for successful Conservation Agriculture (CA). Chapters review the latest research on ways of optimising no-till techniques to minimise soil disturbance in relation to seeding, weeding and other operations. Chapters also review ways to improve soil...
  8. 2017-01-01 Includes cover crop facts on how to keep nutrients out of waterways.
  9. 2017-03-30 Making Silage in Vichada Tech Note Spotlight: Biosand Water Filter Echoes from our Network: Member Highlight Adria and Job From ECHO's Technical Respose Team: Appropriate forage crops for clay soils From ECHO's Seed Bank: Forage peanut
  10. This article is from ECHO Asia Note #3 Crotalaria juncea, or sunn hemp, is a member of the pea family (Fabaceae) grown in many countries as a green manure or forage crop. Originating in South Asia, but with a common cultivar developed in Hawaii, it is a fastgrowing, drought-tolerant and...