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  1. Green manure cover crops (gmcc) are rapidly growing crops that cover and protect the soil. They are left on the soil surface as mulch or plowed under to enrich soil organic matter content. Legumes are prioritized for their ability to source atmospheric nitrogen through symbiosis with...
  2. A GMCC is... “A species of plant, often but not always leguminous, whether a tree, bush, vine or crawling plant, which is used by a farmer for one or several purposes, at least one of which is that of maintaining or improving soil fertility or controlling weeds.” Roland Bunch Green manures are...
  3. 2019-11-19 Session :Green manure/cover crops are the only feasible way for smallholder farmers to significantly increase the organic matter content of their basic grain fields (that is, anything over 0.5 ha) at a reasonable cost. We can now say that we know of good species and systems that will work in...
  4. Proceedings from theApril 26-29, 2000 workshop inTegucigalpa, Hondurasbegin with a general overview of Mucuna and its food and feed uses. After that, the papers themselves appear according to the six workshop sessions: A View from the Field, Anti-Nutritional Factors in Mucuna, Mucuna as a Food,...