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- Pypers, Pieter; Bimponda, Willy; Lodi-Lama, Jean-Paul; Lele, Bonaventure; Mulumba, Raoul; Kachaka, Claude; Boeckx, Pascal; Merckx, Roel; Vanlauwe, Bernard
- Agronomy journal 2012 v.104 no.1 pp. 178-187
- NPK fertilizers, etc ; Chromolaena; Manihot esculenta; Tithonia; cassava; fertilizer application; labor; lowlands; manure spreading; mineral fertilizers; prices; residual effects; soil fertility; vegetation; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... Due to increasing population pressure and declining soil fertility, there is need for profitable alternatives to the slash-and-burn (SB) practice for cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) production in the humid lowlands of sub-Saharan Africa. Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) has high potential to deliver such options. Two on-farm, researcher-managed trials were installed to compare slash- ...