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- Geissen, V., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Geoderma 2015 v.237-238 pp. 283-297
- Cajanus cajan; Cambisols; Kastanozems; Phaseolus vulgaris; Regosols; Zea mays; agroecological zones; animals; arable soils; arid lands; beans; composts; corn; crop residues; drought; field experimentation; green manures; hills; mulches; mulching; planting; rain; runoff; sandy loam soils; soil erosion; subsistence farming; surfactants; suspended sediment; sustainable land management; water conservation; wet season
- ... Dryland agriculture in Cabo Verde copes with steep slopes, inadequate practices, irregular intense rain, recurrent droughts, high runoff rates, severe soil erosion and declining fertility, leading to the inefficient use of rainwater. Maize and beans occupy >80% of the arable land in low-input, low-yielding subsistence farming. Three collaborative field trials were conducted in different agroecolog ...