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58. Using permanent soil cover in conservation agriculture


59. Using permanent soil cover in conservation agriculture


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I n t e g r a t e d C r o p M a n a g e m e n t Vol. 12– 201012
Green manure/cover crops and crop
rotation in Conservation Agriculture
on small farms
Green manure/cover crops and crop
rotation in Conservation Agriculture
on small farms
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Green manure/cover crops and crop rotation in Conservation Agriculture on small farms...

fao.org

62. Fall armyworm (Updated)


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KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE
Fall armyworm (Spodoptera
frugiperda) is a new pest in
Africa, attacking maize, but can
also feed on other crops.
The caterpillars are mainly found
feeding on young maize plants,
but they can also attack a range
of other crops including millet,
sorghum, rice, wheat, sugar
cane and vegetables.
Leaf damage is usually
characterized by ragged
feeding, and moist sawdust-like
frass near the funnel and upper
leaves. Early feeding...

plantwise.org

64. Fall armyworm (Updated)


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Fall Armyworm in Africa:
A GUIDE FOR INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
First Edition
Editors
B.M. Prasanna1 | Joseph E. Huesing2
Regina Eddy2 | Virginia M. Peschke3
in collaboration with international and national
research and development partners
Fall Armyworm in Africa:
A GUIDE FOR INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
First Edition
1CIMMYT; 2USAID; 3Oakside Editorial Services
Feed the Future is America’s initiative to combat global hunger and poverty.
Led by...

reliefweb.int

65. Preserving wild food plants ensures a better future for all


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Diospyros mespiliformis
Ebenaceae
Hochst. ex A. DC.
African ebony
Foliage (USAID)
Diospyros mespiliformis (Boffa, Jean-Marc)
LOCAL NAMES
Afrikaans (jakkalsbessie); Amharic (ayeh); Arabic (jughan,abu
seleba,gugham,gughan,abu sebela,jokhan); Bemba (muchenja); English
(jackal-berry,swamp ebony,African ebony,ebony diospyros,West African
ebony); Lozi (mutomwa,mupako,muchenje); Lunda (mutomwa); Nyanja
(mchenja,mchenjasumu,mvimbe); Somali (kolati);...

worldagroforestry.org

66. Preserving wild food plants ensures a better future for all


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Hibiscus sabdariffa
Malvaceae
L.
Detail of flowers and leaves. (Morton J.)
Harvested calyses. (Armstrong W.P.)
LOCAL NAMES
English (white sorrel,rozelle,roselle,red sorrel,jamaica); Malay (asam
susur); Thai (kachieb priew)
BOTANIC DESCRIPTION
Hibiscus sabdariffa is an erect, mostly branched, annual shrub. Stem
reddish in colour and up to 3.5 m tall, with a deep penetrating taproot.
Leaves variously colored, dark green to red; leaves alternate,...

worldagroforestry.org

67. Bushbabies are meat, too: Farmers in Malawi use indigenous plants to manage pests and livestock diseases


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Handbook on pesticidal plants
Optimization of Pesticidal plants: Technology,
Innovation, Outreach & Networks (OPTIONs)
World Agroforestry Centre
United Nations Avenue, Gigiri
PO Box 30677, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya
Tel: +254 20 7224000
Via USA +1 650 833 6645
Via USA +1 650 833 6646
Email: worldagroforestry@cgiar.org
www.worldagroforestry.org
© World Agroforestry Centre
ISBN: 978-92-9059-397-3
Cover photo: Pesticidal plant, Tephrosia...

projects.nri.org

68. Bushbabies are meat, too: Farmers in Malawi use indigenous plants to manage pests and livestock diseases


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Prof Steven R Belmain
Agriculture, Health and Environment Department
Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering and Science
University of Greenwich
Using pesticidal plants in
crop protection
Factors affecting plant material usage
Effectiveness
Cost
Availability
Toxicity
Ease of use
Acceptability
Versatility
Cost was considered most important
factor by farmers in Ghana
low cost high cost
Pesticidal plants usually do not...

projects.nri.org

69. Bushbabies are meat, too: Farmers in Malawi use indigenous plants to manage pests and livestock diseases


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By Daniel Ofori
ICRAF
Pesticidal plants: -an alternative to
synthetic chemical formulations
Tithonia diversifolia
Tagetes minuta Azadirachta indica
Lippia javanica
Securidaca longipeduncalata
Zanthoxylum holtzianum
What is a pest?
 A pest is an organism with
characteristics that people
see as damaging or
unwanted, as it harms
agriculture through feeding
on crops or parasitizing
livestock
Pest control
 Chemical control
...

projects.nri.org

70. Bushbabies are meat, too: Farmers in Malawi use indigenous plants to manage pests and livestock diseases


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African Journal of Agricultural Research Vol. 6(2), pp. xxx-xxx, 18 January 2011
Available online at http://www.academicjournals.org/AJAR
ISSN 1991-637X © 2011 Academic Journals
Full Length Research Paper
Farmers’ ethno-ecological knowledge of vegetable
pests and pesticidal plant use in Northern Malawi and
Eastern Zambia
Stephen P. Nyirenda1, Gudeta W. Sileshi2*, Steven R. Belmain3, John F. Kamanula4, Brighton
M. Mvumi5, Phosiso Sola6...

projects.nri.org

71. Bushbabies are meat, too: Farmers in Malawi use indigenous plants to manage pests and livestock diseases


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PESTICIDAL PLANTS IN AFRICAN AGRICULTURE
2 2 6 O u t l o o k s o n Pe s t M a n age m e n t – O c t o b e r 2 0 1 6 DOI: 10.1564/v27_oct_10
© 2016 Research Information Ltd. All rights reserved. www.pestoutlook.com
PESTICIDAL PLANTS IN AfRICAN AGRICULTURE: LOCAL USES AND
GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES
Philip C. Stevenson and Steven R. Belmain from the Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich
provide an overview of progress in developing...

projects.nri.org

73. Fall armyworm


20177800461.jpg

KNOWLEDGE FOR LIFE
Fall armyworm (Spodoptera
frugiperda) is a new pest in
Africa, attacking maize, but can
also feed on other crops.
The caterpillars are mainly found
feeding on young maize plants,
but they can also attack a range
of other crops including millet,
sorghum, rice, wheat, sugar
cane and vegetables.
Leaf damage is usually
characterized by ragged
feeding, and moist sawdust-like
frass near the funnel and upper
leaves. Early feeding...

plantwise.org

75. Fall armyworm


FallArmyworm_IPM_Guide_forAfrica.jpg

Fall Armyworm in Africa:
A GUIDE FOR INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
First Edition
Editors
B.M. Prasanna1 | Joseph E. Huesing2
Regina Eddy2 | Virginia M. Peschke3
in collaboration with international and national
research and development partners
Fall Armyworm in Africa:
A GUIDE FOR INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
First Edition
1CIMMYT; 2USAID; 3Oakside Editorial Services
Feed the Future is America’s initiative to combat global hunger and poverty.
Led by...

reliefweb.int

76. Rice farming: Yaayaa adopts new methods and gets a bountiful harvest


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1
For farmers in Rwanda
through good agricultural practices
Better beans
2
Common bean is a grain legume which is very nutritious and rich in protein. The leaves, green pods, young and
mature seeds are edible. The crop residues are good feed for livestock and also form a good basis for compost
manure. There is a ready market for common bean.
Together with bacteria, common bean forms root nodules. These bacteria are called rhizobia. In the root...

africasoilhealth.cabi.org

77. Rice farming: Yaayaa adopts new methods and gets a bountiful harvest


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Mbinu endelevu za kuthibiti magonjwa na
wadudu wa maharage
Udhibiti
Dawa ya Phosphine ni dawa madhubuti yakufukiza kwenye vifaa vya kuhifadhia, lakini
ni sumu, ghali na haipatikani kwa urahisi. Kwa wakulima wadogo, matumizi ya dawa za
kuua wadudu hakupendekezwi kwa kuwa wakati mwingi maharagwe huhifadhiwa kwa
muda mfupi na huwekwa kwa lengo la matumizi.
Funza wa inzi wa maharage au inzi wa maharage
Dalili muhimu za mashambulizi
• Mabuu madogo...

africasoilhealth.cabi.org

79. Rice farming: Yaayaa adopts new methods and gets a bountiful harvest


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P
ap
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Climate change impacts
on African crop
production
Working Paper No. 119
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change,
Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
Julian Ramirez-Villegas
Philip K Thornton
1
Climate change impacts on
African crop production
Working Paper No. 119
CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change,
Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS)
Julian Ramirez-Villegas
Philip K. Thornton
2
Correct citation:
J...

cgspace.cgiar.org

80. Backgrounder on growing common bean


81. Soil Fertility


83. Soil Fertility


84. Soil Fertility


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SOIL, 1, 491–508, 2015
www.soil-journal.net/1/491/2015/
doi:10.5194/soil-1-491-2015
© Author(s) 2015. CC Attribution 3.0 License.
SOIL
Integrated soil fertility management in sub-Saharan
Africa: unravelling local adaptation
B. Vanlauwe1, K. Descheemaeker2, K. E. Giller2, J. Huising3, R. Merckx4, G. Nziguheba1, J. Wendt5,
and S. Zingore6
1International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Nairobi, Kenya
2Plant Production Systems, Wageningen...

soil-journal.net

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