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Role of green manure in low-input farming in the humid tropics

By: Van Der Heidi, J | Role of Green Manure in Rice Farming Systems. Los Banos, Laguna (Philippines). 25-29 May 1987.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: 1988ISBN: 97-104-189.Subject(s): Africa | Africa south of Sahara | Anglophone africa | Climatic zones | Cropping patterns and systems | Crops | Fertilizers | Fertilizing | Gramineae | Humid zones | Leguminosae | Organic fertilizers | Papilionoideae | Tropical zones | Vigna | West Africa | ZeaDDC classification: 91-040913 In: International Rice Research Inst., Los Banos, Laguna (Philippines). Green manure in rice farming: proceedings. Los Banos, Laguna (Philippines). IRRI. 1988. p. 185-191. (En). Received Nov 198891-040913Summary: Field experiments under humid tropical conditions in Southeastern Nigeria for several years studied N requirement and utilization of upland cropping systems, with and without legumes and with low-input management on acid, low-activity clay soils. Total N utilization over several cropping systems was assessed. Quantities of N removed from the soil and left behind as crop residues after harvest and residual effects of N fertilizers and legumes included in the cropping systems were determined. Sustained food crop production could be obtained at low rates of fertilizer application. Including a green manure crop such as mucuna in the minor season did notCollection: AGRIS Collection
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Field experiments under humid tropical conditions in Southeastern Nigeria for several years studied N requirement and utilization of upland cropping systems, with and without legumes and with low-input management on acid, low-activity clay soils. Total N utilization over several cropping systems was assessed. Quantities of N removed from the soil and left behind as crop residues after harvest and residual effects of N fertilizers and legumes included in the cropping systems were determined. Sustained food crop production could be obtained at low rates of fertilizer application. Including a green manure crop such as mucuna in the minor season did not

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