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Agroforestry: preliminary results of intercropping acacia, eucalyptus, and leucaena with maize and beans

By: Maghembe, J.A | 2. Symposium on Intercropping in Semi-arid Areas. Morogoro (Tanzania). 4-7 Aug 1980.
Contributor(s): Redhead, J.F [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: 1982ISBN: 0-88936-318-8.Subject(s): Acacia | Africa | Africa south of Sahara | Agronomic characters | Anglophone africa | Cereals | Cropping patterns | Cropping patterns and systems | Crops | Dicotyledons | East Africa | Economic plants | Energy | Energy sources | Feed crops | Feed grasses | Feed legumes | Forest products | Fuels | Glumiflorae | Grain crops | Gramineae | Grasses | Industrial crops | Legumes AGROVOC | Leguminosae | Leucaena | Mimosoideae | Monocotyledons | Myrtaceae | Myrtiflorae | Natural resources | Oil crops | Ornamental plants | Ornamental trees | Plants | Productivity | Products | Profitability | Protective plants | Research | Resources | Rosales | Roundwood | Shade trees | Soil reclamation plants | Starch crops | Sugar crops | Trees | Vegetable crops | Wood products | Yields AGROVOCDDC classification: 90-002630 In: IDRC-186e Keswani, C.L.; Ndunguru,-B.J. (eds.). International Development Research Centre, Ottawa (Canada). Intercropping. Proceedings of the second symposium on intercropping in semi-arid areas, held in Morogoro, Tanzania, 4-7 August 1980. Ottawa (Canada). IDRC. 1982. En. ed. p. 43-49Summary: A trial was established in 1978 to study the interaction of trees with food crops. Eucalyptus melliodora was planted with maize, beans, and sorghum, separately, on clean-weeded and unweeded plots. The results were so encouraging that further trials, intercropping trees with maize and beans, have been established: Eucalyptus camaldulensis, for fuel and poles; Leucaena leucocephala, for fuel and fodder; and Acacia albida, for fuel and fodder. The results of these trials are presented in this paperCollection: AGRIS Collection
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A trial was established in 1978 to study the interaction of trees with food crops. Eucalyptus melliodora was planted with maize, beans, and sorghum, separately, on clean-weeded and unweeded plots. The results were so encouraging that further trials, intercropping trees with maize and beans, have been established: Eucalyptus camaldulensis, for fuel and poles; Leucaena leucocephala, for fuel and fodder; and Acacia albida, for fuel and fodder. The results of these trials are presented in this paper

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