Pilot Study - Results from on-farm trials conducted in cropping season 2017/2018

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Author or Institution as Author: 
Thierfelder, C
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Mwila, M., Sikota, S.G., Gama, M., Mueska, R., and Marongw, S.

Date of publication: 
October, 2018
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Description/Abstract: 

This Pilot Study is a summry to address increasing threats of climate change and declining soil fertility, a cross regional agronomic study was conducted in southern Africa, covering 19 on-farm communities in contrasting agro-ecologies ranging from around 500 mm to more than 1800mm of rainfall. The 19 on-farm communities have been under long-term research by CIMMYT and national partners in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The aim of this study was to assess how different climate-smart agriculture technologies perform under a variable climate and to pilot new doubled-up legume systems of groundnuts with pigeonpea in 6 selected target communities.

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ZARI

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Christian Thierfelder
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CIMMYT
Citation: 

Thierfelder. C. (2018). Pilot Study - Results from on-farm trials conducted in cropping season 2017/2018. CIMMYT.

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