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Effects of spacing,row arrangement and Genotype on grain yield of Pigeonpea(Cajanus Cajan(L)Millsp) intercropped with Sorgum
An experiment was conducted at UNZA and ZAMSEED farms in Lusaka Zambia, during the 1994/95 season to study the effects of spacing, row arrangement and genotype on the grain yield of Pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp) ...
Transportation problems in the Northern Province, Zambia
Although transport is believed to be important, most developing countries do not give it the priority it deserves. In many cases, transport is completely neglected while in other cases, very little is being done inspite ...
Assessement and Genetic characterisation of Maize (Zea mays L.) Germplasm for leaf blight(Helminthosporium turcicum pass.)
Maize leaf blight caused by the fungus Helminthosporium turcicum (Exerohilum turcicum) is one of the constraints affecting maize production and thereby eroding income and food security in Zambia and the Southern African ...
Karyotype polymorphism in indigeneous goats from two Zambian provinces
Blood samples drawn from 20 goats in Southern and Eastern provinces (Choma, Gwembe, Mazabuka, Petaike, Katete and Chipata) were analysed by the leucocyte culture method and the findings presented in idiograms. Goats from ...
Effects of cultural practices and fungicides on soyabeans(Glycine Max(L.)Merr)
Experiments were conducted from 1976 to 1978 at the Arlington Experimental Farm, Arlington, Wisconsin, to study the effect of planting dates, row widths and herbicide treatments on 'Hodgson1 and 'Wells' soybeans. ...
Genotypic differences in lodging and Mechanical strength in stalks and Peduncles of Pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R. Br.)
Differences were found in lodging and mechanical strength tests among pearl millets, pearl millet x Napier grass (PMxNG) lines, test crosses and sorghum. In 1987 field lodging ranged from 0 to 98%. Test crosses with PMxNG ...
Economic Analysis of Factor allocation by Zambian Tobacco Farmers
The purpose of this study is to construct and estimate a model of production behavior for tobacco farmers in Zambia. The final data set consisted of annual production and price data for fifty farmers over three seasons ...
Effects of different tillage Systems on growth and yield of Tomato( Lycopersicon lycopersicum L.)
Tomato (Lycopersicon lycopersicum L) production among the subsistance farmers in Zambia virtually stops during the rainy season and in low during the dry season. Field trials were carried out during the rainy and dry seasons ...
The performance of maize (Zea Mays L.) under different fertilizer rates and soil types in two Agro-Ecological zones in Swaziland
A blanket fertilizer recommendation is used for each agro-ecological zone in Swaziland irrespective of soil type and maize genotype. The objective of the study was to determine the response of grain yield and some yield ...