• Besides soil fertility and drought, variable stand density and missing planting holes are important causes of low yields
  • Striga causes more damage to cereal crops in poor soils, so both problems have to be tackled together
  • A pan-African voyage for students and development workers showing the principles of Integrated Soil Fertility Management
  • Contour bunds are permanent ridges of earth that follow positions located at the same altitude.
  • Legumes have many virtues, but it is often hard for farmers to get quality seed
  • Striga is a parasitic weed on cereal crops. Knowing its life cycle is the start for proper control
  • Growing resistant varieties is one of the strategies of integrated striga and soil fertility management
  • Pull striga weeds with your hands before the time it produces seeds and spreads and destroys the crop in the coming season
  • A participatory tool to measure cost-benefits of agricultural technologies helps farmers to make decisions.
  • Micro-dosing consists of applying small quantities of nutrients that the plants need to each planting hole

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