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Combining napier grass with leguminous shrubs in contour hedgerows controls soil erosion without competing with crops

Journal Title:
Agroforestry systems.
Journal Volume/Issue:
2008 Sept., v. 74, no. 1
Main Author:
Mutegi, James K.
Other Authors:
Mugendi, Daniel N., Verchot, Louis V., and Kung'u, James B.
Format:
Electronic
Language:
English
Subjects:
alley cropping
conservation buffers
water erosion
erosion control
arable soils
steepland soils
soil fertility
Calliandra calothyrsus
Leucaena
Pennisetum purpureum
slope
Zea mays
crop yield
soil conservation
soil properties
exchangeable cations
soil pH
soil organic carbon
nitrogen
Leucaena trichandra
View in NAL's Catalog:
IND44084892