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Crop rotation between mango trees in combination with drip irrigation
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Crop rotation between mango trees in combination with ... [Cambodia]

The rotational intercropping of vegetables between mango trees is a form of agroforestry. The technique aims to bear yield and income to the farmers when the trees do not bear fruit at young stage. Further purposes are the permanent soil cover which impede weed growth, reduces evaporation and soil erosion, ...

  • Compiler: Be Gechkim
On-farm ponds to alleviate the potential impact of seasonal droughts and for increasing crop cultivation and aquaculture
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On-farm ponds to alleviate the potential impact of ... [Cambodia]

Digging ponds on farms to harvest rain water used for irrigating crops during drought provides a means for addressing a lack of water at the start of crop cultivation, both before the start of the rainy season and after the end of the rainy season. The main objective of this ...

  • Compiler: Nary Lay
Agroforestry-intercropping of peanut  between cashew nut trees in upland areas
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Agroforestry-intercropping of peanut between cashew nut trees in ... [Cambodia]

Intercropping of annual cropping (peanut) with cashew trees farm aims to fill the free space of land between cashew trees. This kind of crop cover prevents soil erosion and improves soil fertility. At the same time peanut cultivation is economically interesting for the farmers as it enjoys high market demand.

  • Compiler: Navin Chea
Sandy soil improvement by using natural fertilizer and liquid compost
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Sandy soil improvement by using natural fertilizer and ... [Cambodia]

The practice of improving the conditions of a sandy soil by natural fertilizers and liquid compost application increases the crop production, as it leads to a substantial improvement of the soil quality. It improves the water retention capacity, improves the soil structure (less compaction), eases the nutrient absorption and finally, ...

  • Compiler: Be Gechkim
Growing corn using drip irrigation system
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Growing corn using drip irrigation system [Cambodia]

The cultivation of corn with the use of a drip irrigation system is an efficient technique that saves water and is suitable for irrigation in areas where there is a scarce water supply. Farmers using the drip irrigation system with their corn crops is an adaptation to climate change, in ...

  • Compiler: Nary Lay
Cultivation of organic vegetables to improve the household economy and the soil quality
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Cultivation of organic vegetables to improve the household ... [Cambodia]

Cultivation of mixed organic vegetables utilizing natural fertilizers and homemade pesticides so as to reduce expenditure on external agriculture inputs, as well as produce organic vegetables that safeguard both the producers’ and consumers’ health. This practice is mainly suitable for the maintenance and improvement of the soil’s fertility.

  • Compiler: Sok Pheak
Intercropping of eggplants between mango trees using rice straw mulching to reduce evaporation
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Intercropping of eggplants between mango trees using rice ... [Cambodia]

Intercropping of eggplants between mango trees and the application of straw mulching on the plants’ roots and the land so as to retain soil moisture by reducing heat-induced evaporation. When the rice straw rots, it provides organic matter and makes soil less compact. The farmer can benefit from the short-term ...

  • Compiler: Navin Chea
Home Garden (Pomelo, Lemon, Supplementary Crops)
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Home Garden (Pomelo, Lemon, Supplementary Crops) [Cambodia]

This technology involves the cultivation of crops around the house, including pomelos, lemons and other supplementary crops, with solely the application of cattle and chicken manure as fertilizer, whilst abstaining from the use of chemicals. The purpose of this technology is to obtain various products, generate a household income especially ...

  • Compiler: Be Gechkim
Crop rotation to promote safe vegetables
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Crop rotation to promote safe vegetables [Cambodia]

Crop rotation is a component of integrated pest management (IPM) which can contribute to an improvement in crop production with a standardized and reduced use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides.

  • Compiler: Be Gechkim