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Urban Farming with Mushroom Cultivation among Smallholder Farmers.
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Urban Farming with Mushroom Cultivation among Smallholder Farmers. [Uganda]

Mushroom (agaricus bisporus) cultivation is one of the profitable technologies promoted by small and medium scale farmers in urban setting fetching good returns on investment within a period of 30 days with the aim of obtaining tremendous nutritional benefits, employment and additional income gained by both farmers and suppliers of ...

  • Compiler: Sarah Babirye
Mixed Cropping of Coffee, Banana and Onions for Increased Production, Food Security and Household Income
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Mixed Cropping of Coffee, Banana and Onions for ... [Uganda]

Mixed Cropping of coffee (Coffea Canephora) , banana (Musa) and onions (Allium cepa) is a sustainable traditional land management practice that involves the growing of two or more crops (coffee, banana and onions) at the same time on the same field by smallholder farmers for increased production, food security and ...

  • Compiler: Babirye Irene
MANGO AND CITRUS TRESS GROWN AS CASHCROPS AND FOR SOIL FERTILITY IMPROVEMENT
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MANGO AND CITRUS TRESS GROWN AS CASHCROPS AND ... [Uganda]

Different varieties of mangoes such as Banganapalle, Alphonso, Kesar, Haden, Bombay, Kent, Keitt, oranges such as Washington Navel, Valencies, Tangarine, jack fruits and avacados are grown for purposes of household income and soil fertility improvement.

  • Compiler: betty adoch
Dairy cattle fed with supplementary fodder
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Dairy cattle fed with supplementary fodder [Uganda]

Elephant grass (Pennisteum purpureum) and calliandra (Calliandra calothyrsus), are harvested and chopped using a chaff cutter to produce fodder for dairy cows. The chaff is then mixed with cotton seed cake, molasses and maize bran to improve palatability and nutrient quality for dairy cows. The cattle graze in paddocks during ...

  • Compiler: Aine Amon
Fallowing
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Fallowing [Uganda]

Fallowing in the cultivated land that is left unseeded for one or more growing seasons , to regain fertility for crops and its on a hill slope.

  • Compiler: Wilson Bamwerinde
Calliandra contour hedges
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Calliandra contour hedges [Uganda]

Contour hedges of Calliandra planted on very steep slopes to combat soil erosion by decreasing surface runoff and increasing infiltration.

  • Compiler: Wilson Bamwerinde
Stone lines
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Stone lines [Uganda]

Stone lines are built along a contour to control soil erosion on a degraded steep slope.

  • Compiler: Wilson Bamwerinde