• Strip tillage keeps crop stubble and helps to conserve soil moisture
  • Contour bunds are permanent ridges of earth that follow positions located at the same altitude.
  • Mucuna is a creeping legume that produces abundant vines and leaves that fix nitrogen from the air
  • Striga is a parasitic weed on cereal crops. Knowing its life cycle is the start for proper control
  • Compost helps to fight the parasitic weed striga that attacks maize, millet, sorghum and rice in Africa and Asia
  • Crop intensification may require farmers to modify various aspects of their cropping system
  • Intercropping a cereal crop with legumes is part of integrated striga and soil fertility management
  • Trees and livestock play a crucial role in obtaining a productive soil and crop

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