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Weed Science Technological Needs for the Communal Areas of Zimbabwe
- O. Chivinge
IN ZIMBABWE THE agricultural sector is divided into three levels existing side by side: a relatively small number of large-scale commercial farmers numbering about 6 000; a larger number of… Expand
Weed control using reduced herbicide dosages: a theoretical framework
Evaluation of maize Zea mays L cultivars and density for dryland maizebean intercropping 08
Four maize cultivars (SC401, SC501, SC601, and ZMS607) at two populations (37000 plants and 24000 plants ha -1 ) were evaluated on maize-bean intercrop performance in Chinyika Resettlement Area and… Expand
Improving weed management in a cotton-maize system in the Zambezi valley, Zimbabwe.
The effect of timing of application of basal and topdressing fertilizers on maize (Zea mays L.) yield at two rates of basal fertilizer.
Triazine carryover in semi-arid conditions
Abstract The persistence of atrazine, prometon and a 1:3 mixture of metolachlor with terbuthylazine was studied under field conditions for 3 years in a semi-arid tropical climate. Each product was… Expand
Intercropping maize with grain legumes for Striga control in Zimbabwe
(Received 9 March, 2001; accepted 10 December, 2001) Abstract On-farm experiments were conducted in Chinyika Resettlement Area during the 1994/95 and 1995/96 rainy seasons at four sites to test the… Expand
Competition of soybean with blackjack ( Bidens pilosa L. )and pigweed( Amaranthus hybridus L. )
Field studies were conducted to evaluate competitiveness between blackjack or pigweed and soybean using replacement series. Plant height of the three species was not affected by interspecific… Expand
Effect of storage time on weed seedling emergence and nutrient release in cattle manure
An experiment to determine weed spectrum, weed seedling numbers, temperature and nutrient changes in manure heaped for one to five months was undertaken over two seasons. Weed seedling numbers in… Expand