An Integrated Assessment of Potential Legume Cover Crops for the Sustainable Intensification of Smallholder Agriculture in the Dry Corridor of Central America

@inproceedings{Siles2015AnIA,
  title={An Integrated Assessment of Potential Legume Cover Crops for the Sustainable Intensification of Smallholder Agriculture in the Dry Corridor of Central America},
  author={Pablo Siles and Diego Valbuena and Orlando Prada Tellez and Elbis Chavarria and Edwin Chinea Garc{\'i}a and Daniel W. Vasquez},
  year={2015}
}
Smallholder agriculture in the dry corridor of Central America faces soil degradation, feed gaps and low agricultural productivity. The promotion of agricultural innovations to support a sustainable intensification of family agriculture in Central America demands more integral assessments of their benefits. Tropical legume cover crops can be multipurpose including improving soil health, increasing crop yields, controlling pest and weeds, feeding livestock and producing food. Their potential for… CONTINUE READING