Improving the water productivity of integrated crop-livestock systems in the semi-arid tropics of Zimbabwe : an ex-ante analysis using simulation modeling

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  title={Improving the water productivity of integrated crop-livestock systems in the semi-arid tropics of Zimbabwe : an ex-ante analysis using simulation modeling},
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  year={2011}
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  • Published 2011
The semi-arid tropics of Zimbabwe are characterized by low economic activity, high incidence of land degradation and a high concentration of the rural poor. Water scarcity is also a principle constraint, and available water is used ineffectively as evidenced by low crop and livestock water productivity. Low crop productivity is partly attributed to inherent low soil fertility, and this is further exacerbated by continuous cropping without addition of adequate organic and inorganic fertilizers… CONTINUE READING

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