Influence of undersowing perennial forages in maize on grain, fodder yield and soil properties in the sub-humid region of western Ethiopia

@article{Hassen2007InfluenceOU,
  title={Influence of undersowing perennial forages in maize on grain, fodder yield and soil properties in the sub-humid region of western Ethiopia},
  author={A. Hassen and L. Gizachew and N. Rethman and W. V. van Niekerk},
  journal={African Journal of Range \& Forage Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={24},
  pages={35 - 41}
}
In the densely populated mixed farming areas of western Ethiopia, the integration of forages with food crops may be crucial to the achievement of sustainable crop and livestock production. This study investigated the effects of pure grass (Chloris gayana), legumes (Stylosanthes hamata, Desmodium intortum and Macrotyloma axillare) and grass/legume mixtures of the same species undersown in maize, on maize grain yields, fodder yields and soil parameters. The forages were undersown six weeks after… Expand
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