Tillage systems and soil properties in West Africa

  title={Tillage systems and soil properties in West Africa},
  author={Olaolu Babalola and O. A. Opara-Nadi},
West African soil resources have high potentials for enhancing agricultural productivity, if well-managed and restored. In this context, the importance of tillage systems have not been fully appreciated as an integral part of good farming systems in order to tally with the peculiarities of the soil, crops and the environment. Most improved tillage systems are not widely used, although the relatively small-scale uncontrolled application of mechanical tillage has had untold adverse effects on… CONTINUE READING