IJRAFS VOLUME 7

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ISSN 2311-2476

IJRAFS VOLUME 7                       ISSUES    -1

 

Title


THE INFLUENCE OF DISPERSED TREES ON MICROCLIMATIC CONDITIONS AND PRODUCTIVITY OF MAIZE (ZEA MAYS L.) IN AN ALNUS ACUMINATA AND MARKHAMIA LUTEA-BASED AGROFORESTRY SYSTEM IN HUMID VOLCANIC HIGHLAND REGION OF NORTH-WESTERN RWANDA

Author/s

RUKANGANTAMBARA HAMOUD1, MUNYAWERA JEAN BOSCO1, HABUMUGISHA JEAN DE DIEU

Source International Journal of Research In Agriculture and Food Sciences pg 01 – 04 Vol 07. No. 01– 2016
Abstract The influence of dispersed trees on microclimatic conditions, and productivity of maize (Zea mays L.) in an alnus acuminata and markhamia lutea-based agroforestry system in humid highland region of Rwanda was assessed to test the hypothesis that the benefits of shade seen in humid of Gishwati ecosystems may be outweighed by competition for below-ground resources. This study was carried out under trials of ICRAF in partnership with CIMMITY located in the . …
Keywords

Alnus Acuminata, Markhamia lutea, Landscape, intercropping system, etc.

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