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Influence du décalage du semis du niébé (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) par rapport au maïs (Zea mays L.) sur la croissance et le rendement du niébé

Osiru, DSO.; Ocaya, CP.; Adipala, E.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2002 Journal: Tropicultura (issn: 0771-3312, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: AGRI-OVERSEAS
Abstract
Effect of Time of Planting Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp) Relative to Maize (Zea mays L.) on Growth and Yield of Cowpea. Field investigations were carried out for three seasons in two locations of Uganda to examine yield benefits when cowpea and maize are planted under intensive farming conditions. Additive mixtures of cowpea were planted into maize thrice at 2 weekly intervals together with sole crops. Time of introducing cowpea into maize significantly affected both the growth and yield of cowpea. Simultaneous planting generally showed a yield advantage (LER> 1) of the cowpea/ maize intercropping systems irrespective of the cowpea varieties used, but ...
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free text keywords: Cereal/legume intercropping, Land equivalent ratio, Yield benefit, Uganda, Agriculture, S
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