Impacts of supplemental irrigation as a climate change adaptation strategy for maize production: a case of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa

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Ndhleve, S; Nakinand, MDV; Longo-Mbenza, B;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Water Research Commission (WRC)
  • Subject: climatic hazards | agronomic practices | supplemental irrigation | semi-arid areas

Dry spells and climatic hazards are responsible for maize output decline, sometimes to levels below potential yield levels. There is a pressing need to reduce the gap between actual and potential maize yield/ha, especially among farmers in semi-arid regions. This presen... View more
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