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Evaluation of maize accessions for diversity, yield and tolerance to maize lethal necrosis disease in Tanzania
Maize (Zea mays L.) is among the most important crops in Tanzania with still low average yield of 1.2 metric tonnes per hectare as compared with potential yields of 4 to 5 metric tonnes per hectare. Low yield is due to a ...
Infestation assessment of banana weevil (cosmopolites sordidus germar) in different banana-based farming systems in Arusha and Kilimanjaro regions, Tanzania
The present study was conducted to determine population size, infestation level and farmer’s understanding of banana weevils in different banana-based farming systems (BFS) namely banana monoculture, banana-beans, banana-coffee ...
The potential of field margin pesticidal plants on bean production and ecosystem services in Arusha, Tanzania
An experiment was undertaken in NM-AIST farms in Arusha Tanzania from January to July 2017 to assess the potential of pesticidal plants on supporting the beneficial insects, controlling pests’ and influencing bean growth ...
Balancing African Elephant Conservation with Human Well-Being in Rombo Area, Tanzania
(Hindawi Advances in Ecology, 2017-05-31)
The critical assessment of the nature and extent of human-elephant conflict (HEC) and its impact on conservation efforts are essential if we are to meet the challenges related to extinction of local population, as well ...