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Annex 11: Initial observation: Intercropping Maize and Orange-fleshed sweetpotato at Bvumbwe Research Station in the 2010/2011 rainy season

In the 2010/2011 rainy season, an initial demo trial of Intercropping maize and sweetpotato was conducted at Bvumbwe Research Station. Our objective was to find out the best combination between maize and sweetpotato which were intercropped. In this demo trial, we could not include the sole cropping of maize and …

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Effects of Intercropping ‘Orange-Fleshed’ Sweetpotato with Onion on the Level of Weevil Damage

The problem of household food and economic insecurity i.e. inability of families to produce and purchase enough food to meet basic needs is considered to be a major determinate of Malawi’s nutrition problems. The major nutritional disorder in Malawi is Vitamin A deficiency. Orange-fleshed sweetpotato (Ipomea batatas) was introduced through …

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