Latin America and the Caribbean

Positive impacts in soil and water conservation in an Andean region of South America: Case scenarios from a US Agency for International Development multidisciplinary cooperative project

Description: The Andean region of South America faces many challenges to increasing agricultural productivity: shrinking farm sizes, poor soils, erratic rainfall, and very high erosion rates. […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): C. Monar; A.K. Saavedra; L. Escudero; J.A. Delgado; J. Alwang; V. Barrera; R. Botello
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Avelar, Sophia

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Assessment of nitrogen dynamics and cropping system sustainability in the Andean segion of South America with a new tool available for computers and smartphones

Poster. Abstract: Implementation of best soil and water conservation practices will be key to addressing challenges we will confront in the 21st century. With challenges such […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): J.A. Delgado; J. Alwang; L. Escudero; A.K. Saavedra; C. Monar; V. Barrera; R. Botello
  • Type of Document: Media

Do bacterial and fungal communities in soils of the Bolivian Altiplano change under shorter fallow periods?

Description: Leaving fields fallow can improve soil fertility, but there is limited information on the effect of fallowing on soil microbiology. This article presents a study […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): L. Gomez-Montano; A. Jumpponen; M.A. Gonzales; J. Cusicanqui; C. Valdivia; P.P. Motavalli; M. Herman; K.A. Garrett
  • Type of Document: Scholarly Article

Guia Tecnica Para la Produccion Artesanal de Semilla de Variedades de Polinizacion Libre de Sorgo en America Central

This publication is targeted towards the Central American National Programs that are collaborators in the USAID/W sponsored project “Identificacion y Liberacion de Variedades de Sorgo de […]

  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): Rene Clara Valencia
  • Type of Document: Research Report

Bmr Forage Sorghum Project Work plan and progress Report 2010-2012

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  • Date of Publication: 2013
  • Author(s): INTSORMIL CRSP
  • Type of Document: Project Document