Doubled-up legume technology in Malawi boosts land productivity
September 30, 2015 Editor 0
Through research by Africa RISING on the doubled-up legume technology, farmers in the country are getting double benefits (increased land productivity and soil fertility) by adopting this practice.The doubled-up legume technology involves intercropping two grain legumes, exploiting the opportunity presented by different/complementary growth habits and plant architecture.
This research brief explains the most successful doubled-up legume intercropping system using pigeon pea intercropped with groundnut.
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