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Design of an Improved Cooking Stove Using High Density Heated Rocks and Heat Retaining Techniques
(Journal of Renewable Energy-Hindawi, 2018)
In sub-Saharan Africa, dependence on wood fuel has caused significant depletion of vegetative resources. Whereas there exist hundreds of improved cooking stoves, many have not reached their maximum potential because their ...
Species Richness and Nutritive Values of Fodder and Their Relationship with Soil Characteristics in Ugandan Rangelands
(Science Publishing Group, 2018)
A study was conducted to determine the species richness and nutritive values of fodder and their relationship with soil characteristics in the Ugandan rangelands. The aim of the study was to determine the current status ...
Influence of Shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa) on maize and soybean production
(PLOS ONE, 2019-04-09)
Vitellaria paradoxa provides many benefits to farmers within the Shea belt. However, increased threats to it necessitate its conservation, and one common approach is the practice of agroforestry. A number of studies have ...
Herbaceous and Woody Plant Properties in Abandoned Kraal Areas in a Hardveld Botswana
Herbaceous and woody plant species in abandoned traditional kraals were investigated. To achieve the aim of this study, nutrient status of soil in addition to vegetation composition and communities from the kraal sites ...
Analysis of persistence soil nutrient status in abandoned cattle kraals in a semi arid area in Botswana
The aim of this study was to analyze the depletion of soil nutrients with time on abandoned kraals in a peri-urban area of Botswana. Active kraals are enriched with nutrients through the accumulation of animal droppings ...