AuthorLeye, Melesse Temesgen, 1964-
TitleConservation tillage systems and water productivity implications for smallholder farmers in semi-arid Ethiopia [electronic resource] : DISSERTATION submitted in fulfilment of the requirements of the Board for Doctorates of Delft University of Technology and of the Academic Board of the UNESCO-IHE Instittue for Water Education for the Degree of DOCTOR, to be defended in public on Tuesday, 20 February 2007 at 10:00 hours in Delft, the Netherlands / by Melesse Temesgen Leye
Imprint Leiden : Taylor & Francis/Balkema, 2007
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Descript xiii, 113 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)


Introduction -- Research background and hypotheses -- Traditional tillage systems of smallholder farmers in semi-arid areas of Ethiopia -- Maresha modified implements for conservation tillage -- Water productivity of strip tillage systems for maize production in semi-arid Ethiopia -- Water productivity of improved and minimum tillage systems for TEF production in semi-arid Ethiopia -- Conclusions and recommendations

Conservation tillage -- Ethiopia Soil management -- Ethiopia Arid regions agriculture -- Ethiopia Electronic books.