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Spatially-Disaggregated Crop Production Statistics Data in Africa South of the Sahara for 2017
Using a variety of inputs, IFPRI's Spatial Production Allocation Model (SPAM, also known as MapSPAM) uses a cross-entropy approach to make plausible estimates of crop distribution within disaggregated units. Moving the data from coarser units such as......
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) dataset 2020/07/13
Modified MMF (Morgan–Morgan–Finney) model for evaluating effects of crops and vegetation cover on soil erosion
Modifications are made to the revised Morgan–Morgan–Finney erosion prediction model to enable the effects of vegetation cover to be expressed through measurable plant parameters. Given the potential role of vegetation in controlling water pollution by......
None model 2023/07/07
Outbreak of Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) and Its Impact in Rwanda Agriculture Production
Agriculture is the major economic activity of the people of Rwanda, providing employment to about 86% of total population and contributing up to 47% of domestic goods and exports. Actual threats include outbreak of a new invasive insect pest, the fall......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Adverse impact of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt on farmers’ livelihoods in Eastern and Central Africa
Africa. For more than a decade now, the crop has been threatened by Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) which has spread throughout the region but at different rates. The disease attacks all banana cultivars and can cause up to 100% yield losses at farm......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
CIMMYT institutional network of scientific datasets and software repositories.
Giving open access to CIMMYT’s wealth of knowledge is critical to our mission....
CIMMYT service 2024/03/14
Laboratory and Farm Advisory Services
Cropnuts was established in 1998 and started out as a small analytical laboratory in Kenya. In the last 20 years we have grown to become Africa’s leading laboratory for agricultural and environmental testing, providing a wide range of analytical......
Crop Nutrition Laboratory Services service 2023/08/08
Wheat yield response to different fertilizer rates
Growth parameters and yield data...
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Travel Time to Markets in Africa South of the Sahara
Using a variety of inputs, IFPRI's Spatial Production Allocation Model (SPAM, also known as MapSPAM) uses a cross-entropy approach to make plausible estimates of crop distribution within disaggregated units. Moving the data from coarser units such as......
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) dataset 2016/01/29
Universal Soil Loss Equation and Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation
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USDA-ARS model 2023/07/07
The Water Erosion Prediction Project (WEPP) Model
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United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service model 2023/07/07
A system for quantitative evaluation of the fertility of tropical soils (QUEFTS)
A system is described for a quantitative evaluation of the native fertility of tropical soils, using calculated yields of unfertilized maize as a yardstick. The system is applicable to well drained, deep soils, that have a pH(H20) in the range......
WUR model 2023/07/07
WOFOST, a simulation model of crop production
The WOFOST simulation model is a tool for analysing the growth and production of field crops under a wide range of weather and soil conditions. Such an analysis is important first to assess to what extent crop production is limited by the factors of......
Wageningen Environmental Research model 1989/03/01
AquaCrop—The FAO Crop Model to Simulate Yield Response to Water, I. Concepts and Underlying Principles
This article introduces the FAO crop model AquaCrop. It simulates attainable yields of major herbaceous crops as a function of water consumption under rainfed, supplemental, deficit, and full irrigation conditions. The growth engine of AquaCrop is......
FAO model 2023/07/07
Decision support system for agrotechnology transfer (DSSAT v3)
Agricultural decision makers at all levels need an increasing amount of information to better understand the possible outcomes of their decisions to help them develop plans and policies that meet their goals. An international team of scientists......
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida model 2023/07/07
SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool)
A conceptual, continuous time model called SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool) was developed to assist water resource managers in assessing the impact of management on water supplies and nonpoint source pollution in watersheds and large river......
None model 2023/07/07
Pan-European soil erosion risk assessment, The PESERA map
Soil erosion is a natural process, occurring over geologic time, and indeed it is a process that is essential for soil formation. In the context of environmental protection, most concerns about erosion are related to accelerated erosion, where the......
University of Leeds model 2004/01/01
Sen4CAP - Sentinels for Common Agriculture Policy
The Sen4CAP system is an operational standalone processing chain which generates a set of products for agriculture monitoring from Sentinel-2 (S2) L1C and Landsat 8 (L8) L1T time series along the growing season. These different products consist of;......
European Space Agency model 2023/08/30
RainfedMaizeYieldsByClimateZone
Yield gap analysis results at climate zone level for rainfed maize, as determined by the Global Yield Gap Atlas project. Four yield indicators are available: Absolute Yg, Relative Yg, Ya and Yw. For rainfed crops the yield gap (Yg) is defined as the......
Alterra Centre for Geo-Information dataset 2024/03/14
The effect of different processing methods on nutrient and isoflavone content of soymilk obtained from six varieties...
Soymilk is rich in nutrients and isoflavones, and could greatly promote nutrition and health. However, this product is not widely accepted due to an objectionable beany flavor. Several methods involving heat treatment and soaking in basic solutions......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
IrrigatedRiceYieldsByClimateZone
Yield gap analysis results at climate zone level for irrigated rice, as determined by the Global Yield Gap Atlas project. Four yield indicators are available: Absolute Yg, Relative Yg, Ya and Yw. For irrigated crops the yield gap (Yg) is defined as......
Alterra Centre for Geo-Information dataset 2024/03/14
RainfedMilletArea
Area where rainfed millet is grown according to SPAM2005. The threshold used is 1%: the harvested area should be at least 1% of the area in a grid cell in order to visualize it as a millet area....
Alterra Centre for Geo-Information dataset 2024/03/14
Xanthomonas Wilt of Banana (BXW) in Central Africa: Opportunities,challenges, and pathways for citizen science and...
Xanthomonas Wilt of Banana (BXW) is a complex problem in the African Great Lakes Region that is affecting thelivelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers. Since thefirst disease reports from Uganda and the DemocraticRepublic of Congo in 2001, BXW......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
UAV-Based Mapping of Banana Land Area for Village-Level Decision-Support in Rwanda
Crop monitoring is crucial to understand crop production changes, agronomic practice decision-support, pests/diseases mitigation, and developing climate change adaptation strategies. Banana, an important staple food and cash crop in East Africa, is......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Enhanced composting of rice straw through amendment with Tithonia Diversifolia and cattle manure
The Government of Rwanda has promoted rice production increasing the acreage by 3000 ha in the last decade. This has increased the quantities of straws in the field, which the farmers mainly burning or used a hedge and sometimes directly incorporated......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Indigenous arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with tree species of the agroforestry systems of Rwanda and their...
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) form symbiotic associations with plant roots and can help mobilize nutrients from soil to the plant. The current study hypothesized that agroforestry systems of Rwanda harbor AMF with the potential to colonize roots......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
RAB and CGIAR join forces to combat Xanthomonas Wilt of banana in Rwanda
In the beginning of 2018, RAB joined forces with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)and Bioversity International on three different initiatives that target to combat Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) disease in Rwanda: CIALCA,......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Distribution, Incidence and Farmer Knowledge of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt in Rwanda
Banana Xanthomonas wilt was reported in Rwanda in 2005. The present study was conducted to determine the distribution and incidence of the disease and farmer knowledge of disease symptoms, modes of spread and control. A survey was conducted in Rwanda......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Mineral and organic contribution to nutrient pool in black anthropogenic soils from the African Great Lakes Region
In the African Great Lakes Region, low crop yields due to widespread soil infertility involve difficulties to cope with demographic pressure. Improving the productivity and sustainability of the dominant banana-based cropping systems requires a better......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Rice yield response to different fertilizer rates
Growth parameters and yield data...
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Rice cultivars susceptibility/resistance to the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne graminicola in Rwanda
The intensive monocropping of rice in Rwanda has gradually built up the pressure of pests and diseases to alarming levels in several marshlands. The most common epidemics are blast diseases and diopsis pest. The status of nematode problems in rice......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
EVALUATION DU RISQUE DE DIFFUSION DU VIRUS DE LA MOSAÏQUE EN TIRETS DU BANANIER (BSV) PAR LA CULTURE IN VITRO
La culture in vitro constitue un des principaux stress activateurs des sequences endogènes infectieuses du virus de la mosaïque en tirets du bananier (BSV) présentes dans le génome Musa balbisiana. L’expression de ces séquences conduit à la présence......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Why beer bananas? The case for Rwanda
Rwanda is one of the major producers of bananas in the East African Great Lakes region and has one of the highest consumption rates. Bananas occupy 23% of the country’s arable land and contribute more than 50% of annual crop production in terms of......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
A superior technology to control Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) in Rwanda
In this brief we discuss a new and promising technology to control xanthomonas wilt of banana, commonly referred to as BXW. We describe why this disease is a threat and what has been done to control it in the past. We also present evidence on an......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Revising Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) mitigation and adaptation priorities for Rwanda
Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in September 2015 setting out its adaptation and mitigation goals. The INDC formally became the country’s first Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) with the entry into force of the Paris Agreement......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
A superior technology to control Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW) in Rwanda
In this brief we discuss a new and promising technology to control xanthomonas wilt of banana, commonly referred to as BXW. We describe why this disease is a threat and what has been done to control it in the past. We also present evidence on an......
None dataset 2024/03/14
Farmers’ Perceptions, Production and Productivity Constraints, Preferences, and Breeding Priorities of Sweetpotato in Rwanda
The role of farmers and their production constraints and preferences are important for sweetpotato breeding and adoption of cultivars and agronomic production packages. The objective of this study was to assess farmers’ perception, production......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Yield stability of new diallel cross maize hybrids and to identify suitable genotypes for the medium and highland...
Genotype x environment (G x E) interaction is the differential performance of genotypes across environments, especially in the tropics where seasonal and spatial variability is large. This results in serious challenges of product selection across......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
The draft genome sequence of Xanthomonas species strain Nyagatare, isolated from diseased bean in Rwanda
We announce the genome sequence for Xanthomonas species strain Nyagatare, isolated from beans showing unusual disease symptoms in Rwanda. This strain represents the first sequenced genome belonging to an as-yet undescribed Xanthomonas species known as......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Chemical Characterization and Acceptability of Eight Cassava Varieties Introduced in Rwanda
Cassava is a staple food and an important and cheap source of carbohydrate in Rwanda. However, the nature and chemical composition of cassava roots limit its proper use as food due to its toxicity and short shelf life. The cyanogenic glucosides found......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Assessment of Maize Lethal Necrosis (MLN) prevalence and its impact on maize production in Rwanda
Maize lethal necrosis (MLN) is a serious viral disease of maize, which was first reported in Rwanda in 2013. Being aware of the disastrous effects it had caused in regional countries, we set out to study its prevalence, level of awareness among......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Pathogenicity of some commercial formulations of entomopathogenic fungi on the tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta...
The tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), is a major threat to tomato production in Rwanda. Laboratory bioassays were conducted to evaluate some commercial entomopathogenic fungi (EPF) formulations on T. absoluta......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Rhizosphere microbial community dynamics contribute to nitrogen fixation and forage quality in novel perennial...
In low-fertility tropical agroecosystems, intercropping with perennial legumes has the potential to maximize biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) and improve non-legume nitrogen (N) uptake and yields. However, the microbial interactions that facilitate......
Rwanda Agriculture Board: Kigali, RW dataset 2024/03/14
Understanding the genetic diversity and relationships among breeding materials is fundamentally considerablefor any...
Understanding the genetic diversity and relationships among breeding materials is fundamentally considerablefor any crop improvement program. This study was carried out to apply specific single nucleotide polymorphism(SNP) markers to determine the......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
RW34
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RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Are farmers ready to use phone-based digital tools for agronomic advice? Ex-ante user readiness assessment using the...
Digital extension is widely embraced in African agricultural development, promising unprecedented outcomes and impact. Especially phone-based services attract attention as tools for effective and efficient agricultural extension. To date, assessments......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Effect of organic, inorganic fertilizers and their combination on vegetative growth and production of common bush...
The improvement of agriculture productivity is depending on many factors including high-quality seeds and fertilizers. Soil fertility and water holding capacity may affect plant growth which decreases production. This research aims to provide......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Growth and yield of Watermelon as affected by different spacing and mulching types under Rubona conditions in Rwanda
Watermelon is a new introduced cash crop in Rwanda and save high return compared to other crops. However this crop is still with low productivity due to poor agricultural practices especially conservation of moisture content, fertilization and the use......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Xanthomonas Wilt of Banana (BXW) in Central Africa: Opportunities, challenges, and pathways for citizen science and...
Xanthomonas Wilt of Banana (BXW) is a complex problem in the African Great Lakes Region that is affecting the livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers. Since the first disease reports from Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2001, BXW......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Relationship between soil properties, crop management, plant growth and vigour, nematode occurrence and root damage...
Parasitic nematodes are widespread in Musa cropping systems in African lowlands where they are known to limit crop production. However, their distribution is very poorly known in the large parts of the East African Highland banana ecology. We carried......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
Estimate the general and specificcombining abilities of inbred lines, developed from three OPVs released in...
Maize (Zea mays L.) cropping systems have undergone extraordinary development in Rwanda duringthe past ten years, mainly due to the increase of agriculture productivity by the Crop IntensificationProgram (CIP). Consequently, there has been a shift......
RAB dataset 2024/03/14
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