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Enhancing agroecosystem productivity with woody perennials in semi-arid West Africa. A meta-analysis Félix, Georges F.; Scholberg, Johannes M. S.; Clermont-Dauphin, Cathy; Cournac, Laurent; Tittonell, Pablo Adrian (Springer Verlag, 2018-12)Soil degradation in semi-arid West Africa can be reversed through an intensified application of organic matter, especially on coarse soils. Woody perennials have been promoted in the region to secure organic matter sources ...
Ramial wood amendments (Piliostigma reticulatum) mitigate degradation of tropical soils but do not replenish nutrient exports Felix, Georges F.; Clermont-Dauphin, Cathy; Hien, Edmond; Groot, Jeroen C.J.; Penche, Aurélien; Barthés, Bernard G.; Manlay, Raphaël J.; Tittonell, Pablo Adrian; Cournac, Laurent (John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2018-08)Restoring degraded soils to support food production is a major challenge for West African smallholders who have developed local innovations to counter further degradation. The objective of this study was to evaluate a local ...
Félix, Georges F.; Diedhiou, Ibrahima; Le Garff, Marie; Timmermann, Cristian; Clermont-Dauphin, Cathy; Cournac, Laurent; Groot, Jeroen C.J.; Tittonell, Pablo Adrian (Elsevier, 2018-09)Strategies that strengthen and use biodiversity are crucial for sustained food production and livelihoods in semiarid West Africa. The objective of this paper was to examine the role of biodiversity in sustaining diverse ...