PhD-project 2 – Agronomy and management strategies – Dennis Tippe

Short description

Strategies for prevention and damage control of parasitic weeds in rain-fed rice production systems in sub-Saharan Africa

Aim

To develop locally adaptable and socially and economically acceptable strategies for prevention and control of parasitic weeds in rain-fed rice production systems

Methodology

Farmer surveys, community demonstration trials with wide range of technologies, con-joint analyses to narrow down, followed by participatory technology testing

Expected outputs

  • Baseline information in Tanzania, Benin and Côte d’Ivoire on status of parasitic weeds infestation in rice
  • Appropriate (socially acceptable) parasitic weed control strategies for rice farmers
  • Information and training tools on management of parasitic weeds for extension and farmers
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