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conservation agriculture

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Not Specified coffee&climate 2018 Conservation agriculture (CA) refers to a number of practices that in combination aim to conserve soil moisture and organic matter, reduce erosion and optimize use of inputs for seasonal crops. CA consists of three main elements: minimum or no tillage, cover crops at all times (no bare soil...
rainwater harvesting

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Not Specified coffee&climate 2018 Small in-field soil depressions or rainwater basins (about 0.6m x 0.6m x 0.3m deep) can reduce run-off from coffee plots and thereby give time for the water to infiltrate into the soil so that it can be used by the plant.
water saving irrigation

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Not Specified coffee&climate 2018 Coffee farmers using free supplies of irrigation water mostly apply excessive amounts, as much as 2.5 times the recommended volume. Training programs that explain the relationship between rainfall, runoff, and soil water infiltration, and multi-year demonstration plots that show the results of...
application of lime sulfur to control coffee rust

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Not Specified coffee&climate 2018 Applying a lime sulfur mix (‘caldo’ in Spanish) to coffee leaves creates a physical barrier to prevent rust spore germination and/or penetration into the leaf tissue. The treatment will not work to halt an aggressive outbreak but may prevent or slow down disease development if applied at the right...
deeper polybags

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Not Specified coffee&climate 2018 Polybags, used to grow seedlings for 6+ months prior to planting out, vary in size but are rarely more than 20 cm deep. In conditions where rain is scarce or unreliable, using polybags that are 25 cm deep has resulted in seedlings with more developed root systems that are better able to survive an...

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