Journal of
Horticulture and Forestry

  • Abbreviation: J. Hortic. For.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9782
  • DOI: 10.5897/JHF
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 274

Table of Content: October 2014; 6(9)

October 2014

Effect of banana leaf pruning on banana and legume yield under intercropping in farmers’ fields in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Banana-legume intercropping systems are commonly practiced in the highland zones of the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to maximize land use and intensify crop production. However, banana leaves are pruned during legume intercropping to improve sunlight penetration for the legume. On-farm experiments were conducted in South Kivu province to determine the effect of banana leaf pruning on banana (Musa sp.), bush and...

Author(s): Ntamwira J., Pypers P., van Asten P., Vanlauwe B., Ruhigwa B., Lepoint P., Dhed’a B. Monde T., Kamira M.  and Blomme G.

October 2014

Distribution and regeneration status of Vitex payos (Lour.) Merr. in Kenyan drylands

We investigated the population structure and regeneration status of Vitex payos (Lour.) Merr. in Kenyan drylands. The study quantified the spatial distribution pattern of V. payos tree populations in their natural range; and assessed their regeneration status to determine the stability of the populations Woodlands and farm inventories were conducted in Mbeere, Mwingi and Kitui districts of the Eastern Province of Kenya....

Author(s): James Munga Kimondo, Jacob Godfrey Agea, Clement Akais Okia, Andrew Woiso Dino, Refaat Atalla Ahmed Abohassan, Jackson Mulatya and Zewge Teklehaimanot