Soil salinity's potential to affect maize yield under flood-recession cropping

Last updated 11th Sep 2018
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Floodplains, due to capillary rise, are often prone to salt accumulation, liable to reduce yields

Maize, a staple, preferred and important cash crop, is susceptible to both droughts and floods. Farmers in the Zambezi valley have adapted to the long prevailing climate extremes through flood rece...