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Reap when you sow? The productivity impacts of early sowing in Malawi

Eric Owusu () and Boris E. Bravo-Ureta

Agricultural Systems, 2022, vol. 199, issue C

Abstract: The timely sowing of groundnut is a crucial management practice for attaining higher productivity in rainfed farming systems as is the case in Malawi. However, much of the evidence comes from agronomic field trials that present different production conditions than those faced by farmers.

Keywords: Productivity; Sowing date; Selection bias; Stochastic production and metafrontiers; Technology and TE gaps; Malawi (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2022
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DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2022.103412

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