Search Results

6 results

  1. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2019, Victoria Falls, APPOST 14

    Forestry sustainability in the tobacco sector in Malawi: a community concern requiring community approaches

    OFESI H.K.T.; LIVIMBO S.S.
    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi
    Tobacco farmers depend heavily on tree resources for poles and firewood used in curing. Malawi tobacco farmers predominantly grow Burley tobacco which requires the least amount of tree resources per unit volume in comparison to dark-fired and flue-cured ...
  2. CORESTA Meeting, Agronomy/Phytopathology, 2015, Izmir, Turkey, AP 14

    Farmer managed natural regeneration: a better option for restocking natural woodlands on tobacco farms in Malawi

    OFESI H.K.T.
    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust (ARET), Lilongwe, Malawi
    Deforestation is a problem that has affected many countries in the Sub-Saharan region including Malawi. Studies have shown that Malawi’s natural miombo woodlands are being depleted at the rate of close to 3% annually threatening the country’s biodiversity ...
  3. CORESTA Congress, Sapporo, 2012, Agronomy/Phytopathology Groups, APPOST 04

    Winning the battle against presence of Non Tobacco Related Materials (NTRM) in Malawi

    OFESI H.K.T.; PHIRI I.M.G.
    Agricultural Research and Extension Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Tobacco continues to be Malawi’s leading foreign exchange earner. With over 200,000 smallholder farmers growing the crop yearly, Malawi has remained one of the major producers and exporters of tobacco in the world. Sustaining this position has not been ...