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  1. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Symposium, Taormina, 1986, p. 46, A04, ISSN.0525-6240

    Effects of methods, depth and spacing of fertilizer placement on yield and quality of flue-cured tobacco in Malawi

    GONDWE W.K.
    Malawi Tobacco Research Authority, Mwimba Research Station, Kasungu, Malawi
    The effects of methods of application, depth of placement and spacing of fertilizer on yield and quality characteristics of flue-cured tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum, var. Kutsanga E1) were studied at Mwimba Research Station in Kasungu, Malawi on Kampuru soil ...
  2. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Symposium, Taormina, 1986, p. 48, A07, ISSN.0525-6240

    Effects of rates of phosphorus and potassium on yield and quality of flue-cured tobacco grown on four farms of varying ages and soil conditions in Malawi

    GONDWE W.K.
    Malawi Tobacco Research Authority, Mwimba Research Station, Kasungu, Malawi
    Current recommendation of 600 kg ha-1 of a compound fertilizer (X%N 18% P2O5: 15% K2O) supplies 108 Kg P2O5 and 90 kg K2O per hectare. Studies on the rates of P2O5 (60, 110, 160 and 210 kgha-1) and K2O (60, 90, 120 and 150 kgha-1) were initiated in 1984 ...
  3. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Symposium, Taormina, 1986, p. 55, A17, ISSN.0525-6240

    Infra-red instrumentation as an aid to analysing heat transfer processes in conventional flue-cured tobacco barns

    TEMPLE S.J.; BERNARD M.P.
    Malawi Tobacco Research Authority, Kandiya Station, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Infra-red instrumentation of two types was used to investigate thermal processes within farmers' barns during curing. One type used a sensor cooled by liquid nitrogen and a scan mechanism to build an image on a slow-scan visual display screen. A ...
  4. Bull. Spec. CORESTA Symposium, Taormina, 1986, p. 73, P16, ISSN.0525-6240

    Effects of different rates of DD fumigation upon yield, quality and returns of tobacco in Malawi

    CHIPALA E.; GONDWE W.K.; ABINGTON J.B.
    Malawi Tobacco Research Authority, Kandiya Station, Lilongwe, Malawi
    Field studies were conducted in 1984 and 1985 to test different rates of 1,3- dichloropropene and 1,2- dichloropropane (DD) fumigation on nematode control, yield, quality and returns of both burley and flue-cured tobacco. The trials employed a randomized ...