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Grow row by row (cereals) film – from Fighting Striga series

Farmers in northern Nigeria are changing the way they intercrop their sorghum and millet with cowpea. By planting both crops at higher densities and in separate rows, and by applying some organic and mineral fertilizer, they harvest more and reduce damage by the parasitic weed striga. It is one of the strategies of integrated striga and soil fertility management or ISFM. This is 1 of 10 films from the “Fighting Striga” series.

This film is available in both French and Portuguese and summaries in both languages can be found by following the link at the top right of the home page.

 

Summary:

Grow row by row (cereals) is a 9 minute film that shows farmers are changing the way they intercrop their sorghum and millet with cowpea. By planting both crops at higher densities they are integrating Striga control and ISFM.

Languages:
Arabic, Bambara, Bariba, Bomu, Buli, Chichewa, Dagaari, Dagbani, Dendi, English, Frafra, Gonja, Hausa, Kusaal, Moore, Nago, Peulh Fulfulde, Sisaala, Zarma, Swahili / Kiswahili, Wolof, Zarma
Target Audience:
Agro-dealers, Education, Extensionists, Farmers, Large-scale farmer, Smallholder farmers, Students
Partners:
Access Agriculture, Africa Soil Health Consortium, Agro-Insight, ICRISAT
Format:
Audio visual
Cropping Stages:
Growing/field management, Planning and land preparation, Planting
Authors:
Produced by Agro-Insight for ICRISAT
Reference Number:
ASHC 0308-L3
Comments:

Produced by Agro-Insight for ICRISAT – translations into Portuguese and Kiswahili made possible by ASHC. The Fighting Striga film series has been awarded a gold classification by the International Visual Communications Awards 2014

grow row by row

All versions of this film are downloadable from the accessacgriculture site

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