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Changes in a secondary forest in southwestern Nigeria following a ground fire
In January 1983, two 50 m x 50 m rain forest plots in the University of Ife campus in southwestern Nigeria were demarcated for a baseline study of species composition, litterfall and tree girth increments. By accident, a ...
Cover crops reduce weed seedbanks in maize-cassava systems in southwestern Nigeria
Weeds are a major constraint to crop production in smallholder farms in tropical Africa. The weed seedbank and annual recruitment are the main sources of weed infestation in crops. This study was carried out in Ibadan, ...
Influence of Fallow Type and Land-Use Intensity on Weed Seed Rain in a Forest/Savanna Transition Zone
Weed seed rain was monitored in field plots under three fallow types and four landuse intensities in Ibadan, Nigeria, in 1994 and 1995. The fallow types were natural bush, planted Leucaena leucocephala, and Pueraria ...
Mineral Nutrient Flow from an Inselberg in South-Western Nigeria
In a study carried out to find out if inselbergs enrich their surroundings with nutrients via drainage, amounts of total nitrogen, nitrate-nitrogen and potassium in rainfall, drainage from bare rock patches and vegetation ...