Crop residues and grass in city

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Date
1976
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Fosbrooke
Abstract
As it is the intention a to encourage a close relationship between mainland in the growing city (see Master Plan and note below) by the provision of planting areas in the vicinity of each community but b) to prohibit the herding of livestock in the city (witness the present of efforts to get rid of the Somali cattle) the matter of j disposal of crop residues will require consideration. 2.The usual practice of the Wagogo is for the stubble areas to be grazed over by the livestock. This disposes of the odible residues but leaves the hard core material (including root stumps) which is burnt before the onset of the rainso But this practice has the disadvantage of raising dust? "Not only from the soil, but from the fragmented dry leaves of the crop, and smo.ke0 3. What will happen to the crop residues without cattle to dispose of them and indeed to the grass which will grow in all open spaces? The answer depends on the type of crop permitted. In the past the growing of maize and other high standing crops was prohibited in townships,. This prohibition was designed to counter the disadvantages of such crops in towns viz:
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Available in Print form, East Africana Collection, Dr Wilbert Chagula Library, ( EAF FOS F78.C7)
Keywords
Crop residues, mosquitos, community, livestock
Citation
Fosbrooke, Henry A. (1976) Crop residues and grass in city
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