Agriculture in the Matengo Highlands

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1944/1945
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Stenhouse, A.S.
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Virgin or fallow land prepared in the dry season, or residues of beans and peas dug in during September or October in preparation for planting maize with the first rains in November December. Maize residues of previous crop cut and thrown into the old pits. Sometimes burned and then buried in February-March. Beans and peas planted in March-April. In the second year the maize crop follows on the land which carried the previous pulse crop, and the pulse crop where the maize had been.
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East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal, 10, p. 22-24