Democratic Republic of Congo

The Integration of Shade-Sensitive Annual Crops in Musa spp. Plantations in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo

In small-holder intercropping the choice of banana spacing will need to be tailored to the banana cultivar, soil conditions and the farmers' objectives.

Sensitivity and Tolerance of Different Annual Crops to Different Levels of Banana Shade and Dry Season Weather

We show that careful selection and allocation of crops with varying sensitivity to various banana shade levels and dry season weather can potentially increase whole field productivity.