American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry

Volume 2, Issue 6, December 2014

  • Modification, Calibration and Validation of APSIM to Suit Maize (Zeamays L.) Production System: A Case of Nkango Irrigation Scheme in Malawi

    John Mthandi, Fredrick C. Kahimba, Andrew K. P. R. Tarimo, Baandah. A. Salim, Max W. Lowole

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6-1, December 2014
    Pages: 1-11
    Received: 22 October 2014
    Accepted: 10 November 2014
    Published: 12 November 2014
    This article belongs to the Special Issue Agriculture Ecosystem and Environment
    Abstract: Nitrogen (N) is the most important nutrient in maize production and its availability can affect the production potential of maize. Availability of nitrogen in soil largely varies with place and time. Models are some of practical methods used to evaluate and monitor availability and impact of nitrogen on maize production; APSIM is one of such models... Show More