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Various documents relating to other themes are available.
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Section 3: Diversified uses of animal traction

Research on diversified uses of work animals: needs, experiences and methods (1,2MB)
        T Thomas, C Oram and G Tembo   39
Development of an animal-powered rice-huller
       K Dippon   49
Constraints to the diversifications of the use of animal-drawn implements in the Gambia
        D M Sarr   56
Expérimentations Récentes sur la Mécanisation de la Culture du Mil à Cinzana
        S Traoré, D Sogodogo et S V R Shetty   60
Mécanisation Agricole dans la Commune de Kasséré: 
un Exemple de Diversification de ĺ Utilisation de la Traction Animale en Côte ď Ivore 
        Z Outtara   64
Weed control systems in maize based on animal drawn cultivators
        R M Shetto and E M Kwiligwa   71
Le Rôle de la Traction Animale dans le Processus de Mécanisation de la Rizixulture en Basse Casamance (Bilan et Perspectives)
        A Fall   79
Section 7: Research methodology
Soil tillage research development : quantifying tillage effects, ad important training module
        B Jacobl   108
Experimental methods in draught animal research
        P R Lawrence and R A Pearson   187
Research on the draught animal power systems in Ethiopia
        A Astatke   199
Researchers zux Effects de Poids Vif et Embonpoint des Boeufs de Labour sur la Capacité de Travail
        P W Bartholomew et T Khibe   205

Section 10: Regional and miscellaneous 

Research and development of draught animal power utilisation in West Africa
        H L Musa and S T Bello   269
Prospects of animal traction in Southern Nigeria. and empirical study
        A Daramola   276
Status of animal traction development in Ghana
        E Y H Bobobee   279
Animal-powered tillage and weeding technology
Improving animal-powered tillage systems and weeding technology (1.1MB)
        Piet A Stevens	168 
The use of animal-drawn cultivators for maize production in the southern highlands of Tanzania
        E M Kwiligwa1, R M Shetto1 and D J Rees2	182
Improving animal-powered tillage systems in Tanzania
        A K Kayumbo	194
Development of an animal-drawn disc ridger for a tied ridging system of conservation tillage
        J?Egen Hagmann	198
Improving animal-powered reduced tillage systems in Zimbabwe
        S Chikura	203
Design innovations to simplify the regulation of animal-drawn mouldboard plows in Zambia
        Hans Helsloot*	206
Animal draft tillage systems: the need for an integrated approach
        Frank M Inns	214
Development of an animal-drawn puddler for rice production on the Usangu Plains of Tanzania
        M L Lecca, I A Kinyaga and J B Bunyinyiga	218
Tillage and weed control on medium potential lands in Kenya
        J M Kahumbura	222 

Diversifying operations using animal power

Improving the efficiency of an animal-powered gear to meet the requirements of different machines
        K Dippon*	436
Experience with the introduction of animal-power systems in Zambia
        Hans Drechsel1 and Christian Löffler2	440
Animal traction technology for logging in Zambia
        Christopher Kalima	445
The potential for animal power in small-scale mining in southern Africa
        K C Taupitz	450

Country experiences and constraints

Development and transfer of animal traction technology in Ethiopia
        Kebede Desta	454
Animal traction technology in Malawi: potential and constraints
        M L Mwinjilo*	456
Improving animal traction technology in Malawi: some recent investigations and trials
        Darwin Dodoma Singa	460
Improving animal traction technology in northern Namibia: past experience and apparent needs
        D K Morrow	464
A note on promoting an ox cultivation strategy for Uganda
        A A Okuni	468
Animal draft power in Zambia: constraints to development and possibilities for improvements
        E Mwenya1, W N M Mwenya2 and H J Dibbits3	469
Animal traction technology in Niger and some implications for Zambia
        Fred Kruit	474

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