Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Authored by:
Koo, Jawoo; Cox, Cindy
Edited by: 
Sebastian, Kate
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Publication Date: 
2014
Book Title: 
Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa
Page Range: 
44-45
ISBN: 
978-0-89629-846-0
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.2499/9780896298460
Publication Place: 
Washington DC

Abstract

Farmers in SSA depend largely on rainfed crops for food security and their livelihood. But how reliable is rainfall across Africa, and how does the variability of rainfall from season to season affect crop yields?

Citation

Koo, Jawoo; Cox, Cindy (2014) "Effects of Rainfall Variability on Maize Yields," Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Additional Attributes

Primary Contact: Jawoo Koo
Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Keywords: Crop Production, Crop Yields, Maize, Rainfall