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Table 7 Summary of crops vs. conservation land management interventions studied

From: What evidence exists for the effectiveness of on-farm conservation land management strategies for preserving ecosystem services in developing countries? A systematic map

Crop Organic fertiliser Tillage Crop rotation Agroforestry Water conservation
Beans 15 8 10 12 6
Coffee 10 1 2 24 2
Cotton 12 14 9 2 7
Maize 107 118 60 23 25
Millet 17 7 7 6 6
Tree crops 14 8 5 58 6
Rice 67 41 23 9 36
Sorghum 16 9 5 4 4
Soybean 29 45 27 1 7
Wheat 90 73 47 6 35
  1. Table 7 illustrates tillage and organic fertiliser has been most commonly studied in maize (n = 171, n = 107), while water conservation has been mostly commonly studied in rice (n = 36) and wheat (n = 35)