Publications    by Erika Styger

 

Scientific Articles

Styger, E., Ag Attaher M., Guindo, H., Ibrahim, H., Diaty, M., Abba, I. Traore, M. (2011).

Application of system of rice intensification practices in the arid environment of the Timbuktu region of Mali. Paddy and Water Environment 9:137-144. Full text


Styger, E., Aboubacrine, G., Ag Attaher M., Uphoff, N.

(2011).

The system of rice intensification as a sustainable agricultural innovation: introducing, adapting and scaling up a system a rice intensification practices in the Timbuktu region of Mali. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 9(1): 67-75. Full text


Styger, E., Fernandes, E.C.M, Rakotondramasy, H.M., and Rajaobelinirina, E. (2009).

Degrading uplands in the rainforest region of Madagascar: Fallow biomass, nutrient stocks, and soil nutrient availability. Agroforestry Systems, April 17 online. Full Text


Styger, E., Rakotondramasy, H.M., Pfeffer, M.J, Fernandes, E.C.M, and Bates, D.M. (2007).

Influence of slash-and-burn farming practices on fallow succession and land degradation in the rainforest region of Madagascar. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 119: 257-269  Full Text


Styger, E., Raktoarimanana, J.E.M., Rabevohitra, R. and Fernandes, E.C.M. (1999). Indigenous fruit trees of Madagascar: potential components of agroforestry systems to improve human nutrition and restore biological diversity. Agroforestry Systems 46 (3): 289-310. Full Text


Niang, A., Styger, E., Gahamanyi, A., Hoekstra, D. and Coe, R. (1998). Fodder- quality improvement through contour planting of legume-shrub/grass mixtures in croplands of Rwanda highlands. Agroforestry Systems 39 (3): 263-274.

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Niang, A., Ugiziwe, J., Styger, E. and Gahamanyi, A. (1996).

Forage potential of eight woody species: intake and growth rates of local young goats in the highland region of Rwanda. Agroforestry Systems 34 (2): 171-178. Full Text


Niang, A., Styger, E., Gahamanyi, A. and Ugeziwe, J. (1995).

Comparative growth of 15 exotic species and provenances in high-elevation acid soils of Rwanda. In: Evans, D.O. and Scott, L.T. (eds.). Nitrogen Fixing Trees for Acid Soils. Nitrogen Fixing Tree Research Report (Special Issue). Winrock International and NFTA, Morrilton, Arkansas, USA, pp. 207-215. Full Text


Niang, A., Styger, E., Gahamanyi, A. et Ugeziwe, G. (1994).

Mimosa scabrella: a tree for the highlands. Agroforestry Today 6 (2): 8. Full Text


Niang, A., Styger, E. et Gahamanyi, A. (1992).

Suivi et évaluation en milieu réel des espèces ligneuses diverses sélectionnées en station. In: Socioeconomic and On Farm Research Workshop at ICRAF, Nairobi 7-11/9/1992. Proceedings, ICRAF, Nairobi, 22 pp.



Book Chapter

Styger, E. and Fernandes, E.C.M (2006). Contributions of Managed Fallows to Soil Fertility Recovery. In: Uphoff, N. et al. (eds); Biological Approaches to Sustainable Soil Systems. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL,å USA, p.425-437.  Full Text Buy Book


Books

The World Bank (2008). Sustainable Land Management Sourcebook; The World Bank, Washington DC. p. 196 Full Text

Darghouth, S., Ward, Ch., Gambarelli, G., Styger, E., Roux, J. (2008). Watershed Management Approaches, Policies, and Operations: Lessoåns for Scaling Up. Water Sector Board Discussion Paper Series, Paper No. 11, May 2008, The World Bank, Washington DC, 137p. Full Text

The World Bank (2006). Sustainable Land Management: Challenges, Opportunities and Trade-Offs; Agriculture and Rural Development Department, The World Bank, Washington DC, p87 (Co-author). Full Text


Scientific Reports, Technical Papers and Workshop Proceedings

Styger, E. and Fisher-Post, M. (2011). First International Workshop on the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) for Latin America and the Caribbean; October 31 and November 1st, 2011; EARTH University Campus, Guacimo, Limon, Costa Rica. SRI-Rice, Better U Foundation and EARTH University, 25 p., In English


Styger, E (2010c). Introducing the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) to Haiti. Trip report on technical field visit, August 30–September 10, 2010; SRI-Rice and Better U Foundation, Ithaca New York, 19 p. In English


Styger, Erika and Joeli Barison. 2010. Introducing the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) to Haiti: Training farmers in three regions of Haiti. June 2010; 18p. In English


Styger, E. (2010b). Introducing the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) to irrigated systems in Gao, Mopti, Timbuktu and to rainfed systems in Sikasso, 2009/2010. Initiatives Intégrées pour la Croissance Economique au Mali (IICEM) Project, Bamako, Mali, p. 27. In English


Styger, E. (2010a). Scaling-up the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) in Goundam and Dire, Timbuktu 2009/2010. Final Report. Africare Goundam and Africare Bamako, Mali, p 20. In English


Styger, E., Ibrahim, H. (2009). The System of Wheat Intensification (SWI). First time testing by farmers in Goundam and Dire, Timbuktu, Mali 2009. Africare Goundam and Africare Bamako, Mali. P20. In English.



Styger, E. (2009). System of Rice Intensification (SRI) - Community-based evaluation in Goundam and Dire Circles, Timbuktu, Mali, 2009/2009, Africare, Bamako, Mali, p. 37. Full Text in English, Full Text in French

Africare Mali and SAC Goundam (2009). Fiche Technique pour le Système de Riziculture Intensive (SRI) à Tombouctou, Mali. Africare Mali, Bamako et Secteur de l’Agriculture du Cercle (SAC) de Goundam, DRA Tombouctou, Tombouctou, Mali., p.22. Full Text

Styger, E. (2004). Participatory and Socially Sustainable Land Use and Management. Issue Note and Presentation at the Distance Learning Course: Sustainable Land Management in South and East Asia: November 16-19, 2004; organized by the World Bank Institute (WBI) and The German Technical Cooperation (GTZ). Connected to Distance Learning Centers in Bangkok (Thailand), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dili (Timor Leste), and Hanoi (Vietnam). Issue Note in English, Vietnamese, and Indonesian.

Styger, E. (2001). Fireless Upland Management in Eastern Madagascar. IN: Neimark B., and Styger, E (Eds) (2001). LDI/CIIFAD Annual Research Report, 1999-2000, CIIFAD, LDI, Chemonics International, Ministry of Environment, Madagascar, USAID. Chemonics International, Washington DC, USA, p 38-42.

Fisher, L., Styger, E. and Fernandes E.C.M (2000). The Cornell Tropical Fallow Management Initiative. In: Fallow Management in Tropical Africa, International Seminar in Dakar, April 13-16, 1999, Dakar, Proceedings. IRD, Senegal.

Styger, E. et Rakotoarimanana, J. (1996). A la découverte des espèces ligneuses fruitières indigènes de Madagascar. Contribution à l’identification des espèces ligneuses fruitières indigènes de la Region Orientale de Madagascar et à une meilleure compréhension de leur exploitation et appréciation par la population rurale. Etude ethnobotanique dans les sous-région Andasibe, Masoala et Ranomafana entre le 10/1995 et 4/1996.  SNGF (Silo National des Graines Forestières) et Projet d’Appui au Silo National (PASN), Intercooperation, Antananarivo, Madagascar et Berne, Suisse, 83pp.

Rakotoarimanana, J. et Styger, E. (1996). Fiches individuelles des arbres fruitiers indigènes de Madagascar: les espèces priorisées. Fiches techniques. SNGF (Silo National des Graines Forestières) et Projet d’Appui au Silo National (PASN), Intercooperation; Antananarivo, Madagascar et Berne, Suisse, 74pp.

Styger, E. (1995). Recherche agricole et agroforestière sur les ‘Monka’ dans le Menabe Central. Rapport Technique Saison 1994/1995. SAF-CO, Morondava, Madagascar,et Intercooperation, Berne, Suisse,  90 pp.

Niang, A., Styger, E., Gahamanyi, A., Twagilimana, A., Rutayija, J.P. et  Nduwayezu, J.B. (1994). Projet AFRENA Rwanda: Rapport d’activités, Période Mars 1992-1993. Rapport AFRENA N° 75. ICRAF: Nairobi, Kenya, 75 pp.

Niang, A., Gahamanyi, A. et Styger, E. (1993). Les Leucaena sp.: Etat de connaissances et perspective de recherche pour le Rwanda. Note Technique. ISAR: Rubona, Rwanda, 43 pp.

Niang, A., Styger, E., Gahamanyi, A. (1993). Projet AFRENA Rwanda: Rapport d’activités, Période Mars 1991-1992. Rapport AFRENA N° 60. ICRAF: Nairobi, Kenya, 107 pp.

Niang, A., Styger, E., Gahamanyi, A.. (1992). Simplification des techniques de plantation de Sesbania sesban dans la région des Hautes Terres du Buberuka (Rwanda); Raçines nues, Semis direct. Note Technique N°5. ISAR: Rubona, Rwanda, 13 pp.

Niang, A., Styger, E., Gahamanyi, A.(1991). Projet AFRENA Rwanda: Rapport d’activités, Période Mars 1990-1991. Rapport AFRENA N° 46. ICRAF: Nairobi, Kenya, 83 pp.

Niang, A., Styger, E., Gahamanyi, A. (1990). Projet AFRENA Rwanda: Rapport d’activités, Période Mars 1989-1990. Rapport AFRENA N° 31. ICRAF: Nairobi, Kenya, 27 pp.



Editing of Workshop Proceedings and Annual Research Reports

Styger, E. and Fisher-Post, M. (2011). First International Workshop on the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) for Latin America and the Caribbean; October 31 and November 1st, 2011; EARTH University Campus, Guacimo, Limon, Costa Rica. SRI-Rice, Better U Foundation and EARTH University, 25 p., In English

Styger, E., and Neimark, B., (Eds) (2001). LDI/CIIFAD Annual Research Report, 1999-2000; CIIFAD, LDI, Chemonics International, Ministery of Environment of Madagascar and USAID. Chemonics International, Washington DC, USA, p 72

Niang, A., Gahamanyi, A., et Styger, E. (Eds). (1991). Actes de la Réunion Agroforestière organisée par le projet ICRAF/ISAF du 13. au 15. 09. 1990. Workshop proceedings. Rapport AFRENA N° 36. ICRAF: Nairobi, Kenya.

Presentations at International Conferences

Styger, E. (2006). Watershed Management Operations: Approaches and Emerging Lessons. World Bank Water Days, March 6, 2006, Washington DC. Presentation

Styger, E. (2005). The World Bank Experience in Watershed Management. International Workshop: Watershed Management: Lessons from Experience and Innovations in Design and Practice; February 24-25, Washington DC. Agenda, Presentation, Summary

Styger, E. (2004). Participatory and Socially Sustainable Land Use and Management. Issue Note and Presentation at the Distance Learning Course: Sustainable Land Management in South and East Asia: November 16-19, 2004; organized by the World Bank Institute (WBI) and The German Technical Cooperation (GTZ). Connected to Distance Learning Centers in Bangkok (Thailand), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Dili (Timor Leste), and Hanoi (Vietnam). Presentations in English, Vietnamese, Indonesian

Styger, E., Fernandes, E.C.M., Rakotondramasy, H.M. (2001). Restoring Biodiversity through Agricultural Intensification in the Rainforest Region of Madagascar. At: International Symposium: Managing Biodiversity in Agricultural Ecosystems. Co-organized by United Nations University (UNU), Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (SCBD), International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI), 8-10 November, 2001 Montreal, Canada.  Abstract, Poster

Styger, E., Fernandes, E.C.M., Rakotondramasy, H.M.(2001). Mycorrhiza Fungal Diversity as Impacted by the Loss of Endemic, Rainforest Plants in Madagascar.
t: ICOM 3, Third International Conference on Mycorrhizas, 8-13th July (inclusive) 2001 Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, Australia.
Abstract, Poster

Styger, E. and Fernandes, E.C.M., (2000). The Dynamics of Fallow Vegetation and Land Productivity in Eastern Madagascar. At: ASA 2000 Fallow Management in the Tropics Symposium. Organized by the Management of Organic Inputs in Soils of the Tropics (MOIST) at the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD), November, 8th, 2000 Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Symposium program

Raharivelo V. and Styger, E. (2000). The Role of Fallow in the Farming Systems of Fianarantsoa and Moramanga Regions, Madagascar. At: ASA 2000 Fallow Management in the Tropics Symposium. Organized by the Management of Organic Inputs in Soils of the Tropics (MOIST) at the Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD), November, 8th, 2000 Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Symposium program

Contributions in Annual Reports of CIIFAD (Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development) .

Styger, E. (2002). Retaining and regaining agricultural productivity of degrading uplands. In: CIIFAD Annual report 2000-2001. CIIFAD (Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, p. 88-89: Full Text

Styger, E. (2001). Upland management without fire. In: CIIFAD Annual report 1999-2000. CIIFAD (Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, p.78-79: Full Text

Styger, E. (1999). Villagers learn to propagate high quality exotic and indigenous fruit trees. In CIIFAD Annual report 1997-1998. CIIFAD (Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, p. 62-63: Full Text

 

Dissertation

Styger, E. (2004). Fire-less Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn Agriculture (Tavy) in the Rainforest Region of Madagascar.  Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 326 pp.  


Master Thesis

Styger, E. (1988). Population dynamics of two stemborer species Sesamia calamistis Hmps und Eldana saccharina Walker in sole and mixed infestations on maize and their influence on maize yield. Institute of Crop Science, Field of Phytomedicine, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland and Biological Control Program, IITA, Cotonou, Benin 87pp.