In this case study, the Parched Thirst model is used to investigate the reason for the low crop yields in Vidunda village and further demonstrate the effect of various soil conservation measures on crop yields, from which farmers could be advised of the best option to adopt in order to improve the maize yield and conserve soil and water.
Tarimo, F.R., Munga, J.J., Tumbo, S.D., Mapulila, T. and Rwehumbiza F.B. 2005. PT model as a tool for studying farming and conservation measures in high slope areas: A case study of Vidunda village in Kilosa district (R8088A). Annex B19 in the Final Technical Report of project R8088. Morogoro, Tanzania: SWMRG, Sokoine University of Agriculture. 12 pp.