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Effect of Organic Inputs and Mineral Fertilizer on Maize Yield in a Ferralsol and a Nitisol Soil in Central Kenya
(Springer Netherlands, 2011)
Declining land productivity is a major problem facing smallholder farmers in Kenya today. This decline primarily results from a reduction in soil fertility caused by continuous cultivation without adequate addition of ...
Soil Fertility Enhancing Community Extension
This book ia an attempt to equip the extension personnel with soil fertlity packages that can easily be disseminated to farmer. The language is simple, while illustrations are used exclusively to explai technology usage ...
Improved food production by use of soil fertility amendment strategies in the central highlands of Kenya
(Academy Science Publishers, 2003)
Declining soil and crop productivity is a major problem facing smallholder farmers in eastern and central highlands of Kenya. This is caused by continuous cropping without addition of adequate external soil fertility inputs. ...
Soil Conservation and Fertility Improvement Using Leguminous Shrubs in Central Highlands of Kenya: NARFP Case Study
Declining land productivity with reduced crop yields has been a major problem facing smallholder farmers in the central highlands of Kenya. The major factors contributing to the reduced land productivity is soil impoverishment ...
Dissemination of Integrated Soil Fertility Management Technologies Using Participatory Approaches in the Central Highlands of Kenya
(Springer Netherlands, 2011)
Declining soil fertility and productivity is a critical problem facing smallholder farmers in the central highlands of Kenya. A study to improve soil fertility and farm productivity within the smallholder farming systems ...
Economic returns of organic and mineral fertilizer inputs for soil nutrient replenishment in Meru South district, central Kenya.
(Kenya Forestry Research Institute, 2009)
Farmers in the central highlands of Kenya are experiencing low land productivity due to declining soil fertility. On-farm trials were established at two sites in Meru South district, Kenya in 2004 to evaluate economics of ...
Lessons learnt from long term experiments in Africa
(Åke Barklund, Ge neral Secretary and Managing Director, KSLA, 2007)
Dissemination of Integrated Soil Fertility Management Practices using Participatory Approaches in the Central Highlands of Kenya
Declining soil fertility is a critical agricultural challenge facing smallholders in central Kenya. A study to improve soil fertility and farm productivity in the area was carried out during the period 2003 to 2007. ...
Overview of Long Term Experiments in Africa
(Springer Netherlands, 2012)
The prevailing low food production in sub-Saharan Africa is an issue of great concern especially since Africa south of the Sahara is the only remaining region of the world where per capita food production has remained ...