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Food Security in Africa: The Challenges of Researchers in the 21st Century
Food production in most of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has not kept pace with the population increase over the past three decades. In many countries, food security remains a serious problem. It contributes both to high rates ...
Finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.) grain yield and yield components as influenced by phosphorus application and variety in Western Kenya
(Society for Tropical Plant Research, 2016)
Finger millet is one of the potential cereal crops that can contribute to the efforts of realization of food security in the Sub-Saharan Africa. However, scientific information available with regards to improving soil ...
Agricultural nematology in East and Southern Africa: problems, management strategies and stakeholder linkages
(Society of Chemical Industry, 2015)
By 2050, Africa’s population is projected to exceed 2 billion. Africa will have to increase food production more than 50% in the coming 50 years to meet the nutritional requirements of its growing population. Nowhere is ...
Integrating scientific and farmers’ perception towards evaluation of rain-fed agricultural technologies for sorghum and cowpea productivity in Central Kenya
(Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management, 2013-11)
Soil fertility degradation remains the major biophysical cause of declining per capita crop production on smallholder farms in Central Kenya highlands. A study was conducted to compare farmers’ perception and biophysical ...