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Economic Evaluation of Locally Available Inputs for Soil Fertility Replenishment in the Smallholder Farming Systems of Meru South District, Kenya
Declining land productivity is a major problem facing smallholder farmers in Kenya today. This decline is a result of reduced soil fertility status, which is caused by continuous cultivation of soils without adequate ...
Soil fertility management using organic and inorganic inputs in the central highlands of Kenya
An integrated soil fertility management (ISFM) initiative was started in the central highlands of Kenya in 2003 with an objective to introduce, evaluate and promote adoption of ISFM technologies with farmers’ participation. ...
Cost-benefit analysis of farmer-tested soil fertility replenishment technologies in Kirege Location, Chuka Division, Eastern Kenya
(The Soil Science Society of East Africa National Research Laboratories, 2005)
A study was conducted in Chuka Division, eastern Kenya to assess trends in adoption of soil fertility replenishment strategies. Eighty farmers adopted the soil fertility improvement technologies during the short rains ...