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Use of leguminous shrubs for soil fertility improvement in sub-humid highlands of Kenya
Declining crop productivity is a major challenge facing smallholder farmers in central highlands of Kenya. This decline is caused by continuous cultivation of soils without adequate addition of external inputs in form of ...
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 ...