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Effects of Manure, Lime and Mineral P Fertilizer on Soybean Yields and Soil Fertility in a Humic Nitisol in the Central Highlands of Kenya
(Academe Research Journals, 2013-09)
Soybean ( Glycine max (L.) Merrill) is one of the most important legume crops being introduced into the smallholder farming systems of the Central Highlands of Kenya (CHK) to improve income and household nutrition of ...
Mineral Nitrogen and Microbial Biomass Dynamics under Different Acid Soil Management Practices for Maize Production
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2010-03)
Field and laboratory incubation studies were conducted to determine the effect of different acid soil management practices; liming (L), combined N and P fertilizers (NP), and goat manure (M) application, for maize production ...
The Effects of Manure, Lime and P Fertilizer on N Uptake and Yields of Soybean ( Glycine max (L.) Merrill) in the Central Highlands of Kenya
(David Publishing, 2013)
Soybean (Glycine max (L.)) is one of the most important legume crops being introduced in the CHK (Central Highlands of Kenya) expected to increase yields. However, low levels of soil N (nitrogen) and other plant nutrients ...
Effect of lime and goat manure on soil acidity and maize (Zea mays) growth parameters at Kavutiri, Embu County- Central Kenya
(Academic Journals, 2015)
A greenhouse pot experiment was conducted to determine the effect of agricultural lime and goat manureon soil acidity and maize growth parameters using soils from Kavutiri-Embu County. Nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers ...
Soil microbial biomass changes with application of organic and inorganic in acid soil in Embu County, Kenya
Declining in soil fertility continues to affect food production by affecting soil and crop productivity in the Central Highlands of Kenyan (CHK). One of the major components and drivers of soil fertility is the soil microbial ...