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Effects of neem plant (Azadirachta indica Juss, Meliaceae) products on maize grain consumption by three common rodent pests in Kenya
We investigated the effect of neem plant (Azadirachta indica) products on maize grain consumption and body weights of Lemniscomys striatus, Mastomys natalensis and Arvicanthis niloticus live trapped in a Kenyan sub-humid ...
Biomass accumulation in the various plant organs of /Coffea arabica/ L., cultivar Ruiru 11, under drip irrigation in Kenya.
In a field drip irrigation trial, Coffea arabicaL. cultivar Ruiru 11 was used. Irrigation was applied when a soil moisture deficit of 100 mm was recorded to offset the deficit by 0, 25, 50, 75 and 100%. Subsequent irrigation ...
Pruning Arabica Coffee: some physiological aspects to consider
Examines some physiological factors that have to be considered when pruning Arabica coffee. In order to obtain high and regular yields, the farmer requires basic knowledge of botanical and physiological nature. An appreciation ...
The influence of drip irrigation on the yield and quality of the /Coffea arabica/ L. hybrid in Kenya
For this research, a field trial in which the Ruiru 11 Arabica coffee variety is drip irrigated at five levels (0, 25, 50, 75 and 100 mm) and three intervals (21, 28 and 42 days) was performed . For a period of three years ...
Density and fertilizer requirements of the compact and disease resistant arabica coffee.
Sixteen NPK fertilizer combinations and 6 coffee planting densities were tried in Kenya between 1981 and 1988 using the compact and disease resistant Catimor. Yield differences due to fertilizer treatments were not ...
Effects of ergostim biostimulant on the growth, yield and quality of Arabica coffee
The effect of Ergostim (folic acid plus L-cysteine) A bioestimulante on growth, yield and quality Arabica coffee, was studied in a field trial in Kenya. Ergostim was sprayed at rates of 0, 250, 500, 750 and 1000 ml per ...