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Enhancing Maize Productivity and Profitability using Organic Inputs and Mineral Fertilizer in Central Kenya Small-Hold Farms
(Cambridge University Press, 2014)
Declining land productivity is a major problem facing smallholder farmers today in Sub-Saharan Africa, and as a result increase in maize grain yield has historically staggered behind yield gains that have been achieved ...
Adoption potential of selected organic resources for improving soil fertility in the central highlands of Kenya
(Springer Science+Business Media B.V., 2009)
Soil fertility decline is the major cause of declining crop yields in the central highlands of Kenya and elsewhere within the African continent. This paper reports a study conducted to assess adoption potential of two ...
Does long-term low-rate organic and inorganic nitrogen management guarantee maize yield under semi-arid conditions of eastern Kenya?
Drier parts of Embu County endure high atmospheric heat, prolonged dry spells, declining soil fertility and erratic rainfall. Integrated soil fertility management (ISFM) technologies have been developed, and tested, with ...