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Irrigation Scheduling and Phosphatic Fertilizer on Growth, Yield, and Yield Components of Nerica Rice in Kirinyaga County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-10)
Rice is an increasingly important cereal crop in Kenya with the major production being done in Mwea, Kirinyaga County. Rice farming faces notable challenges such as; erratic rainfall, water-scarcity, mismanaged irrigation ...
Evaluation of Fertilizer Formulations on Soil Chemical Properties, Growth, Yield and Quality of Sugarcane Variety (Ken 83-737) in Kakamega County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2020-10)
Low sugarcane productivity has persisted in Western Kenya where most of the crop is grown. A study conducted by Kenya Sugar Research Institute in January 2011 at, Nyando Sugar Zone indicated that sugarcane yields were ...
Growth and Yield Responses of Beans, Cowpea and Bambara Nuts to Phosphorus Fertilization in Kakamega County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2022)
Western parts of Kenya are characterized by acid soils with phosphorus deficiency and aluminum toxicity. Reports indicate a declining trend in yields of legumes such as cowpeas and common beans. Though legumes can fix ...