Legume cover crops for soil fertility improvement in the highlands of eastern Africa region. Report of an AHI workshop
Gachene, C K K
Palm, C A
Mureithi, J G
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This report reviews work on legume cover crops in eastern Africa and provides a summary of recommendations of the appropriate germplasm, management and posible niches for these plants in farming systems. It briefly identifies various reseasons for the lack of adoption of LCC in farming sysytems. The focus is primarily on herbaceous legume cover plants that attain maximum biomass in less than 12 months.