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The effect of introduced forage legumes on improvement of soil fertility in natural pastures of semi-arid rangelands of Kajiado District, Kenya
A two phase study was carried out from 2002 to 2005 in the semi-arid rangelands of Kajiado District, Kenya to determine the effect of introduced forage legumes on soil fertility improvement of natural pastures. During ...
Soil erosion effects on productivity of a humic nitisol
This study was carried out with the aim of assessing the effect of accelerated erosion on soil productivity of a humic nitisol at Kabete, Kenya. Twenty runoff plots which had been subjected to varying levels of ero¬sion ...
The role of plant residues in soil productivity: farmers'knowledge and practices in Embu District, Kenya
(Soil Science Society of East Africa, Nairobi (Kenya), 2003)
Plant residues from trees, crops or weeds play an important role in determining the soil fertility status in smallholder farmers of the central highlands of Kenya region. A study was conducted in Embu district of Kenya, ...
Legume cover crops for soil fertility improvement in the highlands of eastern Africa region. Report of an AHI workshop
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 ...