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    • Legume Based Cropping and Soil Biodiversity Dynamics 

      N.K, Karanja; J.M, Kimenju; A.O, Esilaba; J., Jefwa; F, Ayuke (Springer Science+Business MediaDepartment of Land Resource Management and Agricultural TechnologyDepartment of Plant Science and Crop Protection, University of NairobiKenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), Headquarters,CIAT-Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility, 2011)
      The soil is home to an enormous diversity of organisms, many of which are beneficial, while a small and equally diverse proportion contains harmful organisms. Legume cropping and husbandry practices impact negatively or ...
    • Medium-term impact of tillage and residue management on soil aggregate stability, soil carbon and crop productivity 

      B.K, Paula; B, Vanlauweb; F, Ayuke; A, Gassnerc; M, Hoogmoeda; T.T, Hurissoa; S, Koalab; D, Lelei; T, Ndabamenyea; J, Six; M.M, Pullemana (Wageningen University, Department of Soil Quality, P.O. Box 47, 6700AA Wageningen, The NetherlandsCIAT-TSBF (International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Research Area), P.O. Box 823-00621, Nairobi, KenyaICRAF (World Agroforestry Center), Research Methods Group, P.O. Box 30677, 00100 Nairobi, KenyaUniversity of Nairobi, Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural TechnologyUniversity of California, Department of Plant Sciences, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616, USA, 2013)
      Conservation agriculture is widely promoted for soil conservation and crop productivity increase, although rigorous empirical evidence from sub-Saharan Africa is still limited. This study aimed to quantify the medium-term ...
    • The potential of Bacillus subtilis and Rhizobium leguminosarum in controlling plant-parasitic nematodes in farmers’ fields 

      G.K, Mutua; N.K, Karanja; F, Ayuke; H, Ndukhu; J.W, Kimenju (Department of Land Resources and Agricultural technology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of NairobiDepartment of Plant Sciences & Crop Protection, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, 2011)
      Assessment of the potential of dual inoculation of Bacillus subtilis and Rhizobium leguminosarum biovar phaseoli strain USDA 2674 on plant parasitic nematodes in bean was carried out on farmers’ fields. Bean seeds variety ...