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Fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa.

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This book contains 17 chapters providing details on decision tools that use linear programming to determine recommendations specific to a farmer's context intended to maximize profit from fertilizer use in sub-saharan Africa. Chapter 1 and 2 discusses the principles and approach, and spatial analysis of fertilizer use optimization, respectively. Chapter 3 covers integrated soil fertility managemen...

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Chapter 7 (Page no: 82)

Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Kenya.

This chapter describes the agricultural systems of Kenya, including the agroecological zones (AEZ), and soil fertility management. The chapter then provides a diagnosis of nutrient deficiencies in the region. Further, the chapter presents information on optimizing fertilizer use and fertilizer use optimization tools for Kenya. Finally, the chapter enumerates targeted crops and cropping systems by AEZ.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 9) Fertilizer use optimization: principles and approach. Author(s): Kaizzi, K. C. Mohammed Beshir Mohammed Nouri, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 20) Spatial analysis for optimization of fertilizer use. Author(s): Wortmann, C. S. Milner, M. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 25) Integrated soil fertility management in sub-Saharan Africa. Author(s): Nalivata, P. Kibunja, C. Mutegi, J. Tetteh, F. Tarfa, B. Dicko, M. K. Ouattara, K. Cyamweshi, R. A. Nouri, M. K. Bayu, W. Wortmann, C. S.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 40) Optimizing fertilizer use within an integrated soil fertility management framework in Burkina Faso. Author(s): Ouattara, K. Serme, I. Bandaogo, A. A. Ouedraogo, S. Sohoro, A. Gnankambary, Z. Youl, S. Yaka, P. Pare, T.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 52) Optimizing fertilizer use within an integrated soil fertility management framework in Ethiopia. Author(s): Negash Demissie Israel Bekele
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 67) Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Ghana. Author(s): Tetteh, F. M. Quansah, G. W. Frempong, S. O. Nurudeen, A. R. Atakora, W. K. Opoku, G.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 100) Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Mali. Author(s): Dicko, M. Koné, M. Traoré, L. Diakité, C. H. Kamissoko, N. Sidibé, B. Kouyaté, Z. Sogodogo, D. Dioni, L. Konaré, H. Gakou, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 113) Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Malawi. Author(s): Nalivata, P. C. Munthali, M. W. Makumba, W. I. Mbewe, E. Manase, H.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 125) Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Mozambique. Author(s): Maria, R. Americano, J. Matusso, J. Gundana, C.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 136) Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Niger. Author(s): Nouri, M. Garba, M. Wortmann, C. S.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 148) Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Nigeria. Author(s): Dawi, T. B. Yoila, A. I. Kayode, D. C. Lucky, A. U. Shero, I. A. Alhaji, Y. A. Abdu, N. Tawa, A. T. Raymond, B. P. Marinus, U. E. Haratu, D. Ogbodo, U. O.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 164) Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Rwanda. Author(s): Cyamweshi, A. R. Kayumba, J. Nabahungu, N. L.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 176) Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Tanzania. Author(s): Senkoro, C. J. Ley, G. J. Marandu, A. E. Wortmann, C. Mzimbiri, M. Msaky, J. Umbwe, R. Lyimo, S. D.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 193) Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility in Uganda. Author(s): Kayuki, K. C. Angella, N. Musisi, K. F.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 210) Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Zambia. Author(s): Gondwe, B. Nkonde, D.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 220) Enabling fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa. Author(s): Rware, H. Kaizzi, K. C. Senkoro, C. J. Bayu, W. Oduor, G. Watiti, J.