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Cover for Fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa.

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...

Author(s)
Wortmann, C. S.; Sones, K.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book
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Cover for Fertilizer use optimization: principles and approach.

This chapter discusses the principles and approach to optimize fertilizer use, which involve linear programming that aid in developing fertilizer optimization tools (FOTs) that aid farmers in their choice of crop-nutrient-rate combinations likely to be most profitable given a budget constraint....

Author(s)
Kaizzi, K. C.; Mohammed Beshir Mohammed; Nouri, M.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Optimizing fertilizer use within an integrated soil fertility management framework in Burkina Faso.

This chapter describes the general agricultural context of Burkina Faso, the characteristics of the agroecological zones, the soil types, and the main cropping. It addresses fertilizer use optimization in Burkina Faso and factors that affect profitability of fertilizer use. Computer-run and...

Author(s)
Ouattara, K.; Serme, I.; Bandaogo, A. A.; Ouedraogo, S.; Sohoro, A.; Gnankambary, Z.; Youl, S.; Yaka, P.; Pare, T.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
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Cover for Optimizing fertilizer use within an integrated soil fertility management framework in Ethiopia.

This chapter describes the general agricultural context of Ethiopia, the characteristics of seven agroecological zones, the soil types, and the main cropping. It addresses fertilizer use optimization in Ethiopia and factors that affect profitability of fertilizer use. Computer-run and paper-based...

Author(s)
Negash Demissie; Israel Bekele
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Ghana.

This chapter describes soil nutrient management, including fertilizer use in Ghana, then suggests fertilizer use and recommendations. The chapter then discusses fertilizer use integrated with other practices, then diagnose nutrient deficiencies in the region. Further, the chapter provides...

Author(s)
Tetteh, F. M.; Quansah, G. W.; Frempong, S. O.; Nurudeen, A. R.; Atakora, W. K.; Opoku, G.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Kibunja, C. N.; Ndungu-Magiroi, K. W.; Wamae, D. K.; Mwangi, T. J.; Nafuma, L.; Koech, M. N.; Ademba, J.; Kitonyo, E. M.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Mali.

This chapter describes the agricultural systems of Mali, including the agroecological zones (AEZ), and the current 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...

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.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Malawi.

This chapter describes the agricultural systems of Malawi, including the agroecological zones (AEZ), and the current 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...

Author(s)
Nalivata, P. C.; Munthali, M. W.; Makumba, W. I.; Mbewe, E.; Manase, H.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Mozambique.

This chapter describes the agricultural systems of Mozambique, 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 ...

Author(s)
Maria, R.; Americano, J.; Matusso, J.; Gundana, C.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Optimizing fertilizer use within the context of integrated soil fertility management in Niger.

This chapter describes the agricultural systems of Niger, including the agroecological zones (AEZ), and the current 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...

Author(s)
Nouri, M.; Garba, M.; Wortmann, C. S.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
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