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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 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 An economic evaluation of alternative soil management technologies.

Using a three-pronged approach, this chapter evaluates alternative soil management techniques that were tested in Madiama (Mali). First, it takes account of the outcomes of on-farm trials. Second, it relates them to the output of biosystems modelling. Third, it provides an assessment of the...

Author(s)
Wyeth, P.; Traoré, B.; Badini, O.; Touré, M. S. M.; Brewster, C.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851999487)
Type
Book chapter