Joint proceedings of the 27th Soil Science Society of East Africa and the 6th African Soil Science Society Conference

THEME 2: INTEGRATED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

Appropriate integrated nutrient management and field water harvesting options for maize production mitigating drought in the semi-arid southern rangelands of eastern Kenya
M. Githunguri and A. O. Esilaba
(Appropriate integrated nutrient management)

Response of maize crop to Sulphur in Ruvuma Region, Tanzania
Z.J.U. Malley1, W.N.; Mmari, A.Marandu; J. Ngailo and M.Mzimbiri
(Response of maize crop to Sulphur)

Integrating farmers evaluation with scientific methods for assessing climate change mitigation options towards sorghum productivity in Mbeere sub-County
P.N.M. Njeru, I. Maina, J. Mugwe3, M. Mucheru-Muna, D. Mugendi4, J.K. Lekasi1, S.K. Kimani1, J. Miriti1, B.J. Mugo, H. Mwangi, V.O. Oeba, A.O. Esilaba and F. Muriithi
(Integrating farmers evaluation with scientific methods)

Impact of SO7 project on adoption of soil fertility management strategies in western Kenya
E. Onyango, D. Mbakaya, M. Mudeheri, M. Odendo and N. Ambitsi
(Impact of SO7 project on adoption)

Soil fertlity improvement using crop residues and azolla for sustainable production of rice and fish in irrigated rice-fish farming system in the Lake Victoria Basin
C.K. Serrem, W.K. Nge'tich and M.K. Kemei
(Soil fertlity improvement using crop residues)

Farm stratification for targeting soil fertility management options in smallholder farms in central Kenya
A.N. Gitonga-Kathuku, S.K. Kimani1, A.O. Esilaba, J.R. Okalebo2 and C.O. Othieno
(Farm stratification for targeting soil fertility)

Performance of soybean genotypes evaluated for yield and protein content in Nakuru County, Kenya
J.N. Njoroge and P.N.M. Njeru
(Performance of soybean genotypes)

The effect of soil nutrient intensification and omission regimes on maize yield in Makueni County in semi-arid eastern Kenya during long rains
C.M. Githunguri, A.O. Esilaba, S. Zingore, C. Kibunja, E.G. Thuranira, M. Gatheru, J.A. Omakwe, E.N. Ndwiga and H. Anyanzwa
(The effect of soil nutrient intensification)

Basal fertiliser effects on the development of the rhizosphere of rainfed rice in relation with vegetative growth and yield in mid-season drought-prone environment
K.R. N'ganzoua, B. Kone', S. Fatogoma , E. Jean Baptiste, A. Yao-Kouame', K. Daouda, C. Mameri
(Basal fertiliser effects on the development)

Diagnostic 'best-bet' soil fertility management technologies for potato production in Nyandarua County, central Kenya
J.K. Lekasi, S.K. Kimani, P.N.M. Njeru, J.M. Miriti and F.M. Musembi
(Diagnostic 'best-bet' soil fertility management)

The African Soil Information Service Project on integrated soil fertility management, Kenya
A.O. Esilaba, C. Kibunja, P.T. Kamoni, A.N. Kathuku, C.N. Mugambi, G. Ashiono, V.N. Gathaara, J. Kimigo, I.S. Adolwa, C. Githunguri, M.P.O. Radiro, M. Odendo,E. Onyango, F. Ogallo, A. Chek, P.K. Kibe, T. Etyang, E. Nambiro, J.M. Kihara, J. Huising, S. Zingore and P. Okoth
(The African Soil Information Service Project)

Grain yield of selected crops at four climate analogue locations in Zimbabwe
J. Nyamangara, E.N. Masvaya, R. Tirivavi, A. Munodawafa and D. Harris
(Grain yield of selected crops at four climate)

Enhancing food production in semi-arid coastal lowlands Kenya through water harvesting technologies
M.B. Muli, R. Musila and A. Mzingirwa
(Enhancing food production in semi-arid)

Upland rice response to fertilizer in Uganda
K. C. Kaizzi, J. yalebeka, O. Semalulu, I. Alou, W. Zimwanguyizza, A. Nansamba, E. Odama2 and C.S. Wortmann
(Upland rice response to fertilizer)

The effects of application of integrated soil fertility management technologies on yields and economic benefits of maize in Kagera region, Tanzania
M.S. Merumba, I.L. Ndyetabula, J.M. Nkuba, M.M. William, L. Mukandala, B. Sayi, C.C. Mushongi and M. Shimwela
(The effects of application of integrated)

Evaluation of soils in south western Nigeria for response to single super phosphate fertilizer under screen-house conditions
M.O. Anetor, J.A.I. Omueti and K.O. Oluwasemire
(Evaluation of soils in south western Nigeria)

Adapting resource use efficient methods into integrated soil fertility management for maize production in Tabora, Tanzania
F. Bagarama, A. Majule and K. Masibuka
(Adapting resource use efficient methods)

Soil chemical properties as influenced by organic inputs and mineral fertilizer in Mbeere District, Kenya
M.W. Mucheru-Muna, F. Ngetich, D.N. Mugendi, J.N. Mugwe, B. Vanlauwe, Jan Diels and R. Merck
(Soil chemical properties as influenced)

Response of orange fleshed sweetpotato to Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi inoculation and fertilizer application in western Kenya
C.A. Kundu, N.K. Karanja, J. Jefwa, P.J. Ndolo and E. Mwangi
(Response of orange fleshed sweetpotato)

Bacterial diversity in Lake Nakuru and their potential utilization in agriculture and environment management
L. Wanjohi, L. Mwamburi, E. Too and J. Kosgei
(Bacterial diversity in Lake Nakuru)

Response of rice to different levels and sources of nitrogen in a sandy clay loam soil in Morogoro, Tanzania
M.K. Mzimbiri, S.T. Ikerra and J.R.M. Semoka
(Response of rice to different levels)

Soil properties and yam performance as influenced by poultry manure and tillage on an Alfisol in southwestern Nigeria
E. O. Adeleye
(Soil properties and yam performance)

Ameliorating Aluminium toxicity in soybean production with combinations of fertilizer materials on an alfisol in southwestern Nigeria
J.A. Oluwaseun and E.A. Akinrinde
(Ameliorating Aluminium toxicity in soybean)

Maize growth response and phosphorus availability following Busumbu phosphate rock application in a Desmodium-maize rotation system
M.N. Kifuko-Koech, B. Vanlauwe, J.R. Okalebo, C. O. Othieno and K.W. Ndungu- Magiroi
(Maize growth response and phosphorus)

Comparative effects of organic and inorganic phosphorus sources on maize yields at two acidic sites in western Kenya
P.A. Opala, J.R. Okalebo, C.O. Othieno and R.O. Nyambati
(Comparative effects of organic and inorganic)

On-station evaluation of maize genotypes for nutrient and water use efficiencies in the semi arid lands of coastal Kenya
F.N. Pole, H.M. Saha, N. Mangale, A.M. Mzingirwa and P. Munyambu
(On-station evaluation of maize genotypes)

Factors influencing the adoption of conservation agriculture as an adaptation strategy to climate change - A case study of Ngata Division, Nakuru County
B.J. Mugo, J. Nyanganga, A. Hoka and P.N.M Njeru
(Factors influencing the adoption of conservation)

Effect of enrichment and rate of cattle manure on nitrogen uptake and yield of tea
V.M. Kekana, I.M. Tabu and D. Kamau
(Effect of enrichment and rate of cattle)

Screening some promissing rice cultivars for rooting ability in low management condition
S. Oikeh, B. Kone', Y. K. Emile, S. Fatogoma, K.R.N'ganzoua, T.P. Angui, A. Yao-Kouame'
(Screening some promissing rice cultivars for rooting)

Soil fertility status, quality of available manure and its implication on soil fertility maintenance in the peri-urban areas of semi-arid eastern Kenya
J.K. Itabari, D.M.G.Njarui and P. Kathuli
(Soil fertility status, quality of available manure)

Modelling nitrogen dynamics in tea soils
K. Sitienei, D.M. Kamau, P.G. Home, J.K. Wanyoko
(Modelling nitrogen dynamics in tea soils)

Economic suitability of selected phosphorus sources on soybean yield in central highlands of Kenya
J.S. Abuli, J. N. Mugwe, M. Muchru-Muna, D. N. Mugendi
(Economic suitability of selected phosphorus)

Applicability of hand-held X-ray fluorescence analyser for rapid characterisation of soil elemental compositions
M. Nyambura, E.K. Towett, H. Nyandika, R. Chacha K.D. Shepherd and M.J. Gatari
(Applicability of hand-held X-ray fluorescence)

Utilising soil fertility replenishment measures for nutrient use efficiency in maize production in western Kenya
S.K. Alwang'a, J.R. Okalebo, M. Osundwa and K.N. Wairimu
(Utilising soil fertility replenishment measures)

Effect of selected soil amendments on growth and yield of beans in acidic Nitisol of Nyeri County, central Kenya
F.M. Kihanda and J.M. Gachingiri
(Effect of selected soil amendments on growth)

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