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- Roy Black, et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Food policy 2013 v.41 pp. 39-52
- corn; farmers; fertilizer rates; mineral fertilizers; nitrogen; profitability; research planning; surveys; Kenya
- ... It is widely perceived that African farmers are under-utilizing inorganic fertilizer. However, very little long-term evidence from farmers’ fields, accounting for variations in agro-ecological conditions, has been assembled to back this claim or determine the conditions under which it is true. Using five waves of nationwide household survey data from Kenya covering 13years, we estimate the relativ ...
- H. Tewolde; N. Buehring; A. Adeli; K. R. Sistani; D. E. Rowe; R. G. Pratt
- Agronomy journal 2009 v.101 no.3 pp. 626-634
- Gossypium hirsutum; cotton; fiber crops; Zea mays; corn; grain crops; crop rotation; organic fertilizers; crop yield; continuous cropping; cropping sequence; fertilizer rates; urea ammonium nitrate; soil texture; mineral fertilizers; poultry manure; Mississippi
- ... Poultry litter may benefit continuous cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) production in the heavier Midsouth soils in the same way as crop rotation. The objective of this research was to determine the effectiveness of poultry litter in maintaining yield of continuous cotton compared with cotton-corn (Zea mays L.) rotation in the Black Belt Prairie clay soils of Mississippi. The research was conducted ...