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Dynamics of agricultural use differentially affect soil properties and crop response in East African wetlands
(Springer Science, 2013)
Agricultural land use changes differen- tially affect soil fertility and crop production potential of wetlands. We studied East African wetlands with contrasting hydro-geological characteristics (high- and lowland ﬂoodplains ...
Effect of management and soil moisture regimes on wetland soils total carbon and nitrogen in Tanzania
(Geophysical Research Abstracts, 2013)
Wetland soils play an important role as storage compartments for water, carbon and nutrients. These soils implies various conditions, depending on the water regimes that affect several important microbial and physical-chemical ...
Socioeconomic Determinants of Banana Farmers’ Perception to Climate Change in Nyeri County, Kenya.
(Journal of Arts & Humanities, 2019-08-29)
Climate change is one of the key constraints to banana production globally. The extent of the climate change impacts depends largely on farmers’ awareness, perceptions and responses to climate change. This study examined ...
Influence of Vegetation Cover and Topographic Position on Water Infiltration, Organic Matter Content and Aggregate Stability of Grassland Soils in Semi-Arid Kenya
(Advances in Agricultural Science, 2019)
A study was conducted in Mpala and Ilmotiok ranches in Laikipia County, Kenya, to investigate the influence of vegetation cover and topographic position on soil organic matter, bulk density, aggregate stability and water ...