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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 ...
A Literature Review of Role of Obesity in Adult Health with Reference to Africa
(African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2013)
Although obesity is a global epidemic that affects every socio-economic class, little is available in the literature on the status of the syndrome in Africa. This literature review was therefore written in order to highlight ...
Biocontrol of Fusarium root rot in beans by antagonistic Trichoderma fungi
(International Journal of AgriScience, 2013-07)
Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) is one of the most important economic crop which is attacked by serious diseases such as Fusarium root rot. In this study, the efficacy of Trichoderma viride and T. koningii were evaluated ...
Sorghum [sorghum bicolor (l.) Moench] seed quality as affected by variety, harvesting stage and fertilizer application in Bomet county of Kenya
(African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2013-09)
A set of laboratory experiments were conducted to evaluate the physiological quality of Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench seeds subjected to different field cultural management practices. The main aim of this study was to ...