Integrated soil fertility management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Explores alternatives of nutrient supply and management for high nutrient use efficiency

Abstract

This chapter establishes that fertilizer use optimization is within the framework of integrated soil fertility management with recommended fertilizer rates adjusted according to soil property information and the use of complementary practices in sub-Sahara Africa.

Citation

Nalivata, N., Kibunja, C., Mutegi, J., Tetteh, F., Tarfa, B., Dick, M.K., Ouattara, K., Cyamweshi, R.A., Nouri, M.K., Bayu, W. and Wortmann, C.S. (2017) Integrated soil fertility management in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Wortmann, C.S. and Sone, K. (eds) Fertilizer Use Optimization in Sub-Saharan Africa. CAB International, Nairobi, Kenya, 25–39.

Integrated soil fertility management in Sub-Saharan Africa

Published 1 January 2017