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Record number 304203
Title Technologies for restoring soil fertility
Author(s) Bationo, A.; Rhodes, E.; Smaling, E.M.A.; Visker, C.
Source In: Restoring and maintaining the productivity of West African soils: key to sustainable development / Mokwunye, A.U., de Jager, A., Smaling, E.M.A., - p. 61 - 82.
Department(s) Winand Staring Centre for Integrated Land, Soil and Water Research
Publication type Chapter in scientific book
Publication year 1996
Abstract There are many technologies available that can improve soil fertility, including mineral and organic fertilizers, use of rock phosphates, diversification of land use (trees, green manuring, improved fallow), and soil conservation. However, too few farmers in West Africa use these for various reasons. A plea is made for bringing the technologies together under integrated nutrient management, which should be the package that best serves farmers' capital and labour availability, and their social interest.
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