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Alleviating Soil Fertility Constraints to Increased Crop Production in West Africa

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' The book will be useful for persons interested in soil science, agronomy and other related disciplines and for everyone involved in problems such food security and fair income distribution. ' Agrochimica 36:3 1992
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789401054218
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Series: Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences Series , #47
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 246
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

General papers.- Alleviating fertilizer policy constraints to increased fertilizer use and increased food production in West Africa.- Alleviating fertilizer supply constraints in West Africa.- Alleviating fertilizer technology transfer constraints.- Climatic constraints to crop production and fertilizer use.- Alleviating soil fertility constraints to food production in West Africa: Efficiency of nitrogen fertilizers applied to food crops.- Fate and efficiency of sulfur fertilizer applied to food crops in West Africa.- Overcoming soil fertility constraints to crop production in West Africa: Impact of traditional and improved cropping systems on soil fertility.- Management of fertilizer research data: General concepts.- Overcoming soil nutrient constraints to crop production in West Africa: Importance of fertilizers and priorities in soil fertility research.- Country papers.- Utilisation efficace des engrais azote's pour une augmentation de la production vivrière: L’expérience du Burkina Faso.- Utilisation efficace des engrais azote's pour une augmentation de la production vivrière: L’expérience de la Côte d’Ivoire.- Efficient fertilizer use for increased crop production: The Gambian experience.- Efficient fertilizer use for increased crop production: The Ghana experience.- Efficient fertilizer use for increased crop production: Use of phosphorus fertilizers in concretional soils of northern Ghana.- Efficient fertilizer use for increased crop production: The Liberia experience.- Efficient fertilizer use for increased crop production: The humid Nigeria experience.- Efficient fertilizer use for increased crop production: The sub-humid Nigeria experience.- Alleviating soil fertility constraints to increased crop production in West Africa: The experience in the Sahel.- Role of manures and crop residue in alleviating soil fertility constraints to crop production: With special reference to the Sahelian and Sudanian zones of West Africa.- Utilisation efficace des engrais pour accroître la production végétale: Efficience de l’urée apportée sur maïs (Senegal).- Efficient fertilizer use for increased crop production: The IFDC- Africa experience in Togo.

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