Alleviating Soil Fertility Constraints to Increased Crop Production in West Africa

Alleviating Soil Fertility Constraints to Increased Crop Production in West Africa

by A. Uzo Mokwunye (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789401054218
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/05/2012
Series: Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences , #47
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
Pages: 246
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.02(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 azotés pour une augmentation de la production vivrière: L’expérience du Burkina Faso.- Utilisation efficace des engrais azotés 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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