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preliminary evaluation of the soils of the Ukamba Agricultural Institute (UKAI) site, Kitui District

E. N. K. Mugai

preliminary evaluation of the soils of the Ukamba Agricultural Institute (UKAI) site, Kitui District

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Published by Kenya Soil Survey in [Nairobi] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Kutui (District)
    • Subjects:
    • Ukamba Agricultural Institute.,
    • Soils -- Kenya -- Kutui (District)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: leaf 7.

      Statementby E.N.K. Mugai.
      SeriesSite evaluation report ;, no. 39
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS599.5.K4 S58 no. 39
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16 leaves, [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4091100M
      LC Control Number79980158

      In most countries, farm-level information and detailed soil maps are non-existent. Orissa law considers a landowner owning less than 3 acres of land as a disabled person. In fact, sodic soils contain measurable to appreciable quantities of sodium carbonate which imparts to these soils a high pH, always more than 8. Modern agricultural methods have rendered much of the arable land infertile.

      The potential for such erosion is shown in Tables 3f and g. World map of the status of human-induced soil degradation: an explanatory note. These elements are prerequisites for life on Earth. Shokalskaya, Z. Second phase of land reforms with land ceiling acts and consolidation of holding.

      These issues have assumed greater importance in the current economic transition in rural areas. Prairie Forum 25 1 In: Proc. Radenbaugh and P. In: Danilo Godone and Silvia Stanchi.


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