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Wheat Farmers' Seed Management and Varietal Adoption in Kenya
(CIMMYT *Egerton University *KARI, 2002)
Wheat is the second most important crop in Kenya after maize and is becoming an important source of food both for humans and livestock. Despite increasing wheat production, only 50% of domestic consumption requirements are ...
The Seed Industry for Dryland Crops in Eastern Kenya
Factors influencing adoption of stress-tolerant maize hybrid (WH 502) in western Kenya
Non-adoption of suitable maize varieties was identified as the second most important constraint responsible for low maize yields in western Kenya. In order to increase adoption of suitable varieties it is important to know ...
Determinants of fertilizer and manure use for maize production in Kiambu District, Kenya
(CIMMYT *KARI, 2001)
Farms in Kiambu District are very small owing to high population pressure and need to be intensively farmed to provide enough food for consumption and sale. Since soil nitrogen levels are low, the use of inorganic fertilizers ...
Problems and prospects of the Triticale option for Kenya
(CIMMYT; KARI, 1992)