KARI-NARL-KSS NO D64 1994- Detailed Soil Survey of Waitiki’s Farm (Gatundu Division, Kiambu District)

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1994
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Kenya Agricultural Research Institute
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This detailed soil survey was carried out at the request of the owner of the farm Brigadier Waitiki. The soil survey was executed from 16th-21st August, 1993 by the author and Messrs: H.N. Onyono and CN. Kariuki. The farm comprises of approximately 51/2 hectares. The purpose of the soil survey was to characterize the soils and evaluate their suitability for various uses. The farm lies in a tea growing area and at the time of the survey half of the farm was under tea plantation while the rest was either under Napier grass, grassland paddocks where cattle and sheep were grazing. Bench terraces had been constructed in few places near the homestead to prevent soil erosion.
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