Kenya Agricultural Research Institute- National Agricultural Research Laboratory Kenya Soil Surveys No P13 1973 HM

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1973
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Kenya Agriculture Research Institute
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A request was received from the Project Director of the Kiambu Institute of Science and Technology to advice on the suitability of same sites for the establishment of a number of sports grounds. The running costs for ‘the above Institute', which is situated on Riara coffee farm, south of K:iambu, will be partly covered by profits from the fame Therefore in the first instance four non-coffee covered parts are under consideration by the Institute for sports grounds (see fig. 1). Only if the limitations of, these fields would prove to be too strong, or the necessary land improvement works too expensive, present coffee tree covered areas would be considered as alternatives On July 12, 1973 the sites were visited, the soil conditions studied and where necessary same infiltration measurements carried out. Same soil samples were collected for analysis in the laboratory.
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