Ministry of Agriculture- National Agricultural Research Laboratories-Kenya Soil Survey Annual Report 1983

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1983
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Ministry of Agriculture
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During the year approximately 200,000 hectares were surveyed in the Bondo (Siaya and South Nyanza Districts), Transmara-Kehancha area (Narok and South Nyanza Districts) and Malindi (Kilifi district) areas at reconnaissance level, While 8,616 hectares were surveyed in Evurore Catchment (Embu District) and Marimanti Research Station (Meru District) at semi detailed level. At detailed level, about 970 hectares were covered in Kibuni Farm (Nyandarua District), Marimba Government Farm (Meru District), Perkerra Research Station (Baringo District), Riara Ridge (Kiambu District) and Chemeron Irrigation Scheme (Baringo District). Preliminary surveys. (Site evaluations) covering approximately 76,300 hectares were completed in the Lake Kenyatta Settlement Scheme (Lamu District), Magarini Land Settlement Scheme (Kilifi•District), Kiangwachi Irrigation Scheme (Kirinyaga District), Kiamariga, New Mutaro Farm and Lari-Wendani area (Laikipia and Nakuru Districts), Nakwamoru area (Turkana District), Amaya, Chemeron, Eldume and Loiminang 'areas (Baringo District) and Machanga Soil Conservation Station (Embu District).
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