Investigations into the Composition and Nutritive Value of Certain Forage Plants in kenya

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1951
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Todd, J.R.
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James R T
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The Colony of Kenya presents a very wide range of climatic conditions, and therefore of associntecl systems of agricul"ture. The altitude 3. M:ngO'1 _:"rom se::, level to 17,000' at the snoVl-cl!'!d peak of" }.I01Wt E:r:)nYl1" 11,ml the rrdnl'l, 11 from almost zero in the 11'1. t'J'on Horthern Frontl er d1:-;t rict to over 100 infJhoG ner ye'1,r in p'lrts of tl::o Highlands nnd arolJnd the S11.OJ:e8 of I,ake Victoria. Fn.rming systems both Europeon nnd African mry greatly from place to place according to climatic conditions, and, in the case of African farmers, often reccording to tribal customs and beliefs.· The moot important farming lands in the Colony are in the Highlands and the work reported in this thesis mostly concerns this part of the country.
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