Ministry of Agriculture- National Agricultural Research Laboratories-Kenya Soil Survey Annual Report 1977

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1977
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Ministry of Agriculture
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130,000 ha were surveyed in Makueni (Machakos District) at Reconnaissance level. Site evaluation surveys covering a total of 179, 120ha was completed in Kinangop area (Nyandarua District), Kimalewa (Bungoma District), Kiteta location (Machakos District), Ischiara and Rupmgazi area, and Kabete Veterinary Laboratories. At detailed sQ1'vey level, 396 ha were covered in Wema and Hewani (Tana River District) Kimana (Kajiado District) and Seeds Testing Station, Lanet (Nakuru District). Mapping at exploratory level was continued (see annual report of 1976). At the close of the year four additional soil map sheets were completed. These covered the south eastern, the north western, the central and the south western parts of the country. The reports of all the completed surveys can be obtained from the offices of the Kenya Soil Survey.
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