Kenya Agricultural Research Institute National Potato Research Centre

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1997
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Kenya Agricultural Research Institute
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The National Potato Research Centre-Tigoni (1 0 08' S 360 40') is among the centres managed by the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute. It is situated in Limuru Division, Kiambu District at 2100 m above sea level. The centre receives about 2000 mm of rainfall annually. The long rains start in late March and end in June while the short rains start in October and end in December. Mean annual evapotranspiration is 120 mm. The soils are Humic Nitisol. The centre is in agroecological zone II.
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