KARI-NARL-KSS D71 2001 -The Soil Conditions and Productivity of Masaku Mdogo Production Unit, Kibwezi, Makueni District

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2001
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Muya E.M
Ekirapa A.E
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Ministry of Agriculture
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Following the request from the CARE International, soil survey was carried out in Masaku Mdogo Production unit with the following objectives: • To assess the suitability of the area for the envisaged crops, including mangoes, citrus, bananas, passion fruit and Asian vegetables. • To identify the production units, the soil constraints and management requirements. • To determine the properties of soil required for the design of the irrigation systems. The work started on 22/8 and ended on 29/8/08. The area covered was about 45 ha.
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