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Estimating water retention for major soils in the Hararghe region, Eastern Ethiopia
(University of the Free State, 2003-02)
English: Soil water retention IS a fundamental property controlling water storage and movement in the solurn. To determine the water retention characteristic curve is time consuming and expensive. Several attempts have ...
Changes in the phosphorus status of soils and the influence on maize yield
(University of the Free State, 2003-05)
The principle objective of this study was to obtain P fertilizer guidelines for large maize producing areas west of the Drakensberg mountains according to a similar approach previously used in KwaZulu-Natal based on the ...
Response of Ethiopian field pea (Pisum sativum L.) cultivars to phosophorus fertilization of Nitosols
(University of the Free State, 2003-12)
Field pea (Pisum sativum L.) is the third most important grain legume in Ethiopia where its productivity is constrained by several biotic, abiotic and socioeconomic factors. The crop is grown mainly on a wide range of ...