Tag Archive | Cattle manure

Evaluation of the combined use of organic and inorganic fertilizers on bulb onion (Allium cepa L.) yields in West Ugenya Sub-County, Kenya | IJAAR

IJAAR Allium cepa 11,04,2019By: Benedict Mbindah


Low yields due to declining soil fertility continue to be a major constraint to onion production in Kenya, necessitating imports to meet market demand. A field experiment was carried out for two seasons in West Ugenya Sub-County during the 2015 and 2016 short and long rains seasons, respectively to evaluate the effect of combining organic and inorganic fertilizers on the soil nutrient status, growing period and yield of bulb onion (Allium cepa L.). Continue reading


Restoration of soil fertility by using organic and mineral amendments: the case of the urban perimeter of Franceville (Gabon) – IJAAR

A. cruentus,Maurice Ognalaga, Pherla Ichida Oyanadigui Odjogui, Alain Ondo Azi, Jacques Ndzoutsi

Agrobiology Research Unit, University of Sciences and Technology, Franceville, Gabon

Key words: A. cruentus, Growth parameters, C. odorata, Cattle manure, Pig manure.


A study on the response of Amaranthus cruentus seedlings to four amendments was carried out at the urban perimeter of the “Institut Gabonais d’Appui au Dévelopment” in Franceville. The applied doses were 300 kg/ha for NPK, 60 t/ha for Continue reading