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Effects of fresh leaf materials of Sesbania sesban (L.) Merrill on the growth and photosynthetic pigments of nightshade (Solanum nigrum L. var. popolo) – IJAAR

Solanum nigrumMusyimi D. Mutisya, Okello S. Victor, Sikuku P. Anyango and Mutevu J. Masila

Maseno University, Department of Botany, School of Biological and Physical Sciences, P.O BOX 333, Maseno, Kenya

Key words: Carotenoids, cheaper nutrients, chlorophyll, green manure, Sesbania.

Abstract

Solanum nigrum L. is one of the African leafy vegetable consumed in Kenya. High cost of inorganic fertilizers has made it inaccessible by smallholder farmers leading to low yields. Continue reading