Agronomic use efficiency of N fertilizer in maize-based systems in sub-Saharan Africa within the context of integrated soil fertility management

@article{Vanlauwe2010AgronomicUE,
  title={Agronomic use efficiency of N fertilizer in maize-based systems in sub-Saharan Africa within the context of integrated soil fertility management},
  author={Bernard Vanlauwe and Job Kihara and Pauline Chivenge and Pieter Pypers and Ric Coe and Johan Six},
  journal={Plant and Soil},
  year={2010},
  volume={339},
  pages={35-50}
}
Traditionally, crop production in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) depends primarily on mining soil nutrients. Integrated Soil Fertility Management (ISFM) is an approach for intensifying agriculture in SSA that aims at maximizing the agronomic efficiency (AE) of applied nutrient inputs. ISFM contains the following essential components: proper fertilizer management, use of improved varieties, the combined application of organic inputs and fertilizer, and adaptation of input application rates to within… CONTINUE READING
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