Farm nitrogen flows of four farmer field schools in Kenya

@article{Beek2008FarmNF,
  title={Farm nitrogen flows of four farmer field schools in Kenya},
  author={Christy L. van Beek and Davies D. Onduro and Louis N. Gachimbi and A. G. de Jager},
  journal={Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems},
  year={2008},
  volume={83},
  pages={63-72}
}
Re-use of nutrients within farming systems contributes to sustainable food production in nutrient limited production systems. Re-use is established when nutrients pass through several farm compartments before they leave the farm via marketable products. In this paper re-use of nitrogen is examined as an indicator for sustainable soil fertility management. Re-use (RU, kg farm−1) was defined as the amount of nitrogen that was translocated within one farm divided by the sum of transitions between… CONTINUE READING

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