Potential of East African phosphate rock deposits in integrated nutrient management strategies.

@article{Jama2006PotentialOE,
  title={Potential of East African phosphate rock deposits in integrated nutrient management strategies.},
  author={Bashir Jama and Peter van Straaten},
  journal={Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias},
  year={2006},
  volume={78 4},
  pages={781-90}
}
Phosphorus deficiency affects around 80% of the acid soils of western Kenya, but fertilizer use is limited due to high prices. This paper explores the potential of local phosphate rocks (PR) as a remedy within the context on an integrated soil fertility management approach. A promising phosphate rock is Minjingu PR (MPR, Tanzania), a sedimentary/biogenic… CONTINUE READING