• Environmental Science
  • Published 2012

Soil fertility status and Striga hermonthica infestation relationship due to management practices in Western Kenya

@inproceedings{Larsson2012SoilFS,
  title={Soil fertility status and Striga hermonthica infestation relationship due to management practices in Western Kenya},
  author={Miriam Larsson},
  year={2012}
}
Striga hermonthica, a parasitic weed, has long been believed to be correlated with the declining soil fertility status. However scientists have recently come to question this statement since some recent studies have shown contradictive results. To investigate whether soil fertility status and infestation of Striga hermonthica were correlated and the impact of it were caused by farmer management, 120 farmers in Western Kenya, where Striga hermonthica infestation is prone, participated in… CONTINUE READING