Global Maize in Africa; Muguga, Kenya

IPNI-2011-KEN-GM46

The study was initiated in Muguga, Central Kenya in 2012 as part of the Global Maize network of trials to identify site-specific nutrient management practices for sustainable intensification of maize production. The overall objective is to evaluate opportunities for Agroecological Intensification (AEI) as a means to improve maize yields at a faster rate than farmer practice, while minimizing adverse environmental effects. Mugaga is in a high potential maize production zone (avg. Read more


Year of initiation:2011
Year of completion:2016
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Interpretive Summary

2015

The study was initiated in Muguga, Central Kenya in 2012 as part of the Global Maize network of trials to identify site-specific nutrient management practices for sustainable intensification of maize production. The overall objective is to evaluate opportunities for Agroecological Intensification (AEI) as a means to improve maize yields at a faster rate than farmer practice, while minimizing adverse environmental effects. Mugaga is in a high potential maize production zone (avg.



Project Leader

Anthony Esilaba, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization


Project Cooperators

None


IPNI Staff

S. Zingore


Location

Africa \ Eastern Africa \ KEN \ Muguga


Topics

global maize project

maize

Nitrogen (N)