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The influence of organic matter in combination with mineral fertilizers on crop yields and soil properties on a savanna soil in Ghana under continuous cropping

By: Kwakye, P.K.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: 1988ISSN: No (Revista en electrónico).Subject(s): Arachis hypogaea | Fertilizer application | Fertilizers | Ghana | Intercropping | Millets | Npk fertilizers | Sorghum | Soil fertility AGROVOC | Yields AGROVOC In: International Journal of Tropical Agriculture v. 6, no. 1-2, p. 57-67609885Summary: In field trials in 1973 83 the influence of N, P and K fertilizer, manuring and their combinations on yields and soil properties on a savanna soil in Ghana continuously cropped to Pennisetum typhoides [americanum] intercropped with sorghum and rotated with groundnuts for 7 seasons (1977 83) was evaluated. 90 kgN/ha or 10 t manure (or dung)/ha often significantly increased the grain yields of early millet and sorghum. The residual effect of manuring consistently increased yield of groundnuts, but the application of 20 kg N/ha gave no significant yield increase. There were significant responses of all the crops toP fertilization. Significant K effect wasCollection: Reprints Collection
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In field trials in 1973 83 the influence of N, P and K fertilizer, manuring and their combinations on yields and soil properties on a savanna soil in Ghana continuously cropped to Pennisetum typhoides [americanum] intercropped with sorghum and rotated with groundnuts for 7 seasons (1977 83) was evaluated. 90 kgN/ha or 10 t manure (or dung)/ha often significantly increased the grain yields of early millet and sorghum. The residual effect of manuring consistently increased yield of groundnuts, but the application of 20 kg N/ha gave no significant yield increase. There were significant responses of all the crops toP fertilization. Significant K effect was

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