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Nitrogen and phosphorus in African soils - what role for agroforesty?

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The article looks at the role of agroforestry in nutrient cycling and focuses on the two main nutrients that limit production, namely nitrogen and phosphorus in a small-holder production system based on maize in Africa.
    Publication year

    1996

    Authors

    Sanchez, P.; Palm, C.

    Language

    English

    Keywords

    agroforestry, cycling, maize, nitrogen, nutrients, phosphorus, trees

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