Exploring Farmers’ Indigenous Knowledge of Soil Quality and Fertility Management Practices in Selected Farming Communities of the Guinea Savannah Agro-Ecological Zone of Ghana

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Omari, Richard; Sonoko Bellingrath-Kimura, Dorothea; Sarkodee-Addo, Elsie; Oikawa, Yosei; Fujii, Yoshiharu;
(2018)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Sustainability (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su10041034, doi: 10.18452/20446
  • Subject: TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | fertilization | Ghana | Ferric Acrisol/Ferric Lixisol | TJ807-830 | 333.7 Natürliche Resourcen, Energie und Umwelt | GE1-350 | soil health indicator | farmer | 690 Hausbau, Bauhandwerk | Environmental sciences | Guinea savannah ecological zone | soil health | indigenous knowledge | Environmental effects of industries and plants
    • ddc: ddc:690 | ddc:333
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages

Efforts to improve soil productive capacity aimed at boosting crop production in the Northern Ghana has primarily focused on field-based experiments with little documentation on farmer practice and local indigenous knowledge of soil management. A sample group of 114 far... View more
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