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Soil and water conservation in Kenya : proceedings of a second national workshop, Nairobi, March 10-13, 1982

Author: D B Thomas; W M Senga; University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies.
Publisher: Nairobi : Institute for Development Studies and Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, 1983.
Series: Occasional paper (University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies), no. 42.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Soil and water conservation in Kenya.
Nairobi : Institute for Development Studies and Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, 1983
(OCoLC)988271175
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D B Thomas; W M Senga; University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies.
OCLC Number: 10911695
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: xvi, 451 pages : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm.
Contents: Rainfall erosivity in Kenya : some preliminary conclusions / K.M Rowntree (19 p.). --
The magnitude and sources of soil erosion in some humid and semiarid parts of Kenya and the significance of soil loss tolerance values in soil conservation in Kenya / R.G Barber (27 p.). --
Erosion monitoring programme of the National Environmental Secretariat / L.A Lewis (3 p.). --
The design and installation of runoff plot equipment for the National Dryland Research Station, Katumani, Machakos / L.G Ulsaker (15 p.). --
Field experiments on soil erosion in Amboseli, Kajiado District / B Aubry (14 p.). --
The role of soil surveys and land evaluation in assessing soil erosion hazard / F.N Muchena (8 p.). A preliminary report on an evaluation and detailed mapping of the erosion susceptibility at Kaloleni, Kilifi District / C.K.K Gachene (18 p.). --
A reconnaissance survey of erosion processes in Machakos District, Kenya / L.M Reid (18 p.). --
Application of low level aerial survey to studies of soil erosion / M Norton-Griffiths (28 p.). --
LANDSAT data for resource analysis / B.N Haack (10 p.). --
A case study of the application of LANDSAT data for soil and vegetation analysis in the Rift Valley west of Nairobi / Luka Antoya Isavwa (13 p.). --
Use of microcatchments for tree planting in soil conservation for semi-arid areas / Edward G.C Barrow (9 p.). The effect of plant residues on water holding capacity of the soil in no tillage systems / Ratemo W Michieka (5 p.). --
The role of agroforestry in soil and water conservation / Amare Getahun (12 p.). --
Effects of forest management practises on soil and water conservation in Kenya forests / P.K.A Konuche (10 p.). --
The problems of soil erosion and fertility maintenance in the tropics / Samuel K Mutiso (10 p.). --
Zero/minimum tillage in the tropics : some comments and suggestions / P.A Huxley (25 p.). --
Conservation tillage in semiarid areas of Kenya / Gichuki Muchiri (25 p.). --
Soil and water conservation extension : the Kenya experience / S.N.J Njoroge (11 p.). The role of the Permanent Presidential Commission of Soil Conservation and Afforestation in promoting soil and water conservation / George K Mburathi (9 p.). --
Strategies and contraints of planning soil and water management programmes on the catchment basis in western Kenya / P.A.M Misiko (12 p.). --
Practical farmers' training in conservation / Michael A Zobisch (7 p.). --
Information for soil and water conservation / Mutuku Nzioki (7 p.). --
An integrated approach to land development and soil conservation in agricultural settlement projects : the Magarini experience / C.M Adamson (15 p.). --
The counter-contour system of soil and water conservation and land drainage / J Nightingale (6 p.). --
The potential of run-off harvesting for crop production and range rehabilitation in semi-arid Baringo / P.D Smith (19 p.). --
Integral filter systems for reservoirs of small earth dams / Volkhard W Werner (11 p.). --
Athi River sediment yields and significance for water resources developments / A.S Wain (18 p.). --
Water conservation activities in arid and semi-arid zones of Kenya / M Trojanov (13 p.). --
Evaluation and economic appraisal of soil conservation in a pilot area : summarised report / Lars Hedfors (6 p.). --
The design of artificial waterways for densely settled areas of steep land / D.B Thomas (16 p.).
Series Title: Occasional paper (University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies), no. 42.
Responsibility: edited by D.B. Thomas and W.M. Senga.

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