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  1. Nitrogen-Fixing Trees in Agroforestry Systems: Myths and Realities

    Nitrogen-Fixing Trees in Agroforestry Systems: Myths and Realities

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    The need to increase crop production on sustainable basis is crucial in the tropics because of poor soil fertility as characterised by low nitrogen and phosphorus status. Agroforestry entails inclusion of woody perennials (trees and shrubs) in a diversified and...
  2. Genetic diversity of endangered sandalwood (<em>Osyris lanceolata</em>) populations in Kenya using ISSR molecular markers

    Genetic diversity of endangered sandalwood (<em>Osyris lanceolata</em>) populations in Kenya using ISSR molecular markers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    Osyris lanceolata is an evergreen, drought tolerant tropical African tree species belonging to the family Santalaceae. It is endangered, owing to overexploitation for its essential oil used in cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. The study aimed at determining: (1) the genetic...