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September 5, 2017Knowledge Portal
Application of secondary nutrients and micronutrients increases crop yields in sub-Saharan Africa

This article aims to determine the productivity increase of crops and nutrient use efficiency associated with secondary nutrients and micronutrients in sub-Sahara Africa. In this region, the main focus has been on macronutrients but there is emerging though scattered evidence of crop productivity limitations by the secondary and micronutrients. »

Report stakeholder workshop micronutrient management
May 26, 2016Knowledge activity
Report stakeholder workshop micronutrient management

The report on the stakeholder workshop “Micronutrient management for improving harvests, farmers’ incomes, human nutrition, and the environment” is now available. The workshop was held on April 5, 2016, in Utrecht, the Netherlands. »

Micronutrient management for improving harvests, human nutrition, and the environment
April 6, 2016News
Micronutrient management for improving harvests, human nutrition, and the environment

Micronutrient deficiencies in soils limit crop yields and nutritional quality, which in turn negatively affect human health. Especially in sub-Saharan Africa, soils have multiple micronutrient deficiencies which makes soils non-responsive to NPK fertilization. »