African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6862

Full Length Research Paper

The effect of multi-component fertilizer and lime application on yield of common bean in Western Kenya

Shadrack C. Kipngetich
  • Shadrack C. Kipngetich
  • Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Faculty of Agriculture, Egerton University, P. O. Box 536 - 20115 Egerton, Kenya.
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Samuel M. Mwonga
  • Samuel M. Mwonga
  • Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Faculty of Agriculture, Egerton University, P. O. Box 536 - 20115 Egerton, Kenya.
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John O. Ojiem
  • John O. Ojiem
  • Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization, Kibos Centre, P. O. Box 1490 – 40100 Kisumu, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 15 September 2020
  •  Accepted: 26 November 2020
  •  Published: 31 January 2021

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