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Ethiopia Fertilizer Optimisation Tools

There are 13 Excel FOT versions – these can be accessed via the University of Nebraska-Lincoln site using the links provided.  There are also 11 paper- based FOT versions. Paper-based version are usually one-side of A4 and are based on scenarios around common crops and different financial abilities. The dates refer to the latest updates.

13 Excel FOT versions 11 paper-based FOT versions
 1 Cold to very cold sub-afro Alpine (above 2500 meters)

  • Cereal: Barley and wheat
  • Legumes: Faba bean
2  Hot to warm moist lowlands 9S degrees

  • Cereal: Maize, rice – lowland, sorghum and teff
  • Legumes: Beans and soybean
3  Hot to warm sub-humid and drier lowlands (below 1,000 meters)

  • Cereal: Maize, rice, sorghum and teff
4  Hot to warm sub-moist and drier lowlands (between1,000-1,800 meters)

  • Cereal: Finger millet, maize, rice, sorghum and teff
  • Legumes: Soybean
5  Tepid to cold humid mid high lands (between 1,700-2,200 meters)

  • Cereal: Barley, Maize, sorghum, and teff
  • Legumes: Faba bean
6  Tepid to cold humid mid highlands (between 2,000-2,700 meters)

  • Cereal: Barley, maize and wheat
  • Legumes: Faba bean
7  Tepid to cold moist mid high lands (between 1,700-2200 meters)

  • Cereal: Maize, rice, teff, and sorghum
  • Legumes: Beans and faba bean
8  Tepid to cold moist mid highlands (between 2,000-2,700 meters)

  • Cereal: Barley, maize, teff and wheat
  • Legumes: Faba bean
9  Tepid to cold sub-humid mid- highlands (between 2,000-2,700 meters)

  • Cereal: Barley and wheat
  • Legumes: Faba bean
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
10 Tepid to cold sub-humid mid-highlands (between1,700-2,200 meters) 

  • Cereal: Maize, sorghum and teff
11  Tepid to cold sub-moist mid highlands (between 1,700-2,200 meters)

  • Cereal: Maize sorghum and teff
  • Legumes: Bean and faba bean
12 Tepid to cold sub-moist mid highlands (between 2,000-2,700 meters

  • Cereal: Barley, maize, teff and wheat
  • Legumes: Faba bean
13 Hot to warm moist lowlands 9N degrees

  • Cereal: Maize, rice – lowland, sorghum and teff
  • Legumes: Beans and soybean

 

Languages:
English
Target Audience:
Agro-dealers, Extensionists, Farmers, Large-scale farmer, Smallholder farmers, Students, Technical College, University
Partners:
Africa Soil Health Consortium, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR)), University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Format:
Decision support tools
Cropping Stages:
Growing, Planning and land preparation, Planting
Countries:
Ethiopia

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