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Kenya Fertilizer Optimisation Tool

There are 12 Excel FOT versions – these can be accessed via the University of Nebraska-Lincoln site using the links provided.  There are also 14 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.

Kenya FOT leaflet

 

8 Excel FOT versions  8 paper-based FOT versions
Kenya FOT 1 Western above 1,400 m (Excel)

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and wheat
  • Legumes: Climbing bean
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato and sweet potato
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean
Kenya FOT 1 Western above 1440 m (paper) 5 Apr 2106

Financial ability 1:

  • Cereal: Maize
  • Legumes: Climbing bean
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato and sweet potato
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean

Financial ability 2-3:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and wheat
  • Legumes: Climbing bean
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato and sweet potato
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean
Kenya FOT 2 Western below 1,600 m (Excel)

  • Cereal: Finger millet, maize and sorghum
  • Legumes: Beans and groundnut
Kenya FOT 2 Western below1,6000 m paper FOT 5 Apr 2016

Financial ability 1-3:

  • Cereal: Finger millet, maize and sorghum
  • Legumes: Beans(mono-crop) and greengram
Kenya FOT 3 Central (Excel)

  • Cereal: Maize, maize-beans, rice (lowland) and wheat
  • Legumes: Beans and maize-beans
Kenya FOT 3 Central (paper) 5 Apr 2016

Financial ability 1:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and wheat
  • Intercrop: Maize-beans

Financial ability 2-3:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and wheat
  • Legumes: Beans
  • Intercrop: Maize-beans
Kenya FOT 4 Coastal (Excel) 

  • Cereal: Finger millet, maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Cowpea
  • Roots and tubers: Cassava
Kenya FOT 4 Coastal (paper) 5 Apr 2016

Financial ability 1-3:

  • Cereal: Finger millet, maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Cowpea
  • Roots and tubers: Cassava
Kenya FOT 5 Eastern more than 1,200 m (Excel) 

  • Cereal: Maize and rice (lowland)
  • Legumes: Bean
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean
  • Other: Banana
Kenya FOT 5 Eastern more than 1200 m (paper) 5 Apr 2016

Financial ability 1:

  • Cereal: Maize and rice (lowland)
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
  • Other: Banana

Financial ability 2-3:

  • Cereal: Maize and rice(lowland)
  • Legumes: Bean
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean
  • Other: Banana
Kenya FOT 6 Eastern less than 1,200 m (Excel) 

  • Cereal: Maize and sorghum
  • Legumes: Beans
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato

Kenya FOT 6 Eastern less than 1,200 m (paper) 5 Apr 2016

Financial ability 1:

  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato

Financial ability 2:

  • Cereal: Maize
  • Legumes: Beans
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato

Financial ability 3:

  • Cereal: Maize and sorghum
  • Legumes: Beans
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
Kenya FOT 7 Rift Valley less than 2,000 m (Excel)

  • Cereal: Maize-bean, maize and wheat
  • Legumes: Beans, maize-bean and greengram
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
Kenya FOT 7 Rift Valley less than 2,000 (paper) 5 Apr 2016

Financial ability 1:

  • Cereal: Maize
  • Legumes: Greengram
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato

Financial ability 2-3:

  • Cereal: Maize and wheat
  • Legumes: Beans and green gram
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
Kenya FOT 8 Rift Valley more than 2,100m 

  • Cereal: Maize and wheat
  • Legumes: Bean, greengram, maize-bean and
  • soybean
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean
Kenya FOT 8 Rift Valley more than 2,100 m 5 Apr 2016

Financial ability 1-3:

  • Cereal: Maize and wheat
  • Legumes: Beans and greengram 
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean
Kenya Rift Valley above 2000m CAN Jan 17

  • Cereal: Maize and wheat
  • Legumes: Bean & greengram,
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean
Kenya Western upper paper FOT_23 Nov DAP CAN 2106

  • Cereal: Lowland rice
  • Legumes: Climbing
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato & sweetpotato
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean

 

Kenya Rift Valley below 2300 Jan 17

  • Cereal: Maize and wheat
  • Legumes: Bean & soybean
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
  • Other: Banana
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean
 Kenya Rift Valley below 2300 Urea DAP Jan 17

  • Cereal: Maize and wheat
  • Legumes: Bean & soybean
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato
  • Other: Banana
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean
Kenya Western above  1400 CAN Jan 17

  • Cereal: Finger miller & maize
  • Legumes: Climbing bean
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato, sweetpotato
  • Other: Banana
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean

 

 

Kenya Western above  1400 UreaDAP Jan 17

  • Cereal: Finger miller & maize
  • Legumes: Climbing bean
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato, sweetpotato
  • Other: Banana
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean
Kenya Western below 1600 CAN Jan 17

  • Cereal: Lowland rice, maize & sorghum
  • Legumes: Common bean & groundnut
  • Other: Banana
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean

 

 

 

Kenya Western below 1600 UreaDAP Jan 17

  • Cereal: Lowland rice, maize & sorghum
  • Legumes: Common bean & groundnut
  • Other: Banana
  • Intercrop: Maize-bean

 

Languages:
English
Target Audience:
Agro-dealers, Extensionists, Farmers, Large-scale farmer, Smallholder farmers, Students, Technical College, University
Partners:
Africa Soil Health Consortium, KALRO, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Format:
Decision support tools
Cropping Stages:
Growing/field management, Planning and land preparation, Planting
Countries:
East Africa, Kenya

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