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Tanzania Fertilizer Optimisation Tools

There are 8 Excel FOT versions – these can be accessed via the University of Nebraska-Lincoln site using the links provided.  There are also 8 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.

8 Excel FOT versions  8 paper-based FOT versions
Tanzania FOT 1 Central zone 31 Mar 2016

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Cowpea
  • Roots and tubers: Sweet potato
Tanzania FOT 1 Central zone (paper)

Financial ability 1:

  • Cereal: Rice (lowland)
  • Roots and tubers: Sweet potato

Financial ability 2:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Roots and tubers: Sweet potato

Financial ability 3:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Cowpea
  • Roots and tubers: Sweet potato
Tanzania FOT 2 Eastern zone 31 Mar 2016

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Cowpea

Roots and tuber: Cassava

 

Tanzania FOT 2 Eastern zone (paper)

Financial ability 1:

  • Cereal: Rice (lowland)
  • Roots and tubers: Cassava

Financial ability 2:

  • Cereal: Maize and rice (lowland)
  • Roots and tubers: Cassava

Financial ability 3:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Cowpea
  • Roots and tubers: Cassava
Tanzania FOT 3 Lake zone above 1300m 31 Mar 16

  • Cereal: Finger millet and maize
  • Legumes: Beans
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato and sweet potato
  • Other: Banana

Tanzania FOT 3 Lake zone above 1300 m (paper)

Financial ability 1:

  • Cereal: Maize
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato and sweet potato
  • Other: Banana

Financial ability 2-3:

  • Cereal: Finger millet and maize
  • Legumes: Beans
  • Roots and tubers: Irish potato and sweet potato
  • Other: Banana
Tanzania FOT 4 Lake Zone below 1400m 31 Mar 2016

  • Cereal: Finger millet, maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Beans
  • Roots and tubers: Sweet potato
Tanzania FOT 4 Lake zone below 1400 m (paper)

Financial ability 1:

  • Cereal: Rice (lowland)
  • Roots and tubers: Sweet potato

Financial ability 2:

  • Cereal: Maize and rice (lowland)
  • Roots and tubers: Sweet potato

Financial ability 3:

  • Cereal: Finger millet, maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Roots and tubers: Sweet potato
Tanzania FOT 5 Northern zone 31 Mar 2016

  • Cereal: Finger millet, maize, rice (lowland) and wheat
  • Legumes: Beans
Tanzania FOT 5 Northern zone (paper)

Financial ability 1:

  • Cereal: Rice (lowland)
  • Legumes: Beans

Financial ability 2:

  • Cereal: Finger millet, maize, rice (lowland) and wheat
  • Legumes: Beans

Financial ability 3:

  • Cereal: Finger millet, maize, rice (lowland) and wheat
  • Legumes: Beans and pigeonpea

Tanzania FOT 6 Southern zone 31 Mar 2016

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Cowpea and groundnut
  • Roots and tubers: Cassava
Tanzania FOT 6 Southern zone (paper)

Financial ability 1:

  • Cereal: Rice (lowland)
  • Roots and tubers: Cassava

Financial ability 2:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Roots and tubers: Cassava

Financial ability 3:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Groundnut
  • Roots and tubers: Cassava
Tanzania FOT 7 Southern Highlands zone Mar 31 2016

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) sorghum and wheat
  • Legumes: Beans
Tanzania FOT 7 Southern Highland zone (paper)

Financial ability 1:

  • Cereal: Rice (lowland) sorghum and wheat

Financial ability 2:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) sorghum and wheat

Financial ability 3:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) sorghum and wheat
  • Legumes: Beans
Tanzania FOT 8 Western zone 31 Mar 2016

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Groundnut and soybean
  • Roots and tubers: Sweet potato
Tanzania FOT 8 Western zone (paper)

Financial ability 1-2:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Soybean
  • Roots and tubers: Sweet potato

Financial ability 3:

  • Cereal: Maize, rice (lowland) and sorghum
  • Legumes: Groundnut and soybean
  • Roots and tubers: Sweet potato

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

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