Africa / Crops / Fertilizer / Ghana / HUMIDTROPICS / IITA / Intensification / Maize / NRM / Research / Soils / West Africa

Sustainable use of nitrogen fertilizer for intensive maize production in northern Ghana

Maize is an important cereal crop in Ghana, especially in the northern part where it is replacing sorghum and millet. High yielding, drought and Striga tolerant varieties have recently been released.

Their fertilizer nitrogen requirement to maximize grain yield on farmers’ fields is not known.

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