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Kenya Crops and Fertilizer App for Android

Developer's Description

Welcome to Kenya and Fertilizer Map Application

This app will enable you to identify the right crop for the right place. It gives information on Agroecological zones, average seasonal rainfall, crop varieties and types, general soil information, predicted soil pH and soil nutrient necessary for crop growth. It is based on Farm Management Handbook of Kenya

How to Use

If you want to know the right crop for a particular geographic location, then you can input place on the search bar or tap on the map or if you have GPS enabled on your phone, then you can tap on the My Place blue icon at the bottom right corner.

Data

Maps and Crop Database was provided by Dr. Mike Teucher of Trier University Biogeography Department

Soil pH and nutrients retrieved from ISRIC - World Soil Information

References and Citations

JAETZOLD, R., HORNETZ, B., SHISANYA, C.A. & SCHMIDT, H. (Eds., 2005- 2012): Farm Management Handbook of Kenya.- Vol. I-IV (Western, Central, Eastern, Nyanza, Southern Rift Valley, Northern Rift Valley, Coast), Nairobi

Hengl, T., Leenaars, J.G.B., Shepherd, K.D. et al. Soil nutrient maps of Sub-Saharan Africa: assessment of soil nutrient content at 250 m spatial resolution using machine learning .Nutr Cycl Agroecosyst (2017) 109: 77. Paper Link

Hengl T, Mendes de Jesus J, Heuvelink GBM, Ruiperez Gonzalez M, Kilibarda M, et al. (2017) SoilGrids250m: Global gridded soil information based on machine learning. PLOS ONE 12(2): e0169748. Paper Link

Other Resources

Crop pictures used in the app have been download from Wikipedia Creative Commons

Icons used have been made by Roundicons Licensed under CC 3.0 BY

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1.8.1

General

Release November 2, 2019
Date Added November 2, 2019
Version 1.8.1

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements Requires Android 4.0 and up

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