Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Authored by:
Cox, Cindy; Koo, Jawoo
Edited by: 
Sebastian, Kate
Publisher: 
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Publication Date: 
2014
Book Title: 
Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa
Page Range: 
40-41
ISBN: 
978-0-89629-846-0
DOI: 
http://dx.doi.org/10.2499/9780896298460
Publication Place: 
Washington DC

Abstract

Years of weathering have leached nutrients away from many soils in the cropped areas of Africa south of the Sahara (SSA). The resulting highly acidic soils (< 5.5 pH) are vulnerable to aluminum toxicity, an issue across much of Africa.

Citation

Cox, Cindy; Koo, Jawoo (2014) "Soil Fertility," Atlas of African Agriculture Research & Development: Revealing Agriculture's Place in Africa, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Additional Attributes

Primary Contact: Cindy Cox
Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Keywords: Africa, Maps, Soil Fertility, Soils