Dr. Eklou Attiogbevi-Somado

Country of current residence

Ivory Coast

Current position

Postdoctoral fellow

Current institute employer

Africa Rice Center

Website current institute



Agricultural Engineer


Somado, E.A. and K. L. Sahrawat.  2007.  Biomass and nitrogen accumulation by green manure legumes as affected by phosphate rock in submerged soils.  Af. J. Agric. Research, 2(6) .
Somado, E.A., K. L. Sahrawat and R. F. Kühne.  2007.  Application of low phosphorus containing legume residues reduces extractable phosphorus in a tropical Ultisol.  J. Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 170 (2) .


Somado, E. A. and R. F. Kühne.  2006.  An Appraisal of the 15N-isotope dilution and delta 15N natural abundance methods for quantifying nitrogen fixation by flood-tolerant green manure legumes.  Af. J. Biotechnology, 5 (12) : 1210-1214 .
Somado, E.A., K. L. Sahrawat, R. F. Kühne.  2006.  Rock phosphate-P enhances biomass and nitrogen accumulation by legumes in upland crop production systems in humid West Africa.  Biology and Fertility of Soils, 43 : 124-130 .


Somado, E.A., M. Becker, R. Kühne, K. L. Sahrawat and P.L.G. Vlek.  2003.  Combined effects of legumes with rock phosphorus on rice in West Africa.  Agronomy Journal, 95 (5) : 1172-1178 .


Somado, E.A., M. Becker, R. Kühne, K. L. Sahrawat, P.L.G. Vlek.  2002.  Improving rock-P solubility and uptake and yields of lowland rice grown on acidic soil amended with legume green manure.  In: B. Vanlauwe, J. Diels, N. Sanginga and R. Merckx (eds.): Integrated Plant Nutrient Management in sub-Saharan Africa: from concepts to practice. CAB International, Wallingford, Oxon.  Chapter 19, 251-263. 


Attiogbevi-Somado, E.  2000.  The use of phosphate rock in a rice-legume rotation system on acid soil in the humd forest zone of West Africa.  Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Göttingen.  Göttinger Beiträge zur Land- und Forstwirtschaft in den Tropentropen No. 138 ISBN: 3-88452-399-6  Further Information

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ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management