Mr. Benard Fungo

Benard Fungo

 
Name: Mr. Benard Fungo
Job Title: Research Officer (Soil Science) Agroforestry Research Program
Qualifications: MSc. Soil and Water Science (University of Florida, USA)
BSc. Forestry (Makerere University, Uganda)
Expertise:  Soil Fertility Management, Nutrient Cycling, Carbon Sequestration, Soil-Atmosphere Greenhouse gas emissions
Research Interests  Soil Carbon management; Climate-Smart Agriculture; Nutrient management in Integrated small-holder faming systems; Innovation Systems Approaches

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Selected Publications:

 1.    Fungo B, Lehmann J, Kalbitz K, Thiongo M, Okeyo I, Tenywa M, and Neufeldt H., 2017. Aggregate size distribution in a biochar-amended tropical Ultisol under conventional hand-hoe tillage. Soil & Tillage Research 165 190–197

 
2.    Fungo, B., Guerena, D., Thiongo, M., Lehmann, J., Neufeldt, H., & Kalbiz K. (2014). N2O and CH4 emission from soil amended with steam-activated biochar. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science, 177(1), 34–38.

3.    Fungo B. Kabanyoro R., Mugisa I. and Kabiri S., 2013. Narrowing the yield gap of rice through soil fertility management in the Lake Victoria Crescent Agro-ecological Zone, Uganda. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8(23): 2988-2999


4.    Fungo B., Grunwald S., Tenywa M. M. Vanlauwe B. and Nkedi-Kizza P., 2011. Lunnyu soils in the Lake Victoria basin of Uganda: Link to toposequence and soil type. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology 5(1): 15-24


5.    Fungo B., Tenywa M., Majaliwa J., Kuule M. and Kamugisha R. 2011, Use of Soil Conservation Practices in the Southwestern Highlands of Uganda. Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management 3(9): 250-259

6.    Fungo B., Grunwald S., Tenywa M. M. and Nkedi-Kizza P., 2010. Field-Level Variability of Lunnyu-affected soils in Masaka, central Uganda. Research Journal of Soil and Water management (3-4): 68-75

7.    Fungo B., 2010. GIS-Based soil suitability assessment for establishment of clonal Eucalyptus in Bushenyi district, western Uganda Research. Journal of Applied Sciences 5(6): 466-470

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