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8 PROBLEMS FACING SUGARCANE FARMING IN KENYA

Pests e.g. termites attack setts lowering the farmer’s yield. Diseases e.g. sugarcane mosaic which causes the crop to become stunted with leaves becoming yellow. Mismanagement of some sugar factories resulting in their closure and subsequent loss of income and jobs. The inability of some factories to cope with the supply of cane from out-growers due …

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FACTORS FOR THE DEVELOPEMNT OF HONGKONG

The location of the city on a defensive site. Hong Kong is located on an island on the east of China in the south china sea off the mainland. This location made it well sheltered from any possible evasion and also made it easily defendable in the event of any attack. The presence of deep …

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Uses and dangers of sun

THE SUN The sun is the main natural source of light. Uses of the sun 1.    Sunlight gives us light. 2.    Plants use sunlight energy to make their own food. 3.    The sun is a source of vitamin D. 4.    We get solar energy from the sun. 5.    The sun is important in rain formation. …

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uses and dangers of wind

WIND Wind is moving air. Uses of   wind 1.    Wind is use to run boats. 2.    Wind   is used to run machines e.g. windmills 3.    Wind is used for winnowing. 4.    Wind dries our clothing. 5.    Wind helps in pollination 6.    Wind helps in seed dispersal Dangers of wind 1.    Strong wind blows off roofs …

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Comparison of Land Reclamation in Kenya and Netherland

Similarities In both countries, flooding was a common problem. Drainage ditches were used in both countries. Canals were used in both countries. The intention in both countries was to increase land for settlement and agriculture and control flooding. Differences Canals, dams and dykes were used to reclaim land in the Netherlands while Kenya used ditches, …

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Disdvantages of map orientation in geography fieldwork

This technique involves turning or rotating the base map or survey map extract of the area being studied until the features on the map match/tally with those on the ground .it enabling the researcher to identify local names, positions and patterns of features in the field.   The following are disadvantages of map orientation in geography …

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Disadvantages of using sampling in geography field work

sampling is the method that involves choosing /selecting part of the whole to represent the whole. the chosen portion is studied and its characteristics /views are taken to represent those of other similar features in the field. the following are disadvantages or problems of using sampling in geography fieldwork Bias in selection is common .in …

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