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Table 3 Economic benefits of combining stone rows or grass strips with compost-N or urea-N at Saria

From: Climate-smart soil water and nutrient management options in semiarid West Africa: a review of evidence and analysis of stone bunds and zaï techniques

  2001 2002
  TSRU TGSU TSRC TGSC TSRU TGSU TSRC TGSC
Minimum yield for N inputs (kg ha-1) 195 195 271 271 195 195 271 271
Minimum yield for SWC measures (kg ha-1) 345 187 345 187 345 187 345 187
Minimum yield for SWC + N input (kg ha-1) 540 382 615 457 540 382 615 457
Excess yield (kg ha-1) 158 54 821 782 -193 -135 987 915
Economic benefit (FCFA ha-1) 22,120 7,560 114,940 109,480 -27,020 -18,900 138,180 128,100
  1. T SRC stone rows + compost-N T GSC grass strips + compost-N, T SRU stone rows + urea-N, T GSU grass strips + urea-N. Table adapted from Zougmoré et al. [24].