Role of native shrubs of the Sahel in mitigating water and nutrient stresses of agricultural crops

Teamrat A Ghezzehei1, Roger Bayala2, Nathaniel Alexander Bogie3, Ibrahima Diedhiou2 and Richard Dick4, (1)University of California Merced, Merced, CA, United States, (2)École Nationale Superieur d'Agriculture, University of Thiès, Thiès, Senegal, (3)San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, United States, (4)The Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Columbus, OH, United States