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Effect of a cowpea intercrop on maize yield and nutrient use efficiency in the coastal lowlands and semi-arid parts of Kenya
To establish maize yield responses to N and P fertilizer and to manure, cowpeas were intercropped with maize in the drier zones of Kenya. The experiments were conducted over five seasons at six trial sites, in the coastal ...
A Study of Relative Permeability for Steam-Water Flow in Porous Media
We report on continuing experimental and numerical efforts to obtain steam-water relative permeability functions and to assess effect of heat transfer and phase change. To achieve these, two sets of steady state flow ...
The Potential of Tohono O'odham Z16 Maize as a New Breeding Germplasm for semi-Arid Areas of South East Kenya
The major objective of this study was to evaluate the potential of new maize variety in semi-arid environment of Southeast Kenya, with a view to making recommendations on its suitability for incorporation into the maize ...
Participatory Evaluation of Water Harves ting Techniques for Establishing Improved Mango Varieties in Smallholder Farms of Mbeere District, Kenya
A participatory on-farm study was conducted in Mbeere District, Kenya, in 1996/97 to evaluate the effectiveness of two microcatchments (V-shaped and diamond shaped), and conventional planting holes in the establishment of ...
Results of Injection and Tracer Tests in Olkaria East Geothermal Field
(Stanford Universit, 1994-01-18)
This paper presents results of a six month Injection and Tracer test done in Olkaria East Geothermal Field The Injection tests show that commencement of injection prior to onset of large drawdown in the reservoir leads ...
Response of maize, maize-cowpea intercrop and pigeonpea to N and P fertilizers, and farmyard manure.
(African Crop Science society, 1997-10)
Tryptophan metabolism in patients with bilharzia and in mice infected with Schistosoma mansoni
(Fujita Health University Press, 1992)
Factors influencing parents' choice and purchase of clothing for pre-schoolers in Kenya: implication for exercise
(Kenyatta University, 1997)
Clothing is one of the major basic needs of the human being. The type of clothing for children has a major influence on their involvement in play activities. This study aimed at establishing whether parents of ...