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Prospecting for bacillus thuringiensis for the control of prostephanus truncatus (horn) and sitophilus zeamais motschulsky
Three hundred twenty nine samples from different parts of Kenya which had not previously been treated with bio-pesticide were collected for Bacillus thuringiensis isolation. The δ-endotoxin crystals were isolated from ...
Regeneration and transformation potential of elite Kenyan highland maize inbred lines
Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of tropical maize has been manipulated in only a limited number of genotypes, because a majority of maize germplasm isrecalcitrant toin vitroresponse. Establishment of a highly efficiency ...
Growing Tithonia diversifolia for fertility restitution of technosols from coltan mined soils of Gatumba, Rwanda. Third RUFORUM Biennial Conference 24 - 28 September 2012, Entebbe, Uganda
The present study was conducted to evaluate the capacity of Tithonia diversifolia to mobilise nutrients and the ability of technosols to produce tithonia biomass for fertility restitution. A greenhouse pot experiment ...
Levels of fumonisin b1 and aflatoxin b1 in sorghum and finger millet in western Kenya
Sorghum and finger millet grains were collected from ten randomly selected farms in five locations in Nyamira, Kakamega, Busia and Teso districts. . Fumonisin B1 and Aflatoxin analyses were done using ELISA methods. The ...
Young researchers from around the world find MyCOE / SERVIR Capstone event an inspiration
(Servir Global, 2014-05-09)
Genotype independent somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration from immature zygotic embryos of tropical maize inbred lines
Maize is one of the most important cereal crops in Sub-Saharan Africa and an important source of energy for humans. However, the difference in the dedifferentiation frequency of immature embryos among various genotypes ...
Primary Math and Reading (PRIMR) Program: Kenya
Being young, Kenyan and gendered: the outcomes of schooling and transitions to adulthood in poor urban and rural settings
This paper which is derived from findings of the Education, Youth, Gender and Citizenship (YGC) project1 foregrounds the experiences and outcomes of schooling as constructed through the voices of young female and male ...