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Effects of Banana Varieties in Central and Eastern Kenya on Macropropagation Technique
Kenyans obtain most of their food, livelihood, employment and foreign exchange from the agricultural sector. Banana contribution toward this cannot be over looked. Recently banana has become an important cash crop, especially ...
Non-communicable disease prevention in Africa: challenges and opportunities for increasing physical activity levels and active transport in Kenya
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) continue to be a serious public health crisis in both developed and low-and middle-income countries (LMICs). Evidence show that the health burden of NCDs appear to be permeating the globe, ...
Determinants of value added tax revenue in Kenya
Past studies that have been undertaken on the responsiveness of tax revenues to changes in GDP in Kenya have found a positive relationship between tax revenues and GDP. However, the studies omit some key determinants of ...
Ecological management of cereal stem borers in Ethiopia. Integrated Approaches to Higher Maize Productivity in the New Millennium.
Three lepidopterous stem borers were reported on maize in Ethiopia. Although complete crop loss is evident in some areas, the average yield loss of maize caused by cereal stem borers in Ethiopia can be estimated between ...
Research Methodology and training for PhD candidates
Results of the DAAD Alumni Summer School on Topics of Integrated Watershed
Managing watersheds is a process, which requires integrated concepts, skills and planning. This is pursued as an ongoing process demanding regular monitoring and evaluation for sustainable utilisation of natural resources. ...
Teacher preparation for the 21st century
Teacher quality affects the quality of the education curriculum, its implementation, assessment and evaluation, making preparation of teachers a very important aspect of any education system in the world. However, most ...
Banana Distribution and their Seed Systems in Central and Eastern Kenya.
(African Crop Science Society, 2011)
Bananas (Musa spp.) serve as food, income resource and animal feed in addition to other environmental benefits. In Kenya, the crop is mainly grown and managed by smallholder farmers. Over the last two decades, banana ...