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Accuracy and Correlates of Infidelity Suspicions Among Married Couples in the Fishing Communities on Lake Victoria in Kisumu County, Kenya
(Australasian Chapter of Sexual Health Medicine (AChSHM), 2013-07)
Background Inaccurate suspicions of infidelity among married couples can affect trust and intimacy in a relationship. We sought to establish the prevalence, accuracy and correlates of infidelity suspicions among married ...
Economic analysis of maize-tepary bean production using a soil fertility replenishment product (PREP-PAC) in semi-arid Eastern Kenya
(WFL publisher, 2005-04)
Continuous cropping without external nutrient inputs to soils has led to the expression of poorly productive patches in farmers’ fields in semi-arid Eastern Kenya. The smallholder farmers attempting to correct these ...
The 1983-1984 drought in Kenya.
(Journal of Eastern African research & development, 1990)
Rainfall Variability and Its Impact on Normalized Difference Vegetation Index in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands of Kenya
(Scientific Research Publishing, 2011-02)
Agriculture in arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya is depends on seasonal characteristics of rainfall. This study seeks to distinguish components of regional climate variability, especially El Niño Southern Oscillation events ...
An Analysis of Accessibility and Pricing of Water Supply in Rural Watersheds: A Case Study of Kakamega District, Kenya
(FWU Water Resources Publications, 2005)
The main purpose of this study was to assess accessibility to domestic water in terms of distance, time, and the rate at which households are willing to pay for this water from various sources and at different distances ...
Effect of Delayed Cassava Planting on Yields and Economic Returns of a Cassava-Groundnut Intercrop in the Democratic Republic of Congo
(Science and Education Publishing, 2014)
Cassava intercropping is a common practice in sub-Saharan Africa. In terms of growth pattern, canopy development and nutrient demand, grain legumes are well suited for intercropping with cassava. Due to the inter-specific ...
A note on the response by smallholder farmers to soil nutrient depletion in the East African highlands
(WFL Publisher Science and Technology, 2003)
Agriculture provides a major share of national income and export earnings in many developing countries while ensuring food security, income and employment to a large proportion of the population. Many people in developing ...
Improving the SMAC atmospheric correction code by analysis of Meteosat Second Generation NDVI and surface reflectance data
(Remote Sensing of Environment, 2010-08)
In order to obtain high quality data, the correction of atmospheric perturbations acting upon land surface reflectance measurements recorded by a space-based sensor is an important topic within remote sensing. For many ...
Leaf water potential responses of three bean varieties to water stress during flowering in a semi-arid environment of Kenya
(South African Journal of Botany, 2004-12)
The study's main objectives were to investigate the leaf water potential responses of three bean varieties to water stress during flowering with a view to making recommendations on their agricultural suitability for the ...
Length of growing season, rainfall temporal distribution, onset and cessation dates in the Kenyan highlands
(Elsevier Masson, 2014-05)
Dependence on uncertain rainfall and exposure to unmitigated climate risk are major obstacles in efforts to sustainably intensify agricultural production and enhance rural livelihoods. There is generally enough seasonal ...