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Christian Religious Education in Kenya : An Assessment of the Evolution and Operation of the Western Missionary Ideology
This study analyses the problems of moral education within Christian religious education in Kenya. It focuses on the displacement of African traditional education by the Western missionary ideology. The latter's influence ...
Plant regeneration via somatic embryogenesis in mature embryo-derived callus culture of Sinocalamus latiflora (Munro) McClure
(Science Direct, 1987)
Somatic embryogenesis and subsequent formation of plantlets was achieved from callus cultures derived from mature zygotic embryos of Sinocalamus latiflora (Munro) McClure (Bamboo). Embryogenic callus was initiated on ...
Pedonin, a spiro tetranortriterpenoid insect antifeedant from Harrisonia abyssinica
A novel ring-D cleaved spiro tetranortriterpenoid insect antifeedant, pedonin, has been isolated from the roots of Harrisonia abyssinica. Pedonin was studied spectroscopically and its structure determined by X-ray analysis.
Humidity effects on response ofArgas persicus (Oken) to guanine, an assembly pheromone of ticks
(Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers, 1989-03)
The assembly behavior of the tickArgas persicus Oken in response to guanine has been found to be humidity dependent. Nymphal and adult maleA. persicus assemble on guanine-treated paper disks only at low relative humidities ...
Les politiques de la communication au Kenya
Major Influences on Science Achievement in a Developing Country: Kenya
(International Journal of Science Education, 1989)
This study seeks to contribute to our understanding of the relative importance of selected student, teacher and school characteristics on student achievement and attitudes towards science. The sample included 424 Form 4 ...
The behaviour of nitrogen fertilizers in neutral and acid loess soils II. Distribution and balances of 15 N‐tagged nitrogen
(Wiley-VCH Verlag, 1983)
A study, to investigate the remaining fertilizer-N in undisturbed soil columns from agricultural and forest soils after 60 days of percolation (see part I), was carried out. The columns were fertilized with two 15-N tagged ...
Leaching of plant nutrients from an acid forest soil after nitrogen fertilizer application
(Springer Verlag, 1986)
In a laboratory experiment, the effect of nitrogen fertilizers on the leaching patterns and input-output budgets of plant nutrients in an acid soil (dystric cambisols) was studied. An amount of N corresponding to 80 kg/ha ...
Role of Sorghum Extract in Eliciting Oviposition on a Nonhost by the Sorghum Shootfly, Atherigona soccata Rondani (Diptera: Muscidae)
(Entomological Society of America, 1987-08)
The role of chemicals of sorghum plants in stimulating oviposition by the sorghum shootfly, Atherigona soccata Rondani, was investigated using the acetone extract of the susceptible sorghum CSH-1, which elicits high ...
Effects of paracetamol and acetylsalicylic acid on the post-operative course after experimental orthopaedic surgery in dogs
In placebo-controlled cross-over trials in dogs, two ‘identical’ operations were performed on the forelimbs of each animal with an interval of 28 days, to evaluate how daily doses of 1.5 g paracetamol, 1.5 g acetylsalicylic ...