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Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin levels in stored maize in Eastern Kenya and Antifungal activity of some plant extracts
Maize is the staple crop in Eastern Province of Kenya especially in Makueni, Kangundo, Kibwezi, Machakos and Kitui South Districts. It has been noted that the abiotic and biotic stresses associated with these Districts ...
Determination of aflatoxin levels in stored white maize ( Zea mays L.) and flour in Kitui, Mwingi and Makueni Districts in Kenya
Aflatoxins are fungal metabolites which are toxic, mutagenic and carcinogenic and thus cause undesirable effects on animal and human health when ingested with feed or foodstuffs. Aflatoxin producing fungi may occur in ...
Assessment of the efficiency of a constructed wetland in pollution control at kingfisher flower farm in Naivasha, Kenya
Lake Naivasha, one of the Ramsar site in Kenya, is currently experiencing severe environmental problem as a result of pollution from agricultural wastewater effluents and urban sewage, uncontrolled water abstraction and ...