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The potential role of sorghum in enhancing food security in semi-arid eastern Kenya: A review
(Journal of Applied Biosciences, 2013)
Successive droughts in Kenya compounded with other socio-economic constraints have led to persistently unstable and declining agricultural productivity in semi-arid eastern Kenya. This has given rise to the need to find ...
Assessment of performance of smallholder dairy farms in Kenya: an econometric approach
(F.a.C.T Ltd -, 2014)
Objective: The aim of the study was to estimate the technical and cost efficiencies of smallholder dairy farms in Kenya (Embu and Meru counties). Methodology and results: Data were collected through a cross-sectional survey ...
Effects of genotype and agro-ecological conditions on storability of soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] seed
(Society for Tropical Plant Research, 2017)
Soybean seed storability in the tropics is especially important due to rapid deterioration that varies with the environment, genotype and management practices. The objective of this study was to investigate soybean seed ...
Factors Affecting Technical Efficiency of Passion Fruit Producers in the Kenya Highlands
(SCIENCEDOMAIN International, 2015)
The importance of passion fruit in livelihood improvement has been a key driver among rural households production participation in Kenya. The frequency of harvest and income flows compared to other farm enterprises in ...
Soybean farm-saved seed viability and vigor as Influenced by agroecological conditions of Meru South Sub-county, Kenya
(F.a.C.T Ltd, 2016-05)
Objective: The experiment was conducted with the aim of assessing the soybean farm-saved-seed viability and vigor as influenced by agro-ecological conditions of Meru South Sub-County, Kenya. Methodology and results: ...
Addressing challenges in communicating adaptation practices to smallholder farmers in Kenya through a radio intervention
(Istituto Agronomico per l'Oltremare (IAO), 2017)
Farmers in Africa are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change due to their high dependency on climate-sensitive natural resources. Kenyan farmers are faced with limited public agricultural extension ...