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    • A Conceptual Educational Data Mining Model for Supporting Self-Regulated Learning in Online Learning Environments 

      Araka, Eric; Oboko, Robert; Maina, Elizaphan; Gitonga, Rhoda K. (IGI Global, 2021)
      Self-regulated learning is attracting tremendous researches from various communities such as information communication technology. Recent studies have greatly contributed to the domain knowledge that the use self-regulatory ...
    • Use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Tourism 

      Magige, James M.; Jepkosgei, Charlynne; Onywere, S. M. (Springer Nature, 2020)
      A geographic information system (GIS) is a computer-based information system using special tools to manage location-based data and their attributes for decision-making. Geospatial functions cut across many fields and ...
    • Weeds and Weed Management 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Weeds are undesirable plants that may grow naturally along with crops. They affect the growth of plants, products desirability, decreased production efficiency and the yields. Weeds usually grow very fast, compete for the ...
    • Taxonomy and Classification of Insects 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Classification refers to the arrangement of the kinds of individuals living organisms into groups and the groups into systems called classification. TAXONOMY: This is the science of identifying, naming and classifying ...
    • Introduction to Crop Protection: Plant Diseases 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Plants, whether cultivated or wild, grow and produce well as long as the soil provides them with sufficient nutrients and moisture, sufficient light reaches their leaves, and the temperature remains within a certain “normal” ...
    • Plant Diseases Caused by Viruses 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Plant viruses have a huge impact on crop production throughout the world. Consequently, there has been a considerable effort and resources directed towards managing virus diseases. Crop failure due to debilitating viruses ...
    • Plant Diseases Caused by Fungi 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Fungi are microscopic organisms that reproduce by means of spores. Only those with cell wall containing chitin are classified as true fungi. Most plant diseases are caused by fungi and most of them tend to become a problem, ...
    • Plant Diseases Caused by Nematodes 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Nematodes are lower invertebrate animals and are perhaps the most numerous multicellular animals on the earth. They are generally free-living in marine, freshwater or soil environments, but a large number of species are ...
    • Management of Plant Diseases 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Most serious diseases of crop plants appear on a few plants in an area year after year, spread rapidly, and are difficult to cure after they have begun to develop. Therefore, almost all control methods are aimed at ...
    • Introduction to Crop Protection: Major Insect Pests 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      The major quarantine pests identified recently on cut flowers include bollworms (Helicoverpa armigera, Spodoptera spp.), leaf miner (Liriomyza sp.), white flies (mainly Bemisia tabaci), thrips (mainly western flower thrips ...
    • Introduction to Crop Protection: Homoptera 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (2020)
      Order Homoptera include aphids, whitefly, scales, leafhoppers, and mealybugs. They are plant-sucking, and many excrete honeydew, a liquid high in sugar, which attracts ants and is used as a substrate for sooty mold fungus, ...
    • Plant Diseases Caused by Bacteria 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Diseases caused by bacterial plant pathogens are one of the most severe constraints to agricultural productivity. Many types of crops are attacked by these pathogens every season with substantial losses occurring. Diseases ...
    • Climate Change Adaptation Through Sustainable Water Resources Management in Kenya: Challenges and Opportunities 

      Asokan, Shilpa Muliyil; Obando, Joy; Kwena, Brian Felix; Luwesi, Cush Ngonzo (Springer Nature, 2020)
      Water is the medium through which society experiences the most dramatic and direct manifestations of climate change. At the same time, water has a critical role to play in climate change adaptation and is central towards ...
    • A Mathematical Model for Pressure Distribution in a Bounded Oil ReservoirSubject to Single-Edged and Bottom Constant Pressure 

      Mutili, Peter Mutisya; Adewole, Stephen Ezizanami; Awuor, Kennedy Otieno; Oyoo, Daniel Okang‟a (IOSR Journal of Mathematics, 2020)
      Well test analysis of a horizontal well is complex and difficult to interpret. Most horizontal well mathematical models assume that horizontal wells are perfectly horizontal and are parallel to the top and bottom boundaries ...
    • East African Indigenous Education Before the Era of Islam 

      Sifuna, Daniel N. (Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2020)
      This chapter argues that Indigenous education in East Africa before the era of Islam was a process which went on throughout life and not limited to time, place, or to any particular group of people. Its organizational ...
    • Co-designing knowledge systems for sustainable development in Kenya 

      Onsongo, Elsie; Mutisya, Emmanuel; Shisanya, C.A. (UNESCO, 2019)
    • Role of Traditional Ethnobotanical Knowledge and Indigenous Institutions in Sustainable Land Management in Western Highlands of Kenya 

      Shisanya, C.A. (INTECH, 2017)
      The objective of this chapter is to elucidate the relevance of indigenous knowledge and institutions in natural resource management using western highlands of Kenya as a case study. The research design was a mixed method, ...
    • Proposal, Thesis and Academic Writing Concepts 

      Ndethiu, Sophia M. (2019)
      The book provides concepts on academic writing with a focus to proposal and thesis reports. The most important judgments about what kind of student you are will be based on how well you present your ideas in writing. The ...
    • The Implications of Sexual Abuse for the Health of Women in Kisumu District, Kenya 

      Opere, Olivia (Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa, 2013)
      Sexual abuse of women is a pervasive and emerging health, human rights, and development issue that transcends the boundaries of race, color or religion. There are significant consequences of sexual abuse, with the survivors ...
    • Sport for peace: Opportunities and challenges 

      Gitau, Florence; Kochomay, Samuel (ISCPES, 2013)
      Sport has gained prominence in peace building practice worldwide. From ancient Greece to contemporary societies, experience has shown that sport has power and potential as a tool for facilitating peace processes. In ...