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Spatial distribution of cocoon nests and egg clusters of the silkmoth Anaphe panda (Lepidoptera: Thaumetopoeidae) and its host plant Bridelia micrantha (Euphorbiaceae) in the Kakamega Forest of western Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 2007-12)
A study on the spatial distribution of the silkmoth Anaphe panda (Boisduval) cocoon nests, egg clusters and the host plant Bridelia micrantha (Hochst) Baill. was conducted in two different habitats of the Kakamega Forest ...
Environmental risks of urban agriculture in the Lake Victoria drainage basin: A case of Kisumu municipality, Kenya
This paper examines the environmental risks threatening sustainable urban agriculture in Kisumu municipality. The issues covered in the paper are: review of policy and institutional framework, infrastructure and service ...
Parental awareness of hearing impairment in their school-going children and healthcare seeking behaviour in Kisumu district, Kenya
Background Hearing-impaired children who are identified early and appropriately managed have improved outcomes in speech, language, cognitive and social development. Enhanced parental awareness of their child's hearing ...
Location of stemborer pupae in various host plants and implications for the performance of natural enemies with emphasis on the pupal parasitoid Xanthopimpla stemmator (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
In order to predict host accessibility by the pupal parasitoid Xanthopimpla stemmator (Thunberg), four grass species (Sorghum bicolor, Pennisetum purpureum, Sorghum arundinaceum and Zea mays) were sampled for stemborer ...
A framework for integrated management of transboundary basins: the case of sio sub-catchment in East Africa
The Sio sub-catchment is transboundary, originating in Kenya and flowing into Berkeley Bay of the Lake Victoria basin. It forms an important sub-catchment of the Nile basin and a significant base for the livelihood of ...
Plant Parasitic Nematodes Associated with Cabbages in Kenya
(El-Minia, Egypt, 2007)
A survey was conducted in 22 farms in Kiambu and Kajiado districts to study the nematode associated with cabbage. Roots were rated for galls using a scale of 0 – 10. Roots were stained in Phyloxine B and in NaOCl-acid - ...