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On-farm evaluation of the ‘push–pull’ technology for the control of stemborers and striga weed on maize in western Kenya
(Elsevier Inc., 2008-03)
The ‘push–pull’ technology is a novel pest management strategy developed for control of stemborers and striga weed, Striga hermonthica, in maize-based farming systems in eastern Africa, where maize is intercropped with ...
Variation in In vitro Fumonisin B1 Production by Different Fusarium verticillioides Isolates in Kenya
(IDOSI Publications, 2008)
Several Fusarium verticillioides isolates from different maize growing regions in Kenya were isolated and evaluated for their ability to produce fumonisin B1 (FB1 ) The toxin was quantified using a directly competitive ...
Changing the Course: Equity Effects and Institutional Risk Amid Policy Shift in Higher Education Financing in Kenya
(Springer Netherlands, 2008-04)
Reform in higher education financing in Kenya has been occasioned by both endogenous and exogenous variables. Internal pressures of a declining economy, rapid demographic growth and increased inter-and intra-sectoral ...
Scientific Evaluation of Smallholder Land use Knowledge in Central Kenya
(Wiley InterScience, 2008)
The following study was conducted to determine smallholders’ land use management practices and agricultural indicators of soil quality within farmers’ fields in Chuka and Gachoka divisions in Kenya’s Central Highlands. ...
Enhancing Household Infant and Child Feeding Practices in Rural Kenya: Role of the Dialogue Model
(African Journal of Environmental Studies and Development., 2008-12)
Hydrochemistry and source of high fluoride in groundwater of the Nairobi area, Kenya
(Taylor & Francis, 2008)
This study aims to identify the hydrogeochemical processes influencing the high fluoride concentrations in groundwater of the Nairobi area, Kenya. For this purpose 16 groundwater samples were collected and analysed. Fluoride ...
Privatising the public: marketisation as a strategy in public university transformation
(Taylor & Francis, 2008-03)
In this study, the transformation of a Kenyan public university through marketisation and privatisation was investigated qualitatively. By focusing on senior university administrators, deans, department heads, union ...
Obesity and Regional Fat Distribution in Kenyan Populations: Impact of Ethnicity and Urbanization
(Informa Health Care, 2008)
Background: Obesity is increasing rapidly in Africa, and may not be associated with the same changes in body composition among different ethnic groups in Africa. Objective: To assess abdominal visceral and subcutaneous ...