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Abundance, population dynamics and impact of the leucaena psyllid Heteropsylla cubana Crawford in a maize-leucaena agroforestry system in Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 1997-06)
We monitored abundance, population dynamics and damage impacts of the leucaena psyllid Heteropsylla cubana Crawford (Homoptera: Psyllidae) in a maize-leucaena agroforestry system. The abundance of local ladybird beetle ...
Evaluation of agrometeorological indices as maize yield predictors in a high rainfall Kenyan environment
(East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal, 1990)
Maize is the most important food crop in Kenya and occupies more than 25% of the total land area in many high rainfall areas of the country. Investigations were carried out to test which agrometeorological crop yield ...
Effects of neem plant (Azadirachta indica Juss, Meliaceae) products on maize grain consumption by three common rodent pests in Kenya
We investigated the effect of neem plant (Azadirachta indica) products on maize grain consumption and body weights of Lemniscomys striatus, Mastomys natalensis and Arvicanthis niloticus live trapped in a Kenyan sub-humid ...
In-kind transfers of maize, commercialization and household consumption in Kenya
(Journal of Eastern African Studies, 201)
This article discusses in-kind food transfers and whether such transfers should be interpreted as a sign of the failure of grain markets to meet the food demands of the poor. The article elucidates on aspects of both ...