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Christian Religious Education in Kenya : An Assessment of the Evolution and Operation of the Western Missionary Ideology
This study analyses the problems of moral education within Christian religious education in Kenya. It focuses on the displacement of African traditional education by the Western missionary ideology. The latter's influence ...
Control of the potato tuber moth (Phthorimaea operculella) (zell) in storage using dust formulated insecticides.
(Ministry of Agriculture, 1980-01)
Tubers of potato variety Roslin Gucha were dusted with the followign insecticides:- Pirimiphosmethyl (1 percent, permethrin (1 percent) cypermethrin (0.5 percent), Fenvalarate (1 percent) and etrimfos. The adult moths were ...
Studies on limonoid insect antifeedants
(International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 1986-01-07)
Limonin, deoxylimonin, citrolin, obacunone, harrisonin and acetoxyharrisonin were assayed as potential antifeedanfe against the African crop pests, Spodoptera exempta, Eldana saccharina and Manica testulalis. Even at the ...
Humidity effects on response ofArgas persicus (Oken) to guanine, an assembly pheromone of ticks
(Kluwer Academic Publishers-Plenum Publishers, 1989-03)
The assembly behavior of the tickArgas persicus Oken in response to guanine has been found to be humidity dependent. Nymphal and adult maleA. persicus assemble on guanine-treated paper disks only at low relative humidities ...
Identification of tsetse attractants from excretory products of a wild host animal, Syncerus caffer
(International Journal of Tropical Insect Science, 1986-01-01)
Urine from the buffalo, Syncerus caffer, a natural host of the tsetse, has been shown previously to be a potent olfactory attractant for tsetse in the field. The attractant compounds have been found to be extractable into ...
A population study of small rodents in a dry sub-humid grassland in Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 1985-08)
Estimates were made of rodent longevity, population biomass and production in a dry sub-humid grassland area in Kenya, The results were based on a live-trapping study made over a 27-month period. During this time fourteen ...
The applicability of mathematics
(Taylor & Francis, 1984)
Solar wind controlled pulsations: A review
(Reviews of Geophysics, 1986-02)
Abstract Studies of the solar wind controlled Pc 3, 4 pulsations by early and recent researchers are highlighted. The review focuses on the recent observations, which cover the time during the International Magnetospheric ...
Risk of transfusion malaria in Nairobi.
(East Afr Med J., 1987-12)
Simulation of nitrate movement in undisturbed soil columns
(Elsevier Masson, 1984)
In order to simulate the behaviour of nitrate movement in soils, two loessal soils were used which differed in their physical and chemical fertility. Undisturbed soil columns of 30 cm in length and 15 cm diameter were ...