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Crop water relationships and thermal adaptation of kathika beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and green grams (Vigna radiata L. Wilczek) with special reference to temporal patterns of potential growth in the drylands of SE Kenya
(Journal of Arid Environments, 2001)
High soil temperatures influence seedling emergence as well as the performance of plant organs and yields. Temperatures of above 40°C were recorded in the topsoil of the Ferralsols of the semi-arid areas of SE Kenya during ...
Population Level of Bean Rhizobia in the Soil of Semi-Arid South-East Kenya and Assessment of Symbiotic Behaviour
(Faculty of Science Kenyatta University, 2001)
The major objective of this study was to investigate Biological Nitrogen Fixation (BNF) in common bean in semi-arid south-east Kenya. The population of indigenous rhizobia specific to common bean was determined using the ...