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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 ...
Colonisation of Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in stemborers in the semi-arid Eastern Province of Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 2001-12)
A study was conducted at Katumani, Kiboko and Ithookwe, in the semi-arid Eastern Province of Kenya for four seasons (short rains 1996-long rains 1998), to confirm the major stemborers of maize, and to introduce and monitor ...
Does Adoption of Improved Maize Varieties Enhance Household Food Security in Maize growing Zones of Eastern Kenya
The paper evaluates the effect of intensity of adoption of improved maize varieties on household food security measured by per capita consumption expenditure, per capita maize consumption and farmer’s assessment. Three ...
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 ...
Effects of Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crasipes [mart.] solms) Compost on Growth and Yield Parameters of Maize (Zea mays)
(SCIENCEDOMAIN International, 2014)
Aims: To evaluate the efects of water hyacinth compost prepared with various cultures on growth and yield parameters of maize. Study Design: Randomized Complete Block Design. Place and Duration of Study: Field experiments ...
Intake of nutrients from scavengeable resources by scavenging chickens supplemented free choice with protein and energy
(Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2014-09-23)
A study was conducted under farm conditions and management to estimate nutrient intake from scavengeable resources, provide information on diurnal nutrient intake and effects of supplementation with energy (maize only), ...