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Variations of the effective temperature index (ET) in Kenya
Using the Effective Temperature Index (ET) as a measure of climatic comfort conditions in Kenya, this study analyses its spatial, seasonal and diurnal variations. This index is computed using data collected from 57 weather ...
Multivariate analysis of plant communities in the Narok district, Kenya: The influence of environmental factors and human disturbance
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996)
Species type in 42 samples was examined using ordination analysis to establish whether the vegetation pattern displays gradation due to environmental factors, and whether the pattern was being altered by human disturbance. ...
An investigation of the influence of human disturbance on selected soil nutrients in Narok District, Kenya
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999)
Selected soil nutrients were analysed purposely to establish whether they display a spatial pattern due to environmental factors and whether the pattern has been affected by human activities. Data analysis involved descriptive ...
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 ...