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Effects of different maize ( Zea mays L.) – soybean ( Glycine max (L.) Merrill) intercropping pa tterns on yields light interception and leaf area index in two contrasting sites
Field trials were conducted at the field units of the Embu Agricultural Training Center and Kamujine Dispensary in Embu and Meru Counties, Kenya, during 2012 long rain (LR) and short rain (SR) seasons to determine the ...
Computational Identification of MicroRNAs in the Strawberry (Fragaria×ananassa) Genome Sequence and Validation of their Precise Sequences by MiR-RACE.
(Elsevier B.V, 2013)
In plants, microRNAs (miRNAs) play significant roles in post-transcriptional gene regulation and have been found to control many genes involved in different biological and metabolic processes. Extensive studies were carried ...
Structure, Conduct and Performance Analysis of the Food Markets in the Highlands of Central Kenya
This study was conducted in the highlands of central Kenya and was designed to have a snapshot of the prevailing rural marketing scenario with a view of understanding the working of marketing system in the region. The ...
Experts' Opinion on Aging Kenyan Farm Managers: Impact on the Future of Agriculture
Agriculture is the mainstay of Kenya's economy contributing greatly to GDP and absolutely to food security. There is growing evidence of youth avoidance of participation in the agricultural sector evidenced by mass ...