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Cyanobacterial toxins in Lake Baringo, Kenya
This paper presents data on the first identification, characterization and quantification of hepatotoxic microcystins and neurotoxic anatoxin-a in water samples of Lake Baringo,Kenya. The shallow turbid Lake Baringo was ...
A new population of the Critically Endangered Aders’ duiker Cephalophus adersi confirmed from northern coastal Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 2011-07)
Aders’ duiker Cephalophus adersi is a small antelope endemic to the coastal forests of east Africa. Threatened by habitat loss and hunting, the species is categorized as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List. Until ...
The uses of Kenyan aloes: an analysis of implications for names, distribution and conservation
(BioMed Central, 2015)
Background: The genus Aloe is renowned for its medicinal and cosmetic properties and long history of use. Sixty-three Aloe species occur in Kenya, of which around 50 % are endemic. Several species of aloes are threatened with ...
Agrobiodiversity conservation enhances food security in subsistence‑based farming systems of Eastern Kenya
(BioMed Central, 2016)
Background: Globally, there is great concern about expanding agricultural activities due to their impact in the conservation of agrobiodiversity. African continent is known for its richness in biodiversity. In Kenya, there ...
Plant Parasitic Nematodes Associated with Cabbages in Kenya
(El-Minia, Egypt, 2007)
A survey was conducted in 22 farms in Kiambu and Kajiado districts to study the nematode associated with cabbage. Roots were rated for galls using a scale of 0 – 10. Roots were stained in Phyloxine B and in NaOCl-acid - ...
Toxic cyanobacteria and their toxins in standing waters of Kenya: implications for water resource use
(IWA Publishing, 2006-06-04)
Phytoplankton biodiversity studies in Kenya's standing waters were carried out between 2001 and 2003. Toxin producing cyanobacteria were recorded in twelve water bodies. Microcystis and Anabaena were the most common species ...