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A population study of small rodents in a dry sub-humid grassland in Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 1985-08)
Estimates were made of rodent longevity, population biomass and production in a dry sub-humid grassland area in Kenya, The results were based on a live-trapping study made over a 27-month period. During this time fourteen ...
Mima mound microtopography and vegetation pattern in Kenyan savannas
(Cambridge University Press, 1985-02)
Earth mounds are important determinants of vegetation pattern in savannas, acting as foci for establishment of woody plants. In the Kenya highlands, mounds formerly attributed to termites have recently been found to be ...
Role of Sorghum Extract in Eliciting Oviposition on a Nonhost by the Sorghum Shootfly, Atherigona soccata Rondani (Diptera: Muscidae)
(Entomological Society of America, 1987-08)
The role of chemicals of sorghum plants in stimulating oviposition by the sorghum shootfly, Atherigona soccata Rondani, was investigated using the acetone extract of the susceptible sorghum CSH-1, which elicits high ...
A quantitative study of the life history of a fairy shrimp (branchiopoda: anostraca) in relation to the temporary nature of its habitat, a Kenyan rainpool
(1) Two cohorts of Streptocephalus vitreus (Brauer 1877) lived for 19 (short-rains cohort) and 32 days (long-rains cohort) in a temporary rainpool during two wet seasons in Kenya. On both occasions the pool dried up when ...
Bushmeat in Nigeria as a Natural Resource with Environmental Implications
(Cambridge University Press, 1983)
The value of protein from wild animals (‘bushmeat’) in Nigeria was examined, especially with respect to the consumer market. Surveys were made of roadside sales, meat prices in markets, and bushmeat consumption by the ...
Studies of birds in a semi-arid area of Kenya. III The use of ‘Timed Species-counts’ for studying regional avifaunas
(Cambridge University Press, 1986-08)
‘Times Species-counts’ are a simple method of comparing the avifaunas of extensive areas by sampling representative habitats. The method has been evaluated in south central Kenya but could be applied to most terrestrial ...