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Occurrence of Arthropod Pests of Tomato and Efficacy of Entomopathogenic Fungi Against Frankliniella Occidentalis (Pergande) in Bungoma County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2020-06)
Tomato Solanum lycopersicum L. is an important crop in Kenya. Arthropod pests are major constraints to its production. The pests make farmers to rely heavily on synthetic chemicals for control and this increases costs and ...
Occurrence of Phytonematodes and Biocontrol of Meloidogyne Spp. (Root-Knot Nematodes) on Tree Tomato (Solanum Betaceum) in Kiambu and Embu Counties, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2021)
Tree tomato (Solanum betaceum Cav.) is an important fruit in Kenya whose popularity is growing among farmers and consumers due to its high potential as an income earner and health benefits. Plant parasitic nematodes (PPNs) ...
Occurrence, Abundance and Distribution of Nematodes of Banana Linked to Altitude in Selected Banana Production Areas with Focus on Pathogenicity of Pratylenchus Goodeyi in Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2022)
Banana (Musa spp.) is a popular fruit crop in Kenya, where it is largely cultivated by smallholder farmers. However, plant pathogens, such as plant parasitic nematodes, have been blamed for the fall in output (PPN). A ...