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Screening Selected Common Bean Genotypes for Resistance to Xanthomonas Axonopodis Pv. Phaseoli Constraining Bean Production in Kakamega County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2020-07)
Beans play a significant role in food security owing to its nutritional value and generation of income. However, output of beans in Western Kenya is hindered by diseases, pests, soil infertility and unfavorable weather ...
Assessment of Selected Essential Micronutrients in Some Indigenous Fruits in Kakamega County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2020-08)
Fruits are a good source of micronutrients, yet they are less consumed. Kakamega County has various types of fruits either planted or growing wildly. Most of the fruits consumed are exotic such as avocadoes, mangoes, ...
Natural Radioactivity Measurements and Evaluation of Radiation Hazards in Soil Samples of Shinyalu, Kakamega County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2020-10)
Radioactive elements are found everywhere in the environment. Detectable amounts occur naturally in soil, rocks, water, air and vegetation and may be ingested if they enter the food chain, or, inhaled. Inhaled and ingested ...