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Population dynamics and management of vectors of viruses causing maize lethal necrosis disease in Bomet County Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2018-04)
Maize production in Kenya is under threat due to infection by maize lethal necrosis disease (MLND). The disease is known to cause intensive complete yield loss. It is caused by a synergistic infection of maize by maize ...
Economics of biological control of cereal stemborers in Eastern Africa: a case study of maize and sorghum production in Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2018-01)
The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), undertook a biological control (BC) programme for control of stemborers from 1993 to 2008, to reduce cereal yield losses due to stemborer attack in East ...
Assessment of efficiency of agro food marketing systems: a case of macadamia nuts value chain in the Central Kenya highlands
(Kenyatta University, 2018-07)
ABSTRACT The macadamia industry in Kenya has been faced with numerous operational and marketing challenges forcing the government to impose export ban of raw nuts since 2008 to date. The then Ministry of Agriculture ...
Combined Effects of Tillage, Mulching and Nitrogen Fertilizer Application on Maize Yields and Soil Properties in Tharaka-Nithi County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2018-09)
High dependence on rain-fed agriculture, low and erratic rainfall, inadequate water and soil conservation techniques and declining soil fertility expose resource-poor farmers to low agricultural productivity in tropical ...