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Diversity, ecology and altitudinal distribution of corticolous lichens in Mount Kenya Tropical Montane Forest
While recent studies indicate a high diversity of lichens in the tropical regions of the world equaling or even surpassing that of temperate areas, studies of lichens in these regions remain rare and Kenya is no exception. ...
Some genetic effects of agrochemicals on nitrogen fixing bacteria
Ambush (Cypermethrin), Delan (Dithianon) and Dithane M-45 (Nabam) are widely used agrochemicals (pesticides). Their lethal doses (LD50) are well known. The three induce C-metaphases, micronuclei, anaphase bridges, ...
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 ...
Effects of Fertilizers, Seed Size, Plant Age and Different Bean (Phaseolus Vulgaris L.) Cultivas on Halo Blight Development
(Kenyatta University, 2015-03-30)
A survey of some cucurbitaceae species in Kenya with an analysis of cucurbitacin content, and an identification guide to poisonous and safe species
(Kenyatta University, 1992)
The Cucurbitaceae is a family of dicotyledonous plants. For a long time the plants in this family have been cultivated as sources of vegetables and fruits. Many of the wild species are reported to be used locally ...
Cytogenetic studies of some Kenyan tea clones (camellia Sinensis) l.o. kuntze) karyotype and ploidy.
(Kenyatta University, 1990)
A comparative intraclonal analysis of ploidy states and karyotypes was performed on eight Kenyan tea clones (Camellia sinensis L.O. Kuntze), by examining shoot meristematic cells. C-metaphase chromosomes were studied by ...