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Tied-Ridging and Integrated Soil Fertility Management Technologies’ Effects on Soybean-Maize Yields and Selected Soil Physical Properties in Tharaka-Nithi County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-06)
Deficits in soil moisture and low soil fertility are major constraints to smallholder farming systems in Sub-Saharan Africa. Farmers in Tharaka-Nithi County, Kenya, have over the decades suffered huge declines in crop ...
Influence of Disaster Risk Reduction Projects on Adaptive Capacity to Climate Variability in Kitui County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-08)
Disaster risk reduction projects are some of the initiatives undertaken with an aim of addressing climate variability associated disasters such as droughts and floods and loss of agricultural production. The projects are ...
Effects of African Elephant (Loxodonta Africana) Population on Vegetation around Water Points In Arabuko Sokoke Forest, Kilifi County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2020)
The African elephants (Loxodonta africana) are keystone species in its ecosystem. They have been ranked by the International Union on Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as vulnerable species and are of high conservation ...
Tree Seed Sources, Diversity and Distribution in Selected Sites Within Central and Western Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2020-03)
Increased demand for tree products has raised demand for tree production and need for site matching. The main aim of this study was to explore tree seed sources and determine the influence of seed distribution to site ...
Effects of different maize (Zea mays L.) – soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) intercropping patterns on yields and land equivalent ratio
(Journal of Cereals and Oilseeds, 2013-07)
A feeding trial was conducted to investigate the effects of diets containing two sources (S) of protein, soybean meal (SBM) and groundnut cake (GNC) combined with 7.5 and 15% levels (L) of inclusion of wheat offal on growth ...
Influence of Ranging Behavior and Vegetation Quality on Stress Hormone Levels of African Elephants at Mpala Ranch, Laikipia County, Ke
(Kenyatta University, 2021)
Heterogeneous landscapes like those characteristic of Laikipia County, Kenya, consist of a mosaic of land-use types, which exert differential physiological stress on elephants that occupy and traverse them. Previous studies ...