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Pesticide Handling Practices by Vegetable Farmer in Kenya
(Springer Science, 2012-11)
Pesticide handling practices have a strong bearing on the exposure of toxic effects to target and nontarget organism. A clear understanding of determinants of pesticide handling practices is a precondition in the design ...
Analysis of economic efficiency among smallholder sorghum producers in Kenya
(Academic Journals, 2020)
This study used Cobb-Douglas Stochastic Profit Frontier to analyze economic efficiency of sorghum farmers in Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya. Using a multi-stage stratified sample of 259 farmers, results depicted a wide range ...
Assessing the potential impact of biological control of Plutella xylostella (diamondback moth) in cabbage production in Kenya
(Crop Protection, 2005-11)
This study assessed the potential economic impact of the introduction of Diadegma semiclausum, an exotic parasitoid of the diamondback moth (Plutella xylostella, DBM), on cabbage production in Kenya. The study first ...
Potential Economic and Poverty Impact of Improved Chickpea Technologies in Ethiopia
This study assessed the potential economic and poverty impact of 11 improved chickpea varieties released by the national agricultural research organization of Ethiopia in collaboration with the International Crops Research ...
Impact of Interventions by Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA) on Food and Nutrition Security of Farmer Households
Impact of adopting products promoted by the Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA) on food and nutrition security was tested. Multi- stage sampling was used to select 7 project ...
Pesticides and Health in Vegetable Production in Kenya
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)
The health effects of pesticide use have become one of the major public health problems worldwide. In developing countries, frequent exposure to pesticides by farmers and farm workers is very common [1–3]. The frequent ...