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    • Role of Legumes in Cropping System for Soil Ecosystem Improvement 

      Jena, Jagadish; Maitra, Sagar; Hossain, Akbar; Pramanick, Biswajit; Gitari, Harun I.; Praharaj, Subhashisa; Shankar, Tanmoy; Palai, Jnana Bharati; Rathore, Akshit; Mandal, Tanuj Kumar; Jatav, Hanuman Singh (Nova Science, 2022-02)
      Soil health management is a prime concern to ensure agricultural sustainability. Dwindling soil fertility as well as declining soil health is one of the great challenges of the present time to feed the world population. ...
    • Role of Wild Crucifers on Parasitoids of Plutella xylostella in Kenya: Wild Crucifers acts as Refugia for DBM Parasitoids 

      Kahuthia-Gathu, R. (LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, 2012-05-02)
      Indiscriminate use of pesticides contributes to elimination of parasitoid guild and development of pesticide resistance. As part of classical biological control, two parasitoids Diadegma semiclausum and Cotesia plutellae ...
    • Smut: An increasing threat to maize production in Kenya 

      Mwangi, Maina; Kirubi, D. (FaCT Publishing, 2010)
      Maize smut occurs globally wherever maize is grown. The disease reduces yields drastically through stunting and formation of galls on the above ground parts of the plant especially on the developing cob and the tassel. In ...
    • Taxonomy and Classification of Insects 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Classification refers to the arrangement of the kinds of individuals living organisms into groups and the groups into systems called classification. TAXONOMY: This is the science of identifying, naming and classifying ...
    • Weeds and Weed Management 

      Namikoye, Everlyne Samita (Kenyatta University, 2020)
      Weeds are undesirable plants that may grow naturally along with crops. They affect the growth of plants, products desirability, decreased production efficiency and the yields. Weeds usually grow very fast, compete for the ...
    • What affects efficiency of small holder dairy enteprises in rural Kenya? 

      Wambugu, Stephen K.; Maina, Mwangi; Mugambi, D.K.; Gitunu, A.M (FaCT Publishing, 2010)
      Dairy cattle farming is a major economic activity in Kenya contributing 3.5% of the national gross domestic product (GDP), and income, employment and food to many small-scale farmers. The country’s dairy herd size is the ...