PROCEEDINGS OF THE 12TH KARI BIENNIAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE

THEME
“Transforming Agriculture for improved livelihoods through Agricultural Product Value Chains”

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HETEROSIS IN SORGHUM AND POTENTIAL FOR HYBRID SORGHUM PRODUCTION IN KENYA
Okiyo, T., T. Gudu, O. Kiplagat and J. Owuoche

DETERMINATION OF SILICON FROM RICE BY-PRODUCTS AND CHEMICAL SOURCES ON RICE BLAST MANAGEMENT
Muriithi, C., E.Mugai, A.W. Kihurani, C.J Nafuma and S.Amboga

FACTORS LEADING TO THE DETERIORATION OF AROMA AND GRAIN QUALITY IN KENYAN BASMATI RICE
Kimani A.W., G .Amm, N. Kiarie, J. K. Ikahu and J. M. Kimani

GREEN HOUSE MASS PRODUCTION OF THE PREDACIOUS MITE TYPHLODROMALUS ARIPO (ACARI: PHYTOSEIIDAE) FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF CASSAVA GREEN MITE IN KENYA
Mutisya, D. L., C. P. M. Khamala and C. W. Kariuki

THE COMPETITIVENESS OF INDIGENOUS BRADYRHIZOBIUM SPP AND BRADYRHIZOBIUM ELKANII STRAINS ON PROMISCUOUS AND SPECIFIC SOYBEAN VARIETIES IN KENYAN SOILS
Wasike, V., B., Vanlauwe, N. Mungai, F. Wachira, L. Mumera, N. Sanginga, L. Herrmann, H Mburu, P. Malala, L. Wasilwa And D.Lesueur

CYANOGENIC POTENTIALS OF FRESH CASSAVA ROOTS AND PROCESSED CASSAVA-BASED PRODUCTS FOUND IN SUPERMARKETS AND OPEN-AIR MARKETS IN NAIROBI.
Githunguri C. M., G. O Odongo, S. M Ragwa and S. Yatta

THE EFFECT OF LEGUME MANAGEMENT ON ROOT DISTRIBUTION IN A MAIZE-MUCUNA INTERCROP.
H.M. Saha, F.K. Lenga L.S. Wamocho, And J.G. Mureithi

ACCEPTABILITY OF CASSAVA FLOUR IN UGALI AND PORRIDGE IN AN EFFORT TO INCREASE FOOD SECURITY IN COASTAL KENYA
Muinga, R.W., C. K. Katama, H.M. Saha and J. G. Gethi

INCREASED FOOD SECURITY AND POVERTY REDUCTION IN COASTAL KENYA THROUGH SUBSTITUTION OF WHEAT WITH CASSAVA FLOUR IN CHAPATTI AND MAHAMRI.
Katama, C. K., R. W. Muinga H. M. Saha and J. G. Gethi

TWO CERCOSPORA SPECIES ASSOCIATED WITH GREY LEAF SPOT DISEASE IN KENYA’S MAIZE PRODUCTION ECOSYSTEMS
Z.M. Kinyua, J.J. Smith, G.N. Kibata, S.A. Simons and B.C. Langat

PARTICIPATORY CASSAVA VARIETY SELECTION IN WESTERN KENYA
Akhwale. M.S., H. M. Obiero, O. K. Njarro, J. S. Mpapale, B.M. Otunga

SMALLHOLDER WHEAT PRODUCTION AND MARKETING IN TIMAU DIVISION, MERU COUNTY
Mahagayu M.C., A.C Ndiema, C.M Njeru, N. Macharia, And P.Rengine

AGRONOMIC AND FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF USING FARM-SAVED SEED FROM NATURALLY SEGREGATING CERTIFIED MAIZE HYBRIDS BY SMALLHOLDER FARMERS
Macharia C.N., C.M. Njeru, A. Gichangi, M.S. Shiluli and G.A. Ombakho

CONTENT AND BIOAVAILABILITY OF MICRONUTRIENTS IN STREET FOODS OF LOW INCOME GROUPS, NAIROBI, KENYA
Oyunga-Ogubi, M.A., E .Okwach, N. J.Waudo, A. Makokha, S.O. Oiye

CHARACTERISATION OF ROOT-KNOT NEMATODES (MELOIDOGYNE SPP.,) FROM SELECTED LEGUMES IN MBEERE DISTRICT USING ISOENZYME PHENOTYPES
Kavuluko J.M., C. Gichuki, J.W .Waceke and S. M. Runo

ARTIFICIAL REARING OF MAIZE STEM BORERS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR QUALITY AND SUPPLY OF THE INSECTS FOR STEM BORER RESISTANCE BREEDING IN MAIZE
Kega V.M., R. Tende and S. Mugo

NITROGEN USE EFFICIENCY AND MAIZE YIELD RESPONSE TO RATE AND MODE OF NITROGEN APPLICATION IN THE KENYA HIGHLANDS
Macharia C.N., C.M. Njeru, J.W. Kamundia, L.S. Nafuma, A. Gichangi and M.S. Shiluli

BURNING SOIL FOR FINGER MILLET (ELEUSINE CORACANA) PRODUCTION IN KENYA: A CASE STUDY IN BOMET DISTRICT
Nafuma L.S., B.K. Kitur, C.M. Mahagayu, R. Wanyera, P.A.L Kipkemoi

ANALYSIS OF CLIMATE DATA AND THE ASSOCIATED RISKS TO MAIZE PRODUCTION IN SEMI-ARID EASTERN KENYA
Njiru, E. N., G. Kironchi,J .P. Mbuvi And S. Nguluu

EFFECTS OF LIMING AND INORGANIC FERTILIZERS ON MAIZE YIELD IN KAKAMEGA NORTH AND UGUNJA DISTRICTS, WESTERN KENYA
David S. Mbakaya, J. R. Okalebo, M. Muricho And S. Lumasayi

EFFECT OF POST ANTHESIS MOISTURE STRESS ON PERFORMANCE OF STAY GREEN SORGHUM HYBRID IN EASTERN PROVINCE OF KENYA
Okiyo T., S. Gudu, O. Kiplagat And J. Owuoche

GENETIC DIVERSITY OF KENYAN COWPEA ACCESSIONS BASED ON MORPHOLOGICAL AND MICROSATELLITE MARKERS
Kuruma R.W., O. Kiplagat, E. Ateka and G. Owuoche

INTERACTION OF CASSAVA MOSAIC DISEASE AND CASSAVA BROWN STREAK DISEASE IN NICOTIANA BENTHAMIANA
Irungu J., Miano, J.J. Ngeranwa, E. Mbogo, K. Monjero And S.T.Gichuki

THE IMPACT OF A PREDATORY MITE, TYPHLODROMALUS ARIPO DE LEON (ACARI: PHYTOSEIIDAE) ON CASSAVA GREEN MITE POPULATION AND YIELD OF CASSAVA UNDER FIELD CONDITIONS.
Kariuki,C.W., R. Hanna, and M. Toko

THE POTENTIAL OF SOYBEAN TO INCREASE AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN DRY AREAS OF CENTRAL KENYA.
Mathu, R. W., Nandokha, T., Riungu, T. C., Matere, S. and Bendera, N. K

POTATO (SOLANUM TUBEROSUM) MINITUBER PRODUCTION USING AEROPONICS: ANOTHER ARROW IN THE QUIVER?
Lung’aho C., M. Nyongesa, M.W. Mbiyu, N.M. Ng’ang’a, D.N. Kipkoech, P. Pwaipwai, and J. Karinga

MAIZE-BEAN INTERCROP RESPONSE TO SOLE AND COMBINED ORGANIC AND INORGANIC FERTILIZER APPLICATION IN LOW AND HIGH FERTILITY AREAS OF NANDI SOUTH DISTRICT
Njeru C. M., R. O. Okalebo, J. O. Ojiem, Othieno, J. Lauren and B. Medvecky

PROCESSING CASSAVA INTO CHIPS IN COASTAL KENYA: COMMERCIAL POTENTIAL IS IN THE FUTURE
Kiura, J. N., J. M. Ndung’u and B. M. Muli

MAIZE PRODUCTION PRACTISES FOR INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY AMONG SMALL HOLDER FARMERS IN CENTRAL KENYA
Mbure G.N., A.N.Kathuku, S.N. Njihia, Z. Saitoti, J.M. Kaiyare and G.N. Ngae

ASSESSING HOUSEHOLD SWEET POTATO BASED DIET AMONG RURAL COMMUNTIES IN NORTH RIFT REGION OF KENYA
Rono., S.C., J.M.Wanyama, L.O. Mose, C.M. Mutoko, J.Chesoro, C.M. Lusweti, E. Wanjekeche and B .Wachiye

PROMOTION OF IMPROVED BEAN VARIETIES IN NYANZA, WESTERN, AND CENTRAL RIFT VALLEY PROVINCES OF KENYA
Karanja, D.R., J. Kavoi, Louse Sperling, Rubyigo Jean Claude and Ogecha John

SCREENING OF EARLY MATURING MAIZE IN THE NATIONAL PERFORMANCE TRIAL FOR RESISTANCE TO STORAGE INSECT PESTS.
Likhayo, P, S. Mugo, J. Gethi, E. Sikinyi, J. M. Ngeny

BIOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF CASSAVA QUALITY TRAITS IN CENTRAL RIFT VALLEY OF KENYA.
Ndung’u, J.N., Wachira, M.G. Kinyua, D.K. Lelgut And, H. Obiero

BIOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF CASSAVA QUALITY TRAITS IN CENTRAL RIFT CHARACTERIZATION OF VOLATILE COMPOUNDS OF KENYAN LABLAB BEAN (LABLAB PURPUREUS) ACCESSIONS AND THEIR FLAVOUR ATTRIBUTES.
Kimani E., F. Wachira, M.Kinyua, J .Matasyoh

MARKET ATTRIBUTES AND THEIR EFFECT ON LEVELS OF AFLATOXIN IN PEANUTS (ARACHIS HYPOGEAE L.) FROM NAIROBI AND WESTERN KENYA.
C. Mutegi, J. Kimani, G. Otieno, R. Wanyama, M. E. Christie, K. Mallikarjunan, A. Kaaya

EVALUATION OF ORGANIC AND INORGANIC AMENDMENTS ON NUTRIENT UPTAKE, PHOSPHORUS USE EFFICIENCY AND YIELD OF MAIZE IN KISII REGION.
Ademba J.S., A.O. Esilaba and S.M. Ngari

ORGANIC FARMING: EFFECT OF KELPAK AND EARTHLEE ON THE YIELD OF IRISH POTATOES
. Oyoo, J., M. Nyongesa, M. Mbiyu and C. Lung’aho

EFFECT OF TITHONIA DIVERSIFOLIA (HEMSLEY) AND INORGANIC FERTILIZERS ON MAIZE YIELD ON ALFISOLS AND ULTISOLS OF WESTERN KENYA
Achieng, J. O., G.Ouma, G. Odhiambo and F. Muyekho

EVALUATION OF CROPPING SYSTEMS INVOLVING FINGER MILLET, GREEN GRAM, SOYBEAN AND DESMODIUM IN A STRIGA INFESTED AREA
Ogola, A. H., Ogutu, M. and Malaya, H

EFFECT OF PHOSPHORUS ON SURVIVAL, PHOSPHORUS ACCUMULATION AND YIELD OF COWPEA (VIGNA UNGUICULATA) VARIETIES ACROSS A SOIL FERTILITY GRADIENT IN WESTERN KENYA
Odundo S. N., O. J. Ojiem J. R. Okalebo, C. O. Othieno, J. G .Lauren nd B. A. Medvecky

PERFORMANCE OF ORANGE-FLESHED SWEET POTATO AS INFLUENCED BY GENOTYPE, HARVESTING REGIME AND FARMER PREFERENCE.
Muli, M.B. and S. Agili

IMPROVING PRODUCTIVITY OF MAIZE, CASSAVA AND SWEET POTATO IN THE COASTAL LOWLANDS OF KENYA THROUGH PROVISION OF HIGH QUALITY SEED.
Shuma, J.M., S. Weru and B.M. Muli

CONSUMER AWARENESS AND WILLINGNESS TO PURCHASE INSECT RESISTANT MAIZE DEVELOPED THROUGH GENETIC MODIFICATION IN EASTERN KENYA
Charles Bett, Hugo De Groote and Simon Kimenju

MORPHOLOGICAL DIVERSITY AND DISTRIBUTION OF YAM (DIOSCOREA SPP.) CULTIVARS IN KENYA
Muthamia, Z.K., G. Ngae, E. Ateka, S. Njau, A.B. Nyende and E.G. Mamati

COMBINING ABILITY ANALYSIS OF 72 MAIZE INBRED LINES AND DEVELOPMENT OF TOPCROSS HYBRIDS RESISTANT TO FOLIAR DISEASES.
Woyengo, V. W., O.M. Odongo, S.I. Ajanga

EVALUATION OF LAND SUITABILITY FOR MAIZE USING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS): A CASE STUDY FOR TWO MAIZE VARIETIES IN MACHAKOS DISTRICT
Gatheru M. And P.M. Maingi

CURRENT PERFORMANCE OF STRIGA TOLERANT MAIZE VARIETY GAF4
Ngesa, H.O., J.O. Okora, J.A.W.Ochieng, M. A. Opondo, And P. O. Ayako

INCREASING PRODUCTIVITY OF SOYBEAN IN WESTERN KENYA THROUGH EVALUATION AND FARMER PARTICIPATORY VARIETY SELECTION
Mahasi, J. M, Vanlauwe, B. Mursoy, R.C. Mbehero, P. Mukalama, J. Bureti

EFFECT OF MAIZE BORDER CROP PLACEMENT DISTANCE ON APHID POPULATION AND APHID-TRANSMITTED VIRUS DISEASES IN POTATO
Muthomi, J. W., Kinyungu, T. N., Nderitu, J. H., Olubayo F. M. and Kabira J. N

ASPERGILLUS AND AFLATOXIN B1 CONTAMINATION OF MAIZE AND MAIZE PRODUCTS FROM EASTERN AND NORTH-RIFT REGIONS OF KENYA.
Muthomi, J. W., B. K. Mureithi, G. N. Chemining’wa, J. K Gathumbi, And E. W. Mutitu

SNAP BEAN PRODUCTION, POSTHARVEST PRACTICES AND CONSTRAINTS IN KIRINYAGA AND MACHAKOS DISTRICTS OF KENYA
Ndegwa, A. M., N. M. Muthoka, C. W. Gathambiri, M. N. Muchui, M. W. Kamau and S. M Waciuri

SCREENING OF LOCAL LABLAB (LABLAB PURPUREUS) ACCESSIONS FOR RESISTANCE TO COW PEA APHID (APHIS CRACCIVORA KOCH)
Kamau, E. M., M. G Kinyua, L.Gohole And O.Kiplagat

EFFECTS OF COMMERCIAL RHIZOBIUM STRAIN INOCULANTS AND TRIPLE SUPERPHOSPHATE FERTILIZER ON YIELD OF NEW DRY BEAN LINES IN CENTRAL KENYA
Mbugua, G.W., S.M.Wachiuri, J .Karoga and J. Kimamira

REGENERATION AND TRANSFORMATION POTENTIAL OF ELITE KENYAN HIGHLAND MAIZE INBRED LINES
Taracha, C., F. Nangayo, G. Ombakho, J. Machuka

SCREENING GENE BANK MAIZE ACCESSIONS FOR STRIGA HERMONTHICA RESISTANCE
Karaya H. S. Mugo, K. Njoroge, E. Ariga, H. Nderitu and F.Kanampiu

SCREENING MAIZE GERMPLASM FOR RESISTANCE TO MAIZE WEEVIL (SITOPHILUS ZEAMAIS (MOTSCH.) AND LARGER GRAIN BORER (PROSTEPHANUS TRUNCATUS (HORN)) PESTS IN KENYA
Mugo S., P. Likhayo, H. Karaya, J. Gethi, S. Njoka, S. Ajanga, J. Shuma, and T. Tefera

DECOMPOSITION PATTERN OF MUCUNA RESIDUES AS MODERATED BY HIGH CARBON RESIDUES TO SYNCHRONIZE NUTRIENT RELEASE FOR MAIZE GROWTH
J.N. Gitari, J. G. Mureithi, D.N. Mugendi, And J.B. Kung’u

A COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF THE TRADITIONAL AND IMPROVED UPLAND RAINFED RICE VARIETIES IN KISUMU DISTRICT, KENYA
Okech J. N. O., N.W.O.Wawire, W. A. O.Kor, T.O.Okiyo, V.O.Otieno and G.Onyango

GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF CASSAVA FROM KENYA AND TANZANIA USING SSR MARKERS
Gethi, J. G., E. Kanju, M. Ferguson and R. W Musyoki

EVALUATION OF SWEETPOTATO VARIETIES IN SOUTH WESTERN KENYA
Kwach J. K., G. D. Odhiambo, M. M. Dida and S. T. Gichuki

EFFECT OF COVER CROPS AND CONSERVATION TILLAGE IN IMPROVNG MAIZE YIELDS IN SEMI-ARID AREAS OF SOUTH-WEST KENYA
Nzabi, A.W., F. Makini, N. Kidula and E. Mutai

DEVELOPMENT OF RT-PCR-BASED DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUE FOR THE DETECTION OF SWEET POTATO VIRUSES
Bett B.B., D.J. Kim, T.M. Kathurima, D.W. Miano, P.J. Ndolo and P.N. Mwisa

EFFECT OF SOAKING ON THE COOKABILITY AND NUTRITIONAL QUALITY OF MUCUNA BEAN.
Wanjekeche E., J.K. Imungi and E.G. Karuri

DETERMINATION OF LOCATION SPECIFIC AGRONOMIC RECOMMENDATIONS FOR A MAIZE-BASED FARMING SYSTEM IN WESTERN KENYA
Macharia, C.N., C.M. Njeru, A.W. Gichangi and J.W. Kamundia

COMMERCIALIZING GM CROPS IN KENYA: POTENTIAL RISKS AND POSSIBLE MITIGATION STRATEGIES
Malinga J., M. Gethi, E. Masinde, and M. Ngari

IDENTIFICATION OF CANDIDATE GENES FOR SEED COAT DISCOLORATION ASSOCIATED WITH IITT GENOTYPES IN SOYBEAN USING GENOME DATABASE INFORMATION
Oyoo, M. E., R. Takahashi, R. W. Muinga, F. K. Muniu and S. M. Githiri

EVALUATION OF HORTICULTURAL TRAITS OF THE EAST AFRICAN MUSA AA “MURARU” DESSERT BANANAS.
Onyango M.., R.Manshardt, R.Paull and D. Karamura

DIVERSITY OF AFRICAN INDIGENOUS VEGETABLES WITH NUTRITION AND ECONOMIC POTENTIAL IN THE LAKE VICTORIA REGION

Abukutsa-Onyango M.O., C. Tushabomwe-Kazooba, W. Mwai, G. M. Onyango, and E. S. Macha

THE EFFECT OF FERTILIZER AND PEST CONTROL REGIMES ON THE INCIDENCE OF PESTS, SEED COTTON YIELD AND PROFITABILITY OF COTTON IN WESTERN KENYA

Otieno, K., S.O. Akello, D. Odongo and A. Lumumba

EFFECT OF MANGO DWARFING ROOTSTOCKS ON HEIGHT AND CANOPY COVER OF DIFFERENT MANGO VARIETIES IN COASTAL KENYA.
Mwajita, M. R., F. K. Muniu, and M. M. Mwakangalu

EFFECTS OF DELTAPHOS 212EC (TRIAZOPHOS 200G /DELTAMETHRIN 12G A.I. PER LITRE) AND THUNDER 145OD (BETA CYFLUTHRIN 45G/ IMIDACLOPRID 100G PER LITRE) ON SUCKING AND CHEWING PESTS AND THEIR NATURAL ENEMIES OF COTTON IN KENYA Ngari, B. M., T. Ngatia, and S. M. Njinj

EFFICACY OF TRIANUM-P AS A BIOPESTICIDE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF MAJOR SOIL-BORNE DISEASES OF FRENCH BEANS IN KENYA
Kariuki, G. M ., Z.M. Kinyua and S. W Chege

PREVALENCE AND DIVERSITY OF BANANA VIRUSES AND OCCURRENCE OF VIRAL DISEASES IN WESTERN KENYA: THE FIRST FIELD SURVEY REPORT
L. Karanja, L. Wasilwa, A. Gichangi, A.P. James, J. Kubiriba, Mwaura and J. Dale

EVALUATION OF STRATEGIES FOR MANAGEMENT OF FUSARIUM WILT IN PASSION FRUITS IN CENTRAL RIFT OF KENYA
Mwangi, H.G., M. Gethi and F. Mumera

THE EFFECT OF MOISTURE REGIME ON GRAIN YIELD AND WATER USE EFFICIENCY OF WHEAT (TRITICUM AESTIVUM L.) UNDER RAIN-OUT SHELTER
Ooro, P.A., M.G Kinyua and J.B.O.Ogola

USE OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGI AND NEEM BIO-PESTICIDES FOR BRASSICA PESTS CONTROL AND CONSERVATION OF THEIR NATURAL ENEMIES
Waiganjo, M.M., C. N. Waturu, J.M.Mureithi, J. Muriuki, J. Kamau and R. Munene

EFFECT OF BORDER PLANT DIVERSITY ON POPULATION OF RED SPIDER MITES, TETRANYCHUS URTICAE AND THEIR NATURAL ENEMIES’ WITH EMPHASIS TO PHYTOSEIULUS PERSIMILIS IN ROSE FLOWER COMMERCIAL FARMS
Anyango, J. J and A Nakhumicha

ASSESSMENT OF POTENTIAL AND LIMITATION OF POSTHARVEST VALUE ADDITION OF MANGO FRUITS IN EASTERN PROVINCE: A CASE STUDY IN MBEERE AND EMBU DISTRICTS
Gathambiri C.W., J.G. Gitonga, M. Kamau, J.K. Njuguna, S.N. Kiiru, M.N. Muchui, E.K. Gatambia and D. K Muchira

ORGANOLEPTIC QUALITY EVALUATION OF TWO STRAINS OF OYSTER MUSHROOMS IN CENTRAL KENYA
Gateri M. W., V. Kirigua, L.Wasilwa, A.Muriuki, B.Chege, C. Gathambiri, E Thuranira, D. Kariuki and M. Nyaga

PHENOTYPIC VARIATION OF THREE PHYTOPHTHORA CINNAMOMI POPULATIONS FROM MACADAMIA GROWING AREAS OF KENYA.
Mbaka, J.N., L .Turoop, M. M. Waiganjo, and L.S. Wamocho

EFFECT OF BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS (BT) – COTTON PROTEIN ENDOTOXINS (CRYIAC AND CRY2AB2) ON BELOW GROUND FAUNA DIVERSITY WITH REFERENCE TO ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES
Njinju S.M., J.P. Mbugi and C.N. Waturu

EVALUATION OF ROOTGARD, TRICHODERMA ASPERELLUM AND NORDOX ON THE MANAGEMENT OF BULB ROT IN ARABICUM (ORNITHOGALUM SAUNDERSIAE)
Watani G.W., V.N Matiru, J. Mbaka, M.K Menza, and C.N Waturu.

EFFECT OF MEDIA SUBSTRATES ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF PENNYWORT (CENTELLA ASIATICA (L.)
Kiuru P., V.O Kirigua, T. K. Mukiama, K. Mathini, W. Cheluget and L. Manyeki

EFFECT OF PROTEIN ENDOTOXINS CRYIAC AND CRY2AB2 EXPRESSED IN BT COTTON ON THE SURVIVAL AND INFECTIVITY OF ENTOMO-PATHOGENIC NEMATODE STEINERNEMA KARII (NEMATODA : STEINERNEMATIDAE)
Mureithi J.M, C.N Waturu, V.N Matiru, M. Mbogori, S.M Wepukhulu, S.M. Njinju, R.W.Wango, and P.N. Kinaga

USE OF ISOENZYME PHENOTYPES TO CHARACTERISE THE MAJOR ROOT-KNOT NEMATODES (MELOIDOGYNE SPP.) PARASITISING INDIGENOUS LEAFY VEGETABLES IN KISII
Muturi, J., C. Gichuki 1, J.W. Waceke2, and S.M. Runo

PLANT-PARASITIC NEMATODES ASSOCIATED WITH CABBAGE IN NYANDARUA AND EMBU DISTRICTS KENYA
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Maina M.J., J.W. Waceke and G.M. Kariuki

NEMATODE COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATED WITH COTTON (GOSSYPIUM HIRSUTUM L.) IN KENYA.
Karuri, H. W., R. Amata, N. Amugune and C.Waturu

CITRUS FARMING IN KWALE DISTRICT: A CASE STUDY OF LUKORE LOCATION
. Pole F.N., J.M. Ndung’u, J.M.Kimani, and E. Kagunu

ASSESSING THE STATUS OF UNDERUTILIZED FRUIT SPECIES IN NORTHWEST KENYA
Anastacia, A. O. M., Thomas, K. Kwambai., and H. N. Wambani

RED PALM OIL CONSUMPTION AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TO VITAMIN A STAUS OF WOMEN IN MATAYOS DIVISION, BUSIA DISTRICT
Cheboswony, R.J., P.J. Tuitoek, E Mbuthia and J.N Maling’a.

MANGO CULTIVAR DIVERSITY AND ITS POTENTIAL FOR IMPROVING MANGO PRODUCTIVITY IN KENYA
Kehlenbeck, K., E. Rohde, J.K. Njuguna, F. Omari, L. Wasilwa and R. Jamnadass

SOME ASPECTS OF SQUASH (CUCURBITA MOSCHATA) POLLINATION ECOLOGY IN KENYA
Kasina, M., M. Kraemer, J. Nderitu, C. Martius and D. Wittmann

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF KOKARI HERBAL PEST CONTROLLER AGAINST DIAMOND BACK MOTH (PLUTELLA XYLOSTELLA) INFESTING BRASSICAE IN KENYA
Ochieng, V., F. J Musembi., S. Njihia, L .Wasilwa., and W. B Kipkorir

INCIDENCE AND PREVALENCE OF ROOT-KNOT NEMATODE MELOIDOGYNE SPECIES IN SELECTED INDIGENOUS LEAFY VEGETABLES IN KISII AND TRANS-MARA COUNTIES OF KENYA
Nchore, S. B., W. J. Waceke and G. M.Kariuki

RESPONSE OF NEWLY DEVELOPED AND INTRODUCED ARABICA COFFEE GENOTYPES TO COFFEE BERRY DISEASE (COLLETOTRICHUM KAHAWAE) IN KENYA
Gichimu B.M. and N.A Phiri

EFFECT OF PROTEIN ENDOTOXINS CRYIAC AND CRY2AB2 EXPRESSED IN BT COTTON ON THE SURVIVAL AND INFECTIVITY OF THE ENTOMO-PATHOGENIC NEMATODE STEINERNEMA KARII (NEMATODA: STEINERNEMATIDAE)
Mureithi J.M., C.N. Waturu, V.N .Matiru, M. Mbogori, S.M. Njinju, R.W. Wango, and P.N. Kinaga

SITUATION ANALYSIS OF GUAVA (PSIDIUM GUAJAVA L) PRODUCTION IN EASTERN PROVINCE OF KENYA
Gatambia, E. K., J. K. Gitonga, M. K . Menza, J. K. Njuguna, S. B. Wanjala, N. Karumwa, and L. A Wasilwa

POTENTIAL DOMESTIC MARKET FOR CUT FLOWERS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPROVED PRODUCTION IN MOUNT KENYA REGION
R.N. Magoti, F.M. Matiri and S.C. Amboga

YIELD LOSS ASSESSMENT DUE TO NEMATODES ASSOCIATED WITH SUGARCANE IN KENYA
Nzioki, H. S. and A. K. Chirchir

EVALUATION OF RESDIUAL PHOSPHORUS ON YIELD AND QUALITY OF SUGARCANE
Ochola P. and J.O. Omollo

EFFECT OF NITROGEN FERTILIZER ON SUGARCANE YIELD IN KENYA
Abayo G.O. and J.O. Omollo

INVESTIGATION OF POSSIBILITY TO REDUCE TILLAGE DEPTH AND COST WITHOUT REDUCING CANE YIELD IN THE NYANDO SUGAR BELT, WESTERN KENYA
Stephen Muturi, Jacob Omollo, and Kelly Kariuki

INFLUENCE OF RESDIUAL PHOSPHORUS ON YIELD AND QALITY OF SUGARCANE
P. Ochola and J.O. Omollo

EFFECT OF MEDIA SUBSTRATES ON GROWTH AND YIELD OF PENNYWORT (CENTELLA ASIATICA (L)
Kiuru P., V.O Kirigua, T. K. Mukiama, K. Mathini, W. Cheluget, L.Manyeki

THE EFFECT OF DIFFERENT RELATIVE HUMIDITY REGIMES ON THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE PREDATORY MITE TYPHLODROMALUS ARIPO
Mutisya D. L., C. W. Kariuki and C. P. M. Khamala

ASSESSMENT OF SEEDBORNE PATHOGENS FOR SOME IMPORTANT CROPS IN WESTERN KENYA
Makelo Margaret Nafula

EFFECTS OF SOIL TEXTURE ON VIRULENCE AND SURVIVAL OF STEINERNEMA KARII AND HETERORHABDITIS INDICA
Mwaniki, S.W., J.H.Nderitu, F. Olubayo, and J.W. Kimenju

MASS PRODUCTION OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES USING SILKWORM (BOMBYX MORI L.) FOR MANAGEMENT OF KEY AGRICULTURAL PESTS
Mwaniki, S.W., J.H.Nderitu, F. Olubayo, and J.W. Kimenju

RELATIVE AGGRESSIVENESS OF NOVEL GENOTYPES OF PHYTOPHTHORA INFESTANS
Nyongesa M., D.S. Shaw, D. Wright , S. Kildea, D. Griffin, L.R. Cooke and E. Mullins

DETERMINATION OF INSECTICIDAL ACTIVITY OF KENYAN BT ISOLATES AGAINST THE SPOTTED STEM BORER, CHILO PARTELLUS

Kimani G, H Nyambaka, S Gichuki, R Amata, M. Okomo and M Kasina

PROSPECTING FOR BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS FOR THE CONTROL OF PROSTEPHANUS TRUNCATUS (HORN) AND SITOPHILUS ZEAMAIS MOTSCHULSKY
Likhayo, P., J. Machuka, F. Nang’ayo and N. Maniania

EFFECT OF DIFFERENT SOLID SUBSTRATES ON MASS PRODUCTION OF BEAUVERIA BASSIANA AND METARHIZIUM ANISOPLIAE ENTOMOPATHOGENS
L.W. Karanja, N. A. Phiri, G. I. Oduor

MASS REARING AND USE OF STEM BORERS AT THE KARI-KATUMANI INSECTARY
Regina Tende, Tadele Tefera and Stephen Mugo

ADDRESSING PESTICIDE RISKS TO WILD POLLINATORS IN KENYA
Kasina M., P. Kipyab, L. Wasilwa, M. Gikungu, G. Maina, C. Odhiambo and B. Gemmill-Herren

FACTORS AFFECTING MARKETING OF HIDES AND SKINS OF PASTORAL COMMUNITIES OF NORTHERN KENYA

Kagunyu, A., E. Ngari and M. Lengarite

THE CURRENT STATUS OF CAMEL (CAMELUS DROMEDARIUS) CALF MANAGEMENT AMONG PASTORAL COMMUNITIES OF NORTHERN KENYA
Kuria S.G., I. Tura, H.K. Walaga, J. Lesuper

ENHANCING OUTPUT ORIENTED LIVESTOCK IMPROVEMENT STRATEGIES IN THE SOUTHERN DRYLANDS OF KENYA
Ndathi A. J.N., M. M. Nyangito, N. K.R. Musimba and B. N. Mitaru

COMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF CHLORIS GAYANA (KUNTH), ERAGROSTIS SUPERBA (PEYR) AND CENCHRUS CILIARIS (L) FOR PASTURE PRODUCTION IN MARSABIT CENTRAL DISTRICT, NORTHERN KENYA
Bulle H., M. Mamo and P. Geikuku

PROBABILITY OF PASTORALISTS PARTICIPATION IN LIVESTOCK MARKETS IN EAST POKOT DISTRICT, KENYA
Ngeno Vincent, B. Langat, M.K. Korir, E.K Ngeno and M.J. Kipsat

PRODUCTION OF POWDERED YOGHURT AND ITS QUALITY CHANGES DURING STORAGE
Kiiru, S.N. and N.K Ojijo
PERFORMANCE OF THE SMALL EAST AFRICAN ZEBU WEANER CATTLE SUPPLEMENTED WITH ACACIA TORTILIS PODS
Bii J. C., S.A Abdulrazak, E.A Mukisira and E.K Shakala

NON-GENETIC SOURCES OF VARIATION IN LACTATION CURVE TRAITS OF DAIRY CATTLE IN KENYA
C. B. Wasike, T. M. Magothe, A. K. Kahi and K. J. Peters

SHEEP AND GOAT MARKETING IN MARSABIT COUNTY: A CASE STUDY OF NORTH-HORR, KALACHA, TURBI, MARSABIT, KORR AND MERILLE MARKETS
Tura I., Seth Amboga, and Guyo Tuke

ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF ESTABLISHED RANGE GRASS SPECIES IN SOUTHERN KENYA RANGELANDS
Kirwa, E.C., W.N Mnene., D. Kubasu, R. K. Kimitei, B. Kidake and J.K. Manyeki

CHARACTERIZATION OF INDIGENOUS CHICKEN PRODUCTION SYSTEMS IN KENYA: HOUSEHOLD FLOCK STRUCTURE, DYNAMICS AND BREEDING PRACTICES
T.O. Okeno, A.K. Kahi and J.K. Peters

REGENERATION, MULTIPLICATION AND EVALUATION OF FORAGE GERMPLASM
C.A.O. Kute and B. Awalla

COMMUNITY CAPACITY TO PREDICT LIVESTOCK FORAGE PRODUCTION AGAINST PHYTOMASS GROWTH MODEL (PHYGROW) OUTPUTS IN PASTORAL AND AGROPASTORAL AREAS OF SOUTHERN KENYA
Muthiani E. N, E. C. Kirwa and W. N Mnene

THE POTENTIAL OF MORNING AND AFTERNOON SUPPLEMENTATION OF SCAVENGING CHICKENS ON DIETS WITH VARYING ENERGY AND PROTEIN LEVELS
Okitoi, L.O.,, L.W. Kabuage, R.W. Muinga and M.S. Badamana

EFFECTS OF CONDENSED TANNINS FROM LEUCAENA SPECIES ON APPARENT NITROGEN DIGESTIBILITY AND PERFORMANCE OF BROILER CHICKS
Kariuki I.W. and B.W. Norton

COMMUNITY BASED FORAGE SEED SYSTEM APPROACHES IN SOUTHERN KENYA RANGELANDS
Kimitei R., E. Kirwa, B. Kidake , D. Kubasu , J. Manyeki and W. N. Mnene

CHARACTERIZATION OF THE INDIGENOUS CHICKEN SUB-SECTOR IN THE COASTAL LOWLANDS OF KENYA
Danda, M. K., D. M. Mwamachi, K .Lewa and F. Jefa

GENETIC DIVERSITY AND POPULATION STRUCTURE OF GLOSSINA PALLIDIPES AUSTEN: TEMPORAL AND SEASONAL PERSPECTIVES
Ouma J.O., E.S. Krafsur

USE OF THE INTESTINAL WORM HELIGMOSOMOIDES POLYGYRUS BAKERI AND ADVANCED INTERCROSS LINES OF INBRED MICE TO STUDY RESISTANCE TO NEMATODE PARASITES
Mugambi, J. M., J. M. Behnke, S Nagda, F. A. Iraqi and R. L. Baker

STUNTING DISEASE INCIDENCE AND IMPACT ON NAPIER GRASS (PENNISETUM PURPUREUM SCHUMACH) IN WESTERN KENYA
Mulaa M., B Awalla, J Hanson, J Proud, A Cherunya, J Wanyama, C Lusweti and F Muyekho

MORPHOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF NAPIER GRASS (PENNISETUM PURPUREUM SCHUMAC) COLLECTIONS IN KENYA
Awalla B. J., M. Mulaa, C. M. Lusweti and C. Kute

THE NON-DESTRUCTIVE ESTIMATORS OF DRY MATTER YIELD AND THE NUTRITIVE VALUE PARAMETERS OF FODDER MAIZE IN THE SELECTION OF DUAL-PURPOSE MAIZE
Kang’ara, J. N. N., D. Friesen2, C.J. Mutinda3, S. Amboga4 and I. N. Mwangi

SEMI-LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF TRYPANOSOMIASIS AND ITS VECTORS IN DONKEYS (EQUUS AFRICANUS ASINUS, FITZINGER) IN THE LAMU ARCHIPELAGO
Mukiria, P., R.Mdachi, J.Thuita, J.Mutuku, K.Wanjala, J.Omolo, G. Mulugeta, A.Trawford, J.Ouma and G. Murilla

SIGNIFICANCE OF A MONOCLONAL ANTIBODY AGAINST CAPSULAR POLYSACCHARIDE IN REDUCTION OF MYCOPLASMA MYCOIDES SUBSP. MYCOIDES ADHERENCE TO PRIMARY BOVINE LUNG EPITHELIAL CELLS
Mwirigi .M., H. Ochanda, R. Soi and J. Naessens

COLLECTIVE COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT OF LIVESTOCK DRUG TRADE IN A PASTORALIST SETTING: A CASE STUDY OF RAMATI AND MASLIS GROUPS OF THE GREATER MARSABIT DISTRICT
Gutu M.N., F. K. Lelo, I. Kosgey and B. Kauffmann

BIOACTIVE FRACTIONS IN THE STEM CHARCOAL OF SENNA DIDYMOBOTRYA FRESEN IRWIN AND BARNEBY USED BY THE PASTORAL COMMUNITIES IN WEST POKOT TO PRESERVE MILK
Nyaberi, M. O., C. A. Onyango, F. M. Mathooko, J. M.Maina, , Makobe M. And Mwaura, F.

EFFECT OF SPACING ON JATROPHA CURCAS PLANTED IN SEMI-ARID EASTERN KENYA
Githunguri C.M., A.O. Esilaba And L. M. Mutuku

CHARACTERISTICS OF BELOW-GROUND BIODIVERSITY SITES IN KENYA: THEIR CONSTRAINTS, INTERVENTIONS AND EMERGING ISSUES
Muya E.M. and B.Mutsotso

CHANGES IN LAND USE AND CONTINUOUS CULTIVATION ON SOIL QUALITY IN SASUMUA CATCHMENT, KENYA
Kimigo, J and P. T Gicheru

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL OF CHARACTERISTICS OF SOILS OF NORTHERN KENYA ARIDLANDS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE
Muya E.M., S. Obanyi, M. Ngutu and H. Bulle

REVIEW OF THE EFFECTS OF AMENDMENT ON THE QUALITY OF SALINE-SODIC SOILS OF KALACHA IRRIGATION SCHEME, MARSABIT DISTRICT, KENYA
Muya, E.M., S. Obanyi, I. V. Sijali, G. Wakiiru and M. Ngutu

PERCEPTIONS AND ADAPTATION MEASURES TO CLIMATE CHANGE AND VARIABILITY BY IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES IN SEMI-ARID REGIONS OF NYERI NORTH AND LAIKIPIA EAST DISTRICTS
Macharia, P.N., J.Lugadiru, S.Wakori, L.W.Ng’ang’a and E.Thuranira

EFFECT OF FERTILIZER AND MANURE APPLICATION ON GROWTH AND AREA ADAPTABILITY OF THREE COMMON ALOE SPECIES IN A SEMI-ARID EASTERN KENYA
Kathuli P., R. Musyoki, S.N. Nguluu, F. Omari, S.M. Matimbii and R. Mutunga

EMERGING RESPONSES TO CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION STRATEGIES IN ARID AND SEMI-ARID LANDS OF COASTAL KENYA
Ketiem P.K., M. N. Njunie and B.W. Wafula

ADOPTION OF WATER RESOURCE CONSERVATION UNDER FLUCTUATING RAINFALL REGIMES IN NGACIUMA/KINYARITHA WATERSHED, IMENTI NORTH DISTRICT
Mutuma E., Mahiri and S. Murimi

BASELINE STUDY ON STATUS OF BIOFUEL TECHNOLOGY IN KAJIADO AND KISII REGIONS
Musembi F.J., T. Nandokha, P. Njeru, G. N. Mbure, S. Matere and R. Emongor

ENTERPRISE PRIORITIZATION AND IMPLICATIONS FOR SOIL FERTILITY MANAGEMENT AND VALUE CHAIN RESEARCH – THE CASE OF KIAMBU DISTRICT
Maina, F.W., Karugia, J.T., Nyikal, R.A., Kimani, S.K

CROP N UPTAKE AND FERTILIZER N USE EFFICIENCY UNDER A CONTINUOUS MAIZE-BEAN CROPPING SYSTEM IN THE SEMI-HUMID HIGHLANDS OF KENYA
Kibunja C. N., F. B. Mwaura, D. N. Mugendi, E. M. Kitonyo and M. P. Salema

DETERMINANTS OF FERTILIZER USE AND SOIL CONSERVATION PRACTICES IN MAIZE BASED CROPPING SYSTEM IN TRANS NZOIA DISTRICT, KENYA
Wanyama J.M., L.O Mose, S. C .Rono, A. A.O. Masinde and A. Serem

THE IMPACT OF CULTIVATION ON ABOVE GROUND RANGELAND PRIMARY PRODUCTION, SPECIES RICHNESS AND DENSITY A CASE STUDY OF OL MORAN LOCATION, LAIKIPIA DISTRICT
Muthiani, E. N., J. T. Njoka, and J. I. Kinyamario

IMPACTS OF INVASIVE PLANTS AND THEIR SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT IN AGRO-ECOSYSTEMS IN AFRICA: A REVIEW
Arne Witt

RAINWATER HARVESTING AND MANAGEMENT FOR IMPROVING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY IN ARID AND SEMI-ARID AREAS OF KENYA
Ngigi, S., J. Kariuke and K. Allan

PESTICIDE RESIDUE LEVELS IN NZOIA RIVER CATCHMENT AREA
TARUS, S. J., E.M Nyambati, J. L. Kituyi, F. K. Segor, and F. J Chebii

ADOPTION AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPROVING SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION PRACTICES IN KATHEKAKAI SETTLEMENT SCHEME, MACHAKOS DISTRICT
VIOLET N. G., C. K. K. Gachene, J. N. Ngugi, E. G. Thuranira and M.W. Baaru

INFLUENCE OF LAND USE PRACTICES AND SOCIO ECONOMIC FACTORS ON LAND DEGRADATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY IN GUCHA DISTRICT, KENYA Kamoni P.T. and S. N. Makokha

GERMINATION RESPONSE OF FRESHLY HARVESTED AND PRE-STORED SESAMUM LATIFOLIUM (GILLET) SEEDS TO POTASSIUM NITRATE AND PREHEATING AS DORMANCY RELEASE STIMULI
Nyamongo, D.O., P.A. Makoude and E. M Akunda

FACTORS INFLUENCING UPTAKE OF INTEGRATED SOIL FERTILITY MANAGEMENT KNOWLEDGE AMONG SMALLHOLDER FARMERS IN WESTERN KENYA
Adolwa, I. S., A. O Esilaba, P. O. Okoth and M. R Mulwa

THE IMPACTS OF PLASTIC TUBE DIGESTER (PTD) TECHNOLOGY AT THE HOUSEHOLD LEVEL: A CASE STUDY OF CENTRAL KENYA HIGHLANDS
Matiri, F. M. and Kiruiro, E.M

CHARACTERIZATION OF FARMING SYSTEMS IN MOUNTAIN AND OASIS AREAS OF NORTHERN KENYA: CONSTRAINTS AND OPPORTUNITIES
OBANYI, S.N., E. M. MUYA, M.Ngutu, and H. Bulle

SOCIO-CULTURAL PARTICIPATORY MONITORING AND EVALUATION INDICATORS USED IN ADOPTING IMPROVED CASSAVAS BY WESTERN KENYA COMMUNITIES
Tana P.O., C. Onyango, W. O. Ochola and P. O. Omolo

ADOPTION OF IMPROVED SUGARCANE VARIETIES IN NYANDO SUGARCANE ZONE, KENYA
Odenya, J.O, C.O. Ochia, C. Korir, V. Otieno and G.K. Bor

TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY AMONG THE SMALL-SCALE WARE POTATO PRODUCERS IN KENYA
Kipkoech, D. N., J. Mburu, C.W. Ritho, N.W Ng’ang’a and C. Lung’aho

TURNING CHALLENGES INTO OPPORTUNITIES: COMMERCIALIZATION OF GADAM SORGHUM IN MAIZE DOMINATED FARMING SYSTEMS OF LOWER SEMI-ARID EASTERN KENYA
Kavoi, J., D Karanja and J. Wafula

ADOPTION OF COMMERCIAL POULTRY PRODUCTION AMONG PERI-URBAN FARMERS IN KERICHO MUNICIPALITY, KENYA
Ngeno V., B. Langat, T. Sulo, R. Wendy and M.J. Kipsat

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF JATROPHA CARCUS L. POTENTIAL FOR BIO-DIESEL PRODUCTION IN KENYA
Wekesa, L., R. Ng’ethe, P. Wamahiu, A.Esilaba and G.Muturi

POLICY IMPLEMENTATION AND ITS ECONOMIC IMPACT ON POTATO MARKETING VALUE CHAIN IN KENYA
Muo Kasina and John Huria Nderitu

CONSUMPTION FREQUENCY AND LEVELS OF MILK AND MILK PRODUCTS IN SEMI-RID REGION OF EASTERN KENYA
Njarui, D.M.G., M. Gatheru, J.M.Wambua, S.N. Nguluu, D.M Mwangi, and G.A Keya

SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS INFLUENCING SMALLHOLDER BANANA FARMERS’ PARTICIPATION IN BANANA PRODUCER GROUP MARKETING CHANNEL IN MURANG’A SOUTH DISTRICT
Matere J. Stella, Joseph Karugia, Mbatia O. L. Ernest

SPATIAL DIMENSIONS OF POVERTY TO DEMAND AND ACCESS OF KARI TECHNOLOGIES IN COASTAL KENYA
Lewa, K. K., M. K. Danda, and R. W, Muinga

ECONOMICS OF POST-HARVEST MAIZE GRAIN LOSSES IN TRANS NZOIA AND UASIN GISHU DISTRICTS OF NORTHWEST KENYA
Komen J.J., C.M. Mutoko, J.M. Wanyama, S.C. Rono and L.O. Mose

FARMER PERCEPTIONS ON SUB-SOILING/RIPPING TECHNOLOGY FOR RAIN-WATER HARVESTING IN MIXED DRY LAND FARMING AREAS IN EASTERN KENYA
Kathuli P., J.K. Itabari, S.N. Nguluu and E.M. Gichangi

COMPARING REPEATED MEASURES METHODS OF ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE ON RICE HEIGHT AND NUMBER OF TILLERS
Amboga Seth C., and B. Kanyenji and K. N.Serah

SOCIO-ECONOMIC FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE FARMERS’ PERCEPTION OF CROP VIGOUR ENHANCING STRATEGIES FOR SOIL FERTILITY MANAGEMENT IN NANDI SOUTH DISTRICT
Eunice M. Onyango, Odendo Martins and Wanyonyi Reginalda

APPRAISAL OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATION NEEDS FOR MAINSTREAMING INTEGRATED NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT INTO ORGANIZATIONS IN THE MAKUENI COUNTY, KENYA
Emongor, R.A., A.O. Esilaba, W. J. Munyasi, S.O. Nyamwaro, I. N. Maina, K M. Miruka, L.Wekesa, and P.K. Kibet

USING PRINCIPAL COMPONENT ANALYSIS TO ANALYZE MINERAL COMPOSITION DATA
Lukibisi, F. B. and Lanyasunya, T.

USING LOGISTIC REGRESSION TO IDENTIFY RISK FACTORS FOR FARMERS REQUIRING AND NOT REQUIRING TRAINING IN A MILK PRODUCTION
Lukibisi F. B.; Muia J.M.K.; Lanyasunya T. and T. Mwasya

ANALYSIS OF AVOCADO MARKETING IN TRANS-NZOIA DISTRICT, KENYA
Omolo P., P Tana, , C.Mutebi, H. Onyango and K.O. Okach.

PROTECTIONISM ON THE EFFICIENCY OF THE SUGAR INDUSTRY IN KENYA
Kipruto Kennedy Boss

THE EFFECTS OF DISSEMINATION PATHWAYS ON THE SPEED OF PUSH-PULL TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION IN WESTERN KENYA
A. W. Murage, G. Obare, J. Chianu, D. M. Amudavi and Z.R. Khan

THE STATUS OF GOOD DAIRY FARMING PRACTICES ON SMALL-SCALE FARMS IN CENTRAL HIGHLANDS OF KENYA
Omondi S.P.W. and J.Meinderts (2009)

BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE: A LITERATURE REVIEW
Sitawa-Ogutu, J. K. and R. A. Rege

THE RICE VALUE CHAIN IN KENYA WITH REFERENCE TO RICE PRODUCERS
Emongor R.A., F.M. Mureithi, S.N. Ndirangu, D.M. Kitaka and B.M. Walela

TRAINING NEEDS FOR MAINSTREAMING INTEGRATED NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTIONS IN THE GREATER MAKUENI DISTRICT, KENYA
Munyasi, J.W., AO. Esilaba, SO. Nyamwaro, R .Emongor , L .Wekesa, I.N. Maina, KM.Miruka, and PK. Kibet

ENHANCING SMALL SCALE FARMERS’ INCOME IN MANGO PRODUCTION THROUGH AGRO-PROCESSING AND IMPROVED ACCESS TO MARKETS
Gitonga K .J., C. Gathambiri, M. Kamau, K. Njuguna, M. Muchui, E.Gatambia, S.Kiiru

BRANDING STRATEGY FOR THE KENYA AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE AND ITS PRODUCTS
Priscilla Muthoni Muta

PUTTING RESEARCH INTO USE: COMMUNITY BASED ARMYWORM FORECASTING IN KENYA
Musebe R., R. Day, S. Kipkoech, F. Musavi, M. Kimani, P. Opiyo and N. Hassan

THE EVOLUTION AND ORGANISATION OF CASSAVA VALUE CHAINS IN GLOBAL TRADE LANDSCAPE: LESSONS FOR AFRICA FROM THAILAND
Julia Tijaja

SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS OF INSTITUTIONAL STRUCTURE AND CAPACITIES OF PUBLIC AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT IN KENYA
Mulinge, W.M., F.M. Murithi and E.Njuguna

MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERSHIP TO PROMOTE CERTIFIED SEED POTATO PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION IN THE NORTH RIFT REGION OF KENYA
Kwambai T. K. and S. K. Komen

UPTAKE OF IMPROVED TECHNOLOGIES THROUGH DISSEMINATION BY INDIGENOUS CHICKEN SERVICE PROVIDERS IN SOUTHERN RANGELANDS OF KENYA
Wachira, M.A., S.K. Mail, J.W. Munyasi, M. Nzioka, D. M. Mwangi, P. Kaguthi, and J. Kithome

ANALYSIS OF MUSHROOM VALUE CHAIN IN KENYA
Odendo, M. Kirigua, V., Kimenju, J.W., Wasilwa, L., Musieba F. and Orina M

THE CENTRE OF PHYOSANITARY EXCELLENCE (COPE)
F. Chege1; R. Day1; A. Mwang’ombe4; T. Rotteveel; A. Sakala; J.Muthomi; W. Otieno; E. Kimani; R. Ntoyai; J.G. M’Ella; J. Jones; F. Olubayo; R. Mohamed and H. Clarendon

PUTTING RESEARCH INTO USE: COMMUNITY BASED ARMYWORM FORECASTING IN KENYA
Richard, M., R. Day, S. Kipkoech, F. Musavi, M. Kimani, P. Opiyo and N. Hassan

IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH INVESTMENT SERVICES ON RESOURCE USE AND REVENUE GENERATION: A CASE STUDY OF MTWAPA IN COASTAL LOWLAND KENYA
G.S Munga, K. Danda, K. K. Lewa and R.W Muinga

THE STATUS OF HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND MARKETING IN THE HIGHLANDS BORDERING THE DRYLANDS OF THE NORTH RIFT: BASELINE INFORMATION
Josephat C. M. and T. Moi

PHYTOSANITARY PERSPECTIVE OF BACTROCERA INVADENS (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) IN KENYA AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO TRADE
Samuel Muchemi, George Momanyi and Helen Heya

PARTICIPATORY EVALUATION AND DISSEMINATION OF IMPROVED GROUNDNUT VARIETIES AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR PROCESSING AND UTILIZATION
N. OKOKO, N. Kidula, L.Wasilwa, F. Makini, F. Murithi and K. Graham

THE EVOLUTION AND ORGANISATION OF CASSAVA VALUE CHAINS IN GLOBAL TRADE LANDSCAPE: LESSONS FOR AFRICA FROM THAILAND
Julia Tijaja

CONTRIBUTION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES TOWARDS SHARING OF RESEARCH FINDINGS: A CASE STUDY OF KARI-THIKA
Kimani, A.W., C.N Waturu, M.M Waiganjo, N.W Karumwa, J.W. Wambugu, M.M. Ndungu and D.K. Mungatia

CASSAVA MARKET DEMAND ANALYSIS FOR IMPROVED COMMERCIALIZATION IN KENYA
Wambua . J., C. Kariuki, J. Kamau, D. Njarui, D. Miano, G. Keya and S. Nguluu

ASSESSMENT OF ADOPTION OF SOYA BEAN PROCESSING AND UTILIZATION TECHNOLOGIES IN NAVAKHOLO AND MUMIAS DIVISIONS OF WESTERN KENYA
Ambitsi, N. E. Onyango and P. Oucho ,

TREND ANALYSIS OF LONG-TERM INVESTMENT PATTERNS IN PUBLIC AGRICULTURAL R&D IN KENYA’S PUBLIC AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
Mulinge, W.M., F.M. Murithi and E. Njuguna

A PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS OF YIELD GAPS IN GROUNDNUTS BETWEEN RESEARCH AND NON-RESEARCH FARMERS IN KENYA
Kidula N., Okoko N., Bravo-Ureta B. E.,Thuo M. and Lusike Wasilwa

COMMON BEAN MARKETING IN THE LARGER NAKURU DISTRICT
Gichangi A., Karanja D., Ngari M., Mutuoki T., and Lelgut D.

EFFECTS OF INTERCROPPING PATTERN ON SOYABEAN AND MAIZE YIELD IN CENTRAL RIFT VALLEY OF KENYA
Kipkemoi, P.L, Wasike, V.W., Ooro, P.A., Riungu, T.C, Bor, P.K. and Rogocho, L.M

THE EFFECT OF PRUNING AND FERTILIZATION OF PEAR (PYRUS COMMUNIS) ON FRUIT QUALITY IN KENYA
Gathungu, G.K., Ngugi, C.W., Wasilwa. L.A., Pertet, E.P and D. N, Chege

USING LOGISTIC REGRESSION TO IDENTIFY RISK FACTORS FOR FARMERS REQUIRING AND NOT REQUIRING TRAINING IN A MILK PRODUCTION
Lukibisi, F. B.; Muia, J.M.K.; Lanyasunya, T. and T, Mwasya

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