Papers in Conference proceedings

  • Mwende N, Danga B.O, Mugwe J, Kwena K. 2018. Effect of Tied Ridges, Fertilizers and Cropping Systems on Maize Profit margin in the Semi – arid Areas of Machakos County, Kenya. University: 12th Egerton University International Conference
  • Mwende N, Danga B.O, Mugwe J, Kwena K. 2018. Effect of Tied Ridges, Fertilizers and Cropping Systems on Soil Moisture Content and Maize Yield in Semi – arid Areas of Machakos, County, Kenya University: 11th Egerton University International Conference 29th - 31st March, 2017, Page 38.
  • Mwende N, Danga B.O, Mugwe J, Kwena K. 2018. Response of Yield and Yield Components of Maize as affected by Tied Ridges, fertilizers and cropping systems in the Semi – arid Areas of Machakos County, Kenya University: 2nd School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development, Kenyatta University, 29th – November – 2nd December, 2016, Page 84.
  • Mwebia F.W., Mucheru-Muna M.W., Mugwe J.N. and Mugendi D.N. (2015). Farmer Groups’ Characteristics Influencing Application of Soil fertility Technologies in the Central Highlands of Kenya. In: Isutsa,  K.  Proceedings  of  the  First  Internation  Research Conference held in Chuka University, 29th to 31st October, 2014 Chuka, Kenya, pp 81-90 (with student)
  • Mwebia F.W., Mucheru-Muna M.W., Mugwe J.N. and Mugendi D.N. (2015). Farmer Groups’ Members’ Household Factors Influencing Selection of Soil fertility Technologies in the Central Highlands of Kenya. In: Isutsa,  K.  Proceedings  of  the  First  International  Research Conference held in Chuka University, 29th to 31st October, 2014 Chuka, Kenya, pp 90-100 (with student)
  • Kisaka MO, Mucheru-Muna M, Ngetich FK, Mugwe J, Mugendi D, Mairura F (2014). Does long term low rate and inorganic nitrogen management guarantee maize yield under semi arid conditions of eastern Kenya. In Fourth RUFORIM Biennial Conference. pp 487- 493
  • Ngie M, Danga BO, Mugwe J and Kwena K (2014). Response of yields and yields components of maize as affected by tied ridges, fertilizers and cropping systems in the semi arid areas of Machakos County, Kenya (2014). In Waceke Wanjohi, Daniel Kyalo, Purity Nguhiu and Cyrus Gichaga. 2nd Biennial international Conference on enhancing sustainable agricultural production and marketing systems; from 27th November to 2nd December 2014. pp 409 -415
  • Murage F, Mugwe J, Mucheru_Muna M and Mugendi DN (2014). Effect of Phosphorous on yield and growth of soybean (Glycine Max L) Varieties in central highlands of Kenya. In Waceke Wanjohi, Daniel Kyalo, Purity Nguhiu and Cyrus Gichaga. 2nd Biennial international Conference on enhancing sustainable agricultural production and marketing systems; from 27th November to 2nd December 2014. pp 356 – 367
  • Ada M, Mucheru –Muna, Mugwe JN, Zingore S, Mugi_Ngenga E, Mairura F and Ayieko D. 2014. Determinants of use of integrated soil fertility management strategies and phosphorous management for maize production intensification in Runyenjes sub county, Kenya. In Waceke Wanjohi, Daniel Kyalo, Purity m. Nguhiu and Cyrus Gichaga. 2nd Biennial international Conference on enhancing sustainable agricultural production and marketing systems; from 27th November to 2nd December 2014. Pp 409 -415 In Waceke Wanjohi, Daniel Kyalo, Purity Nguhiu and Cyrus Gichaga. 2nd Biennial international Conference on enhancing sustainable agricultural production and marketing systems; from 27th November to 2nd December 2014. Pp 198 -213.
  • Kisaka, M.O.  Mucheru-Muna, F.K., Ngetich, J. Mugwe, D. Mugendi and F. Mairura (2013). Characterization of seasonal rainfall variability and drought probability of the semi arid areas of Mbeere region in Embu County, Kenya. In: Githunguri C, Kimani S, Esilaba A, Njeru P, Lekasi J, Gachene C, Baaru M, Muriuki A, Nyamwaro S, Maina F, Muniafu M, Kibunja C, Mangale N. Transforming rural livelihoods in Africa: How can land and water management contribute to enhanced food security and address climate change adaptation and mitigation? Joint proceedings of the 27th Soil Science Society of East Africa and the 6th African Soil Science Society. pp 64-75
  • P.N.M. Njeru, I. Maina, J. Mugwe, M. Mucheru-Muna, D. Mugendi, J.K. Lekasi, S.K. Kimani, J. Miriti B.J. Mugo, H. Mwangi, V.O. Oeba, A.O. Esilaba and F. Muriithi (2013). Drought mitigating technologies: lessons learnt from sorghum and cowpea production in semi-arid areas of Embu County, eastern Kenya.  In: Githunguri C, Kimani S, Esilaba A, Njeru P, Lekasi J, Gachene C, Baaru M, Muriuki A, Nyamwaro S, Maina F, Muniafu M, Kibunja C, Mangale N. Transforming rural livelihoods in Africa: How can land and water management contribute to enhanced food security and address climate change adaptation and mitigation? Joint proceedings of the 27th Soil Science Society of East Africa and the 6th African Soil Science Society. pp 203-211
  • Mucheru-Muna MW, Ngetich F, Mugendi DN, Mugwe JN, Vanlauwe B,  Diels J and Merckx R (2013) Soil chemical properties as influenced by organic inputs and mineral fertilizer in Mbeere District, Kenya. In: Githunguri C, Kimani S, Esilaba A, Njeru P, Lekasi J, Gachene C, Baaru M, Muriuki A, Nyamwaro S, Maina F, Muniafu M, Kibunja C, Mangale N. Transforming rural livelihoods in Africa: How can land and water management contribute to enhanced food security and address climate change adaptation and mitigation? Joint proceedings of the 27th Soil Science Society of East Africa and the 6th African Soil Science Society. Pp 328-340
  • Abuli, J.S,  J. N. Mugwe, M. Mucheru-Muna, D. N. Mugendi (2013) Economic suitability of selected phosphorus sources on soybean yield in central highlands of Kenya.  In: Githunguri C, Kimani S, Esilaba A, Njeru P, Lekasi J, Gachene C, Baaru M, Muriuki A, Nyamwaro S, Maina F, Muniafu M, Kibunja C, Mangale N. Transforming rural livelihoods in Africa: How can land and water management contribute to enhanced food security and address climate change adaptation and mitigation? Joint proceedings of the 27th Soil Science Society of East Africa and the 6th African Soil Science Society. pp 456-463
  • Ndung’u,  A.M., J.N. Mugwe, M. Mucheru-Muna (2013). Effect of Rhizobia inoculation, and three Phosphorus fertiliserlevels on nodulation and yield of soybean in central highlands of Kenya (2013). In: Githunguri C, Kimani S, Esilaba A, Njeru P, Lekasi J, Gachene C, Baaru M, Muriuki A, Nyamwaro S, Maina F, Muniafu M, Kibunja C, Mangale N. Transforming rural livelihoods in Africa: How can land and water management contribute to enhanced food security and address climate change adaptation and mitigation? Joint proceedings of the 27th Soil Science Society of East Africa and the 6th African Soil Science Society. pp 768-778
  • J.M.M. Matusso, J.N. Mugwe, M. Mucheru-Muna (2013). Effects of different Maize (Zea mays L.) – Soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) Intercropping Patterns on Soil Mineral-N, N-uptake and Soil Properties. In: Githunguri C, Kimani S, Esilaba A, Njeru P, Lekasi J, Gachene C, Baaru M, Muriuki A, Nyamwaro S, Maina F, Muniafu M, Kibunja C, Mangale N. Transforming rural livelihoods in Africa: How can land and water management contribute to enhanced food security and address climate change adaptation and mitigation? Joint proceedings of the 27th Soil Science Society of East Africa and the 6th African Soil Science Society. pp 1046 -1061
  • J.M.M. Matusso, J.N. Mugwe, M. Mucheru-Muna (2013). Effects of different maize, soybean intercropping patterns on yields and its economics. In: Githunguri C, Kimani S, Esilaba A, Njeru P, Lekasi J, Gachene C, Baaru M, Muriuki A, Nyamwaro S, Maina F, Muniafu M, Kibunja C, Mangale N. Transforming rural livelihoods in Africa: How can land and water management contribute to enhanced food security and address climate change adaptation and mitigation? Joint proceedings of the 27th Soil Science Society of East Africa and the 6th African Soil Science Society. pp 1062-1075
  • Kisaka M, Mucheru-Muna M, Ngetich FK, Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN, Mairura FK (2013). Seasonal rainfall variability and aptness of Geographical (GIS) interpolation techniques in the arid regions of Embu County, Kenya. African Crop Science Proceedings,11: 883-893. ISSN 1023-070X/2013. In African Crop Science Proceedings 11: 883 -893. ISSN 1023-070X/2013

Refereed Learning Modules

  • KRM 801:E-Module on Research Methods: Topic on Data Management and analysis (PUCU)
  • KRM 813: Agriculture and Environment
  • KCU 202: Principles of Soil Science

Modules in Higher Education

  • Mugwe JN. (2020). KCU 801: Research Methods, Kenyatta University Digital School, interactive module for Blended learning; e-tivities
  • Mugwe JN (2020). KRM 813: Agriculture and Environment;. Kenyatta University, Digital School, interactive module for Blended learning; e-tivities
  • Mugwe JN. (2020). KCU 202: Principles of Soil Science Kenyatta University Digital School, interactive module for Blended learning; e-tivities
  • Mugwe JN. (2020). KRM 804: Cropping Systems and Agroforestry: Kenyatta University Digital School, interactive module for Blended learning; e-tivities
  • Mugwe JN. (2020). KAS 301: Research Methods for Agriculture: Kenyatta University Digital School, interactive module for Blended learning; e-tivities
  • Mugwe JN. (2020). KST 422: Agroforestry Development. Kenyatta Universit Digital School, interactive module for Blended learning; e-tivities
  • Mugwe JN (2020). KRM 305:Research Methods and Agricultural Experimentation; Kenyatta Universit Digital School, interactive module for Blended learning; e-tivities
  • Mugwe JN. 2012: KCU 801: Research Methods and Scientific Writing, Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning, Interactive Module, Kenyatta University (Revised)
  • Mugwe JN. 2012: KRM 813: Agriculture and Environment, Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning, Interactive Module, Kenyatta University (Revised)
  • Mugwe JN. 2011: PUCU: Research Methodology: Quantitative data analysis Interactive Module, Kenyatta University 

 

Training manuals

  • Mutuma S. Mugwe J., Mucheru- Muna M., Ngetich F., Bett K, Mutuma S. and Mugendi D. (2017). Training manual on integrated soil fertility management: for use by extension service providers to train farmer groups 
  • Mugwe J., Murimi L., Mucheru- Muna M., Ngetich F., Bett K, Mutuma S. and Mugendi D. (2017). Soybean production for increased income and health.
  • Mugwe J., Murimi L., Mucheru- Muna M., Ngetich F., Bett K, Mutuma S. and Mugendi D. (2017). Training manual on post harvest management of grains: for use by extension service providers to train farmer groups

Brochures

  • Mugwe J., Mucheru- Muna M., Ngetich F., Bett K, Mutuma S. and  Mugendi D. (2017). Farmer groups approach to upscaling agricultural technologies. A pamphlet for use by extension service providers and farmer groups in Kenya. AGRA-KU. Brochure No 1
  • Mugwe J., Mucheru- Muna M., Ngetich F., Bett K, Mutuma S. and  Mugendi D. (2017). Going beyond demos through the mother baby approach. A pamphlet for use by extension service providers and farmer groups in Kenya. AGRA-KU. Brochure No 2
  • Githaiga R., Mugwe J., Mucheru- Muna M., Ngetich F., Bett K.,  Mutuma S. and  Mugendi D (2017) . Soybean value addition for increased income. A pamphlet for use by extension service providers and farmer groups in Kenya. AGRA-KU. Brochure No 3
  • Bett K.,  Ayieko D.,  Mugwe J., Mucheru-Muna M., Ngetich F., Mutuma  S.  Mugendi D. (2017). Marketing and economics of climbing beans. A pamphlet for use by extension service providers and farmer groups in Kenya. AGRA-KU. Brochure No 4
  • Bett K.,  Ayieko D.,  Mugwe J., Mucheru-Muna M., Ngetich F., Mutuma  S.  Mugendi D. (2017).  Marketing and economics of soybean. A pamphlet for use by extension service providers and farmer groups in Kenya. AGRA-KU. Brochure No 5
  • Mugwe, J.N., Mugendi, D.N., Muna, M.W. and Kimaru S. (2011). Good management of cattle manure for increased yields. A Pamphlet for use by Extension Personnel and Farmers in Kenya. KU-ASARECA. Brochure No 1
  • Mugwe, J.N., Mugendi, D.N., Muna, M.W. and Kimaru S. (2011). Improve soil productivity by integrating leguminous trees into farmlands. A Pamphlet for use by Extension Personnel and Farmers in Kenya. KU-ASARECA. Brochure No 3
  • Mugwe, J.N., Mugendi, D.N., Muna, M.W. and Kimaru S. (2011). Tithonia for increased yields.  A Pamphlet for use by Extension Personnel and Farmers in Kenya. KU-ASARECA. Brochure No 4
  • Muna M. W., Kimaru, S., Mugwe, J.N. and Mugendi D.N (2011). Mother baby Extension Approachi. A poster for use by extension personnel. KU-ASARECA. Poster no. 1
  • Muna M. W., Kimaru, S., Mugwe, J.N. and Mugendi D.N (2011) Kamuingi Koyaga Ndiri. A poster for use by extension personnel. KU-ASARECA. Poster no. 2
  • Muna M. W., Kimaru, S., Mugwe, J.N. and Mugendi D.N (2011). Soil is Wealth; Lets protect it. A poster for use by extension personnel. KU-ASARECA. Poster no. 3
  • Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW and Kung’u JB (2006). Calliandra calothyrsus for increased crop yields (Pamphlet)
  • Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN and Mucheru-Muna MW (2006). Cattle manure for increased crop yields (Pamphlet)
  • Mugendi DN, Mugwe JN, Mucheru-Muna MW and Kung’u JB (2006). Tithonia diversifolia green manure for increased yields (Pamphlet).
  • Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugwe JN and Mugendi DN (2006). Mucuna pruriens for soil fertility improvement (Pamphlet)
  • Mucheru MW, Mugendi DN, Micheni A, Mugwe JN, Kung'u JB, and Gitari JN (2001). Improved food production using herbaceous legumes in the central highlands of Kenya. Legume Research Network Project Newsletter 5:15-17