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ABI -ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PAYS A COUTESY CALL TO DEAN, SAED
The Dean, SAED Prof. Bernard Njehia (in tie) with ABI-ORGANIC AGRICULTURE team ; from right , Mr. & Mrs. Ahtur Ammi, Ms. Ann , Ms. Daniella and SAED staff (from left to 3rd left) Dr. Korir, Dr. Samita & Dr. Muui during a courtesy call to Dean, SAED on 23 rd October,2019, during the KUBRIC conference.
SAED’S APPRECIATION CEREMONY FOR PROF. WACEKE WANJOHI (FORMER DEAN'SAED)
SAED’S members of staff presents a gift to SAED’s former Dean Prof. Waceke Wanjohi and her family during an Appreciation Ceremony on 4th October, 2019 in her honor for having served the School as the Dean for eight years (2011-2018)
SAED’S APPRECIATION CEREMONY FOR PROF. WACEKE WANJOHI (FORMER DEAN'SAED)
SAED’s members of staff, former Dean, SAED Prof. Waceke Wanjohi, her family members and friends in a group photo during an appreciation Ceremony on 4th October 2019 held in her honor, having served the School of Agriculture as the Dean for eight years (2011-2018)
DONKEY PROJECT INAUGAURATION CEREMONY AT KITUI CAMPUS ON 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2019.
The Vice Chancellor, Kenyatta University, Prof. Paul Wainaina (center), H.E the Deputy Governor, Kitui County Dr. Gideon Wanthe Nzau (right) and Donkey Project Principal Investigator Dr. Purity Nguhiu goes through Brook East Africa Banner during the project’s inauguration Ceremony at Kitui Campus on 26th September,2019. The Donkey Project is being implemented by Kenyatta University’s SAED in partnership with Brook East Africa.
SAED’S INAUAGURAL DISTINGUISHED AND EXPERT SEMINAR SERIES (DESS)
Permanent Secretary, State Department of Crop Development and Agricultural Research , Prof. Hamadi Boga addressing SAED staff and Postgraduate students during the inaugural Distinguished and Expert Seminar Series (DESS) on 23rd September, 2019 at BSSC. The seminar theme was on “Strategic Agricultural for Kenya’s Development Agenda”.

MASTER OF SCIENCE (PLANT BREEDING)

Entry Requirements
i. The common regulations for admission into the Masters Degrees in Kenyatta University shall apply.
ii. The general regulations for all Master Degrees in the School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development shall apply.
iii. Holders of a Bachelor’s degree with at least a First Class or Upper Second class Honours in Agriculture or any other related areas from all Institutions recognized by Kenyatta University Senate.
iv. Holders of Bachelor’s degree with Lower Second Class Division in Agriculture or any other related areas with at least two years relevant research experience or a post-graduate diploma.

Examination regulations
i. The general Kenyatta University Post graduate examination regulations shall apply.
ii. Students enrolled for the Master of Science in Agronomy program will take written examinations on all taught units. Written examination will constitute 60% of the total marks while CATs will be 40%. The pass mark for each unit shall be 50%
iii. The thesis will be examined according to Kenyatta university regulations.

Certification
The degree to be awarded is designated M.Sc.in Plant Breeding.

Programme Structure

Level 800 - Unit Code and Title
KCU 800: Biometry
KCU 801: Research Methods and Scientific Writing
KST 813: Agricultural Biotechnology
KST 814: Advanced Seed Science and Technology
KST 829: Crop-Pest/Pathogen Interactions
KST 835: Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources
KST 837: Biosafety, Ethics and Policy
KST 838: Plant Resistance to Biotic and Abiotic Stresses
KST 845: Population and Quantitative Genetics
KST 847: Advanced Plant Breeding
KST 880: Thesis

 

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