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Dr. Jayne Mugwe

dr-jayne mugwe


Position:
Lecturer and Chairperson
Title/Qualifications: BSc. Forestry (Moi); M Phil (Moi); PhD (Kenyatta).
Department: Agricultural Resource Management
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844 Nairobi 00100
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Recent publications

 Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Masika KO, Mucheru-Muna MM, Ngetich FK, Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN, Mairura F, Shisanya C and Makokha GL (2015): Potential of deterministic and geostatistical rainfall interpolation under high rainfall variability and dry spells: case of Kenya’s Central Highlands. Theoretical and applied climatology Vol 199 No 3-4. ISSN 0177-798X. Theor Appl Climatol. DOI 10.1007/s00704-015-1413-2

  • Masika OK, Mucheru-Muna MM, Ngetich F K, Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN, Mairura FK and Muriuki J (2015). Using APSIM Model as a Decision –support tool for long term integrated nitrogen management and maize productivity under semi arid conditions in Kenya. Experimental Agriculture: first view 1-21 doi:10.1017/S0014479715000095

  • Masika OK, Mucheru-Muna MM, Ngetich FK, Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN and Mairura FK (2015). Rainfall Variability, Drought Characterization, and Efficacy of Rainfall Data Reconstruction: Case of Eastern Kenya. Advances in Meteorology Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 380404, 16 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/380404

  • Njeru, P.N.M. Mugwe, J.N., Maina, I, Mucheru-Muna, M., Mugendi, D.N, Lekasi, J.K (2015). Integrating Farmers and Scientific Methods for Evaluating Climate Change Adaptation Options in Embu County. Eds Walter Leal Filho, Anthony O. Esilaba, K. P. C. Rao and G. Sridhar. Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change. Climate Change Management 2015, pp 185-197. DOI 10. 1007/978-3-319-13000-2-16.

  • Masika, K., Oscar, Mucheru-Muna, M., Ngetich, F.K., Mugwe, J., Mugendi D., and Mairura F. (2014). Spatio-temporal Rainfall variability and drought characterization: Case of Arid eastern Kenya, book chapter (Pg. 59-78), in Climate change and Agriculture in Africa, Ed.Prof. Walter Leal, Dr. Rao and Dr. Esilaba), Published by Springer. https://books.google.com/books?isbn=3319130005.

  • Masika, K., Oscar, Mucheru-Muna, M., Ngetich, F.K., Mugwe, J., Mugendi D., and Mairura F. (2014). Efficacy of deterministic and geo-statistical rainfall data reconstruction techniques for high rainfall variability regions of Eastern Kenya., (Issue: Regional Climate Change: Downscaling, Prediction, and Impact Assessment (RCD), Vol. 2014. PaperID 300404 :), Advances in Meteorology Journal.http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/380404

  • Ahmat1 FL, Mugwe JN, Kimani S, Gweyi JO (2014). Maize response to Tithonia diversifolia and rock phosphate application under two maize cropping systems in Kenya. Journal of Applied Biosciences 79:6983 – 6991 ISSN 1997–5902
  • Macharia JM, Mugwe JN, Mucheru-Muna M, Mugendi DN 2014. Socioeconomic factors influencing levels of knowledge in soil fertility management in the central highlands of Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology; 701-711 ISSN 1939-1250 doi: 10.17265/2161-6264/2014.09.003.
  • Masika, K., Oscar, Mucheru-Muna, M., Ngetich, F.K., Mugwe, J., Mugendi D., and Mairura F. (2014). Efficacy of deterministic and geo-statistical rainfall data reconstruction techniques for high rainfall variability regions of Eastern Kenya., (Issue: Regional Climate Change: Downscaling, Prediction, and Impact Assessment (RCD), Vol. 2014. Paper ID 300404 :), Advances in Meteorology Journal.http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/380404
  • Ngetich, K. F., Diels, J., Shisanya, C. A., Mugwe, J. N., Mucheru-Muna, M. and Mugendi, D. N. (2014). Effects of selected soil and water conservation techniques on runoff , sediment yield and maize productivity under sub-humid and semi-arid conditions in Kenya. Catena, 121, 288-296. doi: 10.1016/j.catena.2014.05.026.
  • Mucheru-Muna, M, Mugendi, D.N., Pypers P, Mugwe, J.N., Kungu, J., Vanlauwe, B. and Merckx, R (2014). Enhancing maize productivity and profitability using organic inputs and mineral fertilizer in central Kenya smallhold farms. Expl Agric. (2014), volume 50 (2), pp. 250–269 C -Cambridge University Press 2013 doi:10.1017/S0014479713000525
  • Ngetich, F.K., Mucheru-Muna, M., Mugwe, J.N., Shisanya, C.A., Diels, J., Mugendi, D.N. (2014). Length of growing season, rainfall temporal distribution, onset and cessation dates in the Kenyan highlands. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 188: 24-32. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2013.12.011.
  • Okeyo, A.I., Mucheru-Muna, M., Mugwe, J.N., Ngetich, F.K., Mugendi, D.N., J. Diels, C.A. Shisanya, (2014). Effects of selected soil and water conservation technologies on nutrient losses and maize yields in the central highlands of Kenya. Agricultural Water Management, 137, 52-58.
  • Matusso, J. M. M., Mugwe J. N. and Mucheru-Muna M. (2014) Effects of Different Maize (Zea mays L.) – Soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) Intercropping Patterns on Yields and its Economics. Advanced Journal of Agricultural Research Vol. 2(003), pp. 038-048, ISSN: 2360-9354 Advanced Journals http://www.advancedjournals.org/AJAR (WITH STUDENT)
  • Ngetich, F.K, Diels J, Shisanya, C., Mugwe, J.N., Mucheru-Muna, M, Mugendi, D.N. (2014). Effects of selected soil and water conservation techniques on runoff, sediment yield and maize productivity under sub-humid and semi-arid conditions in Kenya. Catena 121 288-296
  • Matusso, M., Mugwe, J.N, Mucheru-Muna, M. (2014). Effects of different maize (Zea mays L.) – soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) intercropping patterns on soil mineral-N, N-uptake and soil properties African Journal of Agricultural Research: Vol 9 (1), pp. 42-55, 2 January, 2014 DOI: 10.5897/AJAR2013.7178 ISSN 1991-637X ©2014 (WITH STUDENT)
  • Kimaru-Muchai S, Mucheru Muna M, Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN (2013) Communication channels used in dissemination of Soil Fertility Management Practices in the Central Highlands of Kenya Agro-Ecological Intensification of Agricultural Systems in the African Highlands Edited by Bernard Vanlauwe, Piet van Asten, Guy Blomme (2013) pp281-290 • ISBN-10: 0415532736 • ISBN-13: 978-0415532730(WITH STUDENT)
  • Verde BS, Danga BO and Mugwe JN (2013). The effects of Manure, Lime and fertilizer on N uptake and Soybean Yields (Glycine Max (L.) Merril) in the central highlands of Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering B2 111 – 116 ISSN a1934-8932. (WITH STUDENT)
  • Athanase N, Mugwe JN, Ruganzu V, Rusanganwa C and Nyirinkwaya B (2013). Effects of Travertine on Selected Soil Properties and yield of Irish Potato (Solanum Tuberosum L) in acidic soils. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology A3 175 – 182 ISSN 1939-1250. (WITH STUDENT)
  • Musyoki JK, Mugwe JN, Mutundu K and Muchiri M (2013). Determinants of Household Decision to Join Community Forest Associations: A Case Study of Kenya," ISRN Forestry, vol. 2013, Article ID 902325, 10 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/902325. (WITH STUDENT)
  • Matusso, J.M., Mugwe, J.N., and Mucheru-Muna, M. (2014). Potential role of cereal-legume intercropping systems in integrated soil fertility management in smallholder farming systems of Sub-Saharan Africa. Research Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Management. Vol. 3(3), pp. 162-174, March, 2014, ISSN 2315 - 8719© 2014 Apex Journal International.
  • Njeru PNM, Mugwe J, Mucheru-Muna M, Maina I, Mwangi, S. Amboga S. Miruka S, J.K. Lekasi JK, Kimani SK, Miriti J, Gitari J, Mahasi M. Integrating scientific and farmers’ evaluation of water harvesting and soil fertility technologies in sorghum productivity in Eastern Kenya. E. Afr. agric. For. J. (2013) 78(3), 143-150
  • Nduwumuremyi, A, Ruganzu, V., Mugwe, J.N. Sylvestre, H. (2013). Soil acidification and lime quality: sources of soil acidity, its effects on plant nutrients, efficiency of lime and liming requirements, Agricultural Advances 2(9) 259-269, ISSN 2251-7820, DOI: 10.14196/aa.v2i9.988.
  • Nduwumuremyi, A., Mugwe, J.N., Rusanganwa C. A. and Mupenzi J. (2013). Mapping of limestone deposits and determination of quality of locally available limestone in Rwanda, Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management, Vol. 4(5), pp. 87-92, ISSN 2141-2391, DOI 10.5897/JSSEM12.20.
  • Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugendi DN, Pypers P, Mugwe JN, Kung'u JB, Vanlauwe B and Merckx R 2013. Enhancing maize productivity and profitability using organic inputs and mineral fertilizer in central Kenya small-hold farms. Experimental Agriculture 50(2) 250 - 259
  • Njeru PNM, Mugwe J, Maina I, Mucheru-Muna M, Mugendi D, Lekasi JK, Kimani SK, Miriti J, Esilaba AO and Muriithi F 2013. Integrating scientific and farmers’ perception towards evaluation of rain-fed agricultural technologies for sorghum and cowpea productivity in Central Kenya. Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management Vol. 4(7), pp. 123-131, November, 2013 (WITH STUDENT)
  • Kimaru SM, Mugwe J, Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugendi DN (2013).Gender disparities in uptake of information on soil fertility management in the central highlands of Kenya. International Journal of Agricultural Science and research (IJASR) 3 (2) 197-206. (WITH STUDENT)
  • Kimaru SM, Mugwe J, Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugendi DN (2013). Influence of Education Levels on Dissemination of Soil Fertility Management Information in the Central Highlands of Kenya. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics (JARTS) 113 (2) 89-99. (WITH STUDENT)
  • Felix K. Ngetich, Chris A. Shisanya, Jayne Mugwe, Monicah Mucheru-Muna and Daniel Mugendi (2012). The Potential of Organic and Inorganic Nutrient Sources in Sub-Saharan African Crop Farming Systems, Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management - A Global Perspective, Joann K. Whalen (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-945-5, InTech, Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/the-potential-of-organic-and-inorganic-nutrient-sources-in-sub-saharan-african-crop-farming-systems
  • Njeru PNM, Mugwe J, Mucheru-Muna M, Maina I, Mwangi DM, Amboga S, Miruka M, Lekasi JK, Kimani SK, Miriti J, Gitari J, Mahasi M, Mutea K and Muriithi F 2013. Integrating Scientific and Farmers’ Evaluation of Water Harvesting and Soil Fertility Technologies on Sorghum Productivity in Eastern Kenya. E. Afr. agric. For. J. (2013) 78(3), 143-150 (WITH STUDENT)
  • Verde BS, Danga BO and Mugwe JN (2013). The effects of Manure, Lime and fertilizer on N uptake and Soybean Yields (Glycine Max (L.) Merril) in the central highlands of Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering B2 111 – 116 ISSN a1934-8932. WITH STUDENT)
  • Athanase Nduwumuremyi, Vicky Ruganzu, Jayne Njeri Mugwe, and Athanase Cyamweshi Rusanganwa(2013).Effects of Unburned Lime on Soil pH and Base Cations in Acidic Soil. Hindawi Publishing Corporation, ISRN Soil Science . Volume 2013, Article ID 707569, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/707569
  • Athanase N, Mugwe JN, Ruganzu V, Rusanganwa C and Nyirinkwaya B (2013). Effects of Travertine on Selected Soil Properties and yield of Irish Potato (Solanum Tuberosum L) in acidic soils. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology A3 175 – 182 ISSN 1939-1250.
  • Musyoki JK, Mugwe JN, Mutundu K and Muchiri M (2013).Determinants of Household Decision to Join Community Forest Associations: A Case Study of Kenya," ISRN Forestry, vol. 2013, Article ID 902325, 10 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/902325.
  • Kimaru SM, Mugwe J, Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugendi DN (2013).Gender disparities in uptake of information on soil fertility management in the central highlands of Kenya. International journal of Agricultural Science and research (IJASR) 3 (2) 197-206
  • Kimaru SM, Mugwe J, Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugendi DN (2012). Influence of Education Levels on Dissemination of Soil Fertility Management Information in the Central Highlands of Kenya. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics (JARTS); 113 2: 89-99
  • Felix K. Ngetich, Chris A. Shisanya, Jayne Mugwe, Monicah Mucheru-Muna and Daniel Mugendi (2012). The Potential of Organic and Inorganic Nutrient Sources in Sub-Saharan African Crop Farming Systems, Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management - A Global Perspective, Joann K. Whalen (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-945-5, InTech, Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/the-potential-of-organic-and-inorganic-nutrient-sources-in-sub-saharan-african-crop-farming-systems
  • Abuli J.S, Mugwe J.N and Mugendi D.N (2011). Determination of effects of phosphorus sources and starter nitrogen on soil properties and soybean yield in Central highlands of Kenya. (Abstract ID: IeCAB011-429)
  • Ngetich, K.F., Mugwe, J.N., Mucheru-Muna, M., Shisanya, C.A., Diels, J. and Mugendi, D.N. (2011). Assessment of strategies that optimize water productivity in maize: Simulation and testing of crop field practices using AquaCrop and field experimentation in central highlands of Kenya. In; Ardakanian, R. & Walter, T. (eds) 2011.Capacity Development for Farm Management Strategies to Improve Crop-Water Productivity using AquaCrop: Lessons Learned. Knowledge Series No. 7, UNW-DPC, Bonn, Germany Pp 88. Available from: www.unwater.unu.edu/file/get/222
  • Mucheru-Muna M, Pypers P, Mugendi D, Mugwe J, Merckx R and Vanlauwe B (January 2010). A staggered maize .legume intercrop arrangement robustly increases crop yields and economic returns in the highlands of Central Kenya. Field Crops Research 115: 132-139
  • Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN, Mucheru Muna M, Odee D and Franklin Mairura (December, 2009). Effect of selected organic materials and inorganic fertilizer on soil fertility in a Humic Nitisol in the Central highlands of Kenya. Soil Use and Management 25: 434 - 440
  • Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugendi D, Mugwe J, and Kung’u J 2009. Soil mineral N dynamics in a maize crop following different soil fertility amendments in different soil fertility status in sub-humid and semiarid regions in Central Kenya. Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences 5 (6): 978-993
  • Mugwe JN, Mucheru-Muna MM, Mugendi DN, Kung’u JB, Bationo A and Mairura F (2009) Adoption potential of selected organic inputs for improving soil fertility in the central highlands of Kenya. Agroforestry Systems, 76: 467-485
  • Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugendi D, Mugwe J, and Kung’u J (2009). Soil mineral N dynamics in a maize crop following different soil fertility amendments in different soil fertility status in sub-humid and semi-arid regions in Central Kenya. Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences 5 (6): 978-993
  • Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN, Kung’u J, Mucheru-Muna M (2009) Crop yields responses to application of organic and inorganic soil inputs under on-station and on-farm trials Experimental Agriculture, 45:47-59
  • Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna M, Merckx R, Chianu J and Vanlauwe B (2009) Determinants of the decision to adopt integrated soil fertility management practices by smallholder farmers in the central highlands of Kenya. Experimental Agriculture, 45:61-75
  • Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugendi D, Mugwe J, Kung’u J (2008). Maize yields and mineral-N movement as affected by organic and inorganic inputs in a humic Nitisol in Meru South District, Kenya. African Journal of Environmental Studies and Development 1: 99-108
  • Mugendi D, Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugwe J, Kung’u J, Bationo A (2008). Best bet soil fertility technologies for improved food production in the Central highlands of Kenya. African Journal of Environmental Studies and Development 1: 8-15
  • Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugendi D, Kung’u J, Mugwe J, Bationo A (2007). Effects of organic and mineral fertilizer inputs on maize yield and soil chemical properties in a maize cropping system in Meru South District, Kenya. Agroforestry Systems 69: 189-197

 Peer Reviewed Chapters in books

1. Njeru, P.N.M. Mugwe, J.N., Maina, I, Mucheru-Muna, M., Mugendi, D.N, Lekasi, J.K (2015). Integrating Farmers and Scientific Methods for Evaluating Climate Change Adaptation Options in Embu County. Eds Walter Leal Filho, Anthony O. Esilaba, K. P. C. Rao and G. Sridhar. Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change. Climate Change Management 2015, pp 185-197. DOI 10. 1007/978-3-319-13000-2-16
2. Mugwe JN and Ngoga N (2014). Climbing up with climbing beans in Rwanda and Kenya In AGRA and IIRR (2014) Investing in Soil: Cases and lessons from AGRA’s Soil Health Programme. Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa and International Institute of Rural construction
3. Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW, and Mugwe JN, 2012. Organic Materials. Soil Fertility: Enhancing Community Extension. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN 9966-9821-1-6
4. Mugwe JN, Mucheru-Muna M, Mugendi D.N and Mwebia F (2012). Organic materials. Methodologies and approaches for uptake and scaling up soil fertility management In: Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW and Mugwe JN (Eds.) 2nd Revised Edition (2012). Soil Fertility: Enhancing Community Extension. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. (ISBN 9966-9821-1-6) pgs 116 – 128.

5. Kimaru-Muchai S, Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN and Mucheru-Muna M.W (2012). In: Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW and Mugwe JN (Eds.) 2nd Revised Edition (2012). Soil Fertility: Enhancing Community Extension. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. (ISBN 9966-9821-1-6) pgs 129-138.

6. Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna M and Muthamia JM (2012). Methodologies and approaches for uptake and scaling up soil fertility management In: Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW and Mugwe JN (Eds.) 2nd Revised Edition (2012). Soil Fertility: Enhancing Community Extension. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. (ISBN 9966-9821-1-6) pgs 116 – 128.

7. Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna M, Odee D and Kungu J (2011). Soil inorganic N and N uptake by maize following application of legume biomass, tithonia, manure and inorganic fertilizer in central Kenya In: Innovations for a Green Revolution In Africa: Exploring The Scientific Facts; Bationo A, Waswa B, Okeyo J, Maina. Springer ISBN 978-90-481-2541-8. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2. Vol 2 pgs 605 – 616

8. Mucheru-Muna W.M, Mugendi DN, Pypers P, Mugwe JN, Vanlauwe B, Merckx R and Kung’u JB (2011). Effect of organic inputs and mineral fertilizer on maize yield in a Ferralsol and a Nitisol in central Kenya. In: Innovations for a Green Revolution In Africa: Exploring The Scientific Facts; Bationo A, Waswa B, Okeyo J, Maina. Springer ISBN 978-90-481-2541-8. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2. Vol 1 pgs 191-204

9. Mucheru-Muna W.M, Mugendi DN, Pypers P, Mugwe JN, Vanlauwe B, Merckx R and Kung’u JB (2011). Increasing productivity through Maize-legume intercropping in central Kenya. In: Innovations For a Green Revolution In Africa: Exploring The Scientific Facts; Bationo A, Waswa B, Okeyo J, Maina. Springer ISBN 978-90-481-2541-8. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2. Vol 2 pgs 843 – 858

10. Kirumba EG, Mugendi DN, Karega R and Mugwe J. (2011). Gender differentials in adoption of soil nutrient technologies in Meru South District, Kenya. In: Innovations For a Green Revolution In Africa: Exploring The Scientific Facts; Bationo A, Waswa B, Okeyo J, Maina. Springer ISBN 978-90-481-2541-8. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2. Vol 2 pgs 887 – 904

11. Mugendi DN, Mugwe JN, Mucheru-Muna M, Karega R, Muriuki J, Vanlauwe B and Merckx R. (2011). Dissemination of integrated soil fertility management technologies using participatory approaches in the central highlands of Kenya. In: Innovations For a Green Revolution In Africa: Exploring The Scientific Facts; Bationo A, Waswa B, Okeyo J, Maina. Springer ISBN 978-90-481-2541-8. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2. Vol 2 pgs 1279 – 1298

12. Ngetich, K.F., Mugwe, J.N., Mucheru-Muna, M., Shisanya, C.A., Diels, J. and Mugendi, D.N. (2011). Assessment of strategies that optimize water productivity in maize: Simulation and testing of crop field practices using AquaCrop and field experimentation in central highlands of Kenya. In: Ardakanian, R. & Walter, T. (eds) 2011.Capacity Development for Farm Management Strategies to Improve Crop-Water Productivity using AquaCrop: Lessons Learned. Knowledge Series No. 7, UNW-DPC, Bonn, Germany Pp 88.

13. Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugendi DN, Mugwe J, and Kung’u J (2007). Economic evaluation of local inputs in Meru South District, Kenya. In A. Bationo (eds.) Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities, pp 443–448, Springer NL. ISBN 978-1-4020-5759-5

14. Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW, Waswa B and Mugwe J (2007). Agroforestry for land and water management in Kenya. In: Waswa F, Otor S, Olukoye G and Mugendi D (Eds) 2007. Environment and Sustainable Development: A Guide for Higher Education in Kenya, Vol 2. School of Environmental Studies and Human Sciences, Kenyatta University. ISBN: 9966-776-34-6

15. Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugwe J, Kung’u J and Bationo A (2007). Improving food production using ‘best bet’ soil fertility technologies in the Central highlands of Kenya. In: A. Bationo (eds.) Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities, pp 345–351, Springer NL. ISBN 978-1-4020-5759-5

16. Mugwe JN, Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugendi DN and Mwebia F (2006). Organic Materials. In: Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW and Mugwe JN (Eds) 2006. Soil Fertility: Enhancing Community Extension. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN 9966-9821-1-6

17. Shisanya C, Mburugu G, Kungu J, Mucheru M and Mugwe JN (2006) Legumes for soil fertility, food and fodder. In: Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW and Mugwe JN (eds) SOIL FERTILITY: ENHANCING COMMUNITY EXTENSION. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. pg 58 -72.

18. Karega R, Njuki J, Kungu J, Mugwe J, Muriu F and Mucheru M (2006) Participatory problem diagnosis, monitoring and evaluation and scaling up. In: Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW and Mugwe JN (eds) 2006. SOIL FERTILITY: ENHANCING COMMUNITY EXTENSION. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya pg 73 - 92.

19. Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW, Mugwe JN, Kung’u J, and Bationo A (2005). Improvement of food production using different sources of nitrogen in Central Kenya. Science Press USA Inc, Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, USA. ISBN 1-933100-10-9

20. Micheni A, Mugendi DN, Mucheru M, Mugwe J, Kung’u J, Otor S, Muriithi F and Gitari J (2003). Low cost soil fertility amendment strategies for improved food production in maize cropping systems in central Highlands of Kenya. In: Mureithi JG, Macharia PN, Gichuru M, Mburu MWK, Mugendi DN and Gachene CKK (eds.) Proceedings of the 18th Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) Conference held in Mombasa on 4th–8th December 2000. pp 111-118.

21. Mucheru MW, Mugendi DN, Micheni A, Mugwe J, Kung’u J, Otor S and Gitari J (2003). Improved food production by use of soil fertility amendment strategies in the Central Highlands of Kenya. In: Bationo A (ed.) Managing Nutrient Cycles to Sustain Soil Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa. pp 585-594. Academy Science Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya.

22. Mucheru MW, Mugendi DN, Mugwe J, Adiel K, Kung’u J, and Micheni A (2003). Organic Resources in Soil Fertility Management in Eastern Kenya. In: Savala CEN, Omare MN and Woomer PL (ed.) Organic Resource Management in Kenya: Perspectives and Guidelines. pp 26-33. Forum for Organic Resource Management and Agricultural Resource Management (FORMAT)

23. Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna M, Mugwe J, & Bationo A (2003). Enhancement of food productivity using leguminous shrubs in the Eastern highlands of Kenya. African Crop Science Conference Proceedings, Vol. 6. 581-586

24. Mucheru-Muna M, Mugendi DN, Kangai R, Kung’u J, Mugwe J and Otor S (2004). Farmer participation in enhancing food productivity through agroforestry in the central highlands of Kenya. In Temu AB, Chakeredza S, Mogotsi K, Muthali D and Mulinge R (eds.). Rebuilding Africa’s capacity for agricultural development: the role of tertiary education. Reviewed papers presented at ANAFE Symposium on Tertiary Agricultural Education, April 2003. ICRAF, Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN:92-9059-1609

25. Mugwe JN, Mugendi DN, Mucheru M, Micheni A and Kung’u JB (2004). Agroforestry trees for soil productivity improvement in small scale farms of central Kenya. In: Muchiri MN, Kamondo B, Tuwei P and Wanjiku J. Recent advances in forestry research and technology development for sustainable forest management. Proceedings of the 2nd KEFRI Scientific Conference pg 55-62

26. Mucheru M, Mugendi DN, Micheni A, Mugwe J, Kung’u JB, Gitari J (2004). Enhancement of food productivity using locally available nutrient replacements in the central highlands of Kenya. In: Msaky JJ, Msumali GP and Rwehumbiza FBR (Eds), Soil Science Research and Technologies: Foundations for Sustainable Food Security: Proceedings of the 19th SSSEA Conference, 2-7 December 2001, Moshi, Tanzania

27. Kangai A, Mugendi DN, Mucheru MW, Otor SCJ, Waswa BS, Kung’u J, Mugwe J (2005). Cost-benefit analysis of farmer-tested soil fertility replenishment technologies in Kirege Location, Chuka Division, Eastern Kenya. In: Mugendi DN, Kironchi G, Gicheru PT, Gachene CKK, Macharia PN, Mburu M, Mureithi JG and Maina F (eds.) 2005. Proceedings of the 21st Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) Conference held in Eldoret on 1st – 5th December 2003. Eldoret, Kenya.

Books published/edited

1. Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW and Mugwe JN (Eds.) 2nd Revised Edition (2012). Soil Fertility: Enhancing Community Extension. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. (ISBN 9966-9821-1-6)

2. Kirumba E, Mugendi DN and Mugwe JN (2010). Gender Differentials in Adoption of Agricultural Innovations in Kenya. Publisher: Lap Lambert Academic Publishing Ag & Co Kg; ISBN: 9783838397832: Germany. 128 pages

3. Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW and Mugwe JN (Eds.) (2006). Soil Fertility: Enhancing Community Extension. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. (ISBN 9966-9821-1-6)

 

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