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Dr. Gicheha Mathew Gitau

Name: Gicheha Mathew Gitau
Title/Qualifications:
Dr. PhD
Department:
Agricultural Resource Management
Contact Address:
P.O. Box 43844-00100
Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Agricultural Systems Management & Animal Breeding and Genetics
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Research Interests: Risk management in agricultural systems, Systems analysis and modelling, Information and Decision Systems Genetic and economic evaluation of alternative breeding strategies, Modelling, Prediction of genetic gain

Publications

  • Gicheha, M.G., Edwards, G.R., Bell, S.B., Bywater, A.C., 2012, Embedded Risk Management of Climate Variability in Dryland Sheep Systems: I. Field Trials and Optimum Destocking Strategies, Agricultural Systems
  • Gicheha, M.G., Edwards, G.R., Bell, S.B., Bywater, A.C., 2012, Embedded Risk Management of Climate Variability in Dryland Sheep Systems: II. Inclusion of additional pastures, forages and livestock in the LincFarm Model. Agricultural Systems
  • Gicheha, M.G., Edwards, G.R., Bell, S.B., Bywater, A.C., 2012, Embedded Risk Management of Climate Variability in Dryland Sheep Systems: III. Risk Analysis, Agricultural Systems
  • Gicheha M.G., 2010, Increasing accuracy in estimation of economic values for resistance to gastrointestinal helminths in meat sheep., Tropical Animal Health and Production4: 391-396
  • Gicheha M.G., Kosgey, I.S., Bebe, B.O., Kahi, A.K., 2007, Evaluation of the efficiency of alternative two-tier nucleus breeding systems designed for the improvement of meat sheep in Kenya., Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 123: 247-257.

Conference Presentations

  • Peters, K.J., Bett, R.C., Kahi, A.K., Kosgey, I.S., Gicheha, M.G., 2010, Comparison of economic values without and with risk for breeding objective traits derived from producer’s preferences, Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August, 2010
  • Gicheha M.G., Joyce, W.G., Bett, R.C., 2010, Potential indices for calculating economic values for resistance to gastrointestinal helminths., Leipzig, Germany, 1-6 August, 2010
  • Gicheha, M. G., Kosgey, I.S., 2010, Risk rated economic values for traits of meat sheep in smallholder production system in the tropics., Garissa, Kenya., 20-22 April, 2010
  • Gicheha M.G., Kosgey, I.S., Bebe, B.O., Kahi, A.K., 2006, Breeding for resistance to gastrointestinal helminths: Evaluation of alternative schemes., Brazil, 13-18 August, 2006,
  • Gicheha M.G., Kosgey, I.S., Bebe, B.O., Kahi, A.K., 2006, Breeding for resistance to gastrointestinal helminths: Evaluation of alternative schemes., Isiolo, Kenya, 9 -10 March 2006

Affiliation to Professional Bodies

  • Animal Production Society of Kenya (Member)
  • Small Ruminants Research Journal (Reviewer)

 

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