Dr. Catherine Muui

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Position: Lecturer
Department: Agricultural Science and Technology
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844 Nairobi 00100

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Area of Specialization

  • Agronomy; Seed Science; Plant breeding

Research Interests

  • Germplasm conservation, crop improvement, Agronomic aspects affecting crop, Production, Seed science and technology

Conference Presentations

  • P.G. Kabui, C.W. Muui and W.M. Thagana Efficacy of a local and commercial rooting powder on roses. Nairobi, Kenya 1st- 5th December, 2014
  • Gohole, L.S., Muasya, R.M. and Muui, C.W. Varietal preferences and production of cowpea vegetable in western kenya Eldoret, Kenya 2006
  • C. W. Muui, R. M.Muasya, N. K. Rao, V. E. Anjichi and L.S. Gohole Effect of temperature and relative humidity on maize pollen longevity Kampala, Uganda 5-9 December 2005
  • Muui, C.W., Muasya, R. M. and D. T. Kirubi Promoting sorghum production and use through improved seed production technologies for food security in eastern Kenya Nairobi, Kenya 2010


  • Catherine Muui 2010-2015 Identification and characterization of Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench landraces and improvement of on- farm seed production in eastern Kenya
  • 2006-2007 Cowpea morphological characterization and farmers’ preference selection in western Kenya
  • 2004-2005 Overcoming Seed Dormancy in Cleome gynadra L. to improve germination
  • 2004-2006 Modeling gene flow to assess risk to biodiversity in traditional cropping systemsof maize in western Kenya
  • 2000-2004 Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) selection for adaptation to the environmental conditions of Kenya’s Northwestern highland
  • 2000-2004 Selection of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum) for adaptation to Kenya’s highlands
  • 2000-2004 Determining the effects of seed type, seed treatment and Rhizobium inoculation on emergence, growth, yield and seed size of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum)
  • 1998-2000 Crop physiological analysis of seed quality variation in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)


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