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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”.

Dr. Harun Ireri Gitari

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Position: Lecturer
Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department: Agricultural Science and Technology
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844 , 00100 Nairobi
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Publications

  • Nyawade SO, Karanja NN, Gachene CKK, Gitari HI, Schulte-Geldermann E, Parker M (2020). Optimizing soil nitrogen balance in a potato cropping system through legume intercropping. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. In Press. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10705-020-10054-0.
  •  Gitari HI, Shadrack N, Kamau S, Gachene CKK, Karanja NN, Schulte-Geldermann E (2020). Agronomic assessment of phosphorus efficacy for potato (Solanum tuberosum L) under legume intercrops. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 43 (6): 864–878. https://doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2019.1702202.
  • Gitari HI, Nyawade SO, Kamau S, Gachene CKK, Karanja NN, Schulte-Geldermann E (2019). Increasing potato equivalent yield increases returns to investment under potato-legume intercropping systems. Open Agriculture. 4: 623–629. https://doi.org/10.1515/opag-2019-0062.
  • Nyawade SO, Karanja NN, Gachene CKK, Gitari HI, Schulte-Geldermann E, Parker M (2019). Intercropping Optimizes Soil Temperature and Increases Crop Water Productivity and Radiation Use Efficiency of Rainfed Potato. American Journal of Potato Research, 96 (5): 457–471. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12230-019-09737-4.
  • Nyawade SO, Gachene CKK, Karanja NN, Gitari HI, Schulte-Geldermann E, Parker M  (2019). Controlling soil erosion in smallholder potato farming systems using legume intercrops. Geoderma Regional, 17 e00225. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geodrs.2019.e00225.
  • Nyawade SO, Karanja NN, Gachene CKK, Gitari HI, Schulte-Geldermann E, Parker ML (2019). Short-term dynamics of soil organic matter fractions and microbial activity in smallholder legume intercropping systems. Applied Soil Ecology. 142: 123–135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2019.04.015.
  • Gitari HI, Gachene CKK, Karanja NN, Kamau S, Nyawade S, Schulte-Geldermann E (2019). Potato-legume intercropping on a sloping terrain and its effects on soil physico-chemical properties. Plant and Soil. 438: 447–460. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-019-04036-7.
  • Gitari HI, Gachene CKK, Karanja NN, Kamau S, Nyawade S, Sharma K, Schulte-Geldermann E (2018). Optimizing yield and economic returns of rain-fed potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) through water conservation under potato-legume intercropping systems. Agricultural Water Management. 208: 59–66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2018.06.005.
  • Gitari HI, Karanja NN, Gachene CKK, Kamau S, Sharma K, Schulte-Geldermann E (2018). Nitrogen and phosphorous uptake by potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) and their use efficiency under potato-legume intercropping systems. Field Crops Research. 222: 78–84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2018.03.019.
  • Gitari HI, Mochoge BE, Danga BO (2015). Effect of Lime and Goat Manure on Soil Acidity and Maize (Zea mays) Growth Parameters at Kavutiri, Embu County - Central Kenya. Journal of Soil Science and Environmental Management. 6: 275–283. https://academicjournals.org/journal/JSSEM/article-abstract/FA9BA8255355.

Conference Papers

  • Gitari HI, Karanja NN, Gachene CKK, Nyawade SO, Kamau S, Schulte-Geldermann E (2019). Assessing profitability of fertilizer use in potato-legume intercropping systems. AGRO 2019 Conference, October 2224, 2019. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Nyawade S, Karanja N, Gachene C, Gitari H, Kamau S, Atieno E, Sharma K, Schulte-Geldermann Parker M (2019). Soil and water conservation and nutrient use efficiencies in smallholder potato-legume intercropping systems. Eleventh triennial African Potato Association (APA) Conference, August 2529, 2019. Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Nyawade SO, Karanja NN, Gachene CKK, Gitari HI, Schulte-Geldermann Parker M (2018). Intercropping potato with grain legumes for enhanced productivity and climate change adaptation in smallholder farms, Kenya. Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) Biennial Conference, October 22-26, 2018. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Gitari HI, Gachene CKK, Karanja NN, Schulte-Geldermann E (2017). Water use efficiency and yield of potato in potato-legume based intercropping systems in a semi- humid region, Kenya. Twentieth European Association for Potato Research (EAPR) Conference, July 914, 2017.Versailles, France.
  • Gitari HI, Gachene CKK, Karanja NN, Schulte-Geldermann, E (2016). Effect of legume cover crops on potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) water use efficiency and yield. Tenth Triennial African Potato Association (APA) Conference, October 913, 2016. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  • Gitari HI, Gachene CKK, Karanja NN, Schulte-Geldermann E (2016). Evaluation of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) nutrient use efficiency under legume intercropping systems. Annual Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural and Natural Resource Management (TROPENTAG) Conference, September 1821, 2016. Vienna, Austria.

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