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2019 Agriculture Week
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Penergetic Company during a visit to the school
The Dean Prof Bernard Njehia, Dr. Nicholas Korir and MSc student Kibet with a team from Penergetic Company during a visit to the school. Penergetic is a manufacturer of plant and animal growth boosters and their products are marketed worldwide. SAED is drafting an MoU with Penergetic to help the company penetrate and increase its presence in Kenya's agricultural sector. The company has committed herself to walk with SAED in the development of dryland agriculture at our Kitui Campus. The company will also support MSc students to conduct research in dryland agriculture
KU-OSHO PROJECT PARTICIPATION IN RUFORUM CONFERENCE
KU-OSHO Chemicals collaboration project exhibition during the RUFORUM conference 2018. Six SAED students conducting research under the project also presented posters under the leadership of the projects Principal Investigator,Prof. Waceke Wanjohi (Fourth from Left).
SAED’s Ph.D graduate during the 44 th K.U Graduation
Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research, Prof. Collette A. Suda , Chancellor of Kenyatta University (KU) Dr. Benson Wairegi and the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Paul Wainaina congratulates one of the SAED’s Ph.D graduands during the 44 th K.U graduation ceremony on 3 rd , August, 2018
Ms. Monicah Ndung'u AST Department at Scent Istvan University &other KU Students-Hungary
Ms. Monicah Wangeci Ndung’u (right) , a third year BSc. Agriculture student at the School of Agriculture Enterprise & Development in a company of two other Students from Kenyatta University who attended a 3 months (March –May ,2018) Erasmas Exchange Program at Scent Istavan University, Hungary.

Dr. Sylvia Amondi Henga

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Title/Qualifications
:PhD(Ongoing).
Department/Unit/Section:Agriculture Science and Technology
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100
Position: Lecturer


Area of Specialization:Agriculture, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Seed Science and Trade


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Research Interests

  • Development of new and improved Rice varieties (OryzaSativa) through plant breeding to enhance food security

  • Applied biotechnology/molecular approach to crop improvement for instance use of Marker assisted selection techniques

  • Mitigating climate change using bio-fuel crops (Application of tissue culture in plant propagation, especially in crops such as Jatropha curcas

  • Improvement of seed value chain to ensure use of High Quality Seeds, especially the certification process and farmer adoption.

Conference Presentations

  • Sylvia A. Henga,Fingerprinting and Relating juvernile characters of Rice to yield and yield components,Kenya/Nairobi

Research

  • Sylvia A Henga, ongoing, Fingerprinting and Relating juvernile characters of Rice to yield and yield components, NACOSTI & Kenyatta University
  • Sylvia A Henga, 2006- 2010, Development of Roots and Shoots in-vitro and optimization of germination conditions of Jatropha curcas, Village E-Science for Life

 Publication

  • Sylvia A Henga, 2015, Assessment of the effect of Media and container on germination of oJatropha curcas, IJMRA, ISBN/ISSN: 8363

 

Sylvia A Henga ongoing Fingerprinting and Relating juvernile characters of Rice to yield and yield components NACOSTI & Kenyatta UniversitySylvia A Henga 2006- 2010 Development of Roots and Shoots in-vitro and optimization of germination conditions of Jatropha curcas Village E-Science for Life

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