Ms. 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: Tutorial Fellow


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 sourcing
  • 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

 Funded Projects

  • Sylvia A Henga Ongoing Fingerprinting and Relating juvernile characters of Rice to yield and yield components NACOSTI & K.U

  • Sylvia A Henga 2007-2010 Regeneration of roots and shoots in-vitro of jatropha curcas and optimization of germination conditions Village E-Science for Life University of Nairobi

  • Sylvia A Henga Assesingthe effect of media and environment on growth of irish potato University of Nairobi

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