Research Publications

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Book/Journal
Authors
2015 Yield and Nutritive Attributes Are Not Considered by Farmers in Choice of Sweet Potato Varieties Grown in East Kamagak Location –Homabay County-Kenya. The International Journal of Technoledge 3(9): 69-73 ISSN: 2,321-919X (Online) Thagana, W.M.
2015 Sex Determination of Young Nursery Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis L) Plants using Morphological Traits in Semi-Arid Areas of Voi, Kenya. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare 5(16): 113-123 ISSN 2,224-3,208 (Paper) ISSN 2,225-093X (Online)     Thagana, W.M.
2015 Studies on Seed Size and Storage on Germination and Performance of Young Jojoba (Simmondsia Chinensis L) Seedlings in Semi-arid Areas of Kenya, Agriculture and Healthcare 5(12): 10-16 ISSN 2,224-3,208 (Paper),ISSN 2,225-093X (Online) Thagana, W.M.
2014 Spatio-temporal Rainfall variability and drought characterization: Case of Arid eastern Kenya, book chapter (Pg. 59-78), in Climate change and Agriculture in Africa, Ed.Prof. Walter Leal, Dr. Rao and Dr. Esilaba) Published by Springer. https://books.google.com/books?isbn=3319130005. Masika, K., Oscar, Mucheru-Muna, M., Ngetich, F.K., Mugwe, J., Mugendi D., and Mairura F.
2014 Efficacy of deterministic and geo-statistical rainfall data reconstruction techniques for high rainfall variability regions of Eastern Kenya., (Issue: Regional Climate Change: Downscaling, Prediction, and Impact Assessment (RCD) Advances in Meteorology Journal Vol. 2014. PaperID 300404 :) http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/380404 Masika, K., Oscar, Mucheru-Muna, M., Ngetich, F.K., Mugwe, J., Mugendi D., and Mairura F.
2014 Maize response to Tithonia diversifolia and rock phosphate application under two maize cropping systems in Kenya. Journal of Applied Biosciences 79:6983 – 6991 ISSN 1997–5902 Ahmat1 FL, Mugwe JN, Kimani S, Gweyi J.O.
2014 Maize response to Tithonia diversifolia and rock phosphate application under two maize cropping systems in Kenya. Journal of Applied Biosciences 79:6983 – 6991. ISSN 1997–5902 Filbert L. Ahmat; Jayne N. Mugwe; Stephen K. Kimani, and Joseph P. Gweyi-Onyango
2014 Secondary School Teachers’ Understanding of Energy Flow in Ecosystems: Carbon Sink and Sequestration perspectives. J. Human Ecol. 48(3): 461-467 Chimoita E L, Embeywa HE and Gweyi-Onyango J P
2014 Macropropagation technique for producing cost-effective healthy banana seedlings in Eastern and central Kenya CTA and FARA, Agricultural Innovations for Sustainable Development Contributions from the 3rd Africa-Wide Women and Young Professionals in Science Competitions. Vol. 4 Issue 3. N. Njau, M. Mwangi, R. Kahuthia-Gathu, R. Muasya and J.N. Mbaka
2014 Good Orchard Maintenance and Agronomic Practices as Working Components in Management of Dieback Disease on Passion Fruit (Passiflora sp.) in Kenya. Annual Research & Review in Biology. 4(9): 1397-1405, 2014. Carolyne W. Wangungu, Maina Mwangi, Ruth Gathu, and Reuben Muasya.
2014 Beverage Quality and Biochemical Attributes of Arabusta (C. arabica x C canephora P.) and their Parental Genotypes, African Journal of Food Science,ISBN: 8(9): 456-464 Thagana, W.M.,
2014 Genetic Characterization of Arabusta Coffee Hybrids and Their Parental Genotypes using Molecular Markers , Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, ISBN 15(1&2):31-42, Available online at: http://www.ikpress.org/abstract.php?iid=429&id=34&aid=3559#.VBr3QvmSyho Thagana,W.M
2014 Socioeconomic factors influencing levels of knowledge in soil fertility management in the central highlands of Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology; 701-711 ISSN 1939-1250 doi: 10.17265/2161-6264/2014.09.003. Macharia JM, Mugwe JN, Mucheru-Muna M, Mugendi DN
2014 Carbon sequestration and storage in a Tithonia diversifolia based agro forestry farming system. Proceedings of the 8th Egerton University international Conference and Expo. Osiyo, R.O., Danga, B.O., Mochoge, B.
2014 Analysis of socio-economic factors affecting the production of smallholder coffee in Kirinyaga County, Kenya Journal of Agricultural and Crop Research, Vol 2(12), 228-235 Minai, J. M., Nyairo, N. M. and Mbataru, P. N.
2014 Determinants of consumer perceptions towards genetically modified (GM) foods in higher learning institutions in Kenya Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol. 5 (24), 35-44 Bett, E. K., Nyairo, N. M., Ayieko, D. M. and Amollo, J. O.
2014 Corporate entrepreneurship and Performance: Effects at Kenya Power and Lighting Company Ltd. Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken, Germany. ISBN. 978-3-61836-9 Peter Wagura, Bernard Njehia and Ayub Odida
2014 Opportunities in adoption of commercial fish farming as a new enterprise for small scale farmers in Kisii county, Kenya Journal of advanced botany and zoology Journal homepage: http://scienceq.org/Journals/JABZ.php Margaret Gachucha, Bernard Njehia, Patience Mshenga
2014 Value chain predictors of milk production on smallholder dairy farms in western Kenya: A multiple regression analysis International Journal of Current Research Vol. 6, Issue, 04, pp.6380-6388, April, 2014 Wanjala, Simon P. Omondi and Njehia, Bernard, K
2014 Assessment of the Structure and Performance of the milk market in western Kenya International Journal of Current Research Vol. 6, Issue, 03, March, 2014 Omondi, Simon P. Wanjala, Njehia, Bernard and Ngichabe, Christopher
2014 Efficacy of deterministic and geo-statistical rainfall data reconstruction techniques for high rainfall variability regions of Eastern Kenya., (Issue: Regional Climate Change: Downscaling, Prediction, and Impact Assessment (RCD), Vol. 2014. Paper ID 300404 :), Advances in Meteorology Journal.http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/380404 Masika, K., Oscar, Mucheru-Muna, M., Ngetich, F.K., Mugwe, J., Mugendi D., and Mairura F.
2014 Effects of selected soil and water conservation techniques on runoff , sediment yield and maize productivity under sub-humid and semi-arid conditions in Kenya. Catena, 121, 288-296. doi: 10.1016/j.catena.2014.05.026. Ngetich, K. F., Diels, J., Shisanya, C. A., Mugwe, J. N., Mucheru-Muna, M. and Mugendi, D. N.
2014 Enhancing maize productivity and profitability using organic inputs and mineral fertilizer in central Kenya smallhold farms. Expl Agric. (2014), volume 50 (2), pp. 250–269 C -Cambridge University Press 2013 doi:10.1017/S0014479713000525 Mucheru-Muna, M, Mugendi, D.N., Pypers P, Mugwe, J.N., Kungu, J., Vanlauwe, B. and Merckx, R
2014 Effects of Different Maize (Zea mays L.) – Soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) Intercropping Patterns on Yields and its Economics. Advanced Journal of Agricultural Research Vol. 2(003), pp. 038-048, ISSN: 2360-9354 Advanced Journals http://www.advancedjournals.org/AJAR Matusso, J. M. M., Mugwe J. N. and Mucheru-Muna M.
2014 Effects of different maize (Zea mays L.) – soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) intercropping patterns on soil mineral-N, N-uptake and soil properties African Journal of Agricultural Research: Vol 9 (1), pp. 42-55, 2 January, 2014 DOI: 10.5897/AJAR2013.7178 ISSN 1991-637X ©2014 Matusso, M., Mugwe, J.N, Mucheru-Muna, M.
2014 Potential role of cereal-legume intercropping systems in integrated soil fertility management in smallholder farming systems of Sub-Saharan Africa. Research Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Management. Vol. 3(3), pp. 162-174, March, 2014, ISSN 2315 - 8719© 2014 Apex Journal International. Matusso, J.M., Mugwe, J.N., and Mucheru-Muna, M.
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