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Grain maize yield improvement using Tephrosia vogelii and Tithonia diversifolia biomass at Maseno, Kenya (Department of soil science, University of Nairobi, 2003)This study aimed at assessing the response of maize crop to application of Tephrosia vogelii and Tithonia diversifolia biomass obtained six month-old fallows. The biomass were chopped into 5-cm long pieces and incorporated ...
Occurrence of wheat head blight and fusarium species infecting wheat (Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection, University of Nairobi, 2007)
Review of maize marketing in Kenya: implementation and impact of liberalisation, 1989-1999. (Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 2002)Maize is the key food crop in Kenya, with estimated production (1998) of 3 million tons of which about 40% are marketed. The Government strictly controlled all aspects of maize marketing until 1986 when gradual liberalisation ...
Soil fertility mangement in maize -based production systems in kenya: current options and future strategies. Integrated Approaches to Higher Maize Productivity in the New Millennium (2002)This paper analyzed the salient factors that affect the adoption of soil fertility management (SFM) technologies in the marginal and medium potential zones of Eastern and Western Kenya, respectively. Data from a survey of ...