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First Report of Iris yellow spot virus Infecting Onion in Kenya and Uganda
Onion (Allium cepa L.) is one of the key vegetables produced by small-holder farmers for the domestic markets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Biotic factors, including infestation by thrips pests such as Thrips tabaci Lindeman, can ...
The role of the marabou stork (Leptoptilos crumeniferus (Lesson)) in Kenya in the spread of echinococcosis from the abattoir.
In experiments, adult marabou storks were fed with hydatid fluid of viable Echinococcus cysts obtained from sheep and goats. On microscopic examination of the birds' faeces no scolices were found, the only remaining ...
Free Market Of Ideas Or Free Market Of Money? Media Capital And The Financialization Of Corporate Media In Kenya
The idea that the media can only effectively play their watchdog role in the society if they operate in a free market independent of government control is near universal. This conception of media performance, which has ...
Genetic Resources Policy Making in Kenya
(ACTS Press, 1999)
Determinants of non–home-prepared food consumption in two low-income areas in Nairobi
Street foods are an important source of nutrients for poor urban residents. This study aimed to identify determinants of the proportion of daily energy provided by non–home-prepared foods. Methods A survey was conducted ...
First report of Cryptosporidium deer-like genotype in Kenyan cattle
(University of Nairobi, 2008-05)
The objective of the study was to identify Cryptosporidium genotypes from feces collected from urban and peri-urban dairy cattle in Nairobi, Kenya, in order to determine their zoonotic potential. DNA was extracted from 34 ...