Recent Submissions

  • Multiple Mycotoxins in Kenyan Rice. 

    Gitau, James K; Chemining'wa, George N; Mutiga, Samuel K; Mutuku, J Musembi; Koskei, Vincent; Ng'ang'a, Fredrick; Musyoka, Joyce; Murori, Rosemary (University of Nairobi, 2021)
    Multiple mycotoxins were tested in milled rice samples (n = 200) from traders at different milling points within the Mwea Irrigation Scheme in Kenya. Traders provided the names of the cultivar, village where paddy was ...
  • Molecular Survey Ofcoxiella Burnetiiin Wildlife and Ticksat Wildlife–livestock Interfaces in Kenya 

    Ndeereh, David; Muchemi, Gerald; Thaiyah, Andrew; Otiende, Moses; Angelone-Alasaad, Samer; Jowers, Michael J. (University of Nairobi, 2017)
    Coxiella burnetii is the causative agent of Q fever, a zoonotic disease of public health importance. The role of wildlife and their ticks in the epidemiology of C. burnetii in Kenya is unknown. This study analysed the ...
  • Heritability Analysis and Phenotypic Characterization of Spider Plant (Cleome gynandra L.) for Yield 

    Munene, AK; Nzuve, F; Ambuko, J; Odeny, D (University of Nairobi, 2018)
    Knowledge on phenotypic diversity among existing spider plant accessions is a milestone in the improvement of spider plant, which is a highly nutritious indigenous vegetable in Kenya. A study involving agronomic and ...
  • Effect of Surface Coatings on the Shelf life and Quality of Cassava 

    Atieno, L; Owino, W; Ateka, EM; Ambuko, J (University of Nairobi, 2018)
    Effect of Surface Coatings on the Shelf life and Quality of Cassava Cassava (Manihot esculenta) is grown as an important dietary source of carbohydrates for communities in a number of African countries. However, Cassava is ...
  • Cold Chain Management in Horticultural Crops Value Chains: Options for Smallholder Farmers in Africa 

    Ambuko, J; Wanjiru, F; Karithi, E; Chemining'wa, G; Mwachoni, E; Hansen, B; Wasilwa, L; Owino, W; Nenguwo, N (University of Nairobi, 2018)
    Maintenance of optimal low temperatures from the farm to the consumer (cold chain management) is critical to maintenance of the quality of perishable horticultural commodities and minimize deterioration after harvest. ...
  • Growing of climbing beans(Maharagwe Tambarizi) in Kenya. 

    Otysula, R. M.; Nderitu, J. H; Buruchara, R A (University of Nairobi, 1997)
  • Unbowed 

    Maathai, Wangari W (University of Nairobi, 2006)
    Maathai, the winner of the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize and a single mother of three, recounts her life as a political activist, feminist, and environmentalist in Kenya. Born in a rural village in 1940, she was already an ...
  • Medicinal plants used in treatment and management of cancer in Kakamega County, Kenya 

    Ochwang'i, DO; Kimwele, CN; Oduma, JA; Gathumbi, PK; Mbaria, JM; Kiama, SG (University of Nairobi, 2013-12)
    ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Traditional medicine plays a critical role in treatment of chronic debilitating and life threatening conditions and diseases. Cancer is one such condition whose therapeutic intervention ...
  • Learning for a Sustainable Environment: professional development and teacher education in environmental education in the Asia‐Pacific region 

    Fien, J.; Corcoran, Peter Blaze (University of NairobiThe Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies, 1996)
    The close link between environmental education and development education advocated by major international reports of the last decade is operant in the UNESCO Asia‐Pacific region. A regional collaborative effort sponsored ...