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The determinants of choice and profitability of farm mechanization in Kenya:A case of tillage methods in maize production in Bungoma district.
(University of Nairobi, 2004-10)
In this thesis, I report the results of a study on tillage choice behavior among seventy-seven farmers from Bungoma district in Kenya. Using 2001 production data, the study sought to fit a discrete choice model to analyze ...
A Comprehensive Ranch Report, Gicheha Ranch (farms) Ziwani)
(University of Nairobi, 2002)
The ranch practice is a university requirement for the Bsc. degree in range management, which entails the field attachment and coming in touch with the real management issues that are presented at the ground. It exposes ...
Soil loss and nutrient losses due to erosion in a maize-legume Based cropping system in Gatanga (Kenya).
(University of Nairobi, 2000)
In Central Kenya highlands, accelerated soil erosion is caused mainly by intensive agricultural •. activities. The current conventional agricultural practices where the crop residues are completely harvested alongside ...
Effect of protein supplementation and urea treatment on utilization of maize stover by Red Maasai sheep
(South African Society for Animal Science, 2004)
Six Red Maasai sheep were used to investigate the effects of urea treatment and cotton seed cake supplementation of maize stover on intake, digestibility and rumen fermentation parameters. The basal feeds were Rhodes grass ...
Development of appropriate information education and communication materials for promotion of traditional vegetables
(University of Nairobi, 2004)
Evaluation Of Sweetpotato Varieties Response To Sweetpotato Virus Disease
(University of Nairobi., 2008)
Sweet potato is an important food, feed and cash crop in Eastern Africa but its productivity is greatly reduced by the sweetpotato virus disease (SPVD). Variety based tolerance to SPVD is a cheap and sustainable way of ...
The socio-economic, food security and nutritional status of urban farmers in Nakuru town Kenya: a comparative study of programme and non- programme households
(University of Nairobi, 2008)
A comparative cross-sectional survey was conducted from October to December 2000, to assess and compare the socio-economic and food security status as well as the nutritional status of children less than five years and ...
Potential Impact of Livestock Information Systems on Pastoral Cattle Marketing in Kenya
(University of Nairobi,, 2006)
Psychological Outcomes of Current Infant Feeding Dilemma for HIV-Infected Mothers
(University of Nairobi, 2008)
Infant feeding (IF) in the context of HIV is challenged by the potential and cumulative risk of MTCT of HIV through breastfeeding (BF), and the risks associated with replacement feeding (RF). The human rights approach ...
Cross-sectional survey of Mange infestation and contagious Caprine Plueropneumonia in Goats, Turkana District, North-western Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 2007)
This thesis describes a study on a cross-sectional survey of Mange Infestation and Contagious Caprine Plueropnuemonia (CCPP) in goats, in Turkana District, North-western Kenya. The objectives were to determine the ...