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Combining ability among multiple borer resistant,maize (zea mais, L.) inbred lines, resistant to chilo partellus and busseola fusca stem borers
Maize (Zea mays L.) is an important cereal crop of the world. It has worldwide significance as human food, animal feed and raw material for the manufacture of many industrial products. The most important insect pests of ...
Maize - Pigeon pea Intercrop Resource Use Under Semi-Arid Conditions of Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 2004)
A field experiment was conducted at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology between October 2001 and June 2002 to determine light, water and nitrogen use in maize-pigeonpea intercrop system. The experiment ...
Phosphate sorption isotherms of selected soils of Kenya and maize response to phosphate fertilizer in the greenhouse
Phosphate sorption characteristics of eight selected soils of Kenya were determiner order to establish the influence of previous manure and phosphate (P) fertilizer applications. The soils were two ando-humic Nitisols, ...
A comparative analysis of costs and benefits of Jatropha, maize and orange production in Kenya: case of contracted farmers in Shimba Hills
Energy demand and supply imbalances are a major challenge to development in Sub Saharan African countries. Reliance on petroleum as well as biomass energy sources is both uneconomical and unsustainable. These call for ...