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Nutritional and safety quality of street foods in Korogocho and Industrial Area of Nairobi, Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2001)
Factors influencing the adoption of conservation tillage practices and their implication on profitability in maize- cowpea cropping systems - a case of Makueni district, Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2009-08)
In the semi arid areas of eastern Kenya, the farmers are faced with food insecurity and low farm incomes due to rainfall unreliability. The low soil moisture resulting from low rainfall cannot support productive agriculture ...
Comparison and Characterization of Specific Fertilization Proteins in Human (Homo Sapiens) and Baboon (Papio Anubis) Spermatozoa
(University of Nairobi, 2005)
Previous studies have shown presence of shared antigens on baboon and human spermatozoa and significant homology between some of the testicular and spermatozoa! antigens in the baboon and man. The baboon therefore, has ...
Effect of guar gum and starch on the stability of passion nectar
(University of Nairobi, 2008)
Diet Selection And Nutrition Of Sheep (Ovis Aries Linnaeus) And Grant’s Gazelles (Gazella Granti Brooke) On Kapiti Ranch, Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2003)
A study was conducted to determine seasonal diet selection and nutritional characteristics of sheep and Grant’s gazelles on Kapiti ranch in southeastern Kenya The frequency and biomass production ot herbaceous plants were ...
Transmission and Distribution of Cassava Brown Streak Virus in Major Cassava Growing Regions of Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2009)
Cassava brown streak virus disease (CBSD) is a viral disease that remained endemic for a long period of time in Eastern Africa exhibiting a delimited distribution along the coastal low lands. However, today there are reports ...
Economic analysis of urban farming by households from low income areas of Nairobi, Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2005)
In Kenya. as in other urban cities 111 sub-Saharan Africa. urbanization IS characterised by increasing number of people who are food insecure. unemployed and poor. They live in unplanned. overcrowded structures in slum ...
Beekeepers' participation in group-based financial institutions and adoption of improved technologies in arid and semi-arid lands a case of Makueni district-Kenya
The problem of low agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa is currently one of the fundamental concerns of policy makers. In the Beekeeping sub-sector, the issue of low honey production has engaged policy makers ...
Assesment of viral shedding and local immune Responses to hiv in the female reproductive tract using SHIV/baboon model
(University of Nairobi, 2002)
Heterosexual transmission accounts for majority of human immunodeficiency VIruS (HIV) infection among adults in developing countries. The risk of female to male transmission of HIV is likely to be determined by concentration ...
Assessment of the potential of comfrey (symphytum periginum) as a source of vitamin A for malnourished Children (8 - 16 years) : a case study of Kirigiti girls approved school in Kiambu, Kenya
In February-September 2001, an interventional study employing the pre-test, post-test casecontrol study design was carried out among children aged 8 to 16 years in Kirigiti Girls Approved School in Kiambu District, Central ...