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    • Bacterial contamination of Kale(Brassica oleracia acephala along the supply chain in Nairobi and its environments 

      E. K, Kutto; M.W, Ngigi; N, Karanja; E, Kange’the; L. C, Bebora; C. J, Lagerkvist; P. G, Mbuthia; L. W, Njagi; J. J, Okello (Department of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology and ParasitologyDepartment of Agricultural economicsDepartment of Land Resource Management & Agricultural Technology, University of Nairobi, KenyaDepartment of Veterinary Pathology, Microbiology and Parasitology, University of NairobiDepartment of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2011)
      To assess the microbiological safety of kale (Brassica oleracea Acephala) produced from farms and those sold at the markets with special focus on coliforms, E.coli and Salmonella. Design: A cross sectional study. Setting: ...
    • Concentrations of heavy metals and pesticide residues in leafy vegetables and implications for peri-urban farming in Nairobi, Kenya 

      Nancy K, Karanja; Mary, Njenga; G. K, Mutua; C. J, Lagerkvist; E., Kutto; J. J, Okello (Swedish University of Agricultural SciencesDepartment of Range Management,University of Nairobi, 2012)
      The primary objective of this study was to assess the levels of heavy metals, nitrate, and pesticide residues in kale (Brassicaolaracea var. olecephala), a leafy vegetable. The study was conducted in three peri-urban sites ...