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A new species of sucking louse (Phthiraptera: Anoplura: Linognathidae) from Gunther's dikdik (Madoqua guentheri) in Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2014)
Linognathus samburi n. sp. is described from adult male and female specimens collected from a juvenile female Günther's dikdik (Madoqua guentheri) live-trapped near Olturot Village, Samburu district (Rift Valley Province) ...
Diversity, abundance and function of soil invertebrate fauna in relation to quality of organic residues
This thesis is a study of the role of soil invertebrate fauna in decomposition of organic residues and thus nutrient release, soil structure and soil-water relations is well recognized, the scope for their manipulation to ...
Soil fertility management strategies in agroecosystem and implication on soil macrofauna diversity and populations
Soil invertebrate fauna functions in decomposition of organic residues and thus nutrient release, soil structure and soil-water relations is well appreciated, however the scope for their manipulation to derive the potential ...
The use of cassava starch in breadmaking
A breadmaking-quality wheat gluten was used in a composite flour formula of 85 percent starch and 15 percent vital gluten to assess the feasibility of using cassava starch in breadmaking. Some cassava starch technological ...
The effects of cultivation on some physical and chemical properties of three Kenyan soils.
(University of Nairobi, 1989)
Changes in organic C, N, CEC and bulk density of three intensively used Kenyan soils were evaluated by comparing cultivated and adjacent uncultivated soils. Results show that cultivation can lead to adverse or beneficial ...
Utilization of fresh cassava and sweet potato pulps in baking
(Taylor and Francis, 1995)
Cassava and Sweet Potato fresh pulps were characterized for their physico‐chemical properties and were tested in cake making with the addition of little or no wheat flour. The pulps consisted of water (64.3, 69.13), starch ...