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Reproductive biology of common octopus octopus vulgaris (cuvier, 1797), on the Kenyan South Coast
(University of Nairobi, 2015)
Although common octopus catches are increasing globally, lack of information on the reproductive biology of the species has been a major concern in its management, particularly in Kenya. The present study aimed to investigate ...
Comparative analysis of rainfall trends in different sub counties in Kajiado county Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2014-12)
The Impact of Real Exchange Rate Misalignment on Economic Growth; Kenyan Evidence
(University of Nairobi,, 2014)
This paper examines Real Exchange Rate (RER) Misalignment on economic growth in Kenya by using Johansen Cointegration, and Error Correction Model Technique to establish the factors that determine equilibrium real exchange ...
An assessment of the performance of the geophysical methods as a tool for the detection of zones of potential subsidence in the area southwest of Nakuru town, Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2014-08)
The area to the southwest of Nakuru town in Kenya located within the Kenya Rift Valley is prone to incidences of ground subsidence especially toward the end of the heavy rain season. The zones affected by subsidence are ...
Radiological Analysis of Suitability of Kitui South Limestone for use as Building Material
Indoor exposure arises from the soils from which the building stands and the building materials used for construction. This is because all building materials contain certain levels of natural radionuclides 238U, 232Th, ...
Detection of plasmodium parasites from images of thin blood smears
Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in tropical and subtropical countries. Conventional microscopy is the Gold standard in the diagnosis of the disease. However, it is prone to some shortcomings which ...
Statistical Properties Of The Dorfman-Sterrett Group Screening Procedure With Errors In Decision
(University of Nairobi, 2014)
Variations in the Position and Length of the Vermiform Appendix in a Black Kenyan Population
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2014)
Background. Topography of the appendix influences its mobility, degree of mobilization of the cecum, and need for additional muscle splitting during appendectomy. Although appendectomy is a common surgical procedure, there ...
Estimation of climatic parameters from solar indices using ground based data from Kenya, East Africa
(University of Nairobi, 2011)
The daily meteorological data of relative humidity, maximum, minimum, and average temperatures obtained from five stations of the Kenya Meteorological Department over the period 1986 to 2005 were filtered and reduced to ...
Determining resistance to Fusarium verticillioides and fumonisin accumulation in African maize inbred lines resistant to Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxins
(University of Nairobi, 2017)
Fusarium verticillioides and Aspergillus flavus cause Fusarium ear rot (FER) and Aspergillus ear rot (AER) of maize, respectively. Both pathogens are of concern to producers as they reduce grain yield and affect quality. ...