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Soil moisture and its consequences under different management in a six year old hedged agroforestry demonstration plot in semi-arid Kenya, for two successive contrasting seasons
(University of Nairobi., 2007-03)
Hedged agroforestry (AF) demonstration plots with maize/bean intercrops were studied at Matanya in Laikipia district, Kenya, between 1991 and 1995 inclusive, to understand crop yield behaviour due to selected soil moisture ...
Understanding Physical Activity Behavior of Type 2 Diabetics Using the Theory of Planned Behavior and Structural Equation Modeling
(world Academy of Sciences, 2010)
Understanding patient factors related to physical activity behavior is important in th e management of Type 2 Diabetes. This study applied the Theory of Planned Behavior model to understand physical activity behavior ...
Quantitative aspects of inorganic nutrient fluxes in the Gazi Bay (Kenya): implications for coastal ecosystems
Fluxes of dissolved inorganic nutrients: NHþ 4 , NO_ 2 , NO_3 , PO3_4 and Si(OH)4 from nearshore sediments of Gazi Bay were measured in situ within mangrove, seagrass and coral reef biotopes using benthic flux bell-jar ...
Modeling of sti prevalence among hiv-infected adults in hiv care programs in Kenya using logistic regression
Objectives and methods: This paper investigates risk factors associated with prevalence of sexually transmitted infections. Logistics regression is employed to determine the risk factors. Furthermore, the study validates ...
The Concentrations of Zinc, Copper, Cadmium and Lead in Rivers and Lakes in Kenya
(Academic Press Elsevier. Int, 1981)
Abstract not available
Fluorosis in children and sources of fluoride around Lake Elementaita region of Kenya
During a project to determine the fluoride levels of milk in Lake Elementaita region, the authors were astonished by the high levels of fluorosis in children living in the area. With special reference to children, a study ...
Knowledge of psychiatric terms and concepts among Kenyan youth: Analysis of focus group discussions.
Psychiatric disorders and symptoms are common worldwide. However, cultural differences in symptom manifestation and knowledge of psychiatric terms and concepts represent a challenge to accurate clinical assessment. Our ...
Genetic variation in wild Anopheles arabiensis Patton of Mwea Irrigation Scheme, Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 1987)
Electrophoretic variation was determined at eight enzyme loci in Anopheles arabiensis from four villages in Mwea Irrigation Scheme, Kenya. Seven loci had polymorphic alíeles of which at least two were common. Pooled allele ...
Population and cytogenetic observations on Anopheles arabiensis Patton of Mwea Irrigation Scheme, Kenya
(Cambridge University Press, 1990)
A study of the mosquito fauna of the Mwea Rice Irrigation Scheme, Kenya, carried out during 1984 and 1985 identified 13 species, with Anopheles gambiae s. l. comprising 65.71% of the total collection. X-chromosome ...