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Vitex payos (Lour.) Merr fruit trees in the drylands areas of Eastern Kenya: use, marketing and management.
(Medwell Journals, 2010)
This study explored the local use, marketing and management of Vitex payos in drylands areas of Eastern Kenya. Data were collected through household surveys using semi-structured questionnaires; transect walks, informal ...
Effect of protectionism on productivity and efficiency of the sugar industry in Kenya
(Makerere University, 2010-05)
No abstract provided.
Combining ability for beta-carotene and important quantitative traits in a cassava F1 population
(Academic Journals, 2014)
Cassava is ideal for biofortification due to its popularity as a root staple among populations with high vitamin A malnutrition. The crop is vegetatively propagated and retains the enhanced trait across generations. The ...
Estimating fruit yield from Vitex payos (Lour) Merr. In semi-arid Eastern province of Kenya: application of allometric equations.
(Medwell Journals, 2011)
Vitex payos (Lour) Merr. is a common species in the semi-arid areas of Eastern Kenya. It is a favoured species and is frequently maintained in homestead plots and arable fields in an agroforestry situation. Although the ...
A preliminary analysis of diversity among East African sweet potato landraces using morphological and simple sequence repeats (SSR) markers
(International Society for Hoticultural Science, 2006)
East Africa is known to have a wide range of sweet potato landraces and, therefore, is considered to be a secondary center of diversity. In this study, we assessed the diversity among sweet potato landraces from Kenya, ...
Variability of Phytophthora Infestans in Uganda and Kenya and its implications to late blight management in potato and tomato
(Makerere University, 2013-12)
Phytopthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary the pathogen responsible for causing late blight in potato is a rapidly evolving and highly adaptable pathogen. The pathogen has both asexual and sexual reproduction systems but the ...
Resistance to the African and spotted stem borers in sorghum in Kenya.
(Makerere University, 2013-11)
Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor, L. Moench) is a key cereal crop to over 500 million people in semi arid tropics. Sorghum production in subsistence farming is low and ranges between 0.5– 0.8 t/ha compared to potential yields of ...