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Diversity and Altitudinal Distribution of Understorey Corticolous Lichens in a Tropical Montane Forest in Kenya (East Africa)
(research gate, 2018)
Lichens constitute an important component of tropical forest biodiversity. This study inventoried corticolous lichens and examined their variation in various forest types with varying climatic conditions in Mt. Kenya, East ...
Dynamic of Stress Response in Victoria Labeo (Labeo victorianus) during transfer from the Hatchery to cages and Ponds under Differential Caged Stocking Densities
(International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 2012)
Variation in fish stocking densities translate to difference in growth performance, yields and economic benefits in fish culture. Transferring fish directly from hatcheries to the cages or ponds may induce stress. We ...
Differential Geometry: An Introduction to the Theory of Curves
(Science publishing group, 2017)
Differential geometry is a discipline of mathematics that uses the techniques of calculus and linear algebra to study problems in geometry. The theory of plane, curves and surfaces in the Euclidean space formed the basis ...
Evaluation of Kenyan Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas Lam.) Purees for Functional Food Production
(Journal of Life Sciences, 2014-02)
Consumption of functional foods with health promoting benefits and/or disease prevention has been on the increase globally. The study aimed at evaluating the potential of utilizing Kenyan orange fleshed sweet potato (Ipomoea ...
An Assessment Of The Physiological Quality Of Sorghum (Sorghum Bicolor L Moench) Seeds Planted By Farmers In Bomet District Of Kenya
(African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2012-08)
Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) is an important crop that enhances food security in a region. As a food crop, sorghum is nutritious, containing starch (75-79%) as the major component, followed by protein (6.0-16.1%) ...
Pre-Disposing Factors Contributing to the Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections (IPI) among the HIV/AIDS Patients in Bungoma County, Kenya
(International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), 2014-12)
The role of HIV infection on the pathognomomic of HIV infections is not clearly understood. The aim of the current study was to determine the epidemiology of IPI and predisposing factors among HIV/AIDS patients in Bungoma ...
An African stingless bee Plebeina hildebrandti Friese nest size and design (Apidae, Meliponini
(2016 John Wiley & Sons Ltd,, 2016)
Characterization of the nutritional quality of amaranth leaf protein concentrates and suitability of fish meal replacement in Nile tilapia feeds
A number of leafy vegetables,their protein concentrates and hydrolasates are under evaluation as alternative protein ingredients to fish meal(FM)in aqua feeds. This study evaluated the nutritional characteristics and ...