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Genetic mapping and identification of quantitative trait loci for yield and drought tolerance in tea
Accelerated breeding and selection of improved tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze) cultivars requires sound knowledge and understanding of genetics associated with desirable attributes.Quantitative trait loci (QTL) ...
Effects of maturity stage, desiccation and storage period on seed quality of cleome (cleome gynandra l.)
(Research Desk, 2014)
Cleome gynandra (L.) is a weed that grows throughout the tropics and sub-tropics. In Kenya it is gradually being domesticated and grown as a vegetable that is used in many culinary systems for its remarkable nutritional ...
In Vitro Analysis of Antibacterial and Antifungal Potency af Tissue Cultured and Indigenous Aloe Secundiflora Plant Extracts
(American Research Institute for Policy Development, 2014-06)
The Effects of Food Support Interventions on Vulnerable Adolescents Girls Affected by HIV and AIDS in Ol-Joroorok Sub County, Kenya
(Scholars Middle East Publishers, 2018-07)
Abstract: The global HIV and AIDS pandemic have continued to change the lives of many people especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. Both boys and girls have been affected by this menace. However, girls face considerable ...
Factors influencing adoption potential of purple tea in Nyeri County: A geographic perspective
Kenya is the world’s third largest producer of tea after China and India. Tea plays a major role in Kenya’s economy as it is the third major foreign exchange earner, behind tourism and horticulture and employs approximately ...
Dynamics of agricultural use differentially affect soil properties and crop response in East African wetlands
(Springer Science, 2013)
Agricultural land use changes differen- tially affect soil fertility and crop production potential of wetlands. We studied East African wetlands with contrasting hydro-geological characteristics (high- and lowland ﬂoodplains ...