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Effects of Packaging and Storage Conditions on Quality of Spider Plant (Cleome gynandra L.) Seed
(African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2019)
In Kenya, spider plant (Cleome gynandra L.) has gained popularity among consumers due to its nutritional and medicinal values. In the local markets, bundles of leafy shoots as well as uprooted young plants are offered at ...
A Literature Review of Role of Obesity in Adult Health with Reference to Africa
(African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2013)
Although obesity is a global epidemic that affects every socio-economic class, little is available in the literature on the status of the syndrome in Africa. This literature review was therefore written in order to highlight ...
Biocontrol of Fusarium root rot in beans by antagonistic Trichoderma fungi
(International Journal of AgriScience, 2013-07)
Common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) is one of the most important economic crop which is attacked by serious diseases such as Fusarium root rot. In this study, the efficacy of Trichoderma viride and T. koningii were evaluated ...
Socioeconomic Determinants of Banana Farmers’ Perception to Climate Change in Nyeri County, Kenya.
(Journal of Arts & Humanities, 2019-08-29)
Climate change is one of the key constraints to banana production globally. The extent of the climate change impacts depends largely on farmers’ awareness, perceptions and responses to climate change. This study examined ...