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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 ...
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 ...
Assessing Climate Variability Adaptation and Coping Strategies Among Rural Households in Kenya
(Journal of Water Sciences & Environment Technologies, 2018-08)
The aim of this study is to assess the adopted water scarcity adaptation and coping strategies of rural households to climate variability. It also identifies suitable strategies that minimize the impact of climate variability ...
Competition between Lemna minuta and Lemna minor at different nutrient concentrations
(Plant Biology and Nature Management (APNA) Elsevier, 2011-02)
We investigated the differential responses of invasive alien Lemna minuta and native Lemna minor to nutrient loading as well as the mechanism of competition between the species. The role of nutrients, species identity, ...
Metazoan Parasites of Some Commercially Important Fish along the Kenyan Coast
The parasitic fauna of some commercial fish species along the Kenyan coast was investigated at four localities between August 2001 and March 2002. The study was carried out to establish the extent of parasitisation of ...
Sunlight and sediment improve the environment of a litter biofilm-based shrimp culture system
Competitive abilities of invasive Lagarosiphon major and native Ceratophyllum demersum in monocultures and mixed cultures in relation to experimental sediment dredging
(Aquatic Botany, 2011-06)
Competitive abilities of Lagarosiphon major (Ridley) Moss (invasive in Belgium) and native Ceratophyllum demersum L. were assessed experimentally in relation to sediment dredging. We mimicked these conditions by taking ...
Spatio-temporal dynamics of land use practices on rivers in tropical regions: A case study of Ruiru and Ndarugu Basins, Kiambu County, Kenya
Land use dynamics are known to cause considerable modifications to the environment with broad and sometimes severe impacts on water quality and aquatic natural resources. In this study, the impacts of land use practices ...
Impact of human activities on land degradation IN Lugari subcounty, Kakamega county, Kenya
(E3 Journals, 2016-10)
This study investigated the impact of human activities on land degradation in Lugari Sub-County, Kakamega County in Kenya. The study sought to analyze the extent of land degradation; identify the causative factors for land ...