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Influence of Vegetation Cover and Topographic Position on Water Infiltration, Organic Matter Content and Aggregate Stability of Grassland Soils in Semi-Arid Kenya
(Advances in Agricultural Science, 2019)
A study was conducted in Mpala and Ilmotiok ranches in Laikipia County, Kenya, to investigate the influence of vegetation cover and topographic position on soil organic matter, bulk density, aggregate stability and water ...
Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Cancer in Humans-Is there a Role or not? A Review of the Scientific Evidence
(Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences Research, 2019)
Conjugated linoleic acids are naturally occurring fatty acids that are found predominantly in ruminant meat, milk and dairy products. They are composed mainly of two isomers: cis-9, trans-11 and trans-10, cis-12 fatty acid. ...
Integration of Commercial Microbiological Products into Soil Fertility Practices as a Potential Option for Acclimatization and Growth of TC Banana in Kenya
(Open Journal of Soil Science, 2014)
Tissue culture (TC) banana plantlets at the in vitro stage are delicate and devoid of microbes and nutrients that are essential for establishment and subsequent growth. Some microbes are known for function best under ...
Sorghum [sorghum bicolor (l.) Moench] seed quality as affected by variety, harvesting stage and fertilizer application in Bomet county of Kenya
(African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2013-09)
A set of laboratory experiments were conducted to evaluate the physiological quality of Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench seeds subjected to different field cultural management practices. The main aim of this study was to ...
Food Quality Perspectives in African Fish Products: Practices, Challenges and Prospects
(International Research Publication House, 2016)
A fishery value chain includes the handling, processing, marketing and sales of fishery products to consumers; in the African context, the major types of fishes harvested from the waters of the ...
Effectiveness Of Albendazole On Soil Transmitted Nematodes Among School ChildrenA Case Of Kakamega County, Kenya
(African Journal of Health Sciences, 2019)
Recent assessment by WHO on Soil Transmitted Nematodes (STN) point that their morbidity is still high in people mainly in children. A. lumbricoidesglobally infects 1.2 billion people and T. trichiura795 ...