Tuesday, 26 September 2023

Publications by PostGraduate Students

  1. Maina, S., Karuri, H., & Mugweru, J. (2022). Nematode assemblages, food web indices and metabolic footprints in maize-pigeon pea agro-ecosystemsHeliyon, e10189. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2022.e10189
  2. Maina, S., Karuri, H., & Mugweru, J. (2022). Nematode diversity and its association with soil properties in monocrop pigeon pea. Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, 100336. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jafr.2022.100336
  3. Kipnyargis, A., Mwirichia, R., Pfeiffer, B., & Daniel, R. (2022). Complete Genome Sequence of Alkalihalobacillus sp. Strain LMS39, a Haloalkaliphilic Bacterium Isolated from a Hypersaline Lake. Microbiology Resource Announcements, e00325-22. https://doi.org/10.1128/mra.00325-22
  4. Nathan, O. O., Monicah, M. M., Jayne, M. N., Isaya, S., George, N., & Daniel, M. N. (2022). Nutrient and Organic Carbon losses by erosion, and their economic and environmental implications in the drylands of Kenya. Environmental Challenges, 100519. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envc.2022.100519
  5. Collins M. Musafiri, Milka Kiboi, Joseph Macharia, Onesmus K. Ng’etich, David K. Kosgei, Betty Mulianga, Michael Okoti, Felix K. Ngetich, (2022). Smallholders’ adaptation to climate change in Western Kenya: Considering socioeconomic, institutional and biophysical determinants, Environmental Challenges. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envc.2022.100489
  6. Gogo Akelo, Atitwa Benson, Gitonga Cyrus and Mugo David (2021). Modelling conditions of storing quality commercial eggs. Heliyon, 7, 1-8
  7. M. Wanyonyi, D. M. Kitavi, D. M. Mugo, & E. B. Atitwa, “COVID-19 Prediction in Kenya Using the ARIMA Model,” International Journal of Electrical Engineering and Technology, vol. 12, no. 8, pp. 105 – 114, August 2021. https://iaeme.com/Home/article_id/IJEET_12_08_009  
  8. Muli J.K., J O. Neondo, P. K. Kamau and N.L.M. Budambula (2020).  Genetic diversity and use of African indigenous vegetables especially slender leaf.  International Journal of Vegetable Science  https://doi.org/10.1080/19315260.2020.1829768
  9. Muriuki S. W., J.O Neondo and N. L.M. Budambula (2020). Detection and profiling of antibiotic resistance among culturable bacterial isolates in vended food and soil Samples. International Journal of Microbiology  https://doi.org/10.1155/2020/6572693 
  10. Kiboi M.N., Ngetich K.F, Fliessbach A. Muriuki A. and D.N. Mugendi (2019).  Soil fertility inputs and tillage influence on maize crop performance and soil water content in the Central Highlands of Kenya. Agricultural Water Management 217: 316-331.
  11. Gatimbu K.K., Ogada M.J. and Budambula N.L.M. (2019). Environmental efficiency of small-scale tea processors in Kenya: an inverse data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach. Environment Development and sustainability. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10668-019-00348-x.
  12. Nthiwa, D. M., Alonso, S., Odongo, D., Kenya, E., Bett, B. (2019) A participatory epidemiological study of major cattle diseases amongst Maasai pastoralists living in wildlife-livestock interfaces in Maasai Mara, Kenya. Tropical Animal Health and Production. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11250-018-01790-1
  13. Kinyanjui, G., Khamis, F. M.; Ombura, F. L. O., Kenya, E. U., Ekesi, S., Mohamed, S. A. (2019) Infestation Levels and Molecular Identifcation Based on Mitochondrial COI Barcode Region of Five Invasive Gelechiidae Pest Species in Kenya.  Journal of Economic Entomology 112 ( 2): 872–882, https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy357
  14. Kiboi M.N., Ngetich K.F, Mugendi D.N., Muriuki A., Adamtey N. and A.Fliessbach  (2018).  Microbial biomass and acid phosphomonoesterase activity in soils of the Central Highlands of Kenya.  Geoderma Regional 15: e00193.   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geodrs.2018.e00193.
  15. Gatimbu K.K., Ogada, M.J. Budambula N.  and S. Kariuki (2018). Environmental sustainability and financial performance of the small‐scale tea processors in Kenya. https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2243
  16. Kipnyargis, A.C., Khamis, F.M. Kenya, E. U., Ekesi, S. and Fiaboe, K.K.M. (2018) Genetic diversity of aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) species attacking amaranth and nightshades in different agro-ecological zones of Kenya and Tanzania.  African Entomology 26(2): 407–421 (2018) DOI: https://doi.org/10.4001/003.026.0407 ISSN 1021-3589 [Print]; 2224-8854 [Online]
  17. Nderitu, W. P., J.J. Muturi, Otieno, M., Arunga, E., Johnsson, M. (2018). Tomato Leaf miner (Tuta absoluta) (Meyrick 1917) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) prevalence and farmer management practices in Kirinyanga County, Kenya. Journal of Entomology and Nematology, Vol. 10(6): 43-49.
  18. Kairu A., Upton C., Huxhamc M. ,K. Kotut., Mbechee R., and Kairo J. (2017). From Shiny Shoes to Muddy Reality: Understanding How Meso-State Actors Negotiate the Implementation Gap in Participatory Forest Management. Society & Natural Resources , 31 (1): 74-88, https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2017.1382628
  19. Mutiga M. I., P.K. Muoria, K. Kotut and H.W. Karuri (2016).  Behavioural Patterns and Responses to Human Disturbances of Wild Somali Ostriches (Struthio molybdophanes) in Samburu, Kenya.  International Journal of Advanced Research 4(8): 495-502