Now showing items 1-10 ya 92
Communities or Collections matching your query
Items matching your query
DETERMINATION OF DISEASE PREVALENCE, BEST TREATMENT COMBINATIONS AND TEST OF INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT ON TOMATO (Solanum lycopersicon Mill) PROTECTED FROM CROP PESTS USING AGRONETS IN KENYA
Tomato is an important economic and food security crop in Kenya grown under rain fed and irrigation systems mainly by small-scale farmers as source of income, vitamins A, C, Lycopene and alicin strong anti oxidants that ...
GENETIC ANALYSIS AND SELECTION FOR PHOSPHORUS EFFICIENCY IN
Low available phosphorus (P) remains a major limitation to maize (Zea mays L.) productivity in low P soils. Selecting maize hybrids that acquire and use P efﬁciently could reduce the rising costs of inorganic P. The ...
INTEGRATING STRIGA MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR IMPROVED MAIZE PRODUCTION IN WESTERN KENYA
Maize is an important crop in Kenya but is adversely affected by Striga hermonthica weed that reduces yields considerably, especially in Western Kenya. Single stand-alone management strategies for the weed have been used, ...
BIOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT OF ROOT KNOT NEMATODES (Meloidogyne spp.) USING AFRICAN LEAFY VEGETABLE, Crotalaria spp.
Root knot nematodes are a serious biotic production constraint affecting vegetable production in Kenya. The adoption of sustainable management strategies including the use of antagonistic plants is important in reducing ...
TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY DIFFERENTIALS BETWEEN CONVENTIONAL AND SYSTEM-OF-RICE INTENSIFICATION METHODS OF RICE PRODUCTION IN WEST KANO IRRIGATION SCHEME, KENYA
Rice in the irrigation schemes of Kenya is grown under the conventional method of continuous flooding which leads to production inefficiencies. With the limited resources such as land and capital inputs there is need for ...
EFFECTS OF PLANTING METHOD AND WEEDING FREQUENCY ON PERFORMANCE OF SELECTED NEW RICE FOR AFRICA (NERICA) VARIETIES IN KERIO VALLEY AND MARIGAT, KENYA
New Rice for Africa (NERICA) was developed to improve rice production in Africa and farmers in Kenya are beginning to adopt it. Attempts have been made to choose methods of planting and weed control but their effectiveness ...