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Competence of Tropical Maize Lines to Agrobacterium-Mediated Transformation and the Expression of Maize Poly (ADP-Ribose) Polymerase (PARP2) Gene under Drought Stress. (Kenyatta University, 2017)Drought stress affects many maize growing regions in sub-Saharan Africa. As population increases, the gap between maize supply and demand increases. There is, therefore, need to develop maize lines that are tolerant to ...
Assessment of Association between Perceived Stigma, Social Support and Substance Abuse among Clients at the Comprehensive Care Centre at the Coast Province General Hospital. (University of Nairobi, 2014)Introduction: Clients in Comprehensive Care Centres (CCC) usually face stigma and have poor social support which results in poor coping mechanisms including substance (alcohol and illicit drugs) abuse. The prevalence of ...
Effects of Irrigation and Nitrogen Fertilizer Levels on Water and Nitrogen Use Efficiency and Yield of Drought Tolerant Hybrid Maize (Zea mays L.) in Embu County, Kenya (2019)Food grain shortage in Kenya is attributed to low rainfall and poor distribution in maize growing areas particularly as well as low soil fertility associated mainly with nitrogen deficiency. Use of irrigation water and ...
Effects of Tillage Method and Sowing Time on Growth, Water Use and Yield of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) in Kenyan Dry Highlands (2010)The need to provide sufficient protein food for an increasing population that is mainly resource poor requires opening up of marginal land for growing appropriate pulses such as chickpea. An experiment was carried out at ...
Performance of Vermicomposted Wastes for Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.), Production at the University of Embu (University of Embu, 2019)Organic waste management is vital in minimizing municipal, domestic and industrial wastes. The general objectives for this study were to vermicompost organic wastes and assess their influence on tomato performance in the ...