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Simulation of a Deterministic Model of HIV Transmission between Two Closed Patches
Numerical simulation of a deterministic model of HIV transmission between major cities in Kenya is carried out. The model considered two closed patches connected by the commuter movements of truck drivers being the ...
Genetic diversity and use of African indigenous vegetables especially slender leaf
(Taylor and Francis, 2020-10)
African indigenous (AIVs), and traditional, vegetables play a role in food security. This review examines distribution, use, diversity, and techniques used to study AIVs with special interest on Crotalaria ...
Development of a Water Quality Assessment Index for the Chania River, Kenya
(Taylor and Francis, 2020-11)
Human-related activities are known to have deleterious effects on the water quality of aquatic ecosystems, but there is limited information on the impact of these on rivers in tropical regions, such as the Chania River ...
Variation in Seagrass Carbon Stocks Between Tropical Estuarine and Marine Mangrove-Fringed Creeks
(Frontiers in Marine Science, 2020-08)
Seagrass and associated blue carbon ecosystems are important carbon sinks, and hence understanding their spatial and temporal variability is vital in appreciating their potential roles in climate change mitigation and ...
Effects of increased residential mobility and reduced public spaces Effects of increased residential mobility and reduced public spaces mobility in containing COVID-19 in Africa
(Global Reports, 2020-09)
Background Background The rising COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit African countries. As a result, most African governments have temporarily closed schools and non-essential businesses or banned ...
Nematode metabolic footprints, ecological and functional indices in tropical maize-beans agro-ecosystems under different farming practices
Maize and beans contribute significantly to food security in Kenya. Farming practices used in production of these crops may affect nematode community assemblages and influence agricultural productivity. Information on ...
The Librarian Journal
(Higher Education Books LAXMI PUBLICATIONS, 2021-01-25)
Influence of Starkeya novella on Mechanical and Microstructural Properties of Cement Mortars
Cement-based materials are subject to degradation during their service life. Most of the structural failures have been associated with corrosion of the rebar due to chloride ingress, alkali aggregate reaction, and/or sulfate ...
Effect of time of Azolla incorporation and inorganic fertilizer application on growth and yield of Basmati rice
(Academic Journals, 2020-03)
Azolla tissue contains 5% N, which is slowly released into the soil upon decomposition. Timing of incorporation is therefore important for maximum benefit to a crop. The effect of time to incorporate Azolla biomass on ...
Medical Device Integration with Electronic Health Records: A Case Study of University of Nairobi Health Services, Kenya
In this study, we describe a demonstration in which available electronic medical records system (EMR) was successfully integrated with a wireless blood pressure monitor (BPM). This was implemented by adopting the use of ...