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Review of Methods of Estimating Parameters In Nonlinear Mixed-Effects (Nlme) Models
(University of Nairobi, 2007-07)
This study is a critical review of theoreticalissues that underline the linear mixed effects (LME) and nonlinear mixed effects (NLME) models. These two areas are revisited under maximum likelihood and restricted ...
An Interaction model between Cotesia flavipes and Cotesia sesamie, Parasitoids of the gramineous stem-borers at the Kenya Coast
(Kenyatta University, 2002)
One of the greatest challenges facing the people of sub-Saharan Africa is the production of sufficient food to feed a rapidly increasing population in the face of dwindling finances. As the population grows at 3% and food ...
Low Cost Pozzolana based Cement from Industrial and Agricultural Waste Materials
(Kenyatta University, 2003-09)
This thesis reports the results of a study aimed at making low cost cement from some agricultural and industrial wastes. The utilization of these wastes would avail an economical and environmentally friendlier waste ...
The Effects of Herbivory on interactions of pollinators and flowers in Acacia SPP. (Fabaceae,mimosoideae) in Laikipia
(Kenyatta University, 2005)
Acacia trees are among the most dominant tree species found in semi arid ecosystems with a vast geographical distribution throughout the savanna habitats. The trees are leguminous and have remarkable ability to fix nitrogen ...
Contribution of Dynamic Instability to Microtubule Organization
(University of Manitoba, 2008)
Microtubules are hollow cylindrical protein structures found in all eukaryotic cells, and essential in several cellular processes, including cell motility, cell division, vesicle trafficking and ...
Effects of Tillage Method and Sowing Time on Growth, Water Use and Yield of Chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.) in Kenyan Dry
(Egerton University, 2007)
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 pulsessuch as chickpea. An experiment was ...