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    • Witchweed’s Suicidal Germination: Can Slenderleaf Help? 

      Mwakha, Fridah A.; Budambula, Nancy; Neondo, Johnstone O.; Gichimu, Bernard M.; Odari, Eddy O.; Kamau, Peter K.; Odero, Calvins; Kibet, Willy; Runo, Steven (MDPI, 2020-06)
      The parasitic plant Striga hermonthica (Delile) Benth. is stimulated to germinate by biomolecules (strigolactones) produced in the roots of host and some non-host plants. Non-hosts induce Striga’s suicidal germination ...
    • Yield of three Commercial Watermelon Cultivars in Kenya as compared to a local landrace 

      Gichimu, Bernard M.; Owuor, B.O; Dida, M. M. (2010)
      High yield is a major goal for watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) breeders. The objective of this study was to measure the yield potential of some watermelon accessions available in Kenya and identify high yielding ones for ...
    • Yield Selection within Coffea arabica cv. Ruiru 11 

      Gichimu, Bernard M.; Nyende, A.B.; Gichuru, E. K.; Mamati, George E. (SCIENCEDOMAIN international, 2012-08-17)
      Aims: This study was aimed at identifying high yielding Ruiru 11 sibs in varying growing conditions. The study also intended to measure the extent to which cherry yields of Ruiru 11 are affected by the environment. Study ...