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Effects of Selected Media on Novel Portland Pozzolana Cement
(Kenyatta University, 2009-02)
Cement is subject to degradation by aggressive media found in the environment. Durability tests are therefore necessary for any cementitious material in a given environment. The work reported in this thesis involved the ...
Empirical and model derived respiration responses to climate in different soils of an arid South African ecosystem
(The University of the Western Cape, 2009)
This study examined the magnitude of soil CO2 efflux in an arid South African ecosystem, the flux responses as well as those of key limiting nutrients to soil temperature increases and moisture reductions consistent with ...
Microbial Diversity of Lake Elmenteita, Kenya
(Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 2009)
The major goal of microbial ecology is to understand microbial diversity in natural habitats their interaction with one another and with their habitat. The soda lakes are highly productive environments and the soda lakes ...
Bantu and Nilotic Children’s Singing Games: A Comparative Study of their Value Communication
(University of Cape Town South Africa, 2009-07)
This study is based on the premise that Luo and Luhya children’s singing games are creative works that subtly reflect the aesthetics of the two communities. The aim is to critically examine how the performance of the ...
Determination of Factors Influencing the Efficiency of Legume Green Manures for Maize Production in Embu, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2008-05)
Land productivity in the central highlands of Kenya is mainly constrained by low and declining soil fertility. In the maize-based farming systems, continuous cultivation without adequate soil fertility enhancement measures ...