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Use of farm-saved seed without treating encourage accumulation of seed borne pathogens which lead to outbreak and spread of diseases that result in poor emergence, crop stand, vigour, and reduction in yield. This study sought to determine the effect of seed treatment onRead more
Biopesticides are derivatives of plants, microorganisms and insects. Substances from plants and animals have been used to manage diseases in crops, animals and humans. Reliance on nature to heal nature is a practice for many people around the world. Use of natural products wasRead more
Previously, porridge has been cereal based, consumed as a beverage or weaning food. Malnutrition among children has necessitated inclusion of legumes and roots in an effort to boost nutrient density. Therefore, the current study aimed at identifying the most acceptable porridge based onRead more
Various modes of edible coating application vary in their coat dispersion and film formation, hence the need to determine the most effective mode of application for cassava. Edible surface coatings have been found to be effective in preserving the quality of various food products. However, thereRead more
Dr.Evans Chimoita and Dr.Lucy Karega; who lectures in the department and also UNES(University of Nairobi Enterprises and Services Limited) Consultants,were at Sigowet and Soin Wards (Kericho County) yesterday demonstrating on how to plant sorghum. It's one of the activities among others aimedRead more
The Agricultural and Applied Economics Masters finalist in the department spends his time in his fruit farm in Mavindini,Makueni county.He opted to invest his Agricultural Economics knowledge and time wisely during this COVID-19 pandemic as colleges are on a break.Every morning, he goes roundRead more
The 63rd University of Nairobi graduation ceremony will be held virtually on September 25, 2020. This was revealed by the Vice-chancellor, Prof. Stephen Kiama in his address to the University community of July 24, 2020.
“We are going to hold the 63rd graduation ceremony virtually onRead more
The University of Nairobi is position 10 in Africa according to the just released July 2020 Webometrics Ranking.
The ranking web of universities places UoN at position 1 in the East African region and 956 in the world. In the four parameters considered in this ranking, the UoN isRead more