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Cover for Assessment of the economic and poverty impacts of biological control of cereal stemborers in Kenya using the economic surplus modelling approach.

Author(s)
Midingoyi, S.; Hippolyte, A.; Ibrahim, M.; Muriithi, B.; Ong'amo, G.; Bruno, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Population dynamics of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Plutella xylostella</i> (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) and its Parasitoids along altitudinal gradients of the eastern afromontane.

Author(s)
Ngowi, B. V.; Tonnang, H. E. Z.; Khamis, F.; Mwangi, E. M.; Nyambo, B.; Ndegwa, P. N.; Subramanian, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Economic impact of biological control of mango-infesting fruit flies: a case study of Kenya.

Author(s)
Muriithi, B. W.; Mohamed, S. A.; Sunday, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development and evaluation of new sweetpotato varieties through farmer participatory breeding for high altitudes in Kenya.

Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L.) plays a significant role in food and nutritional security in Kenya. However, production is constrained by: (i) Sweet potato virus diseases (SPVD) and weevils (Cylas spp.); (ii) shortage of clean planting materials; (iii) lack of suitable varieties for high altitude...

Author(s)
Karanja, L.; Malinga, J.; Ndung'u, J.; Gichangi, A.; Lelgut, D.; Kamundia, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aphids infesting potato in Kenya.

Aphid-transmitted viruses probably cause greater economic loss in potato production than all other insect-related damage. Some 40 virus species are known to infect potato, and of these 13 are aphid transmitted. Monitoring of aphid populations in potato fields is therefore essential to determine...

Author(s)
Were, H. K.; Olubayo, F. M.; Kabira, J.; Aura, J.; Torrance, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management training and information flow among smallholder horticulture farmers in Kenya.

A study was conducted in 5 districts in Kenya (Muranga, Thika and Maragua in Central Province, and Makueni and Embu in Eastern Province) to determine the factors linked to the acquisition of integrated pest management (IPM) knowledge and sharing among the two different group-based farmers, as well...

Author(s)
Bekele, N.; Mithöfer, D.; Amudavi, D.; Obare, G.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
Type
Book chapter

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