Book chapters

  1. Alusa, L., Kwena Kizito, Wafula, J., Ruto, R., Nyamwaro, S., Ariithi, C.C.K., Ogama, S.O., Nzombe, N., Mutuoki, T. and Rao, K.P.C. (2012). Factors influencing adoption of agricultural productivity enhancing technologies in semi-arid lower eastern Kenya. Paper presented at 13th KARI Biennial Scientific Conference, 22-26 October 2012. KARI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya.
  2. Cheming’wa, G.N., Njarui D.M.G., Gitari, J.N. and Maobe, S.N. (2006). Chapter 2. Response of green manure legumes to P application and rhizobia inoculation. In: Mureithi, J.G., Gachene, C.K.K. and Wamuongo, J.W. (eds) Enhancing agricultural productivity in East Africa. Development and up-scaling of green manure legume technologies in Kenya. pp 45-60. ISBN 9966-879-71-4.
  3. Gichangi E.M. , E.N. Njiru, J.K. Itabari, J.M. Wambua, J.N. Maina and A. Karuku 2007. Assessment of improved soil fertility and water harvesting technologies through community based on-farm trials in the ASALs of Kenya. Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Management in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. Springer Netherlands. ISBN978-1-4020-5759-5
  4. Gichangi E.M., Jones, R.K., Njarui, D.M., Simpson, J.R., Mututho, J.M.N. and Kitheka, S.K. (1992) Pitting practices for rehabilitating eroded grazing land in the semi-arid tropics of Eastern Kenya. In: Hurni, H. and Tato, K. (eds) Erosion, Conservation, and Small-scale Farming. Bern (Switzerland): Geographica Bernensia, ISCO, and the World Assoc. Soil and Water Conservation. ISBN 3 906290 70 0 and 0 935734 27 9. Pp 313–327
  5. Gichangi E.M., Pearson N.S. Mnkeni and Philip C. Brookes 2011 Effects of goat manure and inorganic phosphate addition on soil inorganic and microbial biomass phosphorus fractions under laboratory incubation conditions IssuesinAgriculture and the Environment. Scholarly Editions, Jan 9, 2012 Technology and Engineering 606 pages.
  6. Gichangi, E.M. Karanja, N.K.  and Wood, C.W. (2007). Managing manure heaps with agro-organic wastes and cover to reduce nitrogen losses during storage on smallholder farms. Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Management in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. Springer Netherlands. ISBN978-1-4020-5759-5.
  7. Kathuli, P., Zaharah, R.A and Nguluu, S.N. (2015). Contribution of Gliricidia Sepium pruning and fallow to sweet corn yield, nitrogen uptake, release pattern and use efficiency in a humid tropical environment of Malaysia. Book chapter for INI 2013 conference. in press.
  8. Kiiya, W.W., Saha, H.M., Njarui D.M.G. and Onyango, C. (2006). Chapter 13. Potential of legume cover crops for weed management in smallholder cropping systems. In: Mureithi, J.G., Gachene, C.K.K. and Wamuongo, J.W. (eds) Enhancing agricultural productivity in East Africa. Development and up-scaling of green manure legume technologies in Kenya. pp. 295-322. ISBN 9966-879-71-4.
  9. Kwena Kizito, Ngugi, L.W, Matere, S, Ndegwa, W, Ruttoh, R, Esilaba, A, Nyamwaro, S, Wamae, D, Kuyiah, J.W and A, Kibue (2015). Options for enhancing adaptation to climate change in semi-arid Kenya. Policy brief.
  10. Muinga, R.W., Njarui D.M.G. and Nyambati, E.M. (2006). Chapter 10. Green manure legumes for improved ruminant nutrition in Kenya. In: Mureithi, J.G., Gachene, C.K.K. and Wamuongo, J.W. (eds) Enhancing agricultural productivity in East Africa. Development and up-scaling of green manure legume technologies in Kenya. pp. 235-250. ISBN 9966-879-71-4.
  11. Njarui D.M.G. and Mureithi, J.G. (2006) Chapter 9. Enhancing maize and fodder production by use of legumes in semi-arid region of eastern Kenya. In: Mureithi, J.G., Gachene, C.K.K. and Wamuongo, J.W. (eds) Enhancing agricultural productivity in East Africa. Development and up-scaling of green manure legume technologies in Kenya. pp. 203-234. ISBN 9966-879-71-4.
  12. Njarui, D.M.G. and Mureithi, J.G. (2004). Chapter 8. Forage production systems for dairy production in the coastal lowlands of Kenya. In: M. Eilitta, J. G. Mureithi, and R. Derpsch (eds.) ‘Green manure/cover crop systems of smallholder farmers: Experiences from tropical and subtropical region. pp. 195-218. ISBN 1-4020-2045-7 (HB) Kluwer Academic Publishers. Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  13. Nyamwaro, S.O., Kwena Kizito, Ruto, R., Wafula, J., Alusa, L, Nzombe, N., Mutuoki, T. and Ogama, S. (2012). Status of livestock resources constraints and opportunities for productivity and livelihood security under variable and changing climatic conditions in Mwania watershed of Machakos District, Kenya. Paper presented at 13th KARI Biennial Scientific Conference, 22-26 October, 2012, KARI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya.
  14. Wafula, J., Kwena Kizito, Nyamwaro, S.O., Ruto, R., Nzombe, N., Ariithi, C.C.K. and Alusa, L. (2012). Opportunities for agricultural value chain research in integrated management of water for productivity and livelihood security under variable and changing climatic conditions in lower eastern Kenya. Paper presented at the 13th KARI Biennial Scientific Conference, 22-26 October, 2012, KARI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya.
  15. Wawire, N.W. and Ruttoh, R. (2016). Challenges and solutions for agricultural mechanization to small holder farmers: The case of Africa. International Symposium of Agricultural Commodity Trade, 6-11 November, 2016, Jeonju, South Korea