Publications

List of publications during 2005

1.    Maize: What varieties do I grow in Coastal Kenya- Gethi J.G
2.    Major food crops recommendations in coastal Kenya - Muinga R.W., S.H. Saha and S. Weru
3.    Cassava small-scale machines for processing in rural areas - Kibet P
4.    Identification of major cassava diseases and pests - Gethi J.G., E.N. Wambugu and P. Ndetei
5.    Make money from coconut shell – Kibet P.K.
6.    Increase goat milk production and productivity by feeding high quality forages using a simple structure - Ali, R., M.N. Njunie, R.W. Muinga and M. Kitti
7.    Leguminous trees forage production for livestock feeding in coastal lowland Kenya - Njunie M.N., R. Ali, R.W. Muinga, C. Mambo, O. Mwanzau and M. Kitti
8.    Raising indigenous chickens in coastal Kenya - Muinga R.W., B. Maritim and D. Mwamachi
9.    Strategic worm control for local chickens - Mwamachi D. M
10.    Processing milk at home – Kawira Mutegi
11.    How to train oxen for ploughing – Mangale, N. and F. Pole
12. Deep tillage guarantees harvests in coastal dry land areas – Mangale, N.
13. Drip irrigation for growing high value crops in coastal Kenya – Mangale, N.

Thesis

  1. Juma, H.K., 2005. The effects of supplementing maize stover and Napier grass with Clitoria, Gliricidia or Mucuna on intake, diet digestibility and milk yield of lactating Jersey cows in coastal lowland Kenya. MSc thesis, Egerton University, Kenya. 44pp
  2. Kahindi, R. K., 2005. Utilisation of Madras thorn, Leucaena and Gliricidia as protein
  3. supplements by growing goats in the Coastal lowlands of Kenya. MSc thesis, Egerton University, Kenya. 61pp
  4. Munga, G. S., 2005. Growth and health of calves fed Lactoferrin and Glycomax in calf milk replacer. MSc thesis, University of Queensland, Australia. 40pp

Journal papers
Juma, H.K., Abdulrazak, S.A., Muinga, R.W. and Ambula, M.K., (Accepted 2005). The effects of supplementing Maize stover with Gliricidia, Clitoria or Mucuna on performance of lactating
Jersey cows in the coastal lowland of Kenya, Tropical and Subtropical Agro ecosystems Journal
Juma, H.K., Abdulrazak, S.A., Muinga, R.W. and Ambula, M.K., (Re-submitted 2005.

Evaluation of Clitoria, Gliricidia and Mucuna as protein supplements to Napier grass basal diet in relation to the performance of lactating Jersey cows, Livestock Production Science Journal
Kahindi, R. K., Abdulrazak, S.A. and Muinga, R.W. (Accepted 2005). Effect of supplementing Napier grass (Pennisetum purpureum) with Madras thorn (Pithecellobium dulce) on intake, digestibility and live weight gains of growing goats. Small Ruminants Research Journal
Kahindi, R. K., Abdulrazak, S.A. and Muinga, R.W. (Submitted 2005). Effects of Madras thorn, leucaena and gliricidia supplementation on feed intake, digestibility and growth of goats fed panicum hay. (Asian Australian Journal of Animal Science)

Workshops

Ali Ramadhan and M.N. Njunie 2005. Review of pasture/fodder research in the coastal lowlands of Kenya. In: Mulaa M., S. Mugo, B. Muli, and D. Poland (Editors). Report of workshop on integrating pastures, fodders, and cereal crops as refugia for stem borers in the farming systems of the humid coastal Kenya, 26-29 July 2004. IRMA project document No. 17. Nairobi, Kenya and Mexico D.F.: KARI and CIMMYT.32-34.
Danda Kengo 2005. Developing participatory monitoring and evaluation frameworks. In: Mulaa M., S. Mugo, B. Muli, and D. Poland (Editors). Report of workshop on integrating pastures, fodders, and cereal crops as refugia for stem borers in the farming systems of the humid coastal Kenya, 26-29 July 2004. IRMA project document No. 17. Nairobi, Kenya and Mexico D.F.: KARI and CIMMYT. 47-49
Kahindi R. K., Abdulrazak, S.A. and Muinga, R.W. 2005. Performance of growing goats fed on Napier grass supplemented with increasing levels of Madras thorn. Presented during the Animal Production society of Kenya meeting held on 9-12 March 2005 in Egerton University.
Kiura, J.N. 2005. Pasture and fodder utilization in coastal Kenya. In: Mulaa M., S. Mugo, B. Muli, and D. Poland (Editors). Report of workshop on integrating pastures, fodders, and cereal crops as refugia for stem borers in the farming systems of the humid coastal Kenya, 26-29 July 2004. IRMA project document No. 17. Nairobi, Kenya and Mexico D.F.: KARI and CIMMYT. 29-31.
Ndungu J. 2005. Harmonizing project, research, extension, and farmer performance indicators. In: Mulaa M., S. Mugo, B. Muli, and D. Poland (Editors). Report of workshop on integrating pastures, fodders, and cereal crops as refugia for stem borers in the farming systems of the humid coastal Kenya, 26-29 July 2004. IRMA project document No. 17. Nairobi, Kenya and Mexico D.F.: KARI and CIMMYT. 45-46.
Mulaa M., S. Mugo, B. Muli, and D. Poland (Editors). Report of workshop on integrating pastures, fodders, and cereal crops as refugia for stem borers in the farming systems of the humid coastal Kenya, 26-29 July 2004. IRMA project document No. 17. Nairobi, Kenya and Mexico D.F.: KARI and CIMMYT. 64pp.
Muinga, R. W. 2005. Dairy cattle feeding in relation to milk production. Paper presented during a livestock development stakeholders workshop organized by Send a Cow- Uganda on 16-17 March 2005 in Shelaton Hotel, Kampala, Uganda

Muli. B.M. and P. Odhiambo 2005. Farming systems of coast province. In: Mulaa M., S. Mugo, B. Muli, and D. Poland (Editors). Report of workshop on integrating pastures, fodders, and cereal crops as refugia for stem borers in the farming systems of the humid coastal Kenya, 26-29 July 2004. IRMA project document No. 17. Nairobi, Kenya and Mexico D.F.: KARI and CIMMYT. 45-46.
Saha, H.M., L.S. Wamocho, F.K. Lenga, and J.G. Mureithi, 2005. The potential of green manure legumes for suppressing weeds in coastal lowland Kenya: effect of legume density and time of intercropping into maize. Proceedings of the 7th African Crop Science Conference. Entebbe, Uganda, 5-9 December 2005.

Centre technical reports

Annual report 2004.  KARI Mtwapa. 85pp.
Research highlights 2004. KARI Mtwapa. 41pp.
Regional research programme technical quarterly report for January to March 2005. Quarterly report No. 19. KARI Mtwapa. 57pp.
Regional research programme technical quarterly report for April to June 2005. Quarterly report No. 20. KARI Mtwapa. 116pp.
Regional research programme technical quarterly report for July to September 2005. Quarterly report No. 21. KARI Mtwapa. 127pp.
Regional research programme technical quarterly report for October to December 2005. Quarterly report No. 22. KARI Mtwapa. 131pp.
Soil and Water Management Project to enhance food security in coastal Kenya. Technical report of activities carried out during extension of grant No. 2003 FS 067 (May 2004-April 2005). June 2005. KARI Mtwapa. 13pp.
Soil and Water Management Project to enhance food security in coastal Kenya. Technical report for third year of the project-Grant No. 2004 FS 098. November 2005. KARI Mtwapa. 25pp.
Mwamachi DM, Muli. BM, Ndungu JM, Muinga RW and Kiura J. 2005 Research priorities for KARI Mtwapa mandate area (Coastal Lowland Kenya). KARI Mtwapa. November 2005. KARI Mtwapa. 82pp.
Output of intensive training for research and extension staff from Kwale and Kilifi districts. Farmer field school (FFS) Methodology training held from February 22nd to 24th at KARI Mtwapa. Report compiled by Churchill J. Amatha, FFS coordinator, Bungoma District. KARI Mtwapa. 52pp
Enhancing agricultural productivity through value addition in coastal Kenya. Farmer’s Pride magazine August-September 2005
Newsletter  
Pwani Utafiti News 20. April 2005. Compiled and edited by the Centre information and editorial committee (Muinga, R.W, MN Njunie, HM Saha, B. Muli, F. Muniu and J. Ndungu)
Lewa KK.,  Working with farmer groups, challenges and opportunities
Lewa KK., ATIRI moves to greater heights through KAPP
Mwamachi, D.M. and Lewa KK.  KARI,exhibits at the Mombasa International ASK  show
Muli, MB and CT Chiro. Our difficult task of presenting sorghum for re-adoption by farmers
Njunie MN, A. Ramadhan and DM Mwamachi.. Livestock section overcomes the challenge of limited project funds.  

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS IN 2006

1.    Mapendekezo ya ukuzaji mahindi katika eneo la Pwani, Kenya – Chivatsi W.S., H.M Saha and    M.B.Muli
2.    Quality mango production for coastal Kenya- Muniu F.K. and W.S. Mwinga

3.    Cashew for cash – Muniu F. and W.S. Mwinga
4.    Ukuzaji bora wa migomba kwa mapato mengi Pwani - Lewa, K.K., F.K. Muniu, W.S. Mwinga and S.Mwashumbe

5.    Dairy cattle feeding for increased milk production in coastal Kenya - Muinga, R. W., J. Masha, O. M Mwanzau and P. Njuguna

6.    Restore soil fertility and make money from higher yields – N. Mangale and A. M. Mzingirwa
7.    Raise indigenous chickens in coastal Kenya to increase meat and eggs – R.W. Muinga, Maritim, B.A. and Mwamachi, D. M.
8.    Use legumes to restore soil fertility: A guide for coastal farmers – H. M. Saha and M. B. Muli
9.    Leguminous trees for more milk in coastal lowlands – M.N. Njunie, Ali R., R.W. Muinga and C. Mambo (KARI Mtwapa), O. Mwanzau and M. Kitti (MLD&F Coast)
10.    Centre brief: a brochure of centre mandate and activities for visitors

Leaflet

1. Make Napier plus legume silage for more milk production in coastal Kenya

Workshops

Muli B.M. and Saha H. M. Verification of rate and method of manure application on the maize (zea mays l.) productivity in coastal lowland Kenya. Abstract of the 10th KARI Biennial conference, 13-17 Nov2006 KARI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya. Pg 18
Muli B. M., Saha, A. M., Mzingirwa and Lewa K.K. Innovative methods for linking farmers to inputs markets through Farmer Field School networks for increased production and food security. paper presented in Innovation Africa Symposium in Kampala.

Kiura J. N. and D. M. Mwamachi. Helminths and external parasite control in goats. Abstract of the 10th KARI Biennial conference, 13-17 Nov2006 KARI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya. Pg 19

 Lewa K. K., R. W. Muinga and D. M. Mwamachi. Enhancing technology adoption through competitive learning grants: experiences of the ATIRI in coastal Kenya. Abstract of the 10th KARI Biennial conference, 13-17 Nov2006 KARI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya. Pg 71              
Nginyi, J. M., M. K. Rugutt, J. M. Mugambi, D. Mwamachi, I. N. Ogali and P. A. Lumumba.  The status of anthelmintic resistance in sheep and goat farms in coastal lowlands of Kenya. Abstract of the 10th KARI Biennial conference, 13-17 Nov2006 KARI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya (In press). Pg 18
Saha, H.M., M.B. Muli, A.M. Mzingirwa, J.M. Ndungu and K.K. Lewa. Scaling out benefits of technologies through Farmer Field School networks: A case study of INM technologies. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation Systems in African. Kampala, Uganda, 21-23 November 2006.  

Kiura, J.N.; Baseline Survey on Cassava Production, Utilisation and Marketing in Coastal Kenya. A Paper presented during the End of Rockefeller Cassava Project Workshop at KARI-Mtwapa Conference Hall, 30th November – 1st December 2006.

Kiura, J.N.;. The Effect of Cassava Leaf Harvesting on Root Yield. A Paper presented during the End of Rockefeller Cassava Project Workshop at KARI-Mtwapa Conference Hall, 30th November – 1st December 2006.

Kiura, J.N.; The Use of Cassava Root as a Dairy Cattle Energy Supplement. A Paper presented during the End of Rockefeller Cassava Project Workshop at KARI-Mtwapa Conference Hall, 30th November – 1st December 2006.

Kiura, J.N. and Mwamachi, D.M.. Helminth and External Parasite Control in Goats (Capra hircus): Practices and Concerns in Coastal Kenya. Abstract of the 10th KARI Biennial conference, 13-17 Nov2006 KARI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya. pg 19
Kiura, J.N.; 2006. Cassava Small Scale Processing for Flour, Starch and Feeds. A Paper presented during Cassava Stakeholders’ Workshop at KARI-Mtwapa Conference Hall, 6-7 September 2006; beginning of EARRNET Project.    

Njunie MN, BM Muli and JG Mureithi,. Benefits of integrating forage and grain legumes in maize/cassava relay and rotation cropping systems in coastal Kenya. Abstract of  the 10th KARI Biennial Scientific Conference, 13 -17 November, 2006. KARI, Nairobi, Kenya. Pg  34
Lewa K.K. , J. Ndungu and M.N. Njunie,.  Mobilising group action through community based monitoring and evaluation systems: the case of Galana farmers field school. Abstract of the 10th KARI Biennial Scientific Conference, 13 -17 November, 2006. KARI, Nairobi, Kenya. Pg 2  
Lewa K.K., J. Ndungu, J. Njuki, M.N. Njunie, S. Bimbuzi, A. Mzingirwa, B. M. Muli, S. Kaaria,. Empowering communities through PM&E. Poster presentation during Innovation Africa Symposium, 19th to 24th November 2006. Speke Rosort, Kampala Uganda.
Njunie M.N., K.K Lewa, J. Ndungu, FN Muniu, J. Njuki, and B. Mweri,. Integration of Community based PM&E within FFS curricula. Poster presentation during Innovation Africa Symposium, 19th to 24th November 2006 Speke Rosort, Kampala Uganda.

Journal papers
Juma, H.K., S. A. Abdulrazak., R.W. Muinga, and M.K. Ambula,. 2006. The effects of Supplementing maize stover with Gliricidia, Clitoria or Mucuna on performance of lactating Jersey cows in the coastal lowland of Kenya, Tropical and Subtropical Agro ecosystems Journal 6 (1)1-8
    
Juma H. K., S.A. Abdulrazak, R.W. Muinga and M.K. Ambula 2006. Evaluation of Clitoria, Gliricidia and Mucuna as nitrogen supplements to Napier grass basal diet in relation to the performance of lactating Jersey cows Livestock Science 103:23– 29.

Abdulrazak, S.A., R. K. Kahindi and R.W. Muinga 2006. Effects of Madras thorn, leucaena, and gliricidia supplementation on feed intake, digestibility and growth of goats fed Panicum hay. Livestock Research for Rural Development 18 (9)
S A Abdulrazak, R K Kahindi and R W Muinga, 2006. Effects of Madras thorn, Leucaena and Gliricidia supplementation on feed intake, digestibility and growth of goats fed Panicum hay. Livestock Research for Rural Development 18 (9): http:/www.cipav.org., co./lrrd/lrrd18/9/cont 1809.htm.

Book chapters

Mureithi J.G., Macharia P.N., Kiiya W.W., Gitahi F.M and Nekesa C.O 2006. Identifying suitable green manure legumes for the major agro-ecological zones in Kenya: Legume screening and database development. p. 9-42 In: Mureithi J.G. et al. (Ed.). Enhancing agricultural productivity in East Africa; Development and up-scaling of green manure legume technologies in Kenya. Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI)/Legume research network project (LRNP), Nairoi, Kenya.

Njunie M.N., Wagger M.G and Ali A.R 2006. Development of appropriate maize and cassava legume production systems in coastal lowland Kenya. p. 97-123 In: Mureithi J.G. et al. (Ed.). Enhancing agricultural productivity in East Africa; Development and up-scaling of green manure legume technologies in Kenya. Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI)/Legume research network project (LRNP), Nairoi, Kenya.

Muinga R.W., Njarui D.M.G and Nyambati E.M 2006. Green manure legumes for improved ruminant nutrition in Kenya. p. 235-250 In: Mureithi J.G. et al. (Ed.). Enhancing agricultural productivity in East Africa; Development and up-scaling of green manure legume technologies in Kenya. Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI)/Legume research network project (LRNP), Nairoi, Kenya.

Kiiya W.W., Saha H.M., Njarui D.M.G and Onyango C 2006. Potential of legumes cover crops for weed management in smallholder cropping systems. p. 295-322 In: Mureithi J.G. et al. (Ed.). Enhancing agricultural productivity in East Africa; Development and up-scaling of green manure legume technologies in Kenya. Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI)/Legume research network project (LRNP), Nairoi, Kenya.
Centre technical reports
Annual report 2005. KARI Mtwapa. 172pp.
Research highlights 2005. KARI Mtwapa. 34pp.
Regional research programme technical quarterly report for:
    Janauary to March 2006. Quarterly report No. 23. KARI Mtwapa. 133pp.
    April to June 2006. Quarterly report No. 24. KARI Mtwapa. 154pp.
    July to September 2006. Quarterly report No. 25. KARI Mtwapa. 125pp.
    October to December 2006. Quarterly report No. 26. KARI Mtwapa. 12pp.

Newsletter
Pwani Utafiti News 21. June 2006. Compiled and edited by the Centre information and editorial committee ( Muinga, R.W, MN Njunie, HM Saha, B. Muli and G. Munga)
Kiura J.N., Improving cassava productivity in Coastal Kenya
Muriungi P.K., A cashew field day in Mpeketoni: A secretary’s view
Shuma J.  and B. Muli, Maize seed from your own harvest
Pwani Utafiti News 22. December 2006. Compiled and edited by the Centre information and editorial committee ( Muinga, R.W, MN Njunie, HM Saha, B. Muli and G. Munga)
Ndungu, J, Urban and pre-urban farming in Mombasa district
Munga, G.S, S. Bimbuzi and J. Gogwe, Apiculture – Experiences at KARI Mtwapa
Mwamachi D.M., KARI Mtwapa hosts a collaborative field day

List of publications in 2007

Journal papers
1.    Supplementing Napier grass or maize stover basal diet with either Gliricidia, Clitoria or Mucuna on manure quantity and quality of Jersey cows. Accepted by the Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems Journal.
2.    Kahindi, H. K., S. A., Abdulrazak, R. W. Muinga, 2007. Effects of Madras thorn, leucaena and gliricidia supplemantation on feed intake, digestivility and growth of goats fed Panicum hay. (Asian Australian Journal of Animal Science)
3.    Kahindi, R.K, SA Abdulrazak and RW Muinga, 2007. Effect of supplementing Napier grass (Pennisetum purpureum) with Madras thorn (Pithecellobium dulce) on intake, digestibility and live weight gains of growing goats. Small ruminant research 69:83-87
4.    Njuki JM, Kaaria SK, Sanginga P, Njunie MN, Lewa K and Murithi FM (2007) Building Capacity for Innovation systems: Integrating Stakeholders Perspectives in Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation within R&D systems. Paper Submitted to the American Journal of Evaluation

Thesis and dissertations
1.    Wachira S. W, 2007. The effect of social capital on adoption of land and water technologies among smallholder farmers in Kaloleni division of Kilifi district, Kenya. MA Project paper. University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya.
2.    Saha, H.M. 2007. Improving Resource use Under Maize-Green Manure Legume Systems in Coastal Lowland Kenya. PhD Thesis, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 2007. Juja, Kenya.

Project technical reports
1.    Njunie, M.N., H.M. Saha, B.M. Muli and K.K. Lewa. 2007.  Soil and water management to enhance food security in coastal Kenya: End of project technical report (2002-2006). Technical report No. 5. KARI Mtwapa, July 2007. 123 pp
2.    Saha, H.M., Muli, B.M. and Mzingirwa, A.M. 2007. Effect of different soil amendments and weeding regimes on maize production. p. 48-51. In M.N. Njunie, H.M. Saha, B.M. Muli and K.K. Lewa (Eds). End of project technical report of Grant Nos 2002 FS 009, 2003 FS 067 and 2004 FS 098 (2002-2006): Soil and water management to enhance food security in coastal Kenya. Technical report No. 5. KARI-Mtwapa.
3.    Gethi, J.G, M.B. Muli, J.M. Shuma J.N. Kiura and S.M. Weru. 2007. Accelerated development and dissemination of superior cassava cultivars for sustainable food availability and income generation in coastal lowlands of Kenya. End of project technical report. Technical report No. 6. KARI Mtwapa, October 2007.
4.    Muli M.B and S.M. Weru. 2007. Promotion of appropriate production technologies (varieties and production practices) for food, flour and feed for the East and Central Africa region.  EARRNET end of project report.

Workshop proceedings
1.    Kiura, J.N., S. Bimbuzi and H. Juma, 2007. Substitution of maize bran with cassava chips as energy supplement in dairy cattle feeding. Paper presented during the second joint conference of the Tanzanian Society of Animal production and Tanzanian Veterinary association at Arusha International conference Centre (AICC), Arusha, 27-29 November 2007.

Centre technical reports
1.    Annual report 2006. KARI Mtwapa. 184pp
2.    Research Highlights 2006. KARI Mtwapa. 44pp
3.    Regional research programme technical and Financial monitoring reports:
October to December 2006. KARI Mtwapa FMR Report No.2, January 2007. 41pp
January to March 2007. KARI Mtwapa FMR Report No.3, April 2007. 53pp
April to June 2007. KARI Mtwapa FMR Report No.4, July 2007. 54pp                                 
July to September 2007. KARI Mtwapa FMR Report No.5, October 2007. 54pp

Newsletter
Pwani Utafiti News 23. Compiled and edited by the Centre information and Editorial committee (Muinga, RW, MN Njunie, HM Saha, B.M Muli and G.Munga). June 2007. 6pp
Consolata Wamalwa. Sacred heart youth group: coconut value addition
Norman Njoroge and Francis Mshote. Livestock farming in Garsen and Mpeketoni
K Lewa. Of technology transfer, conmen and …image
Grace Ambajo. Just who is the Enemy?
Stephen Righa. Personel highlights

List of Publications 2008

Njunie, M.N., H.M. Saha, B.M.Muli and R.W. Muinga. 2008. State of the art document for KARI Mtwapa: January 2000 to December 2007. Internal report No.38 KARI Mtwapa June 2008. 219pp.

Theses from work carried out at Mtwapa
1.    Mwololo, J. K. 2008. Screening of sweet potato for tolerance to sweet potato virus disease. MSc. thesis submitted to the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, Kenya.

2.    Njenga P.W. 2008. University of Nairobi, An integrated approach to the management of cassava mosaic disease in coastal Kenya. MSc. thesis submitted to the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, Kenya.

3.    Ngure G.K, 2008. The occurrence and integrated management of cassava brown streak disease in coastal Kenya, MSc. thesis submitted to the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, Kenya.

4.    Kibet P.K, 2008. Crop yield forecasting using soil water balance model for food security management: case study of two agro – climatic zones.

Journal Papers

Saha, H.M., R.K. Kahindi, and R.W. Muinga. 2008. Evaluation of manure from goats fed panicum basal diet and supplemented with madras thorn, leucaena or gliricidia. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 8(2008): 251-257.

Journal papers in press (2008)
1.    Saha, H.M., L.S. Wamocho, F.K. Lenga, and J.G. Mureithi. Accepted in February 2008.  Effect of legume plant density and intercropping on performance of maize and mucuna. EA Agri. For. J.

2.    Saha, H.M., F.K. Lenga, L.S. Wamocho, and J.G. Mureithi. Accepted in Julyy 2008.  Effect of legume plant density and time of intercropping legume with maize on the economic benefit of maize-mucuna intercropping systems. EA Agri. For. J

 Tenth biennial KARI conference papers 2008
1.    Danda M.K, D.M. Mwamachi, O.D Moraa, F. Kangunu and F. Jefa. Towards establishing entry points for collective interventions for the major agricultural enterprises in Coastal lowland of Kenya. Methodological issues and evidence from an empirical study.

2.    Kaburu P., G.S. Munga, H. Mathagu, R.W. Muinga. Business performance and growth: A Case for KARI Mtwapa

3.    Ketiem, P.K, E.C. Kipkorir and P. Omondi. Effects of climate change on maize production in Kenya. A case study of two agro-climate areas.

4.    Kiura J.N., A. Ramadhan, S. Bimbuzi and D. Mwakina. Production of cassava forage for livestock feeding in Coastal Kenya.

5.    Muli M.B. and H.M. Saha. Characterization of readily available organic manures in Coastal Kenya.

6.    Muniu F.K. and D. Wanjala. Upscaling of cashew management technologies in Coastal Kenya
7.    Mwamachi D.M. and S. Bimbuzi. The effects and economic viability of feeding maize-cowpea gruel to dairy calves.

8.    Ndung’u J.M., F.N. Pole and C.K. Katama.Value chain analysis: A case study of Mangoes in Tana River.

9.    Njunie M.N. and A. Ramadhan. Effects of dairy cattle diet on manure quality and fodder production.

10.    Pole F.N., O.S. Kai and H.M. Saha. Effect of cassava flour proportion in wheat-cassava blend on loaf quality.

11.    Ramadhan A., J.N. Kiura and M.N. Njunie. Dairy production in Coastal Kenya. The current status.

12.    Saha H.M., M.B. Muli and C.N. Ondiko. Effect of method of managing inter-season weed biomass, N and P application on maize yield.

 

List of publications 2009

Apart from the Centre publications which include CRAC briefing documents, Quarterly FMR reports, Annual project reports, Annual and Research Highlights, and Pwani utafiti news, the Centre recorded the following publications in 2009.

Thesis and dissertations
Munga, T. L., 2008. Breeding for cassava brown streak resistance in coastal Kenya. Ph.D Thesis submitted to University of Kwa Zulu-Natal, School of Agricultural science and Agribussiness. Faculty of Science and Agriculture. December 2008. Republic of South Africa. 197pp

Journal papers
Mutegi, C.K., Ngugi, H.K., Hendriks, S.L., and Jones, R.B. (2009).  Prevalence and factors associated with aflatoxin contamination of peanuts from Western Kenya.  International Journal of Food Microbiology: 130: 27–34.

Okitoi, L.O, L.W. Kabuage, R.W. Muinga, E.A. Mukisira and M.S. Badamana. 2009. Nutrition and feeding startegies for indigenous chickens in extensive management systems: a review. E. Afr. Agric For. journal  Vol 74 No.1: 59-69.
Ryoji Takahashi, Hisakazu Matsumura, Maurice E. Oyoo, and Nisar A. Khan. 2008. Genetic and Linkage Analysis of Purple–blue Flower in Soybean Journ. of Hered. 99(6):593-597
Tsukasa Iwashina, Maurice E. Oyoo, Nisar A. Khan, Hisakazu Matsumura and Ryoji Takahashi. 2008. Analysis of Flavonoids in Flower Petals of Soybean Flower Color Variants. Crop Sci 48:1918-1924
Saha, H.M., R.K. Kahindi, and R.W. Muinga. 2008. Evaluation of manure from goats fed panicum basal diet and supplemented with madras thorn, leucaena or gliricidia. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems, 8(2008): 251-257.
Saha, H.M., L.S. Wamocho, F.K. Lenga, and J.G. Mureithi. (2008). Effect of legume plant density and intercropping on performance of maize and mucuna. E. Afr. Agric. For. J. (2008) 74(1), 1-9.
Saha, H.M., F.K. Lenga, L.S. Wamocho, and J.G. Mureithi. 2008. Effect of legume plant density and time of intercropping legume with maize on the economic benefit of maize-mucuna intercropping systems. E. Afr. Agric. For. J. (2008) 74(3), 219-226.

Book Chapters
Jemima Njuki, Susan Kaaria, Pascal C. Sanginga, Festus Muriithi, Michael Njunie and Kadenge Lewa, 2009. Building Capacity for Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation: Integrating Stakeholders Perspectives. p. 358-373. In: Pascal C. Sanginga, Ann Waters-Bayer, Susan Kaaria, Jemimah Njuki and Chesha Wettasinha (Eds.). Innovation Africa enriching farmers’ livelihoods. Earthscan Publishers. Dunstan House. 14a St Cross St, London EC1N8XA, UK.
Workshop proceedings
Nderitu, A. M., A. K. Faraj, P.J. Tuitoek and R. W. Muinga. 2009. Value added cassava based products and their consumer acceptability. Paper presented at the Nutrition research disemmination symposium held on 29 to 30 June 2009 at the Pan Afric hotel, Nairobi Kenya.
Ketiem P.K and Lusike W. 2009. Promoting tree crops farming to mitigate climate change effects: Lessons from oil palm farming in Kenya. The 2nd World Congress of Agro-forestry. August 23-28, 2009. Nairobi, Kenya
Ketiem, P.K., E.C. Kipkorir, and D.M Kengo. 2009. Impacts of rain-fed agriculture on maize yields and food security in Kenya: a case study of Kitale Agro-climate. The 9th Kenya Meteorological Society International Workshop. September 21-23, 2009. Kisumu, Kenya
Muli, M.B., Saha, H.M., Muinga, R.W. and Goethe, J.G.  (2009)  Revitalizing cassava production in coastal lowland Kenya through improved accessibility to clean planting material: A progress report. Paper presented in a meeting organized by AGRA in Bamako, Mali on October 4-9, 2009.
Munga, T.L. (2009). Diallel analysis of cassava genotypes for cassava brown streak disease resistance, yield and yield components.  Paper presented in a meeting organized by AGRA in Bamako, Mali on October 4-9, 2009.
Njunie, M.N., A. A. Ramadhan and F.K. Muniu, 2009. Integration of trees, livestock and crop production for sustainable development: lessons and experiences from coastal lowland Kenya. World Agroforestry Centre. 2009. Book of Abstracts, 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry, Agroforestry - The Future of Global Land Use. Nairobi: World Agroforestry Centre. P 596
Pole F.N., Kega V.M and Madegwa B., 2009. Evaluation of citrus rootstocks for adaptability in Coastal lowland Kenya (A poster presented during the first All African Horticultural Congress held at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi from 8th -11th September 2009). KARI, Nairobi.

List of publications 2010

Centre reports
Apart from centre publications which include CRAC briefing documents, quarterly FMR reports, Annual project reports, Annual and Research highlights, and Pwani Utafiti news, the centre published the following in 2010.

1.    Kiura, J.N., A. Ramadhan and G.S. Munga, 2010. Agro-Industrial By-Product Feeds. Report of a review of quantity, form and availability of agro-industrial by-product feeds conducted between March 2005 and March 2007 in Kwale, Kilifi, Mombasa and Malindi Districts. KARI-Mtwapa Internal Report No. 41

Thesis from scientists based at Mtwapa
1.    Oyoo M.E. 2010. Genetic Studies on Seed Coat Quality in Soybean. PhD thesis, Tsukuba University, Japan
2.    Mutegi, C.K. 2010. The extent of Aflatoxin and Aspergillus’s section Flavi, Penicillium spp. and Rhizopus spp. contamination of peanuts from households in western Kenya and the causative factors of contamination. PhD thesis, Kwazulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg. S. Africa

Journal papers
1.    Musila R.N., A.O. Diallo., D. Makumbi and K. Njoroge. 2010. Combining ability of early quality protein maize inbred lines adapted to Eastern Africa. Field Crops Research. J. 119, 231-237.
2.    Oyoo M.E, S.M, Githiri and P.O. Oyiecho. 2010. Performance of some quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Wild.) genotypes in Kenya. South African Journal of Plant and soil 27 (2): 187-190

Conference proceedings
1.    Mbanzibwa D.R, Y.P. Tian, A.K. Tugume, B.L. Patil, J.S. Yadav, B. Bagewadi, M.A Abarshi, T. Alicai, W. Changadeya, J. Mkumbira, B. Muli, S.B. Mukasa, F. Tairo, Y. Baguma, S. Kyamanywa, A. Kullaya, M.N. M. Gowda, C.M. Fauquet and J.P.T. Valkonen. 2010. The evolution of cassava brown streak –associated viruses (family Potyviridae). Paper presented at an International Cassava Brown Streak Disease workshop held on May 5-7, 2010, Entebbe, Uganda.
2.     Munga T.L. 2010. A review of the status of breeding for resistance to CBSD in Kenya. Paper presented at an International Cassava Brown Streak Disease workshop held on May 5-7, 2010, Entebbe, Uganda.
3.    Munga T.L., R. Melis, P. Shanahan, M. Laing and B. Muliet. 2010. Understanding farmers’ preferences in cassava varieties and implications for breeding improved varieties in coastal Kenya. Paper presented during the 3rd conference on dissemination of research results and exhibition on innovations and organized by National Council of Science and Technology at KICC, Nairobi on May 3-7, 2010.
4.    Muniu F.K. 2010. Status of Cashew nut Industry in Kenya. International Cashew Conference, Kampala in 27th -29th April 2010. Sponsored by Common Fund for Commodities.
5.    Muniu, F.K, W. Oyange, T. D. Ngugi, J. Ndungu, W.S. Mwinga and S. Mwashumbe. Dissemination of cashew management technologies in coastal Kenya. International Cashew Conference, Kampala in 27th-29th April 2010. Sponsored by Common Fund For Commodities.
6.    Kiura, J.N., D.M. Mwamachi and S. Bimbuzi., 2010.The performance of weaner goats (Capra hircus) fed Napier grass (Pennisetum purpureum) and supplemented with Clitoria (Clitoria ternatea) forage or Mucuna (Mucuna pruriens) seed in coastal Kenya. A Paper presented during the Annual Symposium of the Animal Production Society of Kenya, Garissa, 20-22nd April 2010).
7.    Ketiem, P. K., R.M. Mwashasha, A. Ramadhan and B.W. Wafula. 2010. Enhancing community resilience and adaptation to climate change impacts in arid and semi-arid ecosystems in Kenya. Proceedings of the Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (CCAA) conference held on 24th to 28th May, 2010, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya
8.    Lewa, K. K. and G. Tsuma 2010. Chilling milk with the sun: The Case of KIDZO Cooperative Society. Poster presented at the Joint Learning in Innovation Systems of African agriculture (JOLISAA) –Kenya National Workshop training held at KARI headquarters from 7 – 9th December 2010.
9.    Lewa K. K. 2010. Beauty in the offices and money in the pockets: The case of Shanzu AIC Youth Group Poster presented at the Joint Learning in Innovation Systems of African agriculture (JOLISAA)-Kenya National Workshop training held at KARI headquarters from 7 – 9th December 2010

Twelfth biennial KARI Conference papers
10.    Katama C.K., R.W. Muinga, H.M. Saha and J.G. Gethi. 2010. The effect of substituting wheat with cassava flour on acceptability of chapatti and mahamri in coastal Kenya.
11.    Muinga R.W., C.K. Katama, H.M. Saha and J.G. Gethi. 2010. Acceptability of cassava flour in ugali and porridge in an effort to increase food security in coastal Kenya.
12.    Muli M. B. and S. Agili. 2010. Performance of orange-fleshed sweet potato genotypes as influenced by genotype, harvesting regime and farmer selection
13.    Munga G. S. Impact of agricultural research investment services on resource use and revenue generation; a case of Mtwapa in coastal lowland Kenya.
14.    Shuma J.M., B. Maritim, S. Weru and B. Muli. 2010. Improving crop productivity of maize, cassava and sweet potato in coastal lowlands Kenya through provision of high quality seed.
15.    Mwajita M. R, Muniu F.K. and Mwakangalu M. 2010. Effect of mango dwarfing rootstocks on height and canopy cover of different mango cultivars in Coastal Kenya.
16.    Oyoo M.E, R. Takahashi, R.W. Muinga, F.K. Muniu and S.M. Githiri 2010. Identification of candidate genes for seed coat discoloration associated with IITT genotypes in soybean using genome database information
17.    Ketiem, P.K., Ramathan, A., Njunie, M. N. and B.W. Wafula. 2010. Emerging responses to climate change adaptation strategies in arid and semi arid lands of coastal Kenya.
18.    H.M. Saha, F.K. Lenga, l.S. Wamocho, and J.G. Mureithi The effect of legume management on root distribution in a maize-mucuna intercrop
19.    Danda M. K., D. M. Mwamachi, K. K. Lewa and F. Jefa 2010. Analysis of the indigenous chicken sub-sector in the coastal lowlands of Kenya: a socio-economic perspective.

Second KARI mini-conference, KARI Headquarters 7th-9th April 2010
20.    Lewa K. K, M. K. Danda and R. W. Muinga. Spatial dimensions of poverty and demand and access to KARI technologies in Coastal Kenya.
21.    Lewa K. K., E. Kilonzo and O. Omondi. Diversifying the potential for urban agriculture through Anthurium farming in Mombasa, Kenya. The case of Shanzu AIC Youth group.
22.    Lewa K. K. and B. A. Maritim 2010. Using an income generating enterprise to catalyze agricultural technology dissemination in adult literacy: A case of Sheli women Group of Tana Delta District, Kenya.

List of publications 2011

In addition to Centre publications which include CRAC briefing documents, quarterly and annual project reports, annual and research highlights, and Pwani utafiti news, the centre scientists authored, or co-authored and published the following in 2011.

Food crops
Journal papers
1.    Yoseph Beyene, Steven Mugo, Charles Mutinda, Tadele Tefera, Haron Karaya, Sammy Ajanga, Jackson Shuma, Regina Tende and Vicent Kega (2011). Genotype by environment interactions and yield stability of stem borer resistant maize hybrids in Kenya. African Journal of Biotechnology, Vol 10(23):4752-4758.
2.    Beyene Y., S. Mugo,  J. Gakunga, H. Karaya, C. Mutinda, T. Tefera, S. Njoka, D. Chepkesis, J. Shuma and R. Tende (2011). Combining ability of maize (Zea mays L.) Inbred Lines resistant to Stem Borers. African Journal of Biotechnology, Vol 10(23):4759-4766.

Proceedings
3.    Munga T. L. (2011) Breeding for Cassava Brown Streak Disease Resistance in Coastal Kenya; Guy Manners and Anne Sweetmore; Agricultural Innovations for Sustainable Development. Contributions from the Finalists of the 2009/2010 Africa-wide Women and Young Professionals in Science Competitions, Volume 3 Issue 2., 2011; CTA and FARA; Pp 57-63; ISBN 978-9988-8373-2-0

Livestock
Proceedings
4.    Muinga, R. W., S. Bimbuzi, H. M Saha and J. G. Gethi, 2011. The effect of substituting maize bran with cassava chips and gliricidia with cassava leaves on quality of Napier grass based silage. Animal production society of Kenya conference (APSK) on 19-22 April 2011 at Kitale.
5.    Ali R. Ali and M.N. Njunie, 2011. Effect of water harvesting technologies on dry matter production of selected forages in coastal Kenya ASALs. Animal production society of Kenya conference (APSK) on 19-22 April 2011 at Kitale.  
6.    Kiura, J. and D.M. Mwamachi, 2011. The effect of doe milking on the growth rate of kids under free grazing in coastal Kenya. Animal production society of Kenya conference (APSK) on 19-22 April 2011 at Kitale.
7.    M.N. Njunie and A.R Ali, 2011. Improving fodder production through use of water harvesting technologies and drought resistant varieties in the coastal lowlands of Kenya. KASAL end of project conference held at KARI headquarters from 9-11 August 2011. Page 31 of KASAL EOP book of Abstract.

Horticulture and Industrial crops
Journal papers
8.    Oyoo ME and Komatsu S. 2011. Nonsense mutation in soybean MYB transcription factor gene is associated with purple-blue flower colour. Journal of Heredity

Proceedings
9.    Oyoo M.E, Muniu F.K and Ketiem, PK. 2011. Biotechnology as a tool for improved agricultural yield as a result of climate change and solution to reduced global warming due to agricultural activities, a paper presented at the Africa Adapt Climate Change symposium, UN Conference Facilities, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia , 9-12th March, 2011

Natural resource management
Proceedings
10.    K. Ketiem, R.M. Mwashasha1, A.R. Ali, M.N. Njunie and B.W. Wafula. 2011. Promoting climate change adaptation measures in the arid and semi arid lands of coastal Kenya”. KASAL end of project conference held at KARI headquarters from 9-11 August 2011 Page 20 of KASAL EOP book of Abstract

List of publications 2012

Thesis
Katama K. Christine 2012. Processing, blending and utilization of cassava flour in Kilifi District of Coast Province of Kenya. Kenya Methodist University, June 2012. 48pp
KARI technical publications

Food crops
Munga T.L., Maina F., Muli B.M and Sila M. Socio-economic status of cassava production in major cassava growing districts of Western, Eastern and Coastal regions in Kenya. KARI Mtwapa Technical report No.7

Conference proceedings
KARI biennial scientific conference 2012

Food crops
Muli M.B., Mzingirwa A., Kengo D. and Musila R. Performance of drought tolerant maize varieties under water harvesting technologies in semi-arid coastal Kenya
Shuma J.M., Weru S., Mulinge W. and Ragwa L.F. Evaluation of varietal performance of sorghum and millets in the ASAL area of Bamba.
Amata R., Ateka E., Kasina M., Githunguri C.,Wangai A., Miano D., Mamati E., Githiri M., Ndolo P., Obiro H., Muli B., Mwaniki S., Kwach J., Leigut D., and Gichangi A. Constraints and opportunities of clean seed delivery system for cassava and sweet potato in Kenya.

Livestock
Njunie M.N., A. Mzingirwa, A. Ramadhan and W. Chivatsi. Identification of forage legumes for push-pull technology in coastal lowlands Kenya. KC 13 – 163, Book of abstracts P. 81.
Ramadhan A., M.N. Njunie and K.K. Lewa. Effects of grass species and type of planting material on cost of establishment and dry matter yield in coastal Kenya. KC 13 – 211, Book of abstracts P. 120.
Mwamachi D. M., Mumba A., Kadenge S and Nginyi J. The superiority of pumpkin (Cucurbita pepo) extract over pawpaw (Carica papaya) seed and Aloe secundiflora extracts as alternative anthelmintic for goats in arid and semi arid area coastal Kenya. –KC 13 – 233, Book of abstracts P. 121.
Munga G.S., Kengo D. and S. Bimbuzi. Time and weather restricts honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) foraging visits: empirical evidence for pesticide use in coastal Kenya. KC 13– 220

Socioeconomics and applied statistics
Danda M. K., Mulinge W. M., Chivatsi W. S., Bimbuzi S. I. and Maritim B. Storage losses of maize and pulses: Farmers’ perceptions, mitigation strategies and recommendations for coastal lowlands of Kenya
Shuma J. M, Weru S., Mulinge W. and Ragwa L. F. Evaluation of varietal performance of sorghum and millet in the ASAL area of Bamba – Poster during 13 KARI Bieenial scientific conference
Newsletter articles
D. M. Mwamachi, (Centre Outreach and Partnerships Officer). ARI Mtwapa KARI Participates in the 2012 ASK Mombasa International Show. Highlighter article.

List of publications 2013

7.7.1 Refereed journals

Food crops
1.    Muli, M.B, and S. Agili. (2013). The influence of genotype, and harvesting regime on yield of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes and their ranking by farmers in coastal Kenya. East African Agriculture and Forestry JournalVol 79 No.2 pp 81-85
2.    Mwangombe, A. W, Mbugua, S. K., Olubayo, F.O., Ngugi, E. K., Mwinga, R., Munga, T and Muiru, W.M. (2013). Challenges and opportunities in cassava production among the rual households in Kilifi County in the coastal region of Kenya. Jounal of Biotechnology, Agriculture and healthcare. 10:30-35.

Livestock

3.    Mwamachi D. M., Mumba A., Kadenge S and Nginyi J. 2013. The superiority of pumpkin extract over pawpaw seed and aloe extracts as alternative anthelmintic for goats in arid and semi arid area coastal Kenya. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal (2013) 78(1), 84-88.
4.    Ramadhan A.  and Njunie M.N. 2013. Effect of harvesting frequency and planting method on vine dry matter yield of three sweet potato varieties in Coastal low land Kenya.  East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 79(1): 44-50.

Horticulture and industrial crops

5.    Mwashasha Rashid Mwajita, Hunja Murage, Akio Tani and Esther M Kahangi. 2013. Evaluation of rhizosphere, rhizoplane and Phyllosphere bacteria and fungi isolated from rice In Kenya for plant growth promoters. http://www.springerplus.com/content/2/1/606  SpringerPlus 2013, 2:606.  

 
7.7.2 Conference proceedings

Food crops
1.    Muli, M.B, R. N. Musila and A.M. Mzingirwa. (2013). Enhancing food production in semi arid coastal lowlands kenya through water harvesting technologies. Paper presented in the 27th Soil Science Society of East Africa and 6th African Soil Science Society Conference held at Hotel Cathay in Nakuru on October 21-25, 2013.
2.    Munga, T.L. and M. Dau. (2013). Evaluation of cassava germplasm for early bulking and resistance to cassava brown streak disease for coastal lowland Kenya. Paper presented during the East African Agricultural Productivity Program Mini-Conference held at Morendat Training and Conference Centre in Naivasha on November13-15, 2013.
3.    Munga, T.L., V.W. woyengo and H. Obiero. 2013. Progress on breeding for resistance /tolerance to cassava brown streak in Kenya. Paper presented during the Regional Cassava Initiative Closing Workshop: Upholding cassava’s potential in Africa. FAO Sub regional Emergency Office for Eastern and Central Africa from 10 to 12 September 2013 at Maanzoni Lodge, Nairobi, Kenya.

Horticulture and industrial crops

4.    F. K. Muniu, F. Ragwa, P. Onchieku, J. Shuma, W.S. Mwinga and S. Mwashumbe. Promotion of cashewnut production through provision of quality planting materials in coastal Kenya, KSU workshop held in Naivasha 16th -21st Dec 2013
5.    Status of coconut research in Kenya, Paper for presented during 1st Kenyan International Coconut Conference: Developing Coconut Agri-Business Through Innovation!, Mombasa - September 2013

Livestock
6.    Mambo, L.C., J.N. Kiura., F.K. Muniu and K. K. Lewa. Performance of dairy cows fed residues of cashewnut and coconut in coastal Kenya. Paper presented during the East African Agricultural Productivity Program Mini-Conference held at Morendat Training and Conference Centre in Naivasha on November13-15, 2013.

7.    Lewa K.K. and R. W. Muinga: Status of Fodder conservation among smallholder dairy farmers in coastal Kenya. A paper presented at APSK annual symposium 2013.

8.    Njunie MN., Mzingirwa A. and Ramadhani A, 2013.  Identification of alternative forage legumes for push-pull technology in coastal lowlands Kenya. Paper presented during the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity project (EAAPP) mini scientific conference, techno fair of innovations and open day - 29th to 31st October 2013

9.    Ali Ramadhan, Njunie, M.N and K. K. Lewa, 2013.  Seasonal dry matter productivity of pasture grasses as affected by grass species and type of planting in coastal Kenya. Paper presented  during  the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity project (EAAPP) mini scientific conference, techno fair of innovations and open day - 29th to 31st October 2013

 
SEAS programme

10.    Danda et al, 2013: The role of markets and gender concerns in climate change adaptation and mitigation: a case study of sedentary households of the coastal lowlands of Kenya. Paper presented at the AFAAS conference, 2-10th June 2013, Gaborone, Swaziland
11.    Wahome et al, 2013: Sustainable Smallholder Farmer-Market Linkage in Pro-Poor Agro-Enterprise Development: Upgrading the Indigenous Chicken Value Chain in Malindi, Kenya. . Paper presented at the AFAAS conference, 2-10th June 2013, Gaborone, Swaziland
12.    Lewa et al, 2013: Structural and functional factors affecting performance of smallholder farmer groups: The case of indigenous poultry farmer groups in Malindi district, Kenya.  Paper presented at the AFAAS conference, 2-10th June 2013, Gaborone, Swaziland

7.7.3 Technology leaflets
In 2013, the centre with the assistance of the technology packaging and transfer department at KARI headquarters developed 15 technology pamphlets. Out of these, seven were printed and sent to the centre for dissemination. These are:
1.    Okoa maziwa, ongeza mapato: Lisha ndama uji wa mahindi-kunde na maziwa by D. M. Mwamachi and S. Bimbuzi
2.    Make money from mango products: Process mango into jam by Katama, C. K. and F. N. Pole. Eds: Wasilwa, L.A., R.W. Muinga and R.A. Rege
3.    Eat cassava in a different form: enjoy cassava ugali by: C.K. Katama, R.J. Cheboswony, M., Oyunga, I.K. Ememwa and R.H. Nungo.
4.    Jinsi ya kutayarisha chapati za unga wa muhogo by C.K. Katama, F. Pole, R.J. Cheboswony, M., Oyunga, I.K. Ememwa na R.H. Nungo
5.    Jinsi ya kutayarisha uji wa muhogo uliopikwa kwa kutumia nazi by C. Katama. F Pole R.J. Cheboswony, M., Oyunga, I.K. Ememwa na R.H. Nungo;
6.    Make money from mango products: How to prepare mango chips using direct drying method by C. K. Katama and F.N. Pole Eds: L.A. Wasilwa, R.W. Muinga and R. A. Rege;
7.    Make money from mango products: How to prepare Mango chips using Osmo-sol drying method by C. K. Katama and F.N. Pole. Eds: L.A. Wasilwa, R.W. Muinga and R. A. Rege

 
List of publications 2014

7.7.1 Journal papers

Food crops
1.    Muli M.B and S. Agilli. 2014.  The influence of genotype, and harvesting regime on yield of orange-fleshed sweet potatoes and their ranking by farmers in coastal Kenya.  East African Agriculture and Forestry Journal Vol. 79 No.2 pp 81-85
Horticulture and industrial crops
2.    Maurice E. Oyoo, Mohammed Najya, Stephen N. Githiri, Pascal Ojwang, Francis K. Muniu, Emmanuel Masha and James O. Owouche.  (Received June 2014, Accepted January 2015). In-situ morphological characterization of coconut in the Coastal Lowlands of Kenya, African Journal of Plant Science (In press).
3.    Mwashasha Rashid Mwajita, Hunja Murage, Akio Tani, Esther M. Kahangi, Huxley Mae Makonde, 2014. Molecular characterization of bacteria and fungi from rice growing regions in Kenya. International Journal of Biosciences, ISSN: 2220-6655 (Print) 2222-5234 (Online) http://www.innspub.net. Vol. 5, No. 3, p. 7-14, 2014
Socio-economics and applied statistics
4.    Kengo Danda, Samuel Bimbuzi, Saeed Mwaguni, Festus Murithi and Hemedi Mkuzi (2014). Markets and gender interaction in climate change adaptation and mitigation: A case of the coastal Kenya sedentary farm households’ experiences. In the Journal of environment and earth sciences. ISSN 2224-3216 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0948; Vol. 4, No. 7, 2014

5.    Danda M. K., Gichinga L. And Murithi F. M. (2014). Group approach makes a difference in technology adoption: a case study of small holder cassava farmers in the coastal lowlands of Kenya. In the Discourse Journal of Agriculture and Food science (JAFS), ISSN: 2346-7002; Volume 2 (6): 169-173, June 2014

6.    Corinne Valdivia, M. Kengo Danda, Dekha Sheikh, Harvey S. James Jr., Violet Gathaara, Grace Mbure, Festus Murithi and William Folk (2014). Using translational research to enhance farmers’ voice: a case study of the potential introduction of GM cassava in Kenya’s coast. In the Journal of Agriculture and Human values, DOI 10.1007/s 10460-014-9536-0

7.7.2 Scientific conference Proceedings

Food crops
7.    Munga, T.L., D. Mwakina, P. Munene, Eliud Ngoba and A.S. Charo. 2014. On-farm evaluation of advanced cassava genotypes for preferred traits in coastal Kenya. Paper presented during the 3rd Cassava Regional Center of Excellence Review and Scientific Conference held at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala – Uganda on 20th – 30th July 2014.
8.     Marigi, E., M.P. Ngugi, W. Thagana, W. Muiru, Munga, T. L., A. Alakonya and R.O. Oduor, 2014. Establishing a platform for routine genetic transformation of cassava for ehnhanced tolerance to mosaic disease and cassava brown streak diseases. Paper presented during the 3rd Cassava Regional Center of Excellence Review and Scientific Conference held at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala – Uganda on 20th – 30th July 2014.
9.    Abong, G.O. M.W. Okoth, P.O. Lamuka, S.A. Shibairo and C. Katama, 2014. Cassava crips quality as influence by cultivar frying temperature and slice thickness. Paper presented during the 3rd Cassava Regional Center of Excellence Review and Scientific Conference held at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala – Uganda on 20th – 30th July 2014.
10.    Shibairo, S.A., P.O. Lamuka, G.O. Abong, M.W. Okoth, and C. Katama, 2014. Farmer characteristics and on-farm post –Harvest practices in coastal region of Kenya. Paper presented during the 3rd Cassava Regional Center of Excellence Review and Scientific Conference held at Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala – Uganda on 20th – 30th July 2014.
11.    Muli M.B and D. Mwakina. 2014. Effect of variety and size of stem cutting on flesh root yield and yield components of sweet potato. Paper presented in an international conference on “building a new generation of Agricultural Scientists” held on December 1-5, 2014 at Kenyatta University.

Livestock
12.    Munga G.S 2014. Cassava based silage as a strategy for dry season feeding in Coastal Kenya. The Farmers Pride August/September 2014 Issue. Page 20 – 21.
13.    Lewa, K.K; H.M Saha; R.W Muinga; L.C Mambo; W.S Chivatsi; G.S Munga; and S. Bimbuzi. 2014. Contribution of the maize – cassava intercrop system to feed availability in Coastal Kenya,  Proceedings of the 6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture held at KICC, Nairobi 27th – 30th October 2014.
14.    Munga G.S; L.C Mambo; S. Bimbuzi and R. W Muinga 2014. Effect of cassava based Napier grass silage on milk production in the dry season in coastal Kenya. (6AACAA – FM/060). Proceedings of the 6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture held at KICC, Nairobi 27th – 30th October 2014.
15.    Mambo, L.C; G.S Munga; R.W Muinga and S. Bimbuzi. 2014. Evaluation of silages made with cassava chips as fermentable carbohydrate in Coastal Kenya. (AACAA FM/058). Proceedings of the 6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture held at KICC, Nairobi 27th – 30th October 2014.
16.    Ali Ramadhan; M. N Njunie and K.K Lewa. 2014. Effect of method of planting and Napier grass varieties on number of planting material, dry matter production and survival of Napier grass in Coastal Kenya. (6AACAA – FM/063. Proceedings of the 6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture held at KICC, Nairobi 27th – 30th October 2014.

Socio economics and applied statistics/Outreach and partnerships

17.    Structural and functional factors affecting performance of smallholder farmer groups: The case of indigenous chicken farmer groups in Malindidistrict, Kenya (Lewa, et al)

18.    Danda M. K., Muli, B. M., De Groote, H. and Murithi, F. M. (In press). A decision
framework for resource poor smallholder maize producers based on results from empirical studies in the coastal lowlands of Kenya

Publications 2015 & 2016
Publications in Refereed Journals
1.    Chrispine Omondi, Bernard Gichimu, Jane Cheserek and James Gimase 2016. Leveraging on germplasm acquisition for Arabica coffee improvement in Kenya. Journal of Agricultural and Crop Research 4:9-16
2.    Ruth Kerubo Kebati, Johnson Nyangeri, Chrispine O. Omondi and Jacqueline Makatiani Kubochi, 2016. Effect of Artificial Shading on Severity of Coffee Berry Disease in Kiambu County, Kenya. Annual Research & Review in Biology 9: 1-11.
3.    Chirchir Alexander Kipkorir, John W Kimenju, Emmanuel S Ariga, George M Kariuki, Chrispine O Omondi, 2015. Reaction of Sugarcane genotypes to root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) in Kenya, 2015. International Journal of Agricultural Policy and Research 3:260-266.
4.    Cheserek J J, Omondi C O and Ithiru J M, 2015. Screening for drought tolerance among Coffea arabica cultivars in Kenya. International Journal of Research in Agricultural Sciences, 2:108-111.
5.    Chirchir, A K, Kimenju J W, Ariga E S, Karuiki, G M and Omondi C O (2015). Evaluating the potential of incorporating sugarcane host-plant resistance into integrated nematode management strategies. International Journal of agricultural Policy and Research 3:213-221
6.    Gimase J M, Omondi C O and Kathurima C W (2015). Coffee Improvement by interspecific hybridization: A review. Journal of Agricultural and Crop Research 3:41-46.
7.    Gatambia E, A W. Kihurani, F K. Rimberia and M M. Waiganjo (2016) Evaluation of Growth Rate and Phenotypic Traits of Meristem-cultured Papaya Plants”. Journal of Experimental Agriculture International 14 (4), 1-8
8.    Kagunyu A, S Wandibba and J G. Wanjohi (2016) The use of indigenous climate forecasting methods by the pastoralists of Northern Kenya. Research, Policy and Practice (2016) 6:7 DOI 10.1186/s13570-016-0054-0
9.    Onyango IA, R Skilton, S Muya, S Kabochi, S Kutima & M Kasina (2017) Varroa mites, viruses and bacteria incidences in Kenyan domesticated honeybee colonies. East African Agricultural And Forestry Journal 82 (1), 23–35. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/iWuvZjcMyG3s9v2uErz6/full
10.    Garibaldi LA, LG. Carvalheiro, B E. Vaissière, B Gemmill-Herren, J Hipólito, B M. Freitas, H T. Ngo, N Azzu, A Sáez, J Åström, J An, B Blochtein, D Buchori, F J. Chamorro García, F Oliveira da Silva, K Devkota, M de Fátima Ribeiro, L Freitas, M C Gaglianone, M Goss, M Irshad, M Kasina, A J.S. Pacheco Filho, L H Piedade Kiill, P Kwapong, G Nates Parra, C Pires, V Pires, R S. Rawal, A Rizali, A M. Saraiva, R Veldtman, B F. Viana, S WitteR, H Zhang (2016) Mutually beneficial pollinator diversity and crop yield outcomes in small and large farms. Science 351 (6271): 388-391. DOI: 10.1126/science.aac7287
11.    Martin, T., Simon, S., Parrot, L., Assogba Komlan, F., Vidogbena, F., Adegbidi, A., Baird, V., Saidi, M., Kasina, M., Wasilwa, L.A., Subramanian, S. and Ngouajio, M. 2015. Eco-friendly nets to improve vegetable production and quality in sub-Saharan Africa. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 1105:221-228
12.    Kiptoo J, M. Kasina, F. Wanjala, P. Kipya, L.A. Wasilwa, M. Ngouajio & T Martin (2015) Use of low cost pest exclusion nets can boost cabbage yield. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 81 (2-4): 112-119. Doi: 10.1080/00128325.2015.1130460
13.    Jacquet S, C Garros,  E Lombaert, C Walton, J Restrepo, X Allene, T Baldet, C Cetre-Sossah, A Chaskopoulou, JC Delecolle, A Desvars, M Djerbal, M Fall, L Gardes, M de Garine-Wichatitsky, M Goffredo, Y Gottlieb, A Gueye Fall, M Kasina, K Labuschagne, Y Lhor, J Lucientes, T Martin, B Mathieu, M Miranda, N Pages, I Pereira da Fonseca, DW Ramilo, A Segard, ML Setier-Rio, F Stachurski, A Tabbabi, M Talla Seck, G Venter, M Zimba, T Balenghien, H Guis, C Chevillon, J Bouyer and K Huber (2015) Colonization of the Mediterranean basin by the vector biting midge species Culicoides imicola: an old story. Molecular Ecology 24: 5707–5725
14.    Kega VM, JH Nderitu, M Kasina and F Olubayo (2015) Influence of Cropping and Irrigation Systems on Population Fluctuation of the African White Rice Stem Borer (Maliarpha separatella Rag) and Damage on Rice. Journal of Entomology 12 (2): 95-102, 2015 DOI: 10.3923/je.2015.
15.    Guantai MM CPKO Ogol, D Salifu, JM Kasina, KS Akutse & KKM Fiaboe (2015) Differential Effects of Pesticide Applications on Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae) and its Parasitoids on Pea in Central Kenya. Journal of Economic Entomology 108(2): 662 - 671doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jee/tov006  
16.    Kega VM, Kasina M, Olubayo F , Kamau GM , Nderitu, JH (2015) A Logit Analysis of Farmer Knowledge on Rice Blast Disease Pyricularia grisea [Cook, Sacc] at Mwea Irrigation Scheme, Kirinyaga County, Central Province, Kenya. Universal Journal of Agricultural Research 3(3): 114-117
17.    Gatambia EK, AW Kihurani, FK Rimberia and MM Waiganjo (2016)  In vitro Meristem Culture for Rapid Regeneration of Papaya Plantlets in Liquid Media. Annual Research & Review in Biology 9(1): 1-7
Publications in Books and Book Chapters
1.    Kasina M (2016) Pest and Disease Control. In Mainstreaming ecosystem services and biodiversity into agricultural production and Management in east Africa. FAO Rome. ISBN 978-92-5-109215-6. Page 11-28
2.    Kasina M (2016) Pollination. In Mainstreaming ecosystem services and biodiversity into agricultural production and Management in east Africa. FAO Rome. ISBN 978-92-5-109215-6. Page 75-86
3.    Garibaldi LA, M Dondo, J hipólito,  N azzu, BF Viana and M Kasina (2016) A quantitative approach to the socio-economic valuation of pollinator-friendly practices: A protocol for its use. FAO. ISBN 978-92-5-109149-4. 55 pages

Publications in Conference proceedings
1.    F.K. Muniu, W.S. Mwinga and S. Mwashumbe. 2015. Evaluation of cashew germplasm in coastal Kenya. Paper presented during the 3rd International Cashew Conference held on 19-20th November 2015 in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania.
2.    F.K. Muniu, M.J. Hutchinson, J. Ambuko, M. Mwakangalu, A.W. Mwang’ombe, J.J. Okello and F. Olubayo. 2015. Evaluation of performance of vegetable cowpea accessions for selection of superior ecotypes for crop improvement. Poster presented during the 2nd International Conference on Biodiversity for Food Nutrition and National Food Fair on 23rd November 2015 at Safari Park, Hotel Nairobi.
3.    F.K. Muniu, M.J. Hutchinson, J. Ambuko, M. Mwakangalu, A.W. Mwang’ombe, J.J. Okello and F. Olubayo. 2015. Agronomic and morphological characterization of vegetable cowpea accessions in coastal Kenya. Paper presented during the 15th Workshop on Sustainable Horticultural production in the tropics held on 1st -4th December 2015 at KALRO Kandara Centre and HRI Muranga County-Kenya.
4.    Marigi, E.N., Masanga, J.O., Munga, T.L., Karanja, L.S., Ngugi, M.P., Thagana, W.M., Kirubi, D., Mwangi, M., Githunguri, C.M.,  Muiru, W.M., Miano, D.W., Alakonya, A.E. and Oduor, R.O. Optimization of a somatic embryogenesis and transformation protocol for a farmer-preferred Kenyan cassava cultivar. A paper presented during the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Project (EAAPP) End of Phase One - Conference and Exhibition held at Kenaff Farmers Conference Centre Kikuyu, 14th - 18th September, 2015.
5.    Opio, S.M., Odongo, H.M., Alicai, T., Miano, D.W., Tusiime, G., Kimenju, J.W., Muiru, W.M. and Munga, T. Status of cassava bacterial blight in Uganda and Kenya. A paper presented during the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Project (EAAPP) End of Phase One - Conference and Exhibition Kenaff Farmers Conference Centre Kikuyu, 14th - 18th September, 2015.
6.    Gacheru, P.K., Abong’ O.G., Okoth M.W., Lamuka P.O., Shibairo, S. A. and Katama C.K.M.  Microbiological safety and quality of dried cassava chips and flour sold in the coastal and Nairobi regions of Kenya
7.    Abong’ O.G., Shibairo, Okoth M.W., P.K. Lamuka P.O Katama C.K.M. and Ouma, J.  Microbiological safety and quality of dried cassava chips and flour sold in the coastal and Nairobi regions of Kenya. A paper presented during the Eastern Africa Agricultural Productivity Project (EAAPP) End of Phase One - Conference and Exhibition Kenaff Farmers Conference Centre Kikuyu, 14th - 18th September, 2015.
8.    Lewa K. K., P. K. Wahome, B. A. Maritim and C. N. Farra. 2016. On farm evaluation of artificial egg incubators and its implication on indigenous chicken production in Kilifi County, Kenya. Animal Production Society of Kenya Annual Scientific Symposium, 27-29th April, 2016. Kisumu, Kenya
9.    Kagunyu  AW,  F.M. Matiri and K Kizito (2016) Uptake of IWM Technologies: Experiences of Machakos and Makueni Counties of Eastern Kenya. National Conference on Sustainable Land Management Sentrim Elementaita - 1st to 4th June, 2016
10.    Kagunyu AW and   JG  Wanjohi (2016) The emergency of Euphorbia tirucalii as drought feeds for camels in Northern Kenya. National Conference on Sustainable Land Management Sentrim Elementaita - 1st to 4th June, 2016
11.    Kagunyu AW and JG  Wanjohi (2016) Indigenous early warning weather forecast used by the Borana Community of Isiolo County. National Conference on Sustainable Land Management Sentrim Elementaita - 1st to 4th June, 2016
12.    Gatambia E., C. Githunguri, M. Kasina, J. Wanjere, and A. Igecha (2015) Genetic Diversity, Establishment and Identification of Suitable Areas for Mulberry Production in Kenya. The 2nd International Conference on Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition and National Food Fair held at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi Kenya on 23rd November 2015
13.    Kasina M, M Mwari and JH Nderitu (2015) Utilizing insect diversity for food and nutrition security in Kenya. The 2nd International Conference on Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition and National Food Fair held at the Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi Kenya on 23rd November 2015
14.    Githunguri C. M., A. O. Esilaba, E. Thuranira, J.R. Okalebo, G. K. Mutai, J. A. Omwakwe, N. V. P. R, Gang Rao and E. N. Ndwiga. 2015. Cropping system, tillage and fertilizer treatment effect on the grain yield of green grams (Vigna radiate (L) Wilczek) at Kiboko in semi-arid rangelands of Kenya. The 28th Bi-Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) & African Meeting of the International Year of Soils, held at Morogoro Hotel, Morogoro, Tanzania, 23rd to 27th November 2015
15.    Githunguri C. M., A. O. Esilaba, E. Thuranira, J.R. Okalebo, G. K. Mutai, J. A. Omwakwe, N. V. P. R, Gang Rao and E. N. Ndwiga. 2015. The effect of choice of variety, cropping system, tillage, and fertilizer treatment combinations on the performance of sorghum in Kiboko, Makueni County in the semi-arid southern rangelands of lower eastern Kenya. The 28th Bi-Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) & African Meeting of the International Year of Soils, held at Morogoro Hotel, Morogoro, Tanzania, 23rd to 27th November 2015
16.    Kasina M, M Mwari and L Wasilwa (2015) Economic benefit of honeybees and their contribution to food and nutrition security for Kenyans. 2nd Baringo County Honey Conference – November, 19TH – 20TH 2015
17.    Guantai M, J Mueke, B Gemmill, D Martins and M Kasina (2015) Status of floral calendar for honey bees and implication on their management, honey yields and crop pollination in Kenya. 2nd Baringo County Honey Conference – November, 19TH – 20TH 2015
18.    Kimani PG, JM
 Wamaitha, H Nyambaka, M Kasina (2015) Bioassay and molecular characterizations of local Bacillus thuringiensis isolates using various techniques. Horticultural Association of Kenya Annual Workshop, December 1st-4th, 2015 at KALRO Kandara, Thika
19.    Kasina M (2015) Silk and Silk biomaterials: exploring the various uses of silk and opportunities for Kenyans. Kenya Science Journalists Congress November 23-24, 2015, Eastland Hotel, Nairobi