MSc Project Presentations
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Student Name Supervisor Program Title Presentation
OKUNGU CALVIN DR. J. AMBUKO,
PROF. G. CHEMINING'WA
MSC HORTICULTURE EFFECT OF HARVESTING METHOD AND PINCHING ON THE YIELD AND QUALITY OF SPIDER PLANT Presentation
NDIRITU MOSES MWANIKI

PROF. J. KIMENJU,

DR. D. KILALO,

DR. F. TOROITICH

MSC CROP PROTECTION EFFICACY OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES IN BANANA WEEVIL CONTROL IN MARAGWA CENTRAL KENYA Presentation
GEOFFREY ONGOYA PROF. J. MUTHOMI,
PROF. G. CHEMINING'WA,
PROF. J. NDERITU
MSC CROP PROTECTION EFFICACY OF POTASSIUM SALTS OF FATTY ACIDS AND INTEGRATION OF SEED DRESSING, FOLIAR SPRAYS AND INTERCROPPING IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PESTS IN SNAP BEANS Presentation
MOMANYI, KENNEDY MOSETI

PROF. R. NARLA 

PROF. J. KIMENJU

PROF. J. MUTHOMI

MSC CROP PROTECTION

MANAGEMENT OF PANAMA DISEASE (Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense) USING ORGANIC AMENDMENTS: A CASE STUDY OF KISII COUNTY

Presentation

 OLIVER OTIENO OKUMU

PROF. J.W. MUTHOMI

DR. J.M. WAGACHA

DR. C. MUTEGI

PROF. R. NARLA

MSC CROP PROTECTION

OCCURRENCE OF FUSARIUM HEAD BLIGHT, ASSOCIATED MYCOTOXINS AND ASSESSMENT OF THE LEVEL OF WHEAT RESISTANCE TO FHB Presentation

MARIANNE NTHENYA MUTIA

PROF. F. OLUBAYO

DR. F. TOROITICH

DR. M. KASINA

MSC CROP PROTECTION

 RESPONSE OF POTATOES (Solanum tuberosum) TO INFESTATION BY MILLIPEDES AND THEIR CHEMICAL CONTROL

Presentation

 ALWORA GETRUDE OKUTOYI

DR. D. MIANO

PROF. MUTITU

DR. E. GICHURU

DR. F. PINNARD

MSC CROP PROTECTION

SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF COFFEE BERRY DISEASE AND COFFEE LEAF RUST IN MURANG’A Presentation
KOSKEI K. VINCENT

PROF. R. MICHIEKA

PROF. S. ARIGA

MSC CROP PROTECTION

THE IMPACT OF WEED ANTAGONISM AND CORRESPONDING INTERGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT IN PADDY RICE Presentation
ANNE W. KIMANI

PROF. F. OLUBAYO

DR. D. KILALO

DR. T. TADELE

MSC CROP PROTECTION

UTILIZATION OF BURNING CANDLE AND SEALING METHODS IN METAL SILOS FOR MANAGEMENT OF LARGER GRAIN BORER (Prostephanus truncatus) IN STORED MAIZE Presentation
ANDREW THUO KARIUKI

PROF. J.W. KIMENJU

DR. G. KARUKU

DR. G.M. KARIUKI

PROF. H. MELAKEBERHAN

MSC CROP PROTECTION

ASSESSMENT OF SOIL HEALTH USING NEMATODE ASSEMBLAGE AND SOIL CHARACTERISTICS IN ARENOSOLS, CAMBISOLS AND VERTISOLS IN KENYA

 

Presentation

NJUE, NICHOLAS IRERI

DR. F. TOROITICH

PROF. J. KIMENJU

DR. J. MUTURI

DR. P. WACHIRA

MSC CROP PROTECTION

COMPOSITION, DISTRIBUTION AND ABUNDANCE OF BANANA THRIPS (Hercinothrips bicinctus) AND THEIR MANAGEMENT IN EMBU COUNTY, KENYA.

Presentation

HUDSON MUGENDI KANGA

PROF. S. ARIGA

PROF. R. MICHIEKA

MSC CROP PROTECTION

DEVELOPMENT OF INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT PACKAGES IN RAIN FED UPLAND RICE Presentation

 ANNE NJERI THUITA

DR. W.  MUIRU

DR. D. MIANO

PROF. J. KIMENJU

MSC CROP PROTECTION

DEVELOPMENT OF MOLECULAR MARKERS FOR IDENTIFYING AND SCREENING CASSAVA GENOTYPES FOR RESISTANCE TO CASSAVA MOSAIC AND CASSAVA BROWNSTREAK DISEASE IN KENYA Presentation
AUGUSTUS P. KIVI

PROF. J. KIMENJU

DR. W. MAINA

MSC CROP PROTECTION

DEVELOPMENT OF STRATEGIES OF REDUCING PLANT PARASITIC NEMATODE INFESTATION IN BANANA PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

Presentations
CAROLYNE KAMBURA

DR. S. EKESI

DR. F. TOROITICH  

DR. D. KILALO

MSC CROP PROTECTION

DIVERSITY OF TEPHRITID FRUIT FLIES INFESTING CUCURBITS IN KENYA AND THEIR THERMOTOLERANCE

Presentations

ANNE KIMANI

PROF. F. OLUBAYO

DR. D. KILALO

DR. T. TADELE

 

MSC CROP PROTECTION

EFFECT OF BURNING CANDLE AND GRAIN VOLUME ON RATE OF OXYGEN DEPLETION AND CARBON DIOXIDE BUILD-UP IN METAL SILOS FOR CONTROL OF LARGER GRAIN BORER (PROSTEPHANUS TRUNCATES)

 

Presentations

NDIRITU MOSES MWANIKI

PROF. J. KIMENJU

DR. D. KILALO

DR. F. TOROITICH

MSC CROP PROTECTION

EFFICACY OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES IN BANANA WEEVIL CONTROL IN MARAGWA CENTRAL KENYA

Presentations

GEOFFREY ONGOYA

PROF.  J. MUTHOMI

PROF. G. CHEMINING’WA

PROF. J. NDERITU

MSC CROP PROTECTION

EFFICACY OF POTASSIUM SALTS OF FATTY ACIDS AND INTEGRATION OF SEED DRESSING, FOLIAR SPRAYS AND INTERCROPPING IN THE MANAGEMENT OF PESTS IN SNAP BEANS

Presentations
ANNE KADAARI K. PROF.  J. MUTHOMI

MSC CROP PROTECTION

MAPPING OF LEGUME DISEASES IN NANDI SOUTH AND EVALUATION OF SEED DRESSING IN MANAGEMENT OF ROOT ROT DISEASE COMPLEX AND BEAN FLY

Presentation

OLIVER OTIENO OKUMU

PROF. J. MUTHOMI

DR. J. WAGACHA

DR. C. MUTEGI

PROF. R. NARLA

MSC CROP PROTECTION

OCCURRENCE OF FUSARIUM HEAD BLIGHT, ASSOCIATED MYCOTOXINS AND ASSESSMENT OF THE LEVEL OF WHEAT RESISTANCE TO FHB

Presentations

MARIANNE NTHENYA MUTIA

PROF. F. OLUBAYO

DR. F. TOROITICH

DR. M. KASINA

MSC CROP PROTECTION

RESPONSE OF POTATOES (Solanum tuberosum) TO INFESTATION BY MILLIPEDES AND THEIR CHEMICAL CONTROL

Presentation

 ROSE KEMUNTO NYAKUNDI

DR. D. MIANO

DR.  D.  KILALO

PROF. D.  MUKUNYA

MSC CROP PROTECTION

THE INTERACTION OF THE DIFFERENT VIRUSES CAUSING MLND AND THE THRIPS VECTORS

Presentations

WAFULA MATHIAS

PROF. A. MWANG’OMBE

PROF. J. KIMENJU

DR. M. MUIRU.

MSC CROP PROTECTION

 TO ASSESS THE REACTION OF CABBAGE GENOTYPES TO BLACK ROT

Presentation

MURITHI MUTUMA ELIPHUS

PROF. J. MUTHOMI

DR. M. MUIRU

PROF. E. MUTITU

MSC CROP PROTECTION

USE OF NEAR INFRA RED LIGHT GRAIN SORTING TO MANAGE AFLATOXIN AND FUMONISIN MYCOTOXINS IN MAIZE

 

WANGU JANE WAIRIMU

PROF. J. KIMENJU

DR. WACHIRA

MSC CROP PROTECTION

UTILIZATION OF NEMATODE DESTROYING FUNGI AS A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL METHOD FOR MANAGEMENT OF PLANT PARASITIC NEMATODES IN BANANA PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

Presentations

HARON NJOROGE GORO

DR. R. NYANKANGA

PROF. P. KIMANI

PROF. G. CHEMINING’WA  

 

MSC CROP PROTECTION

ASSESSMENT OF INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT OPTIONS ON REDUCTION OF PESTICIDE RESIDUES AND PRODUCTION COST OF SNAP BEANS (PHASEOLUS VULGARIS L.) IN THARAKA NITHI AND MACHACKOS COUNTIES OF KENYA

Presentations
LUTOMIA JENIPHER KOMBO

PROF. S. SHIBAIRO

DR. R. NYANKANGA

MSC HORTICULTURE

EFFECT OF PLANT POPULATION AND FERTILIZER ON THE YIELD OF SPRING ONIONS

Presentation
STEPHEN MALOBA

DR. J. AMBUKO

PROF. M. HUTCHINSON

DR. W. OWINO

MSC HORTICULTURE

EFFECTS OF ETHEPHON AND POTASSIUM NITRATE ON OFF-SEASON FLOWER INDUCTION AND YIELD COMPONENTS OF MANGO (MANGIFERA INDICA L.)

Presentation

 FEMINA MMBONE OGALLO

DR. J. AMBUKO

PROF. G. CHEMINING’WA

MSC HORTICULTURE

EVALUATION OF GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY ATTRIBUTES OF BUTTERNUT VARIETIES PRODUCED UNDER DIFFERENT AGRO-ECOLOGICAL ZONES IN WESTERN KENYA

Presentation
OUMA LILIAN ATIENO

DR. JANE AMBUKO

PROF. SOLOMON SHIBAIRO

DR. WILLIS OWINO

MSC HORTICULTURE

EVALUATION OF MATURITY INDICES AND POSTHARVEST QUALITY OF MANGO FRUITS PRODUCED UNDER DIFFERENT AGRO-ECOLOGICAL CONDITIONS IN KENYA AND THE EFFECT OF ACTIVEBAG® PACKAGING ON POSTHARVEST QUALITY

Presentation
OJWANG JUMA DAVID

DR. R. NYANKANGA

PROF. J.  IMUNGI

MSC HORTICULTURE

EVALUATION OF MEDIUM DURATION PIGEONPEA (Cajanus Cajan) GENOTYPES FOR FRESH VEGETABLE PRODUCTION AND ACCEPTABILITY IN EASTERN REGION OF KENYA

Presentation

RUTH SAGINI

PROF. M. HUTCHINSON

PROF. G. CHEMINING’WA

DR. J.  AMBUKO

MSC HORTICULTURE

 EFFECT OF FERTILIZER APPLICATION ON THE GROWTH, YIELD AND QUALITY OF FOUR TOMATO VARIETIES UNDER GREEN HOUSE MANAGEMENT

Presentation
HELEN OMONDI

DR. R. NYANKANGA

DR. J. AMBUKO

MSC HORTICULTURE

EFFECT OF MYCORRHIZAE AND INTEGRATED PLANT NUTRITION ON THE GROWTH, YIELDS AND QUALITY OF ONION (ALLIUM CEPA L.)

Presentation