Nyangena I., Owino W., Imathiu S., and Ambuko

Effect of pretreatments prior drying on antioxidant properties of dried mango slices

Scientific African

26th August 2020


Tirra N., Oluoch-Kosura W., Nyanganga H. and Mwang’ombe A.

Factors influencing the level of commercialization among smallholder cassava farmers in Taita-Taveta and Kilifi counties, Kenya

African Journal of Agricultural Research

September 2020


Owade J., Abong G., Okoth M., and Mwang’ombe A.

A review of the contribution of cowpea leaves to food and nutrition in East Africa

Food Science and Nutrition

9th November 2020


Mujuka E., Mburu J., Ogutu A. and Ambuko

Returns to investment in postharvest loss reduction technologies among mango farmers in Embu County, Kenya

Food and Energy Security

26th November 2020


Were S.A, Narla R.D, Thies J.E., Mutitu E.U, Muthomi J.W. et al

Identification and quantification of soil borne root rot pathogens communities in smallholder agro-ecosystems of Kenya.


International Journal of  Microbiology and Mycology 11(1): 1-17

January 2020


Atsango E., Muiru W., Mwang’ombe A. and Gaoqiong L.

Use of amino oligosacharins and Alternaria fine protein in the management of crown gall disease on roses

Research Journal of Agriculture

January 2020


Kanyenji G.M., Oluoch-Kosura W., Onyango C.M. and Ng’ang’a S.F.

Prospects and constraints in smallholder farmers’ adoption of multiple soil carbon enhancing practices in Western Kenya

Heliyon 6(2020) e03226


January 2020


Aluka P. and Ngugi K.

The diversity of Green Bean biochemical compounds in Robusta Coffee (Coffea canephora Pierre ex A. Foehner) as evaluated by near infrared spectroscopy

DOI: 10.9734/bpi/atias/v3

January 2020


Sokame B.M., Rebaudo F., Malusi P., Subramanian S., Kilalo D.C., Juma G. and Calatayud P.A.

Influence of temperature on the interaction for resource utilization between fall armyworm and a community of lepidopteran maize stemborers larvae



Insects 11(73) doi:10.3390/insects11020073

21st January 2020


Mulenga R., Miano D., Kaimoyo E., Akello J., Mbute F., Rwahnih M., Chikoti P., Chiona M., Simulundu E. and Alabi J.

First report of Southern Bean Mosaic Virus infecting common bean in Zambia

Plant Disease

6th February 2020


Bii, L.C., Ngugi, K., Kimani, J.M. and  Chemining’wa, G.N.

Genotype by environment analysis of rice (Oryza sativa L.) populations under drought stressed and well-watered environments

Australian Journal of Crop Science

March 2020


Sokame B.M.,  Subramanian S.,  Kilalo D.C., Juma G.,  Calatayud P.A.


Larval dispersal of the invasive fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda , the exotic stem-borer Chilo partellus , and indigenous maize stemborers in Africa


Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata  168 (4): 322-331

11th April 2020


Wanjala B., Ateka E., Miano D., Low W. and Kreuze J.

Storage root yield of sweet potato as influenced by sweet potato leaf curl virus and its interaction with sweet potato feathery mottle virus and sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus in Kenya

Plant Disease


May 2020


Cheserek J.J., Ngugi K., Muthomi J., and Omondi C.

Assessment of Arabusta coffea hybrids [(Coffea canephora L. × Tetraploid Robusta (Coffea canephora)] for green bean physical properties and crop quality.

African Journal of Food Science Vol. 14 (5) pp 119-127

Doi 10.10.5897/AJFS 2019.1852

June 2020


Mureithi P.M., Kavoi B.M., Onyango C.M.

& Mathiu M.P.

Antiulcerogenic effects of selected African nightshades

(Solanum nigrum Linn.) genotypes on the rat stomach:

A morphologic and morphometric study

International Journal of Morphology

38 (4): 940-946

6th June 2020


Ngugi K. & Aluka P.

Genetic and Phenotypic diversity of Robusta Coffee Coffea canephora L.)

Caffeinated and cocoa based beverages

July 2019


Teresa Nyambura Kinyungu , James Wanjohi Muthomi , Sevgan

Subramanian , Douglas Watuku Miano & Florence Mmogi Olubayo

Transmission of viruses causing maize lethal necrosis disease through seed in commercial

hybrids and effect on growth in the subsequent


Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection

7th October 2020


Bellancile U., Mupenzi M. , Muthomi J. ,

Mwang’ombe A. & Ghimire S.

Disease surveillance and farmers’ knowledge of

Brachiaria (Syn. Urochloa) grass diseases in Rwanda

African Journal of Range & Forage Science

13th October 2020


Enock Mosenda,

Jane Ambuko,

Willis Owino


Assessment of Agronomic Traits of Selected Spider Plant (Cleome gynandra L.) Accessions

Journal of Medicinally Active Plants

Volume 9

Issue 4 Vol 9 Issue 4-African Indigenous Plants III.

December 2020


H. Wagaba, P. Kuria, P. Wangari, J. Aleu, H. Obiero, G. Beyene, T. Alicai, A. Buaa, W. Esuma

E. Nuwamanya, S. Gichuki, D. Miano, P. Raymond A. Kiggundu

N. Taylord

B.M. Zawedde, C. Taracha and D.J. MacKenzie d

Comparative compositional analysis of cassava brown streak disease resistant

4046 cassava and its non-transgenic parental cultivar


2020, VOL. 12, NO. 1, 158–169

1st October 2020


Jaoko V., Taning N.T., Backx S., Mulatya J., Abeele J., Magomere T., Olubayo F. et al

The Phytochemical composition of Melis volkensii and its potential for insect pest management


Pesticidal Plants: From Smallholder Use to Commercialization. MDPI, Basel, Switzerland pg. 111-121. Eds. Stevenson P.C., Belmain S.R. and Isman M.B.

May 2020


Jane Jerono Cheserek, Kahiu Ngugi, James Wanjohi Muthomi and Chrispine Ogutu Omondi.

Genetic variability, heritability and correlation of quantitative traits for Arabusta coffee (C. arabica L. X Tetraploid C. canephora Pierre)

Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science, 12(1): 50-57




Geraldin M.W. Lengai, James W. Muthomi, Ernest R. Mbega

Phytochemical activity and role of botanical pesticides in pest management for sustainable agricultural crop production. Scientific African

January 2020