Research Week 2021 shall be virtual again in 2021 from October 25-29. There are 12+ conferences already lined up…
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The ever-increasing animal feed costs are driving many vulnerable communities involved in animal husbandry out of business. The high cost is mainly driven by the protein source, which represents the most expensive component in animal feed. In conventional feed, protein is obtained mainly fromRead more
In the last few decades, farmers have relied on synthetic pesticides to managed crop pests and diseases. This is because synthetic pesticides are easily available, have quick knock down effect, have varied modes of action and are reliable. However, some synthetic pesticides areRead more
Continuous cultivation of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) in monoculture systems represents the greatest factor deteriorating soil organic matter (SOM) in smallholder farms.
The University of Nairobi and Government of Kenya in partnership with UNESCO and UN Women and other partners invite you to the commemoration of World AIDS Day 2022 on Thursday, December 1, 2022. This year's theme is Equalize! Activities for the day include : Launch of Gender Desk at theRead more
The Department of Plant Science and Crop protection held a successful annual general meeting and a welfare party on 18th November, 2022. The Senior members of staff who have retired from the department got a chance to celebrate with their colleagues. Good words of wisdom from these membersRead more
On 3rd October 2022, Kenya’s cabinet under the leadership of his Excellency President Dr. William Samoei Ruto lifted the 10-year ban on importation of GMOs. Opinion is divided on the move to lift the ban. The proponents have welcomed the moveRead more
Our Annual #UoNsports day will be held this Friday, 14th October, 2022 from 8:00 am at the Chancellor's Court. This is one day in a year that we get to play together, appreciate talent and defend championships.
On Friday, 7th of October 202, the Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection was privileged to receive students from Ikuu Boys High School, Meru County, who paid a visit to the Department for an academic tour.
On 5th of October 2022. A group of students from Karima Girls High School from Nyandarua county, Nyandarua South Sub-County visited the Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection for an academic tour. Their area of interest were tissue culture,milking machine,livestock breeds,farm tools,Read more
29th September: United Nation’s International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste
Stop Food Loss and Waste. For the People. For the Planet