Validation of climate smart Pigeon pea Agronomic practices in Baringo, Elgeyo marakwet, Machakos, Tharaka and Kabete

Overview
Overview
  • To validate the potential use of selected hormones in seed priming in economically important pigeon pea
  •  To determine the effect of seed priming hormones on the physiological responses of the selected varieties and the effect growth and yield under drought stress conditions.
  •  To validate nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizer micro-dosing and rainwater harvesting practices under varied pigeon pea and cereal inter-cropping systems
  • To validate an effective IPM strategy combining host plant resistance, boi-control and selective insecticide spraying regime(s) against the pigeon pea insect pest complex
Sponser

KALRO- Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture Project (KCSAP)-world bank

Principle Instigator
Prof. Paul Kimani