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Occurrence of fungal foliar diseases of tomato in different agro-ecological zones of Kirinyaga County, Kenya
(Fundamental and Applied Agriculture, 2022-03)
Tomato production is characterized by inconsistent quality and yields due to biotic constraints such as fungal foliar diseases. Information on the occurrence of the diseases in different agro-ecological zones of Kenya is ...
Prosopis juliflora management and grassland restoration in Baringo County, Kenya: Opportunities for soil carbon sequestration and local livelihoods
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2021-02-04)
1. Climate change, land degradation and invasive alien species (IAS) threaten grassland ecosystems worldwide. IAS clearing and grassland restoration would help to reduce the negative effects of IAS, restore the original ...
Occurrence Of Bacterial Wilt Pathogen In Soils And Potato Tubers In Runyenjes In Embu County, Kenya.
(Research journali, 2021-04)
Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is a starchy tuber crop that is widely cultivated in Africa as an income generator. Nutritionally, potato provides essential amino acids among other important body required nutrients. Despite ...
Cultural, Morphological and Biochemical Identification of Xanthomonas Spp the Causative Agent of Bacteria Leaf Spot in Tomatoes in Wanguru, Mwea, Kirinyaga County, Kenya
Bacteria diseases are major constraints in commercial agriculture. Bacteria diseases have continuously caused huge loss to both conventional and organic farming systems globally. Bacteria leaf spot is a tomato disease ...
Incidence and Severity of Turcicum Leaf Blight Caused by Exserohilum turcicum (pass.) Leonard and Suggs) on Sorghum Populations in Different Regions of Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya
(Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, 2019)
Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) is a drought tolerant food crop preferred by subsistence farmers in dry areas which experience low annual rainfall. However, Turcicum Leaf Blight (TLB) caused by Exserohilum turcicum ...
Incidence and Severity of Solanum lycopersicumBacterial leaf spot Caused by Xanthomonad species in Farms in Wanguru, Mwea, Kirinyaga County, Kenya
Demand for tomato has increased tremendously but its production has been bedeviled by phytopathogens such as bacteria leaf spot. Studies have reported cases of bacteria leaf spot associated with tomato losses in ...