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The status of potato leafroll virus in Kenya
(Journal of Plant Pathology, 2003)
A survey of potato leaf roll disease conducted in major potato growing regions of Kenya (Meru, Kiambu, Nyamira and Kisii districts) revealed the highest incidence in Kisima location, Timau division of Meru district and an ...
Overall Seasonal Energy Cost Analysis of Smallholder Pumped Irrigation Systems in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands of Kenya
(Journal of Agriculture, Science and Technology, 2014)
In Kenya, there has been a tremendous increase in the number of smallholder farmers using motorized pumps in their farming operations. The recent increase in uptake of pumps in irrigated agriculture is as a result of need ...
An Assessment of Tick-Borne Diseases Constraints to Livestock Production in a Smallholder Livestock Production System: a Case of Njiru District, Kenya
(International Journal of Research in Agriculture and Forestry, 2015-10)
The principle objective of the study was to determine the tick- borne diseases constraints to livestock production in Njiru District, Kenya. The survey was carried out in six locations, clusterly selected and spread across ...
Modelling the risk of Taenia solium exposure from pork produced in western Kenya
(PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2017-02-17)
The tapeworm Taenia solium is the parasite responsible for neurocysticercosis, a neglected tropical disease of public health importance, thought to cause approximately 1/3 of epilepsy cases across endemic regions. The ...
An integrated study of human and animal infectious disease in the Lake Victoria crescent small-holder crop-livestock production system, Kenya.
(BioMedCentral - BMC Infectious Diseases, 2017-06-30)
The neglected zoonotic diseases (NZD) are an understudied group that are a major cause of illness throughout the developing world. In general, little is known about the prevalence and burden of NZDs in affected communities, ...
Prevalence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in pigs entering the food chain in western Kenya
Three hundred forty-three pigs slaughtered and marketed in western Kenya were subjected to lingual examination and HP10 Ag-ELISA for the serological detection of Taenia solium antigen. When estimates were adjusted for ...