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DEVELOPMENT OF BREEDING OBJECTIVES FOR PRODUCTION SYSTEMS UTILISING THE BORAN BREED IN KENYA
(Egerton University Nakuru Kenya, 2004-04)
Boran cattle are important in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) of Kenya for beef production and as a source of livelihood to pastoralists as dual purpose animals providing both milk and meat. Despite their importance, ...
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AND SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS: A CASE OF SELECTED RURAL AREAS OF TANZANIA
(University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, 2008)
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have, in the recent past, attracted enormous attention as important tools for socio-economic development. However, the role of ICTs in fostering development and addressing ...
THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY AND PERFORMANCE IN MATHEMATICS: A CASE STUDY OF DISTRICT SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN KILIFI AND MALINDI, KILIFI COUNTY
Despite the fact that Mathematics is the backbone of new emerging sciences, the general performance in Mathematics among secondary school students remains poor. Research evidence shows that poor performance in Mathematics ...
CHARACTERIZATION OF IONOSPHERIC DYNAMICS OVER THE EAST AFRICAN DIP EQUATORIAL REGION USING GPS-DERIVED TOTAL ELECTRON CONTENT.
The structure of electron density in the ionosphere and ionospheric irregularities can be monitored using Global Position System (GPS) in near real time. Compared to other observation techniques, GPS satellites offers a ...
INTEGRATING LEGUME COVER CROPS AND STRIGA RESISTANT MAIZE VARIETIES IN THE CONTROL OF STRIGA ASIATICA IN COASTAL LOWLANDS OF KENYA
Striga is a serious parasitic weed of cereals and legumes, negatively affecting farming in the developing world. In coastal Kenya, it is known as ‘chitsai’ (a little witch) because of its weakening effect on maize (Zea ...
CD4 T Cell Responses to a Variant Antigen of the Malaria Parasite Plasmodium falciparum, Erythrocyte Membrane Protein–1, in Individuals Living in Malaria-Endemic Areas
(Infectious Diseases, 2002)
Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte membrane protein–1 (PfEMP-1) is a variant antigen on the surface of malaria-infected red blood cells. Antibody responses to PfEMP-1 correlate with immunity, and, therefore, PfEMP-1 may ...