COMPONENT 2 SCHOLARS – MSC (52)

Charo Fadhir Juma

Degree being pursued: MSc in Fish Science at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Aloe Vera Herb as an alternative antimicrobial treatment for streptococcus iniae infection in fish

Charo Fadhir Juma

Status: Ongoing

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Kipsang Fredrick Tuitoek

Degree being pursued: MSc in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Characterization of Sorghum Genotypes for Aluminium Toxicity Tolerance Using Morphological Traits

Kipsang Fredrick Tuitoek

Status: Ongoing

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Yahuma Nancy Achieng

Degree being pursued: MSc in Plant Protection at University of Eldoret

Research Project Title: Evaluation of integrated striga control technologies under farmer-researcher management for improved sorghum productivity

Yahuma Nancy Achieng

Status: Ongoing

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Gladys Cheruto

Degree being pursued: MSc in Agroforestry at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Effect of forest conversion of potato production on AMF and phosphorous bioavaibility in Nyandarua County

Gladys Cheruto

Status: Ongoing

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Chengo Dama Grace

Degree being pursued: MSc in Crop Protection at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Management of bacterial wilt on tomatoes by use of host resistant and efficient water use

Chengo Dama Grace

Status: Ongoing

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Wairimu Munene Brian

Degree being pursued: MSc in Food Science and Technology at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology

Research Project Title: Traditional meat preservation by honey among pastoral communities in Laikipia county

Wairimu Munene Brian

Status: Ongoing

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Odongo Lugonzo George

Degree being pursued: MSc in Applied Microbiology ( Virology) at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Co-Morbidity of PPR Against the CBPP in Kilifi County

Odongo Lugonzo George

Status: Ongoing

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Mugo Wawira Lydia

Degree being pursued: MSc in Hydrobiology (Aquaculture) at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Effects of feeding gryllus bimaculacus on growth rate, water quality and economic performance of Nile tilapia in Nyeri County

Mugo Wawira Lydia

Status: Ongoing

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Khaemba Shayne Gladys

Degree being pursued: MSc in Agribusiness Management at Egerton University

Research Project Title: Effects of improved pigeon pea varieties on the livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Taita Taveta County, Kenya

Khaemba Shayne Gladys

Status: Ongoing

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Otieno Kevin Odhiambo

Degree being pursued: MSc in Food Science at Egerton University

Research Project Title:  Protein, Sensory Qualities and Shelf Life of Cassava Biscuits Enriched with Cricket Flour

Otieno Kevin Odhiambo

Status: Ongoing

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Waswa Clinton Simiyu

Degree being pursued: MSc in Agricultural Engineering at Egerton University

Research Project Title: Effect of chicken manure pretreatment and total solids on biogas production when co-digested with cow dug

Waswa Clinton Simiyu

Status: Ongoing

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Kituu Elizabeth Mueni

Degree being pursued: MSc in Biochemistry at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Research Project Title: Functional characterization and differential in vivo expression of tricorn interacting factor 3 homologs in Trypanosoma brucei brucei pathogenicity

Kituu Elizabeth Mueni

Status: Ongoing

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Kakusu Maingi Edwin

Degree being pursued: MSc in Range Management at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Morpho-Physiological Responses of Roots and Buds of Range Grasses to Moisture Stress in Kajiado County Kenya

Kakusu Maingi Edwin

Status: Ongoing

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Mukoma Marvin Gaye

Degree being pursued: MSc in Limnology at Egerton University

Research Project Title: Arrhospira plantensis culture systems in creation of sustainable aquaculture feeds in arid and semi- arid regions.

Mukoma Marvin Gaye

Status: Ongoing

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Sami Eric Wekesa

Degree being pursued: MSc in Animal Nutrition and Feed Science at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Sorghum Silage as a drought resisitant forage for diary goat production in Kakamega County

Sami Eric Wekesa

Status: Ongoing

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Kamau Rachael Muthoni

Degree being pursued: MSc in Agronomy at Egerton University

Research Project Title: The influence of lipid fractions on reproductive phase cold tolerance in sorghum genotype

Kamau Rachael Muthoni

Status: Ongoing

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Anyango Ruphline Margaret

Degree being pursued: MSc in Veterinary Public Health at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Evaluation of diagnostic performance of echidnococcus tests in selected abattoirs in Nairobi and surrounding environs

Anyango Ruphline Margaret

Status: Ongoing

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Elphas Simiyu

Degree being pursued: MSc in Plant Breedig and Biotechnology at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Genetic diversity and resistance to bacterial blight among kenyan cassava manihot (esculata, grants) genotypes.

Elphas Simiyu

Status: Ongoing

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Karanja Mbuthia Francis

Degree being pursued: MSc in Integrated Watershed Management at Kenyatta University

Research Project Title:  Integrated Watershed Management in Kajiado County

Karanja Mbuthia Francis

Status: Ongoing

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Kiptoo Kennedy

Degree being pursued: MSc in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Screening and genotyping of finger millet for nitrogen use efficiency

Kiptoo Kennedy

Status: Ongoing

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Arusei Jepchumba Jacquelyne

Degree being pursued: MSc in Plant Pathology at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Management of pod borer (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) infesting pigeon peas in the field

Arusei Jepchumba Jacquelyne

Status: Ongoing

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Jayo Tracyline Manyasi

Degree being pursued: MSc in Crop Protection at Egerton University

Research Project Title:  Host Plant Resistance and Characterization of Blast Disease in Selected Millet Genotypes in Kenya

Jayo Tracyline Manyasi

Status: Ongoing

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Ogingo Evance Odinga

Degree being pursued: MSc in Animal Breeding and Genomics at Egerton University

Research Project Title:  Evaluation of Genetic Sensitivity of Zebu Cattle to Climate Change in Kenya

Ogingo Evance Odinga

Status: Ongoing

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Matingi Adrian Kimani

Degree being pursued: MSc in Plant Breeding at Kenyatta University

Research Project Title:  Genotypic Response to Silicon Moderated Water Stress Tolerance Using Morphological and Molecular Markers in Sorghum Landraces in Kitui County

Matingi Adrian Kimani

Status: Ongoing

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Muthee Marilyn Wangui

Degree being pursued: MSc in Agronomy at Kenyatta University

Research Project Title:  Effects of Processing Methods and Variety on Nutritional Quality and Safety of Ready to Eat Potato Products in Nyandarua County

Muthee Marilyn Wangui

Status: Ongoing

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Kibet George

Degree being pursued: MSc in Public Health at Kenyatta University

Research Project Title: Effect of Climate Change on Leishmaniasis In Baringo County,
Kenya

Kibet George

Status: Ongoing

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Nyaga Martin Mugendi

Degree being pursued: MSc in Hydrobiology (Aquaculture) at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Comparative Study Of Two Types Of Feeds In The Growth Performance Of Nile Tilapia Oreochromis Niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) Fingerlings.

Nyaga Martin Mugendi

Status: Ongoing

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Minyonga Douglas Okemwa

Degree being pursued: MSc in Environmental Science at Karatina University

Research Project Title:  Development and Assessment of Black Soldier Fly Diet Feed for Sustainable Aquaculture

Minyonga Douglas Okemwa

Status: Ongoing

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Mworia Lydiah Kinya

Degree being pursued: MSc in Applied Human Nutrition at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Biofortification of brachiaria grass with zinc fortified fertilizer: Implications for micronutrient deficiency in Kenya

Mworia Lydiah Kinya

Status: Ongoing

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Kihungi Jacob Gichuki

Degree being pursued: MSc in Crop Protection at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Molecular Identification and Characterization of Endophytic Bacteria on Tolerant Varieties of Sorghum and Their Potential

Kihungi Jacob Gichuki

Status: Ongoing

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Masila Mutindi Ednah

Degree being pursued: MSc in Biotechnology at JKUAT

Research Project Title: Molecular characterization of indigenous Galla goats from Garissa and Kitui counties for conservation and improvement

Masila Mutindi Ednah

Status: Ongoing

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Morinket Keshura Richard

Degree being pursued: MSc in Applied Parasitology at Kenyatta University

Research Project Title: Efficacy of commonly used antihelmitics among small ruminants keepers in Kajiado County, Kenya

Morinket Keshura Richard

Status: Ongoing

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Siele Sheila Chepkirui

Degree being pursued: MSc in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:   Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Drought Tolerance in Guinea Grass Accessions (Panicum Maximum)

Siele Sheila Chepkirui

Status: Ongoing

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Apunda Onyango Erick

Degree being pursued: MSc in Analytical Chemistry at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Catalytic hydrothermal reforming of pyrolysis bio digester oil from bagasse into clean green transport fuel

Apunda Onyango Erick

Status: Ongoing

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Owino Kevin Odhiambo

Degree being pursued: MSc in Water Resources Engineering at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

Research Project Title: Design  of an optimal Rainwater harvesting and storage system for smallholder irrigation in south western Kenya

Owino Kevin Odhiambo

Status: Ongoing

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Wachenje Dorothy Wanjala

Degree being pursued: MSc in Plant Breeding at Egerton University

Research Project Title: Genetic analysis of drought tolerance and earliness in tropical maize germplasm

Wachenje Dorothy Wanjala

Status: Ongoing

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Chege Waithera Patriciah

Degree being pursued: MSc in Veterinary Theriogenology at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Utilizing County Based Artificial Insemination Services for Enhanced Cattle Breeding: A Case of Meru and Tharaka Nithi Counties

Chege Waithera Patriciah

Status: Ongoing

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Mukiti Kyambu Michael

Degree being pursued: MSc in Livestock Production Systems at South Eastern Kenya University

Research Project Title:  Diet Selection, Intake and Live Weight Gain of Sheep Offered Selected Grasses in A Cafeteria Feeding Systems

Mukiti Kyambu Michael

Status: Ongoing

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Kiria Yussf Aila

Degree being pursued: MSc in Agricultural and Rural Development at Kenya Methodist University

Research Project Title:  Evaluating the Effects of Manure Application, Seeding Rate and Planting Method on Yield and Biomass Production of Teff

Kiria Yussf Aila

Status: Ongoing

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Wambulwa Levi Mulongo

Degree being pursued: MSc in Animal Genetics and Breeding at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Enhancing productivity of Galla Goats using estrus synchronization in Southern Kenya Rangelands

Wambulwa Levi Mulongo

Status: Ongoing

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Gitonga Tabitha Kanini

Degree being pursued: MSc in Plant Pathology at Chuka University

Research Project Title:  Prevalence, Distribution and Characterization of Pests and Diseases Associated with Green Gram (Vigna Radiate L.) in Tharaka Nithi and Machakos Counties, Kenya

Gitonga Tabitha Kanini

Status: Ongoing

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Chebet Nelly

Degree being pursued: MSc in Agronomy at Egerton University

Research Project Title: Evaluation and Selection for Salinity Tolerance of Sorghum Genotypes

Chebet Nelly

Status: Ongoing

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Ochieng Otieno Berrick

Degree being pursued: MSc in Crop Protection at University of Nairobi 

Research Project Title:  Integrated Management of Potato Cyst Nematodes Using Biological Controls, Resistance Potato Cultivars and Organic Amendments in Nyandarua County

Ochieng Otieno Berrick

Status: Ongoing

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Jesang Ascah Malel

Degree being pursued: MSc in Veterinary Theriogenology at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Assessment of effective estrous synchronization dose of prostaglandin F2 α (alpha) in goats in Nakuru and Nyeri

Jesang Ascah Malel

Status: Ongoing

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Kevin Shitiavai Lumwachi

Degree being pursued: MSc in Crop Protection at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Application of Grafting Technique in the Management of Bacterial Wilt in Tomatoes in Kajiado County

Kevin Shitiavai Lumwachi

Status: Ongoing

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Kimeli Kipchirchir Alex

Degree being pursued: MSc in Veterinary Theriogenology at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Evaluation of Artificial Insemination adoption and its related intercalving interval and sex ratio of calves

Kimeli Kipchirchir Alex

Status: Ongoing

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Odoje Akoth Fabrizia

Degree being pursued: MSc in Fisheries and Aquaculture at Maseno University

Research Project Title:  Evaluation of the Potential of Termite (Coptotermes formosanus shiraki) Meal as a replacement of fishmeal in diets for Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)

Odoje Akoth Fabrizia

Status: Ongoing

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Kenana Richard Suyianka

Degree being pursued: MSc in Animal Nutrition at Egerton University

Research Project Title:  Evaluation of the Effects of Feeding Bracharia and Rhodes Grass Hay Supplemented with Calliandra on the Performance of Red Maasai Sheep

Kenana Richard Suyianka

Status: Ongoing

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Musenya Edinah Shikoli

Degree being pursued: MSc in Horticulture at Egerton Unversity

Research Project Title: Effects of Allium fistulosum Crude extract and irrigation levels on Bacterial wilt incidence, growth, yield and quality of greenhouse grown tomato

Musenya Edinah Shikoli

Status: Ongoing

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Apopo Auleria Ajiambo

Degree being pursued: MSc in Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Research Project Title:  Detection and Characterization of Newcastle Disease Virus Strains in Gallus Gallus domesticus (Domestic Indigenous Chicken) in Ecological Zone III and V in Kenya

Apopo Auleria Ajiambo

Status: Ongoing

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Haro Geoffrey Thomas

Degree being pursued: MSc in Agriculture and Rural Development at Kenya Methodist University

Research Project Title: Evaluation of The Effects of Fertilization Methods on The Productivity of Selected Potato Cultivars Grown in The Taita Hills, Kenya

Haro Geoffrey Thomas

Status: Ongoing

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Tanui Chepkorir

Degree being pursued: MSc in Biotechnology at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Research Project Title: Determination of maize yellow dwarf virus in Bomet County and response of selected maize and sorghum varieties to MCMV and SCMV.

Tanui Chepkorir

Status: Ongoing

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