Dr. Mukiri Wa Githendu

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Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Agricultural Science and Technology
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844 Nairobi 00100

 

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Area of Specialization
Seed Science and Technology

Research Interests
Seed Science; Impacts of Climate Change

Publications

    • Momo, J.A. W.M. Thagana and M. wa Githendu, “Effect of withholding Irrigation Water after Complete Heading on Rice Yield and Components in Mwea-Kenya. 2013”. J. Agri Sci, 4 (20): 69-75.
    • Momo, J.A. W.M. Thagana and M. wa Githendu, “Effect of withholding Irrigation Water after Complete Heading on Rice Yield and Components in Mwea-Kenya”. 2013. Journal of Biodiversity ISSN 0976-6901.
    • Momo, J.A. W.M. Thagana and M. wa Githendu, “Effect of withdrawing irrigation water after complete heading on seed quality traits in Mwea, Kirinyaga, Kenya – poster and paper presented at the AGRA/KU/UON/HAK International Conference on Building a New Generation of Agricultural Scientists, held at Kenyatta University, Kenya: 1ST-5TH December, 2014.
    • Namikoye, E. S.; Kasina, M.; M.W. Githendu and G.M. Kariuki., “Population dynamics and management of Frankliniella williamsi (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) vector of maize chlorotic mottle virus, in Bomet County, Kenya – poster and paper presented at the AGRA/KU/UON/HAK International Conference on Building a New Generation of Agricultural Scientists, held at Kenyatta University, Kenya: 1ST-5TH December, 2014.
    • Mukiri wa Githendu, An African speaks for his people.- Parminus Githendu Mukiri. ISBN0-404-12110-1. Background Chapter. Reprint by Government Press, Nairobi, 2013.
    • Mukiri wa Githendu, “Prepare for Climate Change” Feature Article, The Sun Weekly, Issue# 131, page 18, The Sun Publishers Ltd., Nairobi, 12th-18th October, 2014.
    • “Climate Change 2007: Mitigations of Climate Change. Contribution of the Working Group III to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the UN.” Review Editor (Mukiri wa Githendu) of the Technical Summary & Chapter 8-Agriculture. (B. Metz, O. R. Davidson, R.R. Bosch, R. Dave, L.A Meyer (eds)), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, 851pp.
    • “Climate Change 2007: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Contributions of Working Group II to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the UN.” Chapter 9- Africa- (Mukiri wa Githendu-Contributing Author). Parry, M.L.; Canziani, O.F.; Palutikof, J.P.; van der Linden, P.J. and C.E. Hanson (eds.). Cambridge University Press, UK and New York, NY, USA, 976pp.
    • “Climate Change 2001: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Contribution of Working Group II to the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the U.N. ” Chapter 10 - Africa (Mukiri wa Githendu-Lead Author). McCarthy, J.J; Canziani, O.F; Leary, N.A; Dokken, D.J. and K.S. White (eds.). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK and New York, N.Y., U.S.A., 1032 pp
    • “Seed Industry in Kenya with particular Emphasis on Seed Quality Control”, Paper presented to the 6th International Course on Horticultural Crop Production for Tropical and Subtropical Climates, Rehovot, Israel, December, 1998.
    •  “Climate Change and its implications for food security in Africa”, Paper presented to the 6th International Course on Horticultural Crop Production for Tropical and Subtropical Climates, Rehovot, Israel, December, 1998.
    • Mukiri wa Githendu, “An Evaluation of Perceptions of Total Quality Management (TQM) Livestock Practices of Iowa 4-H’ers Who Received New Instructional Materials”, Ph.D. Dissertation, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1996. Also published by the Library of the Congress of the U.S.A.
    • Githendu Mukiri “An African Speaks for His People” (Rewriting of father’s book in progress). Book published by Horgath Press in London in 1934).
    • Mukiri wa Githendu “Factors Associated with Header Losses of Combine Harvesters”, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Edinburgh, U.K., 1985.
    • Mukiri wa Githendu “Factors affecting combine harvesting of seed crops”, Critical Review of Literature, University of Edinburgh, U.K., 1985.

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