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ABI -ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PAYS A COUTESY CALL TO DEAN, SAED
The Dean, SAED Prof. Bernard Njehia (in tie) with ABI-ORGANIC AGRICULTURE team ; from right , Mr. & Mrs. Ahtur Ammi, Ms. Ann , Ms. Daniella and SAED staff (from left to 3rd left) Dr. Korir, Dr. Samita & Dr. Muui during a courtesy call to Dean, SAED on 23 rd October,2019, during the KUBRIC conference.
SAED’S APPRECIATION CEREMONY FOR PROF. WACEKE WANJOHI (FORMER DEAN'SAED)
SAED’S members of staff presents a gift to SAED’s former Dean Prof. Waceke Wanjohi and her family during an Appreciation Ceremony on 4th October, 2019 in her honor for having served the School as the Dean for eight years (2011-2018)
SAED’S APPRECIATION CEREMONY FOR PROF. WACEKE WANJOHI (FORMER DEAN'SAED)
SAED’s members of staff, former Dean, SAED Prof. Waceke Wanjohi, her family members and friends in a group photo during an appreciation Ceremony on 4th October 2019 held in her honor, having served the School of Agriculture as the Dean for eight years (2011-2018)
DONKEY PROJECT INAUGAURATION CEREMONY AT KITUI CAMPUS ON 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2019.
The Vice Chancellor, Kenyatta University, Prof. Paul Wainaina (center), H.E the Deputy Governor, Kitui County Dr. Gideon Wanthe Nzau (right) and Donkey Project Principal Investigator Dr. Purity Nguhiu goes through Brook East Africa Banner during the project’s inauguration Ceremony at Kitui Campus on 26th September,2019. The Donkey Project is being implemented by Kenyatta University’s SAED in partnership with Brook East Africa.
SAED’S INAUAGURAL DISTINGUISHED AND EXPERT SEMINAR SERIES (DESS)
Permanent Secretary, State Department of Crop Development and Agricultural Research , Prof. Hamadi Boga addressing SAED staff and Postgraduate students during the inaugural Distinguished and Expert Seminar Series (DESS) on 23rd September, 2019 at BSSC. The seminar theme was on “Strategic Agricultural for Kenya’s Development Agenda”.

Dr. Maina Mwangi

  1. Maina Mwangi (editor), 2010. Contribution of Agricultural Sciences towards achieving the Millenium Development Goals. Edited proceedings of the 3rd International e-Conference on Agricultural Biosciences. ISBN: 978 9966 7415 2 6. 162 pp. http://www.m.elewa.org/IeCAB2010e-book.pdf
  2. Maina Mwangi and Wangungu Carol (editors), 2010. Developing agricultural extension capacity in Kenya: Experiences of Kenyatta University Interns in the Farmer Voice Radio Project. Group 1: July – August, 2010. ISBN 978-9966-7415-3-4. FaCT Publishing, Kenya. 82 pp. http://www.m.elewa.org/uris-ku-group1.pdf
  3. Maina Mwangi and Mukiri Githendu (editors), 2010. University radio Interns training and field practice handbook. Kenyatta University, 2010. 62pp. ISBN 978 9966 7415 18.
  4. Leena Tripathi, Maina Mwangi, Steffen Abele, Valentine Aritua, Wilberforce Kateera Tushemereirwe and Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, 2009. Xanthomonas Wilt – A threat to banana production in East and Central Africa. Fruit Strategies International. http://www.fruit-strategy.com/Articles.aspx
  5. Maina Mwangi, 2009. Knowledge for crop disease management: the case of banana Xanthomonas wilt. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences 2(1): 67 - 72.
  6. Tripathi L., Mwangi M., Abele S., Aritua V., Tushemereirwe W., Bandyopadhayay R., 2009. Xanthomonas wilt: A threat to banana production in East and Central Africa. Plant Disease 93(5): 440 - 451.
  7. J.N. Mbaka,M. Mwangi and M.N. Mwangi, 2008. Turning Farming to Business: the Role of Tissue Culture Propagated Bananas in Kenya. J. Appl. Biosc. 9(1): 354 - 361.
  8. Mbaka J.N., Maina, M., Nakato, V.G. and Auma, J. An outbreak of banana xanthomonas wilt in banana orchards in Western Kenya. Afr. J. Hort. Sci. (2008) 1:9-18.
  9. Ngoko Z, Daoudou, Imele H, Kamga PT, Mendi S, Mwangi M, Bandyopadhyay R. and Marasas WFO, 2008. Fungi and mycotoxins associated with food commodities in Cameroon. J. Appl. Biosc. 6: 164 – 168.
  10. Okechukwu, R.U., A.G.O. Dixon, M. Akoroda, M. Mwangi, and R. Bandyopadyay, 2008. Root rot resistance in new cassava varieties introduced to farmers in Nigeria. Experimental Agriculture.
  11. Mwangi M. & Muthoni S. 2008. Survival of Xanthomonas vasicola pv musacearum on metallic tools. J. Appl. Biosc. 3: 91 – 93.
  12. Ndungo V., Komi F. and Mwangi M., 2008. Banana Xanthomonas wilt: spread and management in the Democratic Republic of Congo. J. Appl. Biosci. 1(1): 1 - 7.
  13. Maina Mwangi, 2007. Responding to Banana Xanthomonas wilt amidst multiple pathogens. A Crop Crisis Control project Brief. 9pp. http://c3project.iita.org/Doc/A2BriefRespondingtoBXW.pdf
  14. Vigheri Ndungo, Maina Mwangi, Nakato V., 2007. Brief report of C3P-BXW surveillance and partner visit to DR Congo Feb- March 2007. 7pp. http://c3project.iita.org/Doc/A12-BXWSurveyDRC.pdf
  15. M. Mwangi, M. Mwebaze, R. Bandyopadhyay, V. Aritua, S. Eden-Green, W. Tushemereirwe and J. Smith. 2007. Development of a semi-selective medium for isolating Xanthomonas campestris pv musacearum from insect vectors, infected plant material and soil. Plant Pathology 56: 383-390.
  16. Mwangi, M., Bandyopadhyay, R., Ragama, P. and W.K. Tushemereirwe, 2007. Assessment of banana planting practices and cultivar tolerance in relation to management of soilborne Xanthomonas campestris pv musacearum. Crop Protection 26(8): 1203 -1208.
  17. Moses Biruma, Michael Pillay, Leena Tripathi, Guy Blomme, Steffen Abele, Maina Mwangi, Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, Perez Muchunguzi, Sadik Kassim, Moses Nyine Laban Turyagyenda and Simon Eden-Green. 2007. Banana Xanthomonas wilt: a review of the disease, management strategies and future research directions. African Journal of Biotechnology 6(8): 953-962.
  18. Mwangi Maina and Valentine Nakato. 2007. Key drivers of the Banana Xanthomonas Wilt pandemic in East and Central Africa. Submitted to Acta Horticulturae.
    Bandyopadhyay R., Mwangi M., Aigbe, S.O. and Leslie J. F. 2006. Fusarium species from the cassava root rot complex in West Africa. Phytopathology 96: 673 -676.
  19. Mwebaze MJ, Tusiime G, Tushemereirwe WK, Kubiriba J, Maina M. 2006. Development of diagnostic media for Xanthomonas campestris pv musacearum. African Crop Science Journal 14(2): 129-135.
  20. Mwangi, M., Bandyopadhyay, R. and Tenkouano, A. Faturoti, T. 2005. Outbreak of basal end rot on banana and plantain in Nigeria. African Crop Science Proc. 7: 293-295.
  21. Kotchoni O. S., Gachomo W. E. and Mwangi, M. 2005. Commercial production of genetically modified crops: a prognosis towards acceptance. International J. of Agriculture and Biology 7 (4): 681-688.
  22. Mwangi, M., Bandyopadhyay and Asiedu, R.. 2005. Evaluating use of minitubers in screening yam genotypes for tolerance to fungal rot pathogens. African Crop Science Proc. 7: 273-276.
  23. Mwangi, M., R. Sikora and R. Hauschild. 2004. The role of bacteria emmitted cyanogenic metabolites in biocontrol. African Crop Science Proc. 7(1): 305-308.

Edited conference proceedings, abstracts and other publications

BOOKS/ BOOK CHAPTERS
  • Maina Mwangi, 2017. Major Plant Disease threats in Kenya. 2017. FACT Bioscience Publications, Nairobi. ISBN 978 9966 7415 6 9.
  • Training the Next Generation of Soil Scientists and Agronomists in Africa – Best Practices and Lessons Learned. Chapter 11 in: Going Beyond Demos to Transform African Agriculture -The Journey of AGRA’s Soil Health Program. Authors: Marie Rarieya , Bashir Jama ,Maina Mwangi , Andrew Opoku , James Mutegi , Mary Yaodze , David Kimani and Rufaro Madakadze. ISBN No: 978-0-9980765-0-8. Ecomedia Ltd, Nairobi.
  • Knowledge Management for Improving the Impact of Agricultural Investments in Africa through Country Soil Health Consortia. Chapter 12 in: Going Beyond Demos to Transform African Agriculture -The Journey of AGRA’s Soil Health Program. Authors: James Mutegi , Marie Rarieya , Maina Mwangi , Edward Yeboah , Rebbie Harawa , Zacharia Zida , Shamie Zingore and Jeroen Huising. ISBN No: 978-0-9980765-0-8. Ecomedia Ltd, Nairobi.
  • Training and Education. Pages 83-102. Book Chapter in: Investing in soil: Cases and Lessons from AGRA’s Soil Health Programme. Alliance for a Green Revolution and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi. ISBN: 978-9966-754-08-0.
  • Mwangi M. & Mwaura S., 2014. Strawberry farming- a farmer’s handbook. Elewa. Pub. ISBN: 978 9966 7415 8 7
  • Grace Chirchir, Maina Mwangi, D.O. Nyamongo, Joseph Gweyi, 2016. Soybean: An Assessment of Varieties Grown, Seed Sources and Farmsaved Seed Management Practices in Meru South Sub-County, Kenya. Elixir Agriculture 98: 42471 – 42475.
EDITED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS, ABSTRACTS AND OTHER PAPAERS
  • Maina Mwangi, 2016.Opportunities for Kenya’s horticulture industry under changing climate. Presented at the Humboldt “Kolleg” 2016, Naivasha, 6th – 8th, 2016: Theme: Research and Networking: Laying the Foundation for the Sustainable Development Goals DOI:10.13140/RG.2.1.2300.7609
  • Maina Mwangi, 2016. Paper on “Tips on effective project management and graduate student supervision” presented at the Fifth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016. Engaging PIs of RUFORUM Supported Research Grants for efficient Implementation: 17thOctober, 2016. Cape Town, South Africa. http://www.ruforumbiennial.org/sites/all/themes/corporatesite/ corporate/images/CNPI_Meeting.pdf
  • Other papers presented at the 5th RUFORUM Biennial conference, Cape Town. 17th – 21st October, 2016. Theme: Linking Agricultural Universities with Civil Society, the Private Sector, Governments and other Stakeholders in support of Agricultural Development in Africa.
  • Mwangi M, Gweyi JO, and Mbaka J, 2016. Promotion of technologies to enhance passion fruit productivity under recurring drought events in semi arid eastern Kenya.
  • Abasi, E. A., Muui, C., Mbaka, J.N, Mwangi M, 2016. Vine density management for sustainable passion fruit production.
  • Michoma J.M.,Korir, N, Gweyi, J.O., Mbaka, J.N., Mwangi M, 2016: Water stress management for profitable production of sweet yellow passion fruit.
  • Kimani, M.M., Gweyi, J.O., Mbaka, J.N., Mwangi M, 2016. Towards passion fruit (Passiflora species) production in ASALs of Eastern Kenya: understanding plant responses to moisture stress.
  • Papers presented at the Horticultural Association of Kenya annual symposium 2016. 16th workshop on sustainable horticultural production in the tropics. Held at Chuka University, 28th November – 2nd December 2016.
  • Maina Mwangi. Is market access a bane or boon to success of horticulture in Central and Eastern Kenya? Book of Abstracts page 31.
  • Maina MK, Gweyi-Onyango JP, Mwangi M and Mwirigi P. Dodder Cuscuta: an emerging threat to food security and environment. A review paper. Book of Abstracts page 5.
  • Abasi EA and Mwangi M. Canopy management for sustainable passion fruit production. Book of Abstracts page 53
  • Papers presented at the Horticultural Association of Kenya annual symposium 2015. 15th workshop on sustainable horticultural production in the tropics. Held at KALRO, Thika, Dec 2015. In Book of Abstracts
  • Momanyi Ariemo and Maina Mwangi. Efficacy of selected fungicides in control of rust (Uromyces appendiculatus) on french beans.
  • Kavoi K. Timothy and Maina Mwangi. Oriental fruitfly: (Dacus dorsalis H): a key pest of guavas in Eastern Kenya.
  • Stella Ignatius, Maina Mwangi, Jesca Mbaka. Evaluation of grafting technology for management of bacterial wilt of tomato
  • Mwirigi P*, Maina M. and Gweyi J. Canopy growth of sweet yellow passion fruit in response to different levels of planting fertilizer under greenhouse management.
  • Njue, A. M., and Maina M., Mucheru M. Pesticide Use Practices and Attitude Influence Residue Occurrence in French Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris)
  • F.Matheri,M. Mwangi, D.T. Kirubi, S.M.Runo and M.P. Ngugi. Deformities and genetic variability of sweet yellow passion fruit (Passiflora edulis (Sims) var * flavicarpa) in Mbeere South sub-county
  • PA Nyamwamu, M. Mwangi, R. Gathu, and D. Miano. Transmission mechanisms of maize lethal necrosis disease (MNLD) in Kenya.
  • Ndalo, V.O., Kahuthia-Gathu, R., Maina, M Chemical Management of Tuta absoluta (Meyreck) in Loitokitok, Kajiado County, Kenya.
  • KAPAP RESEARCH STAKEHOLDERS CONFERENCE PAPERS
  • Mwirigi peter, Maina Mwangi and Joseph Gweyi, 2015. Agronomic management of yellow passion fruit among farmers in Mbeere sub county in Kenya. Proceedings of KAPAP CGS Collaborative Research Stakeholders Conference (10th – 12th June 2015). KALRO HQ, Nairobi. Pp 344 – 349.
  • Mwita AC, Maina M, Nyairo NM, and Ramaswamy B, 2015. Enhancing agribusiness through improved markets, market linkages and partnerships. Proceedings of KAPAP CGS Collaborative Research Stakeholders Conference (10th – 12th June 2015). KALRO HQ, Nairobi. Pp 363-367.
  • Papers presented at the International Conference on Building a New Generation of Agricultural Scientists. Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. 1 – 5, Dec 2014
  • Stella Ignatius, Maina Mwangi and Jesca Mbaka. Evaluation of Grafting Technology for Management of Bacterial Wilt of Tomato. Book of Abstracts Page 51.
  • F. Kariuki, P. Okemwa, Grace Wamue and M. Maina. Gender Factors Influencing Participation of Men and Women in Small-Scale Agriculture and Household Economy. Book of Abstracts Page 14.
  • Maina Mwangi, Reuben Muasya, Darius Andika, John Wesonga, Jane Ambuko, Njeri Njau. Students Perception of Agriculture Training in Public Higher Education Institutions in Kenya. Book of Abstracts Page 104.
  • 1Musundire R., Mwangi M., Mugabe F.T., Maboreke K.M. Baseline report on the status of Agricultural training in higher education institutions in Zimbabwe. Book of Abstracts Page 106.
  • Embryo Rescue after Hybridization with Sorghum. Tonny Videnyi Yalwala, Allan Jalemba Mgutu, Maina Mwangi. Book of Abstracts Page 122.
  • Assessment of Genetic Variability within Germplasm of Sweet Yellow Passion fruit (Passiflora edulis Sims f. flavicarpa Deg). Matheri FM, Kirubi D and Mwangi M. Book of Abstracts Page 129.
  • Peter Mwirigi, Maina Mwangi and Joseph Gweyi-Onyango. Morphological Characterization, Water Stress and Nutrient Management of Yellow Passion Fruits (Passiflora Edulis, F. Flavicarpa. Deg) in Mbeere District, Embu County. Book of Abstracts Page 130.
  • Ndalo Victor, Gathu-Kahuthia, R and Mwangi Maina. Population Dynamics and Indigenous Parasitoid Guild of Tomato Leaf Miner (Tuta Absoluta) in Loitoktok, Kajiado County Kenya. Book of Abstracts Page 131.
  • Matheri FM, Kavoi T and Mwangi M. Effect of Date of Harvest and Refrigeration on Germination of Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) Seeds.. Book of Abstracts Page 136.
  • R. Mwadalu, B. Mochoge and M. Mwangi. Effects of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Mineral Fertilizer on Sorghum Bicolor L. Moench N Uptake in Semi-Arid Eastern Kenya. Book of Abstracts Page 137
  • Ignatius Stella and Maina Mwangi. Evaluation of Hyk® foliar fertilizer on growth, yield and quality of French Beans (cv. Organdi). Book of Abstracts Page 148
  • Kimani J. W.., Ombori O., Njoka F.M. and Maina M. Increasing regeneration rate of two sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) cultivars on low cost tissue culture media. Book of Abstracts Page 149
  • Grace Jepleting Chirchir,Joseph Gweyi Onyango,Maina Mwangi, Desterio Ondieki Nyamongo. Assessment of Soybean Agronomic Systems, Seed Handling and Quality in Eastern Kenya. Book of Abstracts Page 166.
  • Ogero K. O.,Mwangi M., Gitonga N. M., Ombori O. and Ngugi M.. Enhancing access to disease-freesweetpotato planting materials through low cost tissue culture for food security and poverty alleviation in Eastern Africa. Submitted to the Agricultural Biosciences International Conference (ABIC) 2014 , 5-8 October in Saskatoon Canada. http://www.abic.ca/abic2014/
  • Impacting lives of young scientists – a story of a Kenyan Young Scientist, Carolyne W. Wangungu. RUFORUM Monthly, volume 7, issue 03. Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture. March 2013, ISSN 2073-9699.
  • Maina Mwangi, 2012. Consumer preferences and strategies for growth of strawberry enterprise in Kenya. Presented at the 7th International Strawberry Symposium (VII ISS), 18 - 22, February 2012, Beijing, China. http://www.iss2012bjchina.org.cn/en
  • Maina Mwangi, 2012. Food for health: experience in Kenya. Paper presented at the Expert Group meeting on “ Detection and health validation methods of bioactive compounds in plants and food products”. Organised by ICS-UNIDO, Trieste, Italy, 14 – 15 March, 2012. http://www.ics.trieste.it/ics-activities/ics-scientific-events.aspx?itemID=9348.
  • Wangungu Carol and Maina Mwangi, 2011. Dieback Disease of Passion Fruit: Its Etiology and Epidemiology. Horticultural Association of Kenya annual conference 2011 (http://hakenya.net/2011/12/12/11th-hak-workshop-)
  • Njeri Njau and Mwangi M., 2011. Evaluation of macropropagation technology to produce banana seedlings free from pests and pathogens “ http://hakenya.net/2011/12/12/11th-hak-workshop-
  • Ogero K.O, Gitonga N.M, Mwangi M, 2011. Response of two sweet potato varieties regenerated on low cost tissue culture medium. Proceedings of the 10th African Crop Science Conference, 10th – 13th October 2011, Maputo, Mozambique, Pg. 246 – 247.
  • Ogero K.O, Gitonga N.M, Mwangi M, Ombori O. and Ngugi M.. Evaluating the feasibility of using locally available fertilizers as low cost nutrients in sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas Lam) tissue culture. . Submitted to the 10th African Crop Science Conference to be held 10th – 13th October 2011, Maputo, Moz.
  • Carolyne .W. Wangungu; Maina Mwangi; Ruth Gathu; Reuben Muasya; Jesca Mbaka; Njuguna Kori, 2011. Practices for reducing dieback disease incidence on passion fruit in Kenya. Proceedings of the 10th African Crop Science Conference to be held 10th – 13th October 2011, Maputo, Mozambique, Pg. 264.
  • MARTHA R. KASYOKA, MWANGI M., KORI N., MBAKA J., GITONGA N, 2011. Banana seedling systems in central and eastern Kenya. Proceedings of the 10th African Crop Science Conference to be held 10th – 13th October 2011, Maputo, Moz. Pg. 248
  • MARTHA R. KASYOKA, MWANGI M., KORI N., MBAKA J., GITONGA N, 2011. Distribution and uses of banana varieties in central and eastern regions of Kenya. Proceedings of the 10th African Crop Science Conference, 10th – 13th October 2011, Maputo, Mozambique, Pg. 245
  • Njeri Njau, Maina Mwangi, Ruth Gathu, Reuben Muasya, Jesca Mbaka, 2011. Assessing macropropagation technique for production of healthy banana seedlings. Proceedings of the 10th African Crop Science Conference to be held 10th – 13th October 2011, Maputo, Moz. Pg. 248 – 249. www.acss2011moz.uem.mz/.../Volume%20of%20Abstracts%20&...
  • Maina Mwangi, 2011. Increasing incidence of cigar end rot disease is compromising recent gains in banana production in Kenya. Proceedings of the 10th African Crop Science Conference to be held 10th – 13th October 2011, Maputo, Moz. Pg. 110
  • Maina Mwangi and Wangari Wangungu, 2011. Reference to the pathological condition afflicting passion fruits in Kenya as dieback is an anomaly. Proceedings of the 10th African Crop Science Conference to be held 10th – 13th October 2011, Maputo, Moz. Pg. 264 – 265.
  • Njeri Njau, Maina Mwangi, Mbaka, J., Gathu, R, & Muasya, R. 2010. Biotic constraints to banana production in Eastern and Central Provinces of Kenya. Proceedings of the Second RUFORUM Biennial Meeting 20 - 24 September 2010, Entebbe, Uganda. Pp 267 – 269. http://mak.ac.ug/documents/RUFORUM/NjeriBiotic.pdf
  • Wangungu, C.W., Maina Mwangi, Mbaka, J., Kori, N. & Gathu, R.. 2010. Biotic constraints to passion fruit production in central and eastern provinces of Kenya. Proceedings of the Second RUFORUM Biennial Meeting 20 - 24 September 2010, Entebbe, Uganda. Pp 239 – 241. www.mak.ac.ug/documents/RUFORUM/WangunguBiotic.pdf
  • Kasyoka, M.R., Mwangi, M., Kori, N., Gitonga, N. & Muasya, R, 2010. Evaluating the macropropagation efficiency of banana varieties preferred by farmers in Eastern and Central Kenya. Proceedings of the Second RUFORUM Biennial Meeting 20 - 24 September 2010, Entebbe, Uganda. Pp 499 – 503. http://mak.ac.ug/documents/RUFORUM/Kasyoka.pdf
  • Wangungu, C.W., Maina Mwangi, Mbaka, J., Kori, N. & Gathu, R.. 2010. Studies on the etiology, epidemiology and management of dieback disease of passion fruit in Kenya. Proceedings of the Second RUFORUM Biennial Meeting 20 - 24 September 2010, Entebbe, Uganda. Pp 303 – 305. http://mak.ac.ug/documents/RUFORUM/WangungaStudies.pdf
  • Njeri Njau, Mwangi, M., Gathu, R., Mbaka, J., Kori, N. & Muasya, R. 2010. Assessing effectiveness of macropropagation technology to produce healthy seedlings of banana varieties with high market demand in Eastern and Central provinces, Kenya. Proceedings of the Second RUFORUM Biennial Meeting 20 - 24 September 2010, Entebbe, Uganda. Pp 531 – 533. http://mak.ac.ug/documents/RUFORUM/NjeriAssessing.pdf
  • Carolyne Wangungu, Njuguna Kori, Maina Mwangi, 2010. Research gaps on passion fruit diseases in Kenya. Pg. 66 – 67, 3rd Int. e-Conf. On Agricultural Biosciences, June 1 – 15, 2010. http://www.econference.elewa.org/agriculture/abstracts2010-new.html
  • Mwangi Maina and C. Legg, 2008. Targeting interventions against banana Xanthomonas wilt in East and Central Africa using GIS techniques.‘Banana and plantain in Africa, harnessing international partnerships to increase research impact’, at Mombasa in October 5-10, 2008. www.banana2008.com.
  • Maina Mwangi, 2008. Environmental impacts of crop pathogens. Proceedings of the International e-Conference on Biomedical, Environmental and nutritional Health Sciences 2008. Online, Oct 6-20, ’08. http://www.e-conference.elewa.org/biomedical
  • M. Mwangi and S. Muthoni, 2008. Potential negative impacts of vegetable production in polluted environments. Proceedings of the international e-Conference on Biomedical, Environmental and nutritional Health Sciences 2008. Online, Oct 6-20, ’08. http://www.e-conference.elewa.org/biomedical
    Fiaboe, K.K.M.; G.V. Nakato; M. Mwangi and F. Beed, 2008. Spread and management of banana xanthomonas wilt in the great lakes region. AATF seminar, Entebbe, Uganda.
  • M. Mwangi and S. Muthoni, 2008. Implementing banana macropropagation in Kenya - potential and challenges. Proceedings of the International e-Conference on Agricultural BioSciences 2008, June 2-16, 2008. Book of Abstracts: Volume 1 http://www.e-conference.elewa.org/agriculture/abstracts2008-new.html
  • M. Mwangi and S. Muthoni. Biotechnology for medicinal plants in E. Africa. Proceedings of the 1st International e-Conference on Agricultural BioSciences 2008, held online June 2- 16, 2008. Book of Abstracts: Volume 1http://www.e-conference.elewa.org/agriculture/abstracts2008-new.html
  • S. Muthoni and M. Mwangi. Managing poultry cannibalism in Kenya. Proceedings of the 1st International e-Conference on Agricultural BioSciences 2008, held online June 2- 16, 2008. Book of Abstracts: Volume 1http://www.e-conference.elewa.org/agriculture/
  • M. Mwangi, 2008. Yam (Dioscorea sp.): how will this crop be revived to enhance food security in East Africa? Proceedings of the 1st International e-Conference on Agricultural BioSciences 2008, held online June 2- 16, 2008. Book of Abstracts: Volume 1.
  • Mwangi Maina and Valentine Nakato. Evaluation of pesticides with potential for application in management of Banana Xanthomonas wilt. Presented at the ISHS/ProMusa Symposium; Recent advances in banana crop protection for sustainable production and improved livelihoods. Greenway Woods Resort, White River, South Africa. September 10-14, 2007. http://www.promusa.org/symposium/2007_symposium .
  • Eldad Karamura, Frank Turyagyenda, William Tinzaara, Justus Muhangi, Guy Blomme, and Francis Maina-Mwangi. Participatory monitoring and evaluation of management strategies to control Xanthomonas wilt of banana and enset in East and Central Africa. Presented at the ISHS/ProMusa Symposium; Recent advances in banana crop protection for sustainable production and improved livelihoods. Greenway Woods Resort, White River, South Africa. September 10-14, 2007. http://www.promusa.org/symposium/2007_symposium
  • Mwangi Maina, Nakato Valentine and Muthoni Sarah. Methods for disinfecting tools in management of Banana Xanthomonas wilt disease. Accepted for the 8th African Crop Science Society Conference. 27- 31 October 2007- El-Minia, Egypt. www.acss2007.org.
  • Mwangi Maina, Caroline Nankinga and Eldad Karamura. Challenges to Training Stakeholders for Management of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt. “Utilisation of diversity in land use systems: Sustainable and organic approaches to meet human needs” Tropentag, October 9-11, 2007, Witzenhausen, Germany. http://www.tropentag.de/2007/abstracts/full/480.pdf
  • Mwangi Maina and Ndungo Vigheri. Importance of cocoyams (Xanthosoma sp.) in farming systems affected by banana Xanthomonas wilt in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Accpted for the 10th Triennial Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops - Africa Branch (ISTRC-AB). “Root and Tuber Crops for Poverty Alleviation through Science and Technology for Sustainable Development”. 8 - 12 October 2007. Maputo, Mozambique
  • Maina Mwangi, 2007. Removing infected banana mats to contain Xanthomonas wilt: Experiences in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. IITA, Ibadan. 13 pp. http://c3project.iita.org/DOC/A4-C3PBriefBananaMatRemoval.pdf
  • Maina Mwangi and Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, 2006. Managing Banana Xanthomonas wilt. A manual packaged for the Crop Crisis Control Project. IITA, Ibadan. 33p. http://eastafrica.usaidgov/proxy/document.1017.aspx
  • Maina Mwangi, Ndungo Vigheri, Komi Fiaboe, Ranajit Bandyopadhyay, 2006. Banana Xanthomonas Wilt In The Democratic Republic Of Congo: Emergence, Spread and Strategies to Halt spread. Paper presented at the Musaco symposium, Limbe Cameroon, September 2006.
  • Mwangi M, Pillay. M, Bandyopadhyay R, Tushemereirwe W. and Ragama, P. 2006. Progress in understanding mechanisms of host plant tolerance to banana bacterial wilt. In: Proceedings of the Fourth International Bacterial Wilt Symposium, Central Science Laboratory, York, UK 17–20th July 2006, http://www.ibws2006.org.uk/book_rev%20(final).pdf.
  • Mwangi M, Bandyopadhyay R, Tushemereirwe W and Ragama, P. 2006. Developing technologies to support replanting of banana to rehabilitate farms affected by Xanthomonas wilt. In: Proceedings of the Fourth International Bacterial Wilt Symposium, Central Science Laboratory, York, UK 17–20th July 2006, http://www.ibws2006.org.uk/book_rev%20(final).pdf .
  • Mwangi M., Tinzaara, W., Vigheri N., Namu F.N., Ragama P., Bandyopadhyay R. 2006. Comparative study of banana Xanthomonas wilt spread in mid and high altitudes of the Great Lakes region of Africa. Tropentag symposium 2006, Bonn, Germany. http://www.tropentag.de/2006/abstracts/full/441.pdf
  • Mwangi M, 2006. Banana Xanthomonas Wilt: Status of Knowledge and Control. Paper presented at launching session of the Crop Crisis Control Project, Kigali, Rwanda, June 12 -15 2006.
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