PUBLICATIONS BY MEMBERS OF STAFF 



  1. Mugendi, E.R., Gitonga, C., Rugano, P., & Ndwiga, Z.N. (2024). Correlates gender traits and mindset on the choice of physics subject at high school in Kenya. International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education (IJERE) DOI:10.11591/ijere.v13i1.25436
  2. Kirimi, P. N. (2024). Effect of banks’ ownership structure on financial performance: evidence from banks in an emerging market. Measuring Business Excellence. Measuring Business Excellence, 2024.
  3. Amwoma, J. G., Kituyi, S., Wakoli, D. M., Ochora, D. O., Chemwor, G., Maisiba, R., … & Akala, H. M. (2024). Comparative analysis of peripheral whole blood transcriptome from asymptomatic carriers reveals upregulation of subsets of surface proteins implicated in Plasmodium falciparum phenotypic plasticity. Biochemistry and Biophysics Reports37, 101596
  4. Mwithiga, G., Maina, S., Muturi, P., & Gitari, J. (2024). Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) growth rate, essential oil yield and composition as influenced by different soil conditioners under two watering regimes. Heliyon.
  5. Nyarindo, W. N., Mugera, A., Hailu, A., & Obare, G. (2024). Do combined sustainable agricultural intensification practices improve smallholder farmers’ welfare? Evidence from eastern and western Kenya. Agricultural Economics, 1-17.
  6. Omar, F., Neondo, J., Mweu, C., & Muli, J. (2024). Assessment of genetic diversity of latent bacteria in coconut leaves associated with lethal yellowing disease symptoms in Kenya. British society for plant pathology, 1-29.
  7. Kipnyargis, A., Kenya, E., Khamis, F., & Mwirichia, R. (2024). Spatiotemporal structure and composition of the microbial communities in hypersaline Lake Magadi, Kenya. F1000Research, 13, 11.
  8. Karonji, S., Odhiambo, N. O., Muli, J. K., Mugweru, J., & Mwirichia, R. (2024). Control of Alternaria Leaf Spot of the Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Using Soil-Derived Biological Agents. Scientifica, 1-9.
  9. Boudouaia, A., Miqdad, K., AL-Qadri, A. H., Saraa, N., Belmamoune, S., Bariu Ntorukiri, T., … & Mouissi, M. (2024). The effect of empowerment on English language teachers’ commitment to schools: the mediation of teachers’ attitudes towards curriculum reform. Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 1-16.
  10. Gitiha, R. W., Rugano, P., Wakhu, S., & Muriithi, C. G. (2024). Students’ perceptions towards the uptake of educational technologies in Christian Religious Education. Taylor & Francis.
  11. Robai, C. I., Nyaga, J., Karuri, H., Elmberg, J., & Månsson, J. (2024). Reducing the number of grazing geese on agricultural fields-Effectiveness of different scaring techniques. Crop Protection, 177, 106552.
  12. Mukhaye, E., Akoko, J., Nyamota, R., Mwatondo, A., Muturi, M., Nthiwa, D., … & Bett, B. (2024). Exposure patterns and the risk factors of zoonotic Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever virus amongst pastoralists, livestock and selected wild animals species at the human/livestock/wildlife interface in Isiolo County, upper eastern Kenya.medRxiv, 2024-03.
  13. Njoroge, J. K., Njire, M., Maina, J., Mwirichia, R., Nyabuga, F. N., & Mugweru, J. (2024). Bacterial diversity in honey bee environment: Embu County, Kenya. Scientific African, 23, e02036.
  14. Bolo, P., Mucheru‐Muna, M., Mwirichia, R. K., Kinyua, M., Ayaga, G., & Kihara, J. (2024). Soil bacterial community is influenced by long‐term integrated soil fertility management practices in a Ferralsol in Western Kenya.Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and Environment3(1), e12090.
  15. Ngui, S. M., Mwangangi, J. M., Richter, J., & Ngunjiri, J. W. (2024). Prevalence and intensity of urinary schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths among women of reproductive age in Mwaluphamba, Kwale. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 17(2), 71-83.
  16. Mwikamba, E. M., Githaiga, M. N., Briers, R. A., & Huxham, M. (2024). A Review of Seagrass Cover, Status and Trends in Africa. Springerlink, Estuaries and Coasts, 1-18.
  17. Kinya, G., Kairo, J. G., Nyoike, R. N., Nguu, J. G., Githinji, B. K., & Githaiga, M. N. (2024). Eco-Engineering Mangrove Restoration at Gazi Bay, Kenya.Diversity16(3), 135.
  18. Sumba, J. O., Ochenge, R., Mugambi, P., & Musafiri, C. M. (2024). Public debt and macroeconomic stability among sub-Saharan African countries: a system GMM test approach. Cogent Economics & Finance, 12(1), 2326451.
  19. Alzain, M. A., Asweto, C. O., Saeed, M. E., Kassar, A., Ali, K. E. M., Ghorbel, M., … & Wang, W. (2024). Assessing suboptimal health status in the Saudi population: Translation and validation of the SHSQ-25 questionnaire.Journal of Global Health14. doi: 10.7189/jogh.14.04030
  20. Masheti,O., Muthomi, J.W., Muiru, W.M., Arunga, E.E. & Gepts, P. (2024). First report of Elsinoë phaseoli causing scab of common beans in Kenya. New Disease Reports, 49, e12268.
  21. Budambula, V., Ngari, M., Budambula, N. L., Ahmed, A. A., & Were, T. (2024). Nutritional status of people who inject drugs in Coastal Kenya: a cross-sectional study. BMC nutrition, 10(1), 1-10.
  22. Kabogo, I. T., Nyamato, G. S., Ogunah, J., Maqinana, S., & Ojwach, S. O. (2024). Extraction of heavy metals from water using chelating agents: a comprehensive review. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 1-44.
  23. Kibet, S., Kimani, N. M., Mwanza, S. S., Mudalungu, C. M., Santos, C. B., & Tanga, C. M. (2024). Unveiling the Potential of Ent-Kaurane Diterpenoids: Multifaceted Natural Products for Drug Discovery. Pharmaceuticals17(4), 510.
  24. Laub, M., Corbeels, M., Ndungu, S. M., Mucheru-Muna M. W., Mugendi, D., Yegon, R., Waswa, W., Vanlauwe, B., & Six, J. (2024). Shifting focus from external to in situ organic resources – The redesign of four tropical long-term experiments. European Journal of Agronomy,157, 127194.

 October  – December 2023

  1. Musafiri, C. M., Kiboi, M., Ng’etich, O. K., Okoti, M., Kosgei, D. K., & Ngetich, F. K. (2023). Carbon footprint of smallholder rain-fed sorghum cropping systems of Kenya: A typology-based approach. Cleaner and Circular Bioeconomy, 100060.
  2. Eliud, G. K., Kirimi, L. M., & Mburugu, K. N. (2023). Influence of social factors on adoption of sanitation practices in rural areas: a mixed methods study in Nzaui, Kenya.  The Pan African Medical Journal46. 10.11604/pamj.2023.46.16.35770
  3. Nyariki, J. N., Kimani, N. M., Kibet, P. S., Kinuthia, G. K., & Isaac, A. O. (2023). Coenzyme Q10 exhibits anti-inflammatory and immune-modulatory thereby decelerating the occurrence of experimental cerebral malaria. Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology255, 111579.
  4. Giménez-García, A., Allen-Perkins, A., Bartomeus, I., Balbi, S., Knapp, J. L., Hevia, V., Otieno M… & Magrach, A. (2023). Pollination supply models from a local to global scale. Web Ecology, 23(2), 99-129.
  5. Mwatondo, A., Muturi, M., Akoko, J., Nyamota, R., Nthiwa, D., Maina, J., … & Bett, B. (2023). Seroprevalence and related risk factors of Brucella spp. in livestock and humans in Garbatula sub county, Isiolo county, Kenya. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases17(10), e0011682.
  6. Nyamota, R., Maina, J., Akoko, J., Nthiwa, D., Mwatondo, A., Muturi, M., … & Bett, B. (2023). Seroprevalence of Brucella spp. and Rift Valley fever virus among slaughterhouse workers in Isiolo County, northern Kenya. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases17(10), e0011677.
  7. Njiru, L. G., Yegon, J. R., Mwithiga, G., Micheni, A., Gitari, N. J., & Mairura, F. S. (2023). Restoring soil nutrient stocks using local inputs, tillage and sorghum-green gram intercropping strategies for drylands in Eastern Kenya. Heliyon
  8. Watare, G. W., Gichimu, B. M., & Arunga, E. E. (2023). Host plant resistance to bean common mosaic necrosis virus among snap bean cultivars in Kenya. Journal of Plant Protection Research.
  9. Mulonzi, B., Ngumo, M. C., & Omoke, L. K. (2023). Discursive Metaphorical Representation of COVID-19 Pandemic in Kenya’s newspaper headlines. Available at SSRN 4619198
  10. Akoko, J. M., Mwatondo, A., Muturi, M., Wambua, L., Abkallo, H. M., Nyamota, R., Nthiwa D…. & Bett, B. (2023). Mapping brucellosis risk in Kenya and its implications for control strategies in sub-Saharan Africa. Scientific Reports13(1), 20192.
  11. Wekesa, E. N., Kimani, N. M., Kituyi, S. N., Omosa, L. K., & Santos, C. B. (2023). Therapeutic potential of the genus Zanthoxylum phytochemicals: A theoretical ADME/Tox analysis. South African Journal of Botany, 162, 129-141.
  12. Mburu M. Z., Ogutu, S. A., Mondal, S., & Sibanda, P. (2023). Entropy Production in Unsteady MHD Double Diffusive and Chemically Reactive Nanofluid Flow Past a Rotating Permeable Plate using Overlapping Grid Spectral Collocation Technique. International Journal of Ambient Energy,
  13. Nthiga Njiru, E., Wachira M., J., Mulwa Munyao, O., Karanja Mutitu, D., & Munyao Musyoki, D. (2023). Review of the Effect of Grinding Aids and Admixtures on the Performance of Cements. Advances in Civil Engineering, 2023, 1-9.
  14. Mutegi, D. M., Mugambi, A., & M’Ngaruthi, T. K. (2023). Dhima ya Toponemia kama Utambulisho wa Jamii: mfano kutoka Jimbo Dogo la Maara Nchini Kenya. Jarida la Afrika Mashariki la Masomo ya Kiswahili6(2), 1-14.
  15. Kiboi, M., Musafiri, C., Fliessbach, A., Ng’etich, O., Wakindiki, I., & Ngetich, F. (2023). Selected conservation management strategies enhance maize yield stability in the sub-humid tropical agro-ecozone of Upper Eastern Kenya. Scientific Reports13(1), 21728.
  16. Muketha, J. K., Kinyua, J. M., Njeru, D. M., & Njagi, Z. M. (2023). Influence of Green Packaging on Environmental Performance of Floriculture Firms, Kenya. African Journal of Business & Economic Research, 18(4).
  17. Karugano, R. W., Kariuki, S. N., & Kariuki, P. W. O. (2023). Predictability of GARCH-Type Models in Estimating Stock Returns Volatility. Evidence from Kenya. International Journal of Professional Business Review: Int. J. Prof. Bus. Rev., 8(11), 3. DOI:
  18. Mutiga, S. K., Orwa, P., Nganga, E. M., Kyallo, M M., Rotich, F., Gichuhi E., … &Talbot N. J. (2023). Characterization of Blast Resistance in a Diverse Rice Panel from Sub-Saharan Africa. The American Phytopathological Society, 113(7), 1278-1288.
  19. Asule, P.A., Musafiri, C., Nyabuga, G., Kiai, W., Ngetich, F.K., & Spurk, C. (2023). Determinants of Simultaneous Use of Soil Fertility Information Sources among Smallholder Farmers in the Central Highlands of Kenya. Agriculture, 13, 1729.
  20. Eboso, C. M. (2023). Green Deals and Reproductive Justice: A Promise of Just Transition. Afronomicslaw, 1-7. promise-just-transition
  21. Musyoka, A. , Ronoh, M., Wanjau, P. M., & Kitavi, D. M. (2023). Mathematical modeling of drug abuse, unemployment and mental stress on population dynamics of mental illness, Communications in Mathematical Biology Neuroscience,1-27.
  22. Gatwiri, M. B., Ronoh, M., Ngari, C. G., & Kitavi, D. M. (2023). Mathematical Modeling of Host-Pest Interaction in the Presence of Insecticides and Resistance: A Case of Fall Armyworm. Journal of Mathematics,1-23.
  23. Gichure, M. K., Nyaga, J. M., Ngendo, R. N., & Nyabuga, F. N. (2023). Herbivory and Invasive Plant Species dynamics in Protected Rangelands: A Case for Conservation of Hell’s Gate National Park, Kenya. 1-15.
  24. Huxham, M., Kairu, A., Lang’at, J. K., Kivugo, R., Mwafrica, M., Huff, A., & Shilland, R. (2023). Rawls in the mangrove: Perceptions of justice in nature-based solutions projects. British Ecological Society, 1497-151.
  25. Karuku, S. (2023). Systematic Literature Review: Analysis of the Use of Website-Based Physics Learning Devices to Support Students’ Abilities in Learning Physics in High Schools. Journal Evaluation in Education (JEE), 4(3), 80-87.
  26. Lemarpe, S. E., Musafiri, C. M., Kiboi, M. N., Ng’etich, O. K., Macharia, J. M., Shisanya, C. A., … & Ngetich, F. K. (2023). Smallholder cropping systems contribute limited greenhouse gas fluxes in upper Eastern Kenya. Nature-Based Solutions, 4, 100098.
  27. Gakii, C., Mukami, V., & Too, B. (2023). Feature selection for classification using WGCNA and Spread Sub-Sample for an imbalanced rheumatoid arthritis RNASEQ data. Informatics in Medicine Unlocked, 43, 101402.
  28. Micheni, M., Birithia, R., Mugambi, C., Too, B., & Kinyua, M. (2023). Identification of Maize Leaf Diseases Based On AlexNet and ResNet50 Convolutional Neural Networks. Indonesian Journal of Computer Science,12(4).
  29. Dubois, T., Onsongo, S. K., Omuse, E. R., Odhiambo, J. A., Akutse, K. S., & Mohamed, S. A. (2023). Efficacy of Metarhizium anisopliae against the Greater Pumpkin Fly Dacus bivitattus.Sustainability15(17), 13185.
  30. Kinini, D. M., Ocharo, K. N., & Kariuki, P. W. (2023). Do income diversification and capital adequacy affect liquidity creation? A case study of commercial banks in Kenya. Cogent Business & Management, 10(2), 2240082.
  31. Karithi, M. L., Mugambi, D., Mwirigi, P., & Bengat, J. (2023). Operative Human Resource Management Functions and Employee Work Performance in the County Governments of Kenya.African Journal of Business and Economic Research18(3), 159.
  32. Limungi, G. M., Mburugu, P. M., Consolata, K., & Maté, O. (2023). Treatment outcomes and challenges of treating tuberculosis in children in a nomadic pastoralist community in Kenya.African Health Sciences23(4), 42-47.
  33. Pálmai, T., Szabó, B., Lengyel, E., Kotut, K., Krienitz, L., & Padisák, J. (2023). Growth response of the picoplanktic Picocystis salinarum and the microplanktic Limnospira (Arthrospira) fusiformis strains from Lake Nakuru (Kenya) to rapidly changing environmental conditions. Hydrobiologia, 1-17.
  34. Kairu, A., Kotut, K., Kairo, J., & Mbeche, R. (2023). From Centralization to Decentralization: Evolution of Forest Policies and Their Implications on Mangrove Management in Kenya. SSRN 4575772.

September 2023

  1. Muturi, M., Mwatondo, A., Nijhof, A. M., Akoko, J., Nyamota, R., Makori, A., … & Bett, B. (2023). Ecological and subject-level drivers of interepidemic Rift Valley fever virus exposure in humans and livestock in Northern Kenya. Scientific Reports13(1), 15342.
  2. Bolo, P., Mucheru-Muna, M., Mwirichia, R., Kinyua, M., Ayaga, G., & Kihara, J. Influence of Farmyard Manure Application on Potential Zinc Solubilizing Microbial Species Abundance in a Ferralsol of Western Kenya. Available at SSRN 4037107.

August 2023

  1. Jelagat, J., Budambula, N. L., Ngari, M., & Budambula, V. (2023). Polydrug Use among Students in a Public University in a Lower Middle-Income Country. BioMed Research International2023.
  2. Saoke, V. O., Musafiri, C. M., Ndwiga, Z. N., & Githaiga, P. W. (2023). The christian religious education teachers’ attitudes toward the five-stage lesson plan framework in Kenya: A gender-based analysis. Heliyon9(8).

June 2023

  1. Apollo, S., Seretlo, M., & Kabuba, J. (2023). In-situ sludge degradation and kinetics of a full scale modified activated sludge system achieving near zero sludge production. Journal of Water Process Engineering53, 103864.
  2. Laub, M., Corbeels, M., Couëdel, A., Ndungu, S. M., Mucheru-Muna, M. W., Mugendi, D., … & Six, J. (2023). Managing soil organic carbon in tropical agroecosystems: evidence from four long-term experiments in Kenya. Soil9(1), 301-323.
  3. Chelangat, M., Muturi, P., Gichimu, B., Gitari, J., & Mukono, S. (2023). Nutritional and Phytochemical Composition of Bambara Groundnut (Vigna subterranea [L.] Verdc) Landraces in Kenya. International Journal of Agronomy2023.
  4. Ndung’u, M., Mugwe, J. N., Mucheru-Muna, M. W., Ngetich, F. K., Mairura, F. S., & Mugendi, D. N. (2023). Tied-ridging and soil inputs enhance small-scale maize productivity and profitability under erratic rainfall conditions in central Kenya. Agricultural Water Management286, 108390.
  5. Kibet, P., Mugwe, J. N., Korir, N. K., Mucheru-Muna, M. W., Ngetich, F. K., & Mugendi, D. N. (2023). Granular and powdered lime improves soil properties and maize (Zea mays l.) performance in humic Nitisols of central highlands in Kenya. Heliyon.
  6. Ndegwa, J. K., Gichimu, B., Mugwe, J. N., Mucheru-Muna, M., & Njiru, D. M. (2023). Integrated Soil Fertility and Water Management Practices for Enhanced Agricultural Productivity. International Journal of Agronomy2023.
  7. Nyamato, G. S. (2023). Perspectives and prospects of chelation extraction of heavy metals from wastewater: a review. Water Science and Technology.
  8. Muriungi, M. (2023). Directors’ Duties and Climate Change in Africa: Evidence from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa. ex/ante, 2023(Special issue), 65-76.
  9. Rugendo, M. K., Gichimu, B. M., Mugwe, J. N., Mucheru-Muna, M., & Mugendi, D. N. (2023). Surface runoff and soil erosion from Nitisols and Ferralsols as influenced by different soil organic carbon levels under simulated rainfall conditions. Heliyon.
  10. Onipchenko, V. G., Kipkeev, A. M., Kopylova, N. A., Nyaga, J. M., Elumeeva, T. G., Dudova, K. V., … & Makarov, M. I. Do afroalpine plants differ from other alpine plants by their leaf functional traits?.

May 2023

  1. Musafiri, C. M., Kiboi, M., Macharia, J., Ng’etich, O. K., Okoti, M., Mulianga, B., … & Ngetich, F. K. (2023). Use of inorganic fertilizer on climate-smart crops improves smallholder farmers’ livelihoods: Evidence from Western Kenya. Social Sciences & Humanities Open8(1), 100537.
  2. Oduor, O. N., Mucheru-Muna, M., Mugwe, N. J., Sijali, I., George, N., & Mugendi, N. D. (2023). Soil water use efficiency under integrated soil management practices in the drylands of Kenya. Heliyon.
  3. Munyao, M. R., Ocharo, N. K., & Ondiba, O. R. (2023). Real estate development, human capital, and economic growth in Kenya. Asian Economic and Financial Review13(6), 365-378.
  4. Mutegi, T. M., Joshua, P. M., & Kinyua, J. M. (2023). Workplace Safety and Employee Productivity of Manufacturing Firms in Kenya. Cogent Business & Management10(2), 2215569.
  5. Othuon, D. O., Gatimbu, K. K., Musafiri, C. M., & Ngetich, F. K. (2023). Board diversity effects on the financial performance of small-holder coffee processors: Evidence from Kenya. Social Sciences & Humanities Open8(1), 100568.
  6. Bastos, R. S., de Lima, L. R., Neto, M. F., Maryam, Yousaf, N., Cruz, J. N., … & Santos, C. B. (2023). Design and Identification of Inhibitors for the Spike-ACE2 Target of SARS-CoV-2. International Journal of Molecular Sciences24(10), 8814.
  7. Wafula, B. W., Arunga, E. E., & Rotich, F. (2023). Prevalence and Host Resistance to Common Bean Rust Disease in Western and Central Kenya. International Journal of Agronomy2023.

April 2023

  1. Albanus Muambi Musyoka, Marilyn Ronoh, Paul Maina Wanjau, Dominic Makaa Kitavi, Mathematical modeling of drug abuse, unemployment and mental stress on population dynamics of mental illness, Commun. Math. Biol. Neurosci., 2023 (2023), Article ID 66.
  2. Nzivo, M. M., Waruhiu, C. N., Kang’ethe, J. M., & Budambula, N. L. (2023). HIV Virologic Failure among Patients with Persistent Low-Level Viremia in Nairobi, Kenya: It Is Time to Review the> 1000 Virologic Failure Threshold. BioMed Research International2023.
  3. Otieno, M., Karpati, Z., Peters, M. K., Duque, L., Schmitt, T., & Steffan-Dewenter, I. (2023). Elevated ozone and carbon dioxide affects the composition of volatile organic compounds emitted by Vicia faba (L.) and visitation by European orchard bee (Osmia cornuta). Plos one18(4), e0283480.

March 2023

  1. Karuri, H. (2023). Nematode community response to intensive tomato production in the tropics. Rhizosphere, 25: 10068.
  2. Majau, M. J., Kirima, L., Nzivo, M., Thuranira, S., & Budambula, N. (2023). Socio-demographic and relationship parameters that affect performance among teacher training college employees in Kenya. Cogent Social Sciences9(1), 2186565.
  3. Ojuka, P., Kimani, N. M., Apollo, S., Nyariki, J., Ramos, R. S., & Santos, C. B. (2023). Phytochemistry of the Vepris genus plants: A review and in silico analysis of their ADMET properties. South African Journal of Botany157, 106-114.
  4. Mugambi, J.M., Atitwa, E.B., Morris, Z.N., and Wanyonyi, M. (2023). Probabilistic analysis of COVID-19 transmission in Kenya using Markov chain. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 10(3): 108-113.

February 2023

  1. Njue, P. N., Isaboke, H. N., & Migose, S. A. (2023). Contribution of dairy goat farming to household dietary diversity among smallholder farmers in the Central Highlands of Kenya. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 124 No. 1 (2023) 1–11.
  2. Alzain, M. A., Asweto, C. O., Hassan, S. U. N., Saeed, M. E., Kassar, A., & Alsaif, B. (2023). Psychometric Properties of Suboptimal Health Status Instruments: A Systematic Review. Journal of Personalized Medicine13(2), 299.
  3. Wambiri, D., Masinde, J., & Mugambi, F. (2023). Big Data and Personal Information Privacy in Developing Countries: A Case of Kenya. Research Square.
  4. Muigai, M., Odhiambo, N. O., Muli, J. K., Mugweru, J., & Mwirichia, R. (2023). Use of bacterial biocontrol agents for the control of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Lycopersici, tomato wilt in Kenya. Research square.
  5. Yang, H., Wong, K. T., & Morris, Z. N. (2023). Two Perpendicularly Colocated Cardioid Sensors of Different Cardioidicity Indices/Orders–Their Design Guidelines Based on Their Polar-Azimuthal Direction-Finding Cramér–Rao Bound. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace Electronic Systems59(1), 434-442.
  6. Mutegi, T.M., Joshua, P.M., & Maina, J.K. (2023). Workplace safety, Employee safety attitudes and employee productivity of manufacturing firms. SA Journal of Human Resource Management/SATydskrif vir Menslikehulpbronbestuur, 21(0), a1989.

January 2023

  1. Munene, L., Mugweru, J., & Mwirichia, R. (2022). Management of bacterial wilt caused by Curtobacterium flaccumfacienspv. flaccumfaciens in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) using rhizobacterial biocontrol agents.Letters in Applied Microbiology.
  2. Akello, K. O., Ogendi, J., & Asweto, C. O. (2023). The role of knowledge and attitude on HIV and Aids prevention practices among secondary school students: a cross-sectional study of Gwassi south sub-county, Homa Bay county, Kenya. medRxiv, 2023-01.
  3. Mairura, F. S., Musafiri, C. M., Macharia, J. M., Kiboi, M. N., Ng’etich, O. K., Shisanya, C. A., … & Ngetich, F. K. (2023). Yield-scaled and area-scaled greenhouse gas emissions from common soil fertility management practices under smallholder maize fields in Kenya.Sustainable Production and Consumption.
  4. Mokuha,D. Karuri, H., & Nyaga, J. M (2023). Food web structure of nematode communities in irrigated rice fields. Heliyon,
  5. Ndung’u, H. N., Mwirigi, P. M., & Gatimbu, K. K. (2023). Strategic sourcing and performance of milk processors in Kenya. International Journal of Procurement Management16(3), 396-421.
  6. Otara, E. N., Mogaka, H. R., Ndirangu, S. N., & Mugwe, J. N. (2023). Socioeconomic Factors Influencing Uptake of Regenerative Agriculture Technologies in the Dry-lands of Embu County, Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Extension27(1), 1-12.
  7. Nzomo, C., Rugano, P., Njoroge, J. M., & Muriithi, C. G. (2023). Inquiry-based learning and students’ self-efficacy in Chemistry among secondary schools in Kenya. Heliyon9(1).
  8. Mwirichia, R., & Ndirangu, J. (2023). Bacteria Diversity Within Honey Bees of Embu County Kenya. Authorea Preprints.

December 2022

  1. Moritz Laub, Marc Corbeels, Samuel Mathu Ndungu, Monicah Wanjiku Mucheru-Muna, Daniel Mugendi, Magdalena Necpalova, Marijn Van de Broek, Wycliffe Waswa, Bernard Vanlauwe, Johan Six, (2022). Combining manure with mineral N fertilizer maintains maize yields: Evidence from four long-term experiments in Kenya, Field Crops Research.
  2. Misango, S., Otsyula, R., & Arunga, E. E. (2022). Resistance to Pythium root rot and anthracnose among Kenyan common bean genotypes and marker-assisted introgression of resistance genes.Journal of Crop Improvement, 1-21.
  3. Mwangi, P. N., Gitonga, C. M., & Kariuki, S. (2022). Social economic predictors of parental involvement in rural schools in Kenya: implications on teaching and learning.Education 3-13, 1-14.
  4. Aluoch, N. R., Asweto, C. O., & Onyango, P. O. (2022). Entrenching social norms in Community-led total sanitation for sustainability of open defecation free status: A survey of Suna West Sub-County, Migori County, Kenya. medRxiv, 2022-12.
  5. Masinde, J. M., & Sanya, O. (2022). Analysis of interoperability, security and usability of digital repositories in Kenyan Institutions of Higher Learning. Data and Information Management, 6(4), 100011.
  6. Asweto, C. O., & Alzain, M. A. (2022). Suboptimal Health Status Measurement Instruments: A Systematic Review Protocol. Research square.
  7. Kailemia, P. N. (2022). Increasing Female Breast Cancer Burden: Downstaging interventions as the ‘best buy’for Kenya.African Journal of Health Sciences, 35(4), 561-562.
  8. Haeuser, E., Serfes, A. L., Cork, M. A., Yang, M., Abbastabar, H., Abhilash, E. S., … & Khatab, K. (2022). Mapping age-and sex-specific HIV prevalence in adults in sub-Saharan Africa, 2000–2018.BMC medicine, 20(1), 1-24.
  9. Haakenstad, A., Yearwood, J. A., Fullman, N., Bintz, C., Bienhoff, K., Weaver, M. R., … & Gupta, V. K. (2022). Assessing performance of the Healthcare Access and Quality Index, overall and by select age groups, for 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019.The Lancet Global Health, 10(12), e1715-e1743.

November 2022

  1. Phyllys, K., Ziro, O. W., Kissinger, G., Ngari, M., Budambula, N. L., & Budambula, V. (2022). Poly-drug use among female and male commercial sex workers visiting a drop in centre in Mombasa County, Kenya. PLOS Global Public Health2(11), e0001247.
  2. Kenya, E., Kinyanjui, G., Kipnyargis, A., Kinyua, F., Mwangi, M., Khamis, F., & Mwirichia, R. (2022). Amplicon-based assessment of bacterial diversity and community structure in three tropical forest soils in Kenya. Heliyon, e11577.
  3. Leiririo, J.L., Karuri, H., & Nyaga, J. M. (2022). Nematode-based soil food web condition in mung bean under semi-arid conditions, Journal of Agriculture and Food Research. Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, 100465.
  4. Nyamato, G. S., & Apollo, S. (2022). Removal of heavy metals from wastewater using synthetic chelating agents. Physical Sciences Reviews.
  5. Kibet, E., Musafiri, C. M., Kiboi, M., Macharia, J., Ng’etich, O. K., Kosgei, D. K., … & Ngetich, F. K. (2022). Soil greenhouse gas emissions from different land utilization types in Western Kenya. Frontiers in Soil Science, 69.

October 2022

  1. Saoke, V. O., Ndwiga, Z. N., Githaiga, P. W., & Musafiri, C. M. (2022). Determinants of awareness and implementation of five-stage lesson plan framework among Christian Religious Education teachers in Meru County, Kenya. Heliyon, e11177.
  2. Mwithiga, G., Maina, S., Muturi, P., & Gitari, J. (2022). Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) agronomic traits, oil yield and oil quality under different agro-ecological zones. Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, 100422.
  3. David Micheni Mutegi, Allan Mugambi, M’Ngaruthi, T. K (2022). Upambanuzi wa Miundo ya Toponemia katika Jamii: Mfano kutoka Jimbo Dogo la Maara nchini Kenya. East African Scholars J Edu Humanit Lit, 5(10), 191-20.


  1. Muli J.K., Neondo J.O., Kamau P.K., Michuki G.N., Odari E. and Budambula N.L.M. (2022).  Genetic diversity and population structure of wild and cultivated Crotalaria species based on genotyping-by-sequencing. PLoS ONE 17(9): e0272955.
  2. Otieno, M., Peters, M. K., Duque, L., & Steffan-Dewenter, I. (2022). Interactive Effects of Ozone and Carbon Dioxide on Plant-Pollinator Interactions and Yields in a Legume Crop. Environmental Advances.
  3. Gakuya, F., Akoko, J., Wambua, L., Nyamota, R., Ronoh, B., Lekolool, I., … & Bett, B. (2022). Evidence of co-exposure with Brucella spp, Coxiella burnetii, and Rift Valley fever virus among various species of wildlife in Kenya. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases16(8), e0010596.
  4. Mbatha, A., Githaiga, M. N., Kiplagat, K., Kairo, J., & Mungai, F. (2022). How Sustainable is Mangrove Harvesting in Lamu? An Analysis of Forest Structure. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 1-20.
  5. Onsongo, S. K., Mohamed, S. A., Akutse, K. S., Gichimu, B. M., & Dubois, T. (2022). The Entomopathogenic Fungi Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana for Management of the Melon Fly Zeugodacus cucurbitae: Pathogenicity, Horizontal Transmission, and Compatability with Cuelure. Insects13(10), 859.
  6. Kithinji Kinoti, Ismael; Ogunah, Joanne; Muturia M’Thiruaine, Cyprian; Marangu, Joseph Mwiti. (2022). Adsorption of Heavy Metals in Contaminated Water Using Zeolite Derived from Agro-Wastes and Clays: A Review. Journal of Chemistry.
  7. Mwembu, K., Mugambi, A. & M’Ngaruthi, T. K. (2022). Ubadili Maana katika Leksia za Kîîtharaka: Mtazamo wa Kifonolojia na Kimofolojia. East African Journal of Swahili Studies, 5(1), 353-362.
  8. Mwembu, K., Mugambi, A. & M’Ngaruthi, T. K. (2022). Uhusiano wa Kifahiwa katika Leksia za Kîîtharaka: Mtazamo wa Leksika Pragmatiki. East African Journal of Swahili Studies, 5(1), 341-352.
  9. David Micheni Mutegi, Allan Mugambi, Timothy Kinoti M‟Ngaruthi (2022). Ubainishaji wa vigezo vya Utoaji Wa Toponemia katika Jamii: Mfano kutoka Jimbo Dogo la Maara nchini Kenya. East African Scholars J Edu Humanit Lit, 5(9), 176-184.

Book Chapters

  1. Evans, R. T., Apollo, S., Murithi, L. G., & Kimani, N. M. (2022). Application of Bio-Based and Inorganic Composite Materials to Remove Heavy Metals from Textile Effluent. Textile Wastewater Treatment, 179-196.
  2. Lalah, J. O., Otieno, P. O., Odira, Z., & Ogunah, J. A. (2022). Pesticides: Chemistry, Manufacturing, Regulation, Usage and Impacts on Population in Kenya, in Pesticides.
  3. Apollo, S. (2022). A review of sludge production in South Africa municipal wastewater treatment plants, analysis of handling cost and potential minimization methods. Physical Sciences Reviews.
  4. Apollo, S., & Aoyi, O. (2022). Performance and kinetics of a fluidized bed anaerobic reactor treating distillery effluent. Physical Sciences Reviews.
  5. Mwirichia, R., & Orwa, P. (2023). Diversity of extremophiles in African brine lakes. In Lakes of Africa(pp. 269-287). Elsevier.


  1. Omollo, D. J., Wang’ondu, V. W., Githaiga, M. N., Gorman, D., & Kairo, J. G. (2022). The Contribution of Subtidal Seagrass Meadows to the Total Carbon Stocks of Gazi Bay, Kenya. Diversity14(8), 646.
  2. Maina, S., Karuri, H., & Mugweru, J. (2022). Nematode assemblages, food web indices and metabolic footprints in maize-pigeon pea agro-ecosystems. Heliyon, e10189.
  3. Gakuya, F., Akoko, J., Wambua, L., Nyamota, R., Ronoh, B., Lekolool, I., … & Bett, B. (2022). Evidence of co-exposure with Brucella spp, Coxiella burnetii, and Rift Valley fever virus among various species of wildlife in Kenya. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases16(8), e0010596.
  4. Kemboi,B.,Karuri,H.,Nyaga,J. & Kingsbury,A.(2022).Vertical Distribution of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes in Sweet Potato. Journal of Nematology,54(1) -.
  5. Riungu, P. M., Nyaga, J. M., Githaiga, M. N., & Kairo, J. G. (2022). Value Chain and Sustainability of Mangrove Wood Harvesting in Lamu, Kenya. Trees, Forests and People, 100322.

Book Chapters

  1. Evans, R. T., Apollo, S., Murithi, L. G., & Kimani, N. M. (2022). Application of Bio-Based and Inorganic Composite Materials to Remove Heavy Metals from Textile Effluent. Textile Wastewater Treatment, 179-196.
  2. Lalah, J. O., Otieno, P. O., Odira, Z., & Ogunah, J. A. (2022). Pesticides: Chemistry, Manufacturing, Regulation, Usage and Impacts on Population in Kenya, in Pesticides.

JULY 2022

  1. Chebet, D., Musila, F. M., Kituyi, S. N., Muthike, G. M., & Kaigongi, M. M. (2022). Molecular Phylogeny of Selected Kenyan Eucalyptus Species Inferred from MatK, rbcL and TrnL-F Genes and Their Suitability for Power Transmission Poles. Diversity14(7), 563.
  2. Njuguna, K.k., Isaboke, H.N. & Ndirangu, S.N. (2022). Determinants of smallholders’ choice of avocado marketing outlets and profitability in Murang’a County, Kenya. SN Business & Economics2(8), 1-25.
  3. Wachira, J. M., Kiplimo, D., Thuita, M., Masso, C., & Mwirichia, R. (2022). Community Structure of Nitrifying and Denitrifying Bacteria from Effluents Discharged into Lake Victoria, Kenya. Current Microbiology79(9), 1-10.
  4. Maina, S., Karuri, H., & Mugweru, J. (2022). Nematode diversity and its association with soil properties in monocrop pigeon pea. Journal of Agriculture and Food Research, 100336.
  5. Kirimi, P. N., Kariuki, S. N., & Ocharo, K. N. (2022). Financial soundness and performance: evidence from commercial banks in Kenya. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies.

JUNE 2022

  1. Njiru, D.M.; Githaiga, M.N.; Nyaga, J.M.; Lang’at, K.S.; Kairo, J.G. (2022). Geomorphic and Climatic Drivers Are Key Determinants of Structural Variability of Mangrove Forests along the Kenyan Coast. Forests, 13, 870.
  2. Mwangi Wanjiku, K., Muthengia, J. W., Ogunah, J., Mutitu, D. K., Kinuthia, J., Mwirichia, R., … & Musyoki Munyao, D. (2022). Effects of Lysinibacillus sphaericus on Physicomechanical and Chemical Performance of OPC Blended with Natural Tuff and Pulverized Fly Ash. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering2022.
  3. Parker, T., Cetz, J., de Sousa, L. L., Kuzay, S., Lo, S., de Oliveira Floriani, T., … & Gepts, P. (2022). Loss of pod strings in common bean is associated with gene duplication, retrotransposon insertion, and overexpression of PvIND. New Phytologist.
  4. Kipnyargis, A., Mwirichia, R., Pfeiffer, B., & Daniel, R. (2022). Complete Genome Sequence of Alkalihalobacillus sp. Strain LMS39, a Haloalkaliphilic Bacterium Isolated from a Hypersaline Lake. Microbiology Resource Announcements, e00325-22.

MAY 2022

  1. Musyoka, J. K., & Isaboke, H. N., (2022). Analysis of the Factors Affecting Farm-Level Output of Mangoes among Small-Scale Farmers in Machakos County, Kenya. International Journal of Agricultural Technology.,%20H.%20N..pdf
  2. Kiriamburi J, Muturi J, Mugweru J, Forsgren E and Nilsson A (2022) Short Communication: Efficacy of Two Commercial Disinfectants on Paenibacillus larvae Front. Vet. Sci. 9:884425.
  3. Kirimi PN, Kariuki SN, Ocharo KN (2022) Ownership structure and financial performance: Evidence from Kenyan commercial banks. PLoS ONE 17(5).
  4. Nyakarimi, S. (2022). Probable earning manipulation and fraud in banking sector. Empirical study from East Africa. Cogent Economics & Finance10(1), 2083477.
  5. Joseph, K., Eyobu, O. S., Kasyoka, P., & Oyana, T. J. (2022). A Link Fabrication Attack Mitigation Approach (LiFAMA) for Software Defined Networks. Electronics11(10), 1581.
  6. Nganga, E. M., Kyallo, M., Orwa, P., Rotich, F., Gichuhi, E., Kimani, J. M., … & Talbot, N. J. (2022). Foliar Diseases and the Associated Fungi in Rice Cultivated in Kenya. Plants11(9), 1264.
  7. Mwirichia, R. (2022). Amplicon-Based Analysis of the Fungal Diversity across Four Kenyan Soda Lakes. Scientifica2022.

APRIL 2022

  1. Nathan, O. O., Monicah, M. M., Jayne, M. N., Isaya, S., George, N., & Daniel, M. N. (2022). Nutrient and Organic Carbon losses by erosion, and their economic and environmental implications in the drylands of Kenya. Environmental Challenges, 100519.
  2. Mwithiga, G., Maina, S., Gitari, J., & Muturi, P. (2022). Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) growth rate, oil yield and oil quality under differing soil amendments. Heliyon, e09277.
  3. Apollo, S., & Aoyi, O. (2022). Performance and kinetics of a fluidized bed anaerobic reactor treating distillery effluent. Physical Sciences Reviews.
  4. Apollo, S. (2022). A review of sludge production in South Africa municipal wastewater treatment plants, analysis of handling cost and potential minimization methods. Physical Sciences Reviews.
  5. Musyoki, D. M., Muthengia, J. W., Ogunah, J., Mutitu, D. K., Kinuthia, J., Mwirichia, R., … & Genson, M. (2022). Effect of Immobilizing Bacillus megaterium on the Compressive Strength and Water Absorption of Mortar. Journal of Chemistry2022.
  6. Paulyne, A., Huxley, M. M., Nancy, L. B., & Hamadi, I. B. (2022). Morphological and molecular characterisation of termite species in Taita Taveta County, Kenya. African Journal of Microbiology Research16(4), 147-159.

MARCH 2022

  1. Muthanje EM, Kimita G, Nyataya J, Njue W, Mulili C, Mugweru J.,. Mutai B., Kituyi S.N & J. Waitumbi (2022). March 2019 dengue fever outbreak at the Kenyan south coast involving dengue virus serotype 3, genotypes III and V. PLOS Global Public Health 2(3): e0000122.
  2. Mwololo, D., Nthiwa, D., Kitala, P., Abuom, T., Wainaina, M., Kairu-Wanyoike, S., … & Bett, B. (2022). Sero-epidemiological survey of Coxiella burnetii in livestock and humans in Tana river and garissa counties in Kenya. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 16(3), e0010214.
  3. Shinda, C. A., Nthakanio, P. N., Gitari, J. N., Runo, S., Mukono, S., & Maina, S. (2022). Nutrient content of sorghum hybrid lines between Gadam and hard coat tannin sorghum cultivars. Food Science & Nutrition.


  1. Evans, P., Kariuki, P., & Wafula, F. (2022). Effect of fiscal policy on foreign direct investment inflows in Kenya.
  2. Ochenge, R. (2022). The effect of revenue diversification on bank profitability and stability during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from Kenya(No. 59). KBA Centre for Research on Financial Markets and Policy Working Paper Series.
  3. Opondo, C. O., Onyango, P. O., & Asweto, C. O. (2022). Effect of Perceived Self-Vulnerability on Prostate Cancer Screening Uptake and Associated Factors: A Cross-Sectional Study of Public Health Facilities in Western Kenya. Annals of Global Health88(1).
  4. Collins M. Musafiri, Milka Kiboi, Joseph Macharia, Onesmus K. Ng’etich, David K. Kosgei, Betty Mulianga, Michael Okoti, Felix K. Ngetich, (2022). Smallholders’ adaptation to climate change in Western Kenya: Considering socioeconomic, institutional and biophysical determinants, Environmental Challenges.
  5. Franklin S. Mairura, Collins M. Musafiri, Milka N. Kiboi, Joseph M. Macharia, Onesmus K. Ng’etich, Chris A. Shisanya, Jeremiah M. Okeyo, Elizabeth A. Okwuosa, Felix K. Ngetich, (2022). Homogeneous land-use sequences in heterogeneous small-scale systems of Central Kenya: Land-use categorization for enhanced greenhouse gas emission estimation. Ecological Indicators,
  6. Omire, A., Neondo, J., Budambula, N. L., Wangai, L., Ogada, S., & Mweu, C. (2022). Genetic diversity and population structure of doum palm (Hyphaene compressa) using genotyping by sequencing. Frontiers in Genetics, 13.


  1. Cruz, J. V., Rosa, J. M. C., Kimani, N. M., Giuliatti, S., & Dos Santos, C. B. R. (2021). The role of celecoxib as a potential inhibitor in the treatment of inflammatory diseases-a review. Current Medicinal Chemistry. 2174/0929867328666210910125229
  2. Kirimi, F. K., Onyari, C. N., Njeru, L. K., & Mogaka, H. R. (2022). Extension-market linkages on banana commercialisation among smallholder farmers in Meru Region, Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Extension26(1), 18-26.
  3. Gakii, C., Mireji, P. O., & Rimiru, R. (2022). Graph Based Feature Selection for Reduction of Dimensionality in Next-Generation RNA Sequencing Datasets. Algorithms15(1), 21.
  4. Muthoka, C. M., Andren, H., Nyaga, J., Augustsson, E., & Kjellander, P. (2022). Effect of supplemental feeding on habitat and crop selection by wild boar in Sweden. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, 1-19.
  5. Middlebrook, E. A., Romero, A. T., Bett, B., Nthiwa, D., Oyola, S. O., Fair, J. M., & Bartlow, A. W. (2022). Identification and distribution of pathogens coinfecting with Brucella spp., Coxiella burnetii and Rift Valley fever virus in humans, livestock and wildlife. Zoonoses and Public Health, 00, 1–20.


  1. Mugao, L. G., Gichimu, B. M., Muturi, P. W., & Njoroge, E. K. (2021). Essential Oils as Biocontrol Agents of Early and Late Blight Diseases of Tomato under Greenhouse Conditions. International Journal of Agronomy2021.
  2. Wafula, J. K., Mosioma, J. O. ., Onyari, C. A. N. ., Nthakanio, P. N. ., & Njoka, F. M. . (2021). Heterosis in chickpea for grain productivity in Embu county, Kenya. Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences9(6), 715–726.
  3. Musafiri, C. M., Kiboi, M., Macharia, J., Ng’etich, O. K., Kosgei, D. K., Mulianga, B., … & Ngetich, F. K. (2021). Adoption of climate-smart agricultural practices among smallholder farmers in Western Kenya: Do socioeconomic, institutional, and biophysical factors matter?. Heliyon, e08677.
  4. Kanyi, N. C., Karuri, H., Nyasani, J. O., & Mwangi, B. (2021). Land use effects on termite assemblages in Kenya. Heliyon, e08588.
  5. Wambugu, K., Nyamato, G. S., Ogunah, J., & Ojwach, S. O. (2021). Phenoxy-imino ligands: coordination chemistry and binding properties with copper (II) cations. Journal of Coordination Chemistry, 1-13.
  6. Kanyi, N. C., Karuri, H., Nyasani, J. O., & Mwangi, B. (2022). Termite species and functional groups in maize intercrop systems in Machakos County, Kenya. Crop Protection153, 105881.
  7. Mairura, F. S., Musafiri, C. M., Kiboi, M. N., Macharia, J. M., Ng’etich, O. K., Shisanya, C. A., … & Ngetich, F. K. (2021). Farm factors influencing soil fertility management patterns in Upper Eastern Kenya. Environmental Challenges, 100409.


  1. Kathuri, D. N., Ndirangu, S. N., & Gichimu, B. (2021). Adoption of banana (Musa spp) production technology among small-scale farmers in Embu West Sub-County, Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Extension25(4). 4314/jae.v25i4.12
  2. Stacey, R., & Miyandazi, V. (2021). Constituting and Regulating Democracy: Kenya’s Electoral Commission and the Courts in the 2010s. Asian Journal of Comparative Law, 1-18.
  3. Kirimi, P. N., Kariuki, S. N., & Ocharo, K. N. (2021). Moderating effect of bank size on the relationship between financial soundness and financial performance. African Journal of Economic and Management Studies.
  4. Kiptoo, I. K., Kariuki, S. N., & Ocharo, K. N. (2021). Risk management and financial performance of insurance firms in Kenya. Cogent Business & Management8(1), 1997246.
  5. Njenga, M. W., Mugwe, J. N., Mogaka, H. R., Nyabuga, G., Oduor, N., Kiboi, M., … & Mugendi, D. (2021). Determinants of farmers’ knowledge on soil and water conservation technologies in dry zones of Central Highlands, Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Extension25(4). 4314/jae.v25i4.14
  6. Shaankua E. Lemarpe, Collins M. Musafiri, Joseph M. Macharia, Milka N. Kiboi, Onesmus K. Ng’etich, Chris A. Shisanya, Jeremiah Okeyo, Elizabeth A. Okwuosa, Felix K. Ngetich, (2021). Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Smallholders’ Cropping Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa”, Advances in Agriculture


  1. Silva, R. C., Freitas, H. F., Campos, M., Kimani, N. M., Silva, C. H., Borges, R. S., … & Santos, C. B. (2021). Natural Products-Based Drug Design against SARS-CoV-2 Mpro 3CLpro. International journal of molecular sciences22(21), 11739.
  2. Mogaka, H. R., & Muriithi, L. N. (2021). Factors affecting multiple climate change adaptation practices of smallholder farmers in lower Eastern Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Extension25(4).
  3. Mogaka, H. R., & Muriithi, L. N. (2021). Factors affecting multiple climate change adaptation practices of smallholder farmers in lower Eastern Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Extension25(4).
  4. Njiru, M. M., Mogaka, H. R., Ndirangu, S. N., & Gichimu, B. M. (2021). Factors influencing adoption of improved cultivars of macadamia (Macadamia spp.) among small-scale farmers in Embu County, Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Extension25(4).
  5. Mochache, M. O., Yegon, R., & Ngetich, O. (2021). Performance of vermicomposted wastes for tomato (Lycopersicon Esculentum Mill.), production: A case study of Embu, Kenya. International journal of recycling organic waste in agriculture.  30486/IJROWA.2021.1904563.1103
  6. W. Mugi-Ngenga, M.N. Kiboi, M.W. Mucheru-Muna, J.N. Mugwe, F.S. Mairura, D.N. Mugendi, F.K. Ngetich (2021). Indigenous and conventional climate-knowledge for enhanced farmers’ adaptation to climate variability in the semi-arid agro-ecologies of Kenya, Environmental Challenges.
  7. Njeru, J., Nthiwa, D., Akoko, J., Oyas, H., & Bett, B. (2020). Incidence of Brucella spp. in various livestock species raised under the pastoral production system in Isiolo County, Kenya. bioRxiv.
  8. Njenga, M. W., Mugwe, J. N., Mogaka, H., Nyabuga, G., Kiboi, M., Ngetich, F., … & Mugendi, D. (2021). Communication Factors Influencing Adoption of Soil and Water Conservation Technologies in the Dry Zones of Tharaka-Nithi County, Kenya. Heliyon, e08236.
  9. Karuri, H. (2021). Root and soil health management approaches for control of plant-parasitic nematodes in sub-Saharan Africa. Crop Protection, 105841.


  1. Paulson, K. R., Kamath, A. M., Alam, T., Bienhoff, K., Abady, G. G., Abbas, J., … & Chanie, W. F. (2021). Global, regional, and national progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 3.2 for neonatal and child health: all-cause and cause-specific mortality findings from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019. The Lancet398(10303), 870-905.
  2. Ferreira, E. F., Silva, L. B., Cruz, J. V., Araújo, P. H., Kimani, N. M., Leite, F. H., … & Santos, C. B. (2021). An Overview of the α4β1 Integrin and the Potential Therapeutic Role of its Antagonists. Current Medicinal Chemistry28(29), 5884-5895.
  3. Alzain, M. A., Elsser, N. E., Asweto, C. O., Alsese, M. M., Humaida, M. I., Kassar, A., & Abdelaziz, M. O. (2021). Knowledge, attitude, and practice towards COVID-19 prevention: a survey of Sudanese people. International Journal of Community Medicine and Public Health8(10), 4734.
  4. Kiama, C. W., Njire, M. M., Kambura, A. K., Mugweru, J. N., Matiru, V. N., Wafula, E. N., … & Kuja, J. O. (2021). Prokaryotic diversity and composition within equatorial lakes Olbolosat and Oloiden in Kenya (Africa). Current Research in Microbial Sciences2, 100066.
  5. Kimiti, W. W., Mucheru-Muna, M. W., Mugwe, J. N., Ngetich, K. F., Kiboi, M. N., & Mugendi, D. N. (2021). Lime, manure and Inorganic Fertilizer Effects on Soil Chemical Properties, Maize Yield and Profitability in Acidic Soils in Central Highlands of Kenya. Asian Journal of Environment & Ecology, 16(3), 40-51.
  6. Mbunzi, S. M., Mungatu, J. K., Waititu, A. G., Mwalili, S. M., Ogila, K. O., Achia, T. N., & Nthiwa, D. (2021). Severity of Infestation Levels of Tunga Penetrans in Central, Kenya: A Bayesian Cumulative Logit Model. International Journal of Statistics and Probability10(5), 1-70.
  7. Kirimi, F. K., Onyari, C. N., Njeru, L. K., & Mogaka, H. R. (2021). Effect of on-farm testing on adoption of banana production technologies among smallholder farmers in Meru region, Kenya. Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies.


  1. Musyoka, F. M., Muchori, J. G., & Kamau, G. (2021). Internet of Things based Model for Identifying Pediatric Emergency Cases. Advance medical Sciences.
  2. Alzain, M. A., Haruwn, M. H., Abdelaziz, M. O., Elsheikh, M., Asweto, C. O., Algahtani, F. D., … & Itumalla, R. (2021). Association between cholera outbreak and traditional gold mining in Northern State, Sudan 2017. Journal of Global Infectious Diseases13(3), 115. 4103/jgid.jgid_47_20
  3. Pachomius, W., Ndwiga, Z. N., & Wachira, R. (2021). Influence of drama rehearsals in regulating students’ behavior and management of discipline in secondary schools in Central region, Kenya.
  4. Chiwala, G., Liu, Z., Mugweru, J. N., Wang, B., Khan, S. A., Bate, P. N. N., … & Zhang, T. (2021). A recombinant selective drug-resistant M. bovis BCG enhances the bactericidal activity of a second-line anti-tuberculosis regimen. Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy142, 112047.
  5. Gathongo, J.K. (2021). Internship: A Bridge to Employment or a Trap to a Disguised Employment Relationship? Journalofcmsd 7(1).
  6. Charles Cadier & Michael N. Githaiga. (2021). Seagrass Loss and Sub-Surface Carbon Fate: Insights from a Long-Term Experimental Removal in Gazi Bay, Kenya. International Journal of Environmental Sciences & Natural Resources, 28(4). DOI: 19080/IJESNR.2021.28.556243
  7. Shinda, C. A., Gitari, J. N., Nthakanio, P. N., Runo, S., & Gichimu, B. (2021). Performance assessment of crosses between Gadam and hardcore tannin sorghum in hybrid lines production. Journal of Experimental Biology and Agricultural Sciences, 9(4), 417-431.
  8. Othuon, D. O., Gatimbu, K. K., Musafiri, C. M., & Ngetich, F. K. (2021). Working Capital Management impacts on small-scale Coffee Wet Mills’ Financial Performance in Eastern Kenya. Heliyon, e07887.
  9. Mairura, F. S., Musafiri, C. M., Kiboi, M. N., Macharia, J. M., Ng’etich, O. K., Shisanya, C. A., … & Ngetich, F. K. (2021). Determinants of farmers’ perceptions of climate variability, mitigation, and adaptation strategies in the central highlands of Kenya. Weather and Climate Extremes, 100374.
  10. Isaboke, H. N. (2021). Determinants of Participation of Smallholder Farmers in Weather Index Insurance in Embu County, Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Extension25(3), 1-12.

JULY 2021

  1. Mutiga, S. K., Rotich, F., Were, V. M., Kimani, J. M., Mwongera, D. T., Mgonja, E., … & Talbot, N. J. (2021). Integrated strategies for durable rice blast resistance in sub-Saharan Africa. Plant Disease105(10), 2749-2770.
  2. Gitonga, C. M. (2021). Attributions for the culture of silence among victims of domestic violence: A case of married men in Kenya. International Journal of Psychology and Counselling, 13(3), 34-40.
  3. Hederström, V., Nyabuga, F. N., Anderbrant, O., Svensson, G. P., Rundlöf, M., Lankinen, Å., & Larsson, M. C. (2022). Dispersal and spatiotemporal distribution of Protapion fulvipes in white clover fields: implications for pest management. Journal of Pest Science95(2), 917-930.
  4. Gitonga, E. N., Kariuki, P. W. O., & Kariuki, S. N. (2021). Fintech Predictive Modeling and Performance of Investment Firms in Kenya. Webology, (18) Special Issue on Computing Technology and Information Management.
  5. Mauti, K. O., Ndirangu, S. N., & Mwangi, S. C. (2021). Choice of Information and Communication Technology Tools in Tomato Marketing Among Smallholder Farmers in Kirinyaga County, Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Extension25(3), 81-92.
  6. Kiptoo, I. K., Kariuki, S. N., & Ocharo, K. N. (2021). Corporate governance and financial performance of insurance firms in Kenya. Cogent Business & Management8(1), 1938350.
  7. Onyango, D. A., Mogaka, H. R., Ndirangu, S. N., & Kwena, K. (2021). Household socio-economic factors influencing choice of agro-advisory dissemination pathways for climate change in semi-arid areas of Kenya. Information Development.
  8. . Balmford, A., Bradbury, R. B., Bauer, J. M., Broad, S., Burgess, G., Burgman, M., … & Nielsen, K. S. (2021). Making more effective use of human behavioural science in conservation interventions. Biological Conservation.
  9. Muriuki, S. W., Rengan, M. S., & Budambula, N. L. (2021). Prokaryotic diversity and potentially pathogenic bacteria in vended foods and environmental samples. Annals of Microbiology71(1), 1-14.
  10. Gakii, C., Bwana, B. K., Mugambi, G. G., Mukoya, E., Mireji, P. O., & Rimiru, R. (2021). In silico-driven analysis of the Glossina morsitans morsitans antennae transcriptome in response to repellent or attractant compounds. PeerJ9, e11691.                                             

Book Chapters (OCTOBER 2021)

  1. Apollo, S., & Kabuba, J. (2021). Zeolite for Treatment of Distillery Wastewater in Fluidized Bed Systems. In Inorganic-Organic Composites for Water and Wastewater Treatment(pp.117-130). Springer, Singapore.
  2. Musei, S. K., Nyaga, J. M., & Dubow, A. Z. (2021). Remote Sensing Based Quantification of Forest Cover Change in Somalia for the Period 2000 to 2019. In Deserts and Desertification.