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I am an agricultural scientist specialized in agronomy with special focus on

integrated crop management. I am currently an Associate Professor and Chairman of the

Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection, University of  Nairobi. I hold a

PhD in Plant Science (University of Manitoba, Canada), M.Sc. Agronomy (University of

Nairobi), B.Sc. Agriculture at First Class Honours (University of Nairobi) and

Postgraduate Diploma in Integrated Agricultural Research for Development (ICRA, The

Netherlands). I teach courses related to crop management and production systems, biodiversity,

biotechnology, plant nutrition and plant physiology at undergraduate, masters and

PhD levels. I have supervised to completion 39 masters and 4 PhD students in agronomy and

related disciplines. I have coordinated projects dealing with integrated  management

of snap beans, dry beans, Navy beans, cowpea and rural innovation processes. I

participated in the development of the national agricultural research system policy.

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