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2013

Kokwaro, JO.  2013.  Classification of East African Crops. , Nairobi: University of Nairobi Press
Kokwaro, JO, Johns T.  2013.  Luo-English Biological Dictionary. , Nairobi: East African Educational Publishers Ltd

2012

Owuor, B, Ochanda JO, Kokwaro JO.  2012.  In vitro antiplamodial activity of selected Luo and Kuria medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology.

2009

Kokwaro, JO.  2009.  Medicinal Plants of East Africa . , Nairobi: University of Nairobi Press
PROF. KOKWARO, JOHNO.  2009.  Medicinal Plants of East Africa, 3rd Edition.. Proceedings of 5th of African Crop Science Conference. Lagos Nigeria.. : University of Nairobi Press Abstract
Total number of pages: 515, including 35 pages of colour illustrations.

2006

Owuor, B, Okech-Rabah H, Kokwaro J.  2006.  Reinventing therapo-spiritual Fellowships: The “jolango” Luo independent churches. Mental Health, Religion and Culture. 9(5):423-434.

2005

Owuor, B, Kokwaro JO.  2005.  Indigenous snakebite remedies of the Luo of Western Kenya. Journ. Ethnobiology. 25(1):129-141.
PROF. KOKWARO, JOHNO.  2005.  Indigenous Snake Bite Remedies Of The Luo Of Western Kenya;. Journal Of Ethnobiology Volume 25, Issue 1 (March 2005) Pp. 129. : University of Nairobi Press Abstract
Total number of pages: 515, including 35 pages of colour illustrations.

2004

Osano, A, Siboe G, Ochanda J, Kokwaro J.  2004.  Biodegradation properties of white rot fungi in Karura forest Kenya. Discovery & Innovation. 16(1):78-84.

2001

Mibey, RK, Kokwaro JO.  2001.  Two new Graminicolous Meliolaeae from Kenya. African Journ. of Mycology & Biotechnology. 9(3):1-4.
Kokwaro, JO.  2001.  Valerianaceae. Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea.. 4(1):285.

1999

Kokwaro, JO.  1999.  Two new species of Meliola (Ascomyceetes) form Kenya. Fungal Diversity . 2(153-157)

1998

Mibey, RK, Kokwaro JO, Mukunya DW.  1998.  A new species and some new records of Meliolaceous fungi from Kenya. Mycotaxon 57: 87-95. 57:87-95.
Mibey, RK, Kokwaro JO.  1998.  Two new species and a new record of Balladyna from Kenya. Nova Hedwigia.
Kokwaro, JO.  1998.  Meliola icacinacearum and M. Kerichoensis as new Meliolaceae from Kenya. Mycological Research Journal. 102(2):1418-1420.
PROF. KOKWARO, JOHNO.  1998.  Luo Biological Dictionary (Jointly authored with Prof. Timothy Johns of McGill University, Canada).. A well researched ethnobiological lexicon describing all the plants and animals known to and used by the Luo community in East Africa.. : University of Nairobi Press Abstract
Total number of pages: 515, including 35 pages of colour illustrations.
PROF. KOKWARO, JOHNO.  1998.  Luo Biological Dictionary; 264pp 1998 East African Educ. Publ. Journal Of Ethnobiology Volume 25, Issue 1 (March 2005) Pp. 129. : University of Nairobi Press Abstract
Total number of pages: 515, including 35 pages of colour illustrations.

1996

Mibey, RK, Kokwaro JO, Mukunya DW.  1996.  A new species and four new records of Asterina from Kenya. Nova Hedwigia. 62:147-150.

1995

Johns, T, Fambert GM, Kokwaro JO, Mahunnah R, Kimanani E.  1995.  Anti-giardial activity of gastrointestinal remedies of the Luo of East Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 46(1):1-17.
Kokwaro, JO.  1995.  Ethnobotany in Africa . Ethnobotany by R.E. Schultes & S. Von Reis, . , Portland, Oregon: Dioscorides Press
PROF. KOKWARO, JOHNO.  1995.  Flowering Plant Families of East Africa, Nairobi, 1994 (Special mention in the NOMA Award for best Publications in Africa).. A well researched ethnobiological lexicon describing all the plants and animals known to and used by the Luo community in East Africa.. : University of Nairobi Press Abstract
Total number of pages: 515, including 35 pages of colour illustrations.

1994

Kokwaro, JO.  1994.  An overview of the current status of biodiversity in Africa, 1994. AAS Whydah newsletter . :9.
PROF. KOKWARO, JOHNO.  1994.  Flowering Plant Families of East Africa.. An Introduction to Plant Taxonomy; 292pp. ill. 1994 East African Educ. Publ.. : University of Nairobi Press Abstract
Total number of pages: 515, including 35 pages of colour illustrations.

1993

Githinji, CW, Kokwaro JO.  1993.  Ethnomedicinal study of major species in the family Labiatae from Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. 39(3):197-203.
Omino, EA, Kokwaro JO.  1993.  Ethnobotany of Apocynaceae species in Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology . 40:167-180.
PROF. KOKWARO, JOHNO.  1993.  Medicinal Plants of East Africa Ed. 2, Nairobi.. An Introduction to Plant Taxonomy; 292pp. ill. 1994 East African Educ. Publ.. : University of Nairobi Press Abstract
Total number of pages: 515, including 35 pages of colour illustrations.

1992

1991

Beck, E, Rehder H, Kokwaro JO.  1991.  Classification and mapping of the vegetation of the alpine zone of mount Kenya. international workshop of ecology and socioeconomy of Mount Kenya area. :41-46., Nanyuki, Kenya
Kokwaro, JO.  1991.  Conservation of Medicinal Plants in Kenya. Conservation of Medicinal Plants. , London: Cambridge
PROF. KOKWARO, JOHNO.  1991.  Food plants of the Luo Siaya district, Kenya. Economic Botany 45: 103-113.. An Introduction to Plant Taxonomy; 292pp. ill. 1994 East African Educ. Publ.. : University of Nairobi Press Abstract
Total number of pages: 515, including 35 pages of colour illustrations.

1990

Kokwaro, JO, Aketch CA.  1990.  A comparative study of the Kenya Acacia species based on their pollen morphological characters. Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot.. 23b:665-676.
Kokwaro, JO.  1990.  Seasonal traditional fruits and vegetables of Kenya. Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. 23:911-928.
Johns, T, Kokwaro JO, Kimanani EK.  1990.  Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya. Economic Botany . 44(3):369-381.
PROF. KOKWARO, JOHNO.  1990.  Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya:. establishing quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany, 44 (3): 369-381.. : University of Nairobi Press Abstract
Total number of pages: 515, including 35 pages of colour illustrations.
PROF. KOKWARO, JOHNO.  1990.  Medicinal plants of East Africa. Kenya, Literature Bureau Nairobi.. Establishing Quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany 44(3): 369-381. : University of Nairobi Press Abstract
Total number of pages: 515, including 35 pages of colour illustrations.
PROF. KOKWARO, JOHNO.  1990.  Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya:. Establishing Quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany 44(3): 369-381. : University of Nairobi Press Abstract
Total number of pages: 515, including 35 pages of colour illustrations.

1988

Kokwaro, JO.  1988.  Vegetation map of Mount Kenya. , Nairobi, Kenya: Survey of Kenya

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