Saturday, 18 November 2017

DR HANNAH KARURI PUBLICATIONS

Publications in Journals:

  1. Namu J., Karuri H. W., A. Alakonya, Nyaga, J.M, and E. Njeri (2017).  Distribution of parasitic nematodes in Kenyan rice fields and their relation to edaphic factors, rainfall and temperature. Tropical Plant Pathology https://doi.org/10.1007/s40858-017-0194-9
  2. Karuri H. W., Olago, D., Neilson, R., Njeri, E., Opere, A. and Ndegwa, P.  2017. Plant parasitic nematode assemblages associated with sweet potato in Kenya and their relationship with environmental variables. Tropical Plant Pathology 42:1-12. DOI 10.1007/s40858-016-0114-4
  3. Karuri H. W., Olago, D., Neilson, R.,  Mararo, E. and Villinger, J. 2017. A survey of root knot nematodes and resistance to Meloidogyne incognita in sweet potato varieties from Kenyan fields. Crop protection 92:114-121.
  4. Karuri, H.W., Amata, R., Amugune, C.N. and Waturu, C.N. 2014. Interaction of Fusarium oxysporum f.sp.vasinfectum and the fungal feeding nematode Aphelenchus avenae on Bt cotton.  Journal of Plant Pathology 96: 183-188.
  5. Karuri, H.W., Amata, R., Amugune, C.N. and Waturu, C.N. 2013. Reproduction of root knot nematode (Meloidogyne icognita) on Bt cotton expressing Cry1Ac and Cry2Ab2 protein. Journal of Applied Biosciences 69:5487-5495.
  6. Karuri, H.W., Amata, R., Amugune, C.N. and Waturu, C.N. 2013. Effect of Bt cotton expressing Cry1Ac and Cry2Ab2 protein on soil nematode community assemblages in Mwea, Kenya. Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 19:2864-2879.
  7. Karuri, H.W., Amata, R., Amugune, C.N. and Waturu, C.N. 2013. Nematode diversity in soil from a field trial with decomposing Bt cotton expressing Cry1Ac and Cry2Ab2 protein. Spanish Journal of Agricutural Research, 11:968-979.
  8. Karuri, H.W., Amata, R., Amugune, C.N. and Waturu, C.N. 2013. Effect of transgenic cotton expressing Cry1Ac and Cry2Ab2 protein on entomopathogenic nematodes, Steinernema karii and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 8:4280-4284.
  9. Karuri, H.W., Amata, R., Amugune, C.N. and Waturu, C.N. 2010. Occurrence and distribution of soil nematodes in cotton production areas of Kenya. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 5:1889-1896.
  10. Karuri, H.W., E.M. Ateka, R. Amata, A.B. Nyende, A.W.T. Muigai, E. Mwasame and S.T. Gichuki, 2010. Evaluating diversity among Kenyan sweet potato genotypes using morphological and SSR markers. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology 12:33–38.
  11. Opiyo, S.A., Ateka, E.M., Owuor, P.O., Manguro, L.O.A. and Karuri, H.W. 2010. Survey of sweet potato viruses in Western Kenya and detection of cucumber mosaic virus. Journal of Plant Pathology 92:795-799.
  12. Karuri, H.W., Ateka, E.M., Amata, R., Nyende, A.B. and Muigai, A.W.T. 2009. Morphological markers cannot reliably identify and classify sweet potato genotypes based on resistance to sweet potato virus disease and dry matter content. Journal of Applied Biosciences, 15: 820-828.
  13. Karuri, H.W., E.M. Ateka, R. Amata, A.B. Nyende and A.W.T. Muigai, 2009. Characterization of Kenyan sweet potato genotypes for SPVD resistance and high dry matter content using simple sequence repeat markers. African Journal of Biotechnology 8: 2169-2175.