Print
PDF

Prof . Joshua Otieno Ogweno, PhD

Prof . Joshua Otieno Ogweno, PhD

Associate Professor of Horticulture

 

Faculty of Agriculture,

Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils,

Egerton University

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254 – 726 629 758

Email: ogwenojoshua@gmail.com OR ogwenoo@yahoo.com

 

EDUCATION

 

2006

Ph.D., Horticulture (Vegetable Science)

Zhejiang University , China,

1996

Master of Science, Horticulture

Anglia Polytechnic University , U.K.

1993

B.Sc. Horticulture

Jomo Kenyatta Universirty Of Agric and Technonology, Kenya

1984

Diploma in Horticulture

Jomo Kenyatta University Of Agric And Tech, Kenya

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Vegetable Science, Vegetable Biotechnology, and Horticultural Seed Production

WORK EXPERIENCE

2015 Feb –to date:

Associate Professor at Egerton University, Kenya, Department of Crops Horticulture and Soil.

2010 August –2015 Feb:

Senior Lecturer at Egerton University, Kenya, Department of Crops Horticulture and Soil

2006-July 2010:

Lecturer at Egerton University, Kenya, Department of Crops Horticulture and Soil.

1997/2006:

Assistant Lecturer at Egerton University, Kenya, Department of Horticulture.

1996/1997:

Senior Technologist and Demonstrator at the department of Horticulture Egerton University, Kenya.

1988/1996:

Senior Technologist and demonstrator at the department of Agronomy Egerton University, Kenya.

MOST RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1.

Mwaura M. M., Isutsa D K., Ogweno J O., & Kasina M (2014). Interactive effects of Irrigation rate and Leaf harvesting intensity on Edible leaf and fruit Yields of Multipurpose Pumkin (Curcubita moschata Duchesne).International Journal of Science And Nature, Vol 5 (2) 2014:1999-204.

2.

Ng’etich O.K., Aguyoh, J.N. & Ogweno, J. O. (2014).The effects of integrated application of farmyard manure and calcium ammonium nitrate on growth and yield attributes of African nightshade (Solanum scabrum Mill). Asian Journal of Agriculture and Food Science (ISSN: 2321 – 1571) Volume 02 – Issue 02, April 2014

 

3.

Wen-Hai Wu., Xiao-Long Yan., Yi-AN Xiao., Jian-Jun Zeng., Hui-Juan Qi., Joshua Otieno Ogweno (2013). 24 Epibrassinosteroids Alleviate Drought Induced Inhibition of Photosynthesis in Capsicum annum.Scientia Horticulturae 150 (2013) 232-237

 

4.

Ng’etich O.K., A N Niyokuri., J J Rono., A Fashaho., J O Ogweno (2013). Effects of DifferentRates Of NitrogenFertilizer on the Growth and Yield of Zucchini (Curcubita pepo Cv Diamant L) Hybrid F1in Rwanda High Altitude Zone.

 

5

Ng’etich O.K., Aguyoh, J.N. & Ogweno, J. O. (2012) Growth, yield and physiological responses of spider plant (Cleome gynandra L.) to calcium ammonium nitrate rates International journal of Agronomy and Plant Production. Vol., 3 (9), 346-355, 2012

 

6

Ng’etich O.K., Aguyoh, J.N. & Ogweno, J. O. (2012) Effects of composted farmyard manure on growth and yield of Spider plant (Cleome gynandra).International journal of Science and Nature, Vol (3)512-520.

 

7

Golam Jalal Ahammed, Chun-Juan Gao, Joshua Otieno Ogweno, Yan-Hong Zhou, Xiao-Jian Xia, Wei-Hua Mao, Kai Shi, Jing-Quan Yu (2012) Brassinosteroids induce plant tolerance against phenanthrene by enhancing degradation and detoxification in Solanum lycopersicum L. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 80:28-36.

 

8

K.M. Zhang, X.M. Wang, J.X. Cui, J.O. Ogweno, K. Shi, Y.H. Zhou and J.Q. Yu (2011)

Characteristics of gas exchange and chlorophyll fluorescence in red and green leaves of Begonia semperflorens. Biologia Plantarum 55 (2): 361-364, 2011.

 

9

Golam Jalal Ahammed, Hui-Li Yuan, Joshua Otieno Ogweno, Yan-Hong Zhou, Xiao-Jian Xia, Wei-Hua Mao, Kai Shi, Jing-Quan Yu (2011) Brassinosteroid alleviates phenanthrene and pyrene phytotoxicity by increasing detoxification activity and photosynthesis in tomato Chemosphere 86(5):546-55

 

10

Joshua Otieno Ogweno, Kai Shi, Xing-Shun song, Wen- Hai Hu Yan Hong Zhou, Jing Quan Yu (2010). Photoinhibition –induced reduction in photosynthesis is alleviated by abscisic acid, cytokinin and brassinosteroids in detached tomato leaves. Journal of Growth Regulation. 60:175-182.

 

11

Joshua Otieno Ogweno, Xing-Shun song, Wen- Hai Hu, Kai Shi, Yan Hong Zhou, Jing Quan Yu (2009). Detached leaves of tomato differ in their photosynthetic physiological response to moderate high and low temperature stress. Scientia Horticulturae 123: 17-22.

12

Joshua Otieno Ogweno, Xing Shun Song, Kai Shi, Wen Hai Hu, Wei Hua Mao,

Yan Hong Zhou , Jing Quan Yu and Salvador Nogués (2008) Brassinosteroids alleviate

Heat induced inhibition of Photosynthesis by increasing carboxylation efficiency and enhancing antioxidant systems in Lycopersicon esculentum. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation. 27: 41-57.

13

Shi Kai, Hu Wen Hai, Dong Dekun, Joshua Otieno Ogweno, Xing-Shun song, Yan Hong Zhou, Jing Quan Yu (2006). Effects of root restriction on plant growth,root respiration, activities of H+-ATPase and H+-PPase in tomato seedlings.Acta Horticulturae Sinica; 2006, 33 (4) 853-855. September 2006.

14

Joshua Otieno Ogweno and Jing Quan Yu (2006) Autotoxic potential in soil sickness: A re-examination. Allelopathy Journal 18(1): 93-102.

15

Li-Yun Zou, Joshua Otieno Ogweno, Yao Sun, Kai Shi, Yan Hong Zhou and Jing Quan Yu (2006) Autotoxic potential of root exudates and associated phenolics in watermelon. Athelopathy Journal 18 (1):103-110.

 

RESEARCH INTEREST

Horticulture, Olericulture, Plant Biotechnology and Vegetable quality.