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Mr. Patrick Murerwa, Msc

 

Mr. Patrick Murerwa, Msc

Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils,

Egerton University.

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254 – 0728-851 685

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EDUCATION

Year

Degree

Institution

1994

MSc Agronomy

Kuban State Agricultural University, Russia

1992

BSc Agriculture

Kuban State Agricultural University, Russia

1987

Kenya Advanced Cert of Education (A Level)

Dagoretti High School, Kenya

1985

Kenya Certificate of Education (O Level)

Ofafa Jericho High School, Kenya

1981

Certificate of Primary Education

St. Patrick’s Primary School, Kenya

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate

Institution Awarding

June 2011

E-Learning Capacity Building Course on Developing and Publishing of Digital Teaching and Learning Materials

RUFORUM/Futuristic Ltd

9th-11th March, 2011

Pedagogy & Academic Advising Workshop, CMRT, Egerton University

Certificate of Participation

11th-15th February, 2013

E-Learning Training workshop, CMRT, Egerton University

Certificate of Participation

WORK EXPERIENCE

2011 – present

Departmental Minutes Secretary, Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Egerton University.

2000 – 2003

Examination Officer, Department of Agronomy

1998 - present

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Egerton University.

2006-2009

Research Intern, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE)

2000 - 2004

Research Intern, NPBRC- KARI, Njoro.

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Crop Protection, Biological control, Crop & Insect Pathology.

RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS AND SPECIAL GRANTS

YEAR

SPONSOR

PURPOSE

2006

Dissertation Research Internship Programme (DRIP) of International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE)

Postgraduate Research Internship

2002

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Special Teaching and Research Equipment Grant to mitigate Faculty of Agriculture Departments’ loses incurred after fire.

2000

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

PhD (In Country Program) studies at Egerton University Kenya

 

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

2006 - Present

Ph d Research: Status & Use of Entomopathogenic Fungi for the Biological Control of Vectors of Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus in Kenya

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1

Survey of aphid fungal pathogens for the biological control of barley yellow dwarf virus in Kenya. in preparation, EAAFRO Journal

 

2

Effect of Pathogen inoculum size on the pathogenicity of selected Metarhizium anisopliae (Metch) isolates to Rhopalosiphum padi (L) and Metopolophium dirhodum (W), in prep.

 

3

Screening of aphid fungal pathogens for the biological control of major vectors of Barley yellow dwarf virus in Kenya, in preparation.

 

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Membership Category

Organization

Member

Agronomy Society of Kenya (AGROSOKE)

Member

Kenya DAAD Scholars Association (KDSA)

Member

Egerton University Alumni Association

Member

Kuban State University Alumni Association