PROF. ANTONY MWANGI KIBE

 

PROF. ANTONY MWANGI KIBE

Associate Professor of Agronomy and Senate Representative, Faculty of Agriculture

Crops, Horticulture and Soils Department

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Tel: +254 51 221 7737

Mobile: +254 721 402957

Fax: +254 51 211 1113

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EDUCATION

1998-2003

Doctor of Philosophy in Agronomy (Nutrient & Water Management)

Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi, India

1992-1995

Master of Science in Agronomy

Sam Hagginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Science. Formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute, (UP) India.

1988-1992

Bachelor of Sciences in Agriculture

Sam Hagginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Science formerly Allahabad Agricultural Institute, (UP) India.

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Nutrient and Water Management of Crops: Crop Production; Modeling Crop Growth and Yield; Forage Production and Cropping Systems for Irrigated and Dry Land Environments.

WORK EXPERIENCE

5th April 2013

DIRECTOR, BOARD OF MANAGEMENT, EUSACCO

4th April 2013

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF AGRONOMY

Nov 2010 to Present

Senate Representative, Faculty of Agriculture, Egerton University

5th June 2007 to 4th April 2013

Senior Lecturer, Crops, Horticulture and Soils Department, Egerton University

1994 March to, June 4th 2007

Lecturer, Department of Agronomy, Egerton University

July 2003 to Dec 2005

Examinations Coordinator, Agronomy Department

April 1992 to 1994

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Agronomy, Egerton University

MOST RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1.

Ismail, S. G., Kinyua, M. G., Kibe, A. M. and Wagara, I. N. (2012). Wheat Stem Rust Severity and Physiological Races in North Rift Region of Kenya. Asian Journal of Plant Pathology, ISSN 1819-1541. Pages 1-8.

2.

Ndiso, J. B., Kibe, A. M., Mugo, S. and Pathak, R. S. (2012). Influence of Drought Stress on Growth, Yield and Yield Components of Selected Maize Genotypes in Costal Lowland Kenya. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences. ISSN: 2167-0447. Vol.2 (6), pp. 178-185, June 2012. Available online at www.internationalscholarsjournals.org.

3.

Onyari, C. N., Ouma, J. P. and Kibe, A. M. (2010). Effect of Tillage method and Sowing Time on Phenology, Yield and yield Components of Chickpea (Cicer aerietinum L.) under Semi-arid Conditions in Kenya. Journal of Applied Biosciences, 34: 2156-2165.

4.

Muti S. M. and Kibe A. M. (2009). The Effects of East African Low Level Jet on Food Security in Horn of Africa: A Case Study of Coastal Region of Kenya. African Journal of Food Agriculture Nutrition and Development. Vol. 9, No. 8: 1761-1777.

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Ndiso, J.B., Kibe, A. M., Mugo, S., Pathak, R. S. and Likhayo, P. (2008). Screening Kenyan Coastal Maize Landraces for Resistance to Drought Stress and Storage Pests. Egerton Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 8:10-28.

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Kibe, A. M. and Onyari, C. N. (2008). Production Functions and Their Use in Predicting Chickpea Biomass Yields When Grown Under Varying Tillage and Sowing Dates in Naivasha, Kenya. Egerton Journal of Science and Technology, Vol.8:88-103.

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Kamithi, D.K., Kibe, A.M. and Akuja, T. (2008). Effects of Nitrogen and Plant Population Density on Dry Matter Production of Desi Chickpea (Cicer aerietinum L.) in Naivasha Dry Highlands of Kenya. Egerton Journal of Science and Technology, Vol.8:104-117.

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Mwangi M., Kibe A. M. and Bhattacharjee, S. K. (2008). Influence of Wet and Dry Cold Storage and Holding Solutions on the Respiration Rate and Post Harvest Life of Cut Flowers. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, Vol. 10(1):43-55.

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Kibe, A. M. and Kamithi D. K. (2007). Production Potential of Desi Chickpea Grown Under Various Nitrogen and Planting Densities at Naivasha, Kenya. Agricultural Journal 2 (4):520-525.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Evaluation of growth and yield of various crops under varying crop management practices. Development of crop production functions that relate crop management factors with yields. Determination of drought tolerance; Determination of water use efficiency. Evaluation of Drought mitigation strategies; management of crop diseases through agronomic interventions; Evaluation of dual purpose (fodder and grain) sorghum-cowpea intercrop yield in semi arid land.