Dr. Daniel Kipkoech Too

Dr. Daniel Kipkoech Too

Department Of Natural Resource Management

Egerton University

Department Of Resource Development,

P. O. Box 536, -20115 Egerton Kenya

Tel:(037) 61620(EXT. 3397)

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Born 1949 In Kericho District, Kenya

EDUCATION

1971-1973

Diploma in Range Management

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya

1979-1980

Texas Tech. university, USA,

Bsc. Range Management

1982-1985

Texas A & M University, USA,

Msc.Range Science

1989-1995

Colorado State University, USA,

Ph.D Rangeland Ecosystem Science

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Msc. Thesis Title: Effects of Defoliation Frequency and Intensity on Production of Four Burned and unburned Bushed Grassland Communities in South Central Kenya.

Ph.D. dissertation title: Increasing primary production of Kenya range lands through bush control and grass seeding.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Jan. 1974 -1976 Nov.

Assistant Range Officer I/C Modogashe Grazing Blocks

Dec. 1976 -1978 Dec.

District Range Officer- Garissa

May 1980 – 1981 Sept.

Range Officer- National Range Monitoring Unit

Oct.1981- Oct. 1996

Research Scientist, KARI – National Range Research Centre – Kiboko, Ecology section (I/C) served as Senior Research Scientist

1996 to date

Senior Lecturer, Dept. of Natural Resources, Egerton University, Njoro. Chairman of the Department

KEY PROJECTS

14th to Oct. 1996

Effects of Defoliation Frequency and Intensity on Production of Grassland Communities. 1986. In Range Development and Research in Kenya (Eds)R. M. Hansen, B. M. Woie and R.D. Child.

Daniel K.Too M.J. Trlica, E.T. Bartlett, D.M. Swift And W.N. Mnene. 1996. Valuing Increased Herbage Production Following Manual Brush Clearing, Manure and Grass Seeding in Three Woodland Communities in Kenya. 5th Kari Scientific Conference, KARI, Hq, Kaptagat road Loresho, Nairobi,

14th to 16th Oct.1996

Mworia J.K. , N.K.R. Musimba, A.B. Orodho And D.K. Too. 1996. Vegetation and Hydrologic Responses to Stocking Density in a Semi Arid Raneland in Kenya. 5th Kari Scientific Conference Kari Hq, Kaptagat Road Loresho Nairobi,

UNDER REVIEW FOR PUBLICATION

1

Herbaceous Standing crop responses brush clearing, Manure and Grass seeding in three woodland Communities. Shrub recovery and cover increase following brush clearing, Manure and grass seeding in Kenya. Soil moisture variability and its effect on herbage production in semi-arid rangelands of Kenya.

2

S.K Cheruiyot, T.L Thurow, and D.K. Too- Range science leadership development in KENYA. A continuing Legacy of Graduate Education (SRM)

AREA OF INTERESTS

Watershed Management Range Ecology