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PROF. MICHAEL ANTONY OKIROR

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ASSOC. PROF
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Phone Number
+254722280311
Alternative Phone No.
+524700268282
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Division / Faculty
Faculty of Science
Directorate / Dept
Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences
Office Extension No.
3635
Address
P.O. Box 536-20115 EGERTON
SUMMARY

Prof. Michael Antony Okiror is a....

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
  • Plant Genetics
  • Plant breeding
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. Gupta, V.K., M.A. Okiror and E.W.M. van Breukelen (1981). Electrophoretic studies of two isogenic bean lines differing in resistance to bean anthracnose. Kenya J Sc and Tech. (B) 2: 85 - 90
  2. Okiror, M.A., V.K. Gupta and E.W.M van Breukelen (1982). Genetic and physiological variation among bean lines resistant and susceptible to nean anthracnose. Theor. Appl. Genet. 62: 355 - 359
  3. Okiror, M.A., V.K. Gupta and P.M. Kimani (1995). Biochemical markers in Fusarium wilt resistant and susceptible genotypes of pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan L., Millsp.). Kenya J. Sc (B) 11: 42 - 49
  4. Okiror, M.A. and P.M. Kimani (1997). Pathogenic variation of Fusarium udum of pigeon pea. Indian J. Genet. 57 (2): 186 - 192
  5. Okiror, M.A., (1998). Screening techniques for Fusarium wilt of pigeon pea. African Crop Sc. J. 6 (4): 345 - 350
  6. Okiror, M.A.. (1998). Evaluation of pigeon pea germplasm for resistance to Fusarium wilt. Indian J. Agric. Sc. 69 (8): 600 -601
  7. Okiror, M.A. (2002). Genetics of resistance to Fusarium udum Butl. in Kenya. Indian J. Genet 62 (3): 218 - 220
  8. Kipkoech, A.K, M.A. Okiror, H.K. Maritim and J.R. Okalebo (2002). Production efficiency of high yielding groundnut production technlogies in Western Kenya. In: African Crop Science Procs. Tenywa, J.S., Nampala, P., Tusiime, G., and Osiru, M. (eds). 22 -26 Oct 2001, Lagos, Nigeria, 5: 657 - 670
  9. Okiror, M.A., S.O. Ipomai and J.R. Okalebo (2006). Improved crop-management techniques for better groundnut production in western Kenya. Bots. J. Agric. Appl. Sci. 2 (2): 113 - 127
  10. Lang'at, M.C., Okiror, M.A., Gesimba, R.M. and Ouma, J.P. (2006). The effect of intercropping groundnut (Arachis hypogea L.) with Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L Moench) on yield and cash income. Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica 39 (2): 87 - 90
  11. Lang'at, M.C., Okiror, M.A., Gesimba, R.M. and Ouma, J.P (2007). The effect of intercropping groundnut (Arachis hypogea L.) with maize (Zea mays L.) on yield and cash income. Bots. J. Agric. Appl. Sci. 3 (2): 139 - 148
  12. Kipkoech, A.K., Okiror, M.A, Okalebo, J.R., and Maritim, H.K. (2007). Production efficiency and economic potential of different soil fertility management strategies among groundnut farmers of Kenya. Science World Journal 2 (1): 14 - 20
  13. Zennah Kosgey, James O. Owuoche, Michael A. Okiror, Peter N. Njau (2015): Inheritance of Stem rust (Puccinia graminis Pers. F. sp. Tritici erics and E. Hen) resistance in bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) lines to TTKST race. IJAAR 7(4):1 13
  14. Mercy Odemba, James Owuoche, Michael Okiror, Ruth Wanyera (2018): Evaluation of CIMMYT wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) lines for seedling and adult plant resistance to stem rust (Puccinia graminis f.sp. tritici) race UG99 and its variants; IJAAR 12 (4): 53 - 63. (ISSN: 2223 -7054
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