Maseno University

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Name Prof. George Dancun Odhiambo               
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Department Department of Applied Plant Sciences
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Address: School of Agriculture and Food Security
Department of Applied Plant Sciences
P.O. Box 333, Maseno, Kenya
Qualification: PhD
Ongoing Research: RESEARCH ON STRIGA CONTROL IN WESTERN KENYA:-
  1. Integrated soil fertility management for Striga control and enhanced system productivity in western Kenya. (3 years and Funded by IITA for US$. 150,000.00)

  2. Enhancing capacity of Maseno University Seed Unit to deliver to market resilient new maize varieties in Western Kenya. (1 year and Funded by USAID through Land O'Lakes for US$. 60,000.00)
Publications:

 

  1. Gacheru, E.N., G.M.Kamau, H.M.Saha, G.D.Odhiambo, and M.K. O'Neill. 1992. Effect of land preparation and weeding on maize (zea mays) grain yield in the coastal region of Kenya. International Journal of Pest Management 39:57-60.
  2. Odhiambo, G.D. and J.K. Ransom. 1993. Effect of dicamba on the control of Striga hermonthica in maize in western Kenya. African Crop Science Journal.Vol.1 (2):105-110.
  3. Kamau G.M., H.M.Saha, E.N.Gacheru, G.D.Odhiambo, and J.K. Ransom. 1994. Effect of time and method of placement of nitrogen on maize grain yield in the coastal region of Kenya. African Crop Science Conference Proceedings, Vol.1 pp. 134-136.
  4. Ransom, J.K. and G.D. Odhiambo. 1995. Effect of Corn(Zea mays) genotypes which vary in maturity length on Striga hermonthica parasitism. Weed Technology. 9:63-67.
  5. O.O. Babalola, Osir E.O., Sanni A.I., Odhiambo G.D., and Bulimo W.D (2003) Amplification of 1-amino-cyclopropane-1-carboxylic (ACC) deaminase from plant growth promoting rhizobacteria in Striga-infested soil. African Journal of Biotechnology 2(6): 157-160.
    http://www.academicjournals.org/AJB.