Thematic papers

  • Mutisya, D.L., C.W. Kariuki and C.P.M. Khamala (2010). Growth and deveploment of cassava predatory mite under different relative humidity regimes. E.Afr. agric. For. J., 76: (1 & 2) 97-102.
  • Mutisya, D,L., E.M. El-Banhawy, C.W. Kariuki, C.P.M. Khamala, K.K.M. Fiaboe and M.M. Kungu (2012). Systematic and Applied Acarology 17: (4): 378-383.
  • WENDY C. TURNER1, PEACE IMOLOGHOME, ZEPEE HAVARUA, GODWIN P. KAAYA, JOHN K.E MFUNE, IRVIN D.T. MPOFU AND WAYNE M. GETZ1 (2013). Soil ingestion, nutrition and the seasonality of anthrax in herbivores of Etosha National Park.
  • Ecosphere, 4 (1), 1-19.
  • KAAYA, G.P. AND HEDIMBI, M. (2012). The use of entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae as bio-pesticides for tick control. International Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Vol 2 (6), 245-250.
  • SHILANGALE, R.P., DI GIANNATALE, E., CHIMWAMUROMBE, P.M. AND KAAYA, G.P (2012). Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance Pattern of Salmonella in Animal feed produced in Namibia. Veterinaria Italiana, Vol. 48 (2), 125‐132.
  • KAAYA G.P., KADHILA-MUANDINGI, P.N., LOTFY, H.R. AND MSHIGENI, K. (2012). Incorporation of seaweed in mushroom cultivation substrates and mushroom iodization. African Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 7(25), pp. 3673-3676.
  • KAMWI, R.N., MFUNE, J.K., KAAYA, G.P. AND JONAZI, J.B. (2012). Seasonal variation in the prevalence of malaria and vector species in northern Namibia. Journal of Entomology and Nematology, Vol. 4 (5), pp 42-48.
  • HEDIMBI, M., KAAYA, G.P. AND CHINSEMBU, K.C. (2011). Mortalities induced by entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae to different ticks of economic importance using two formulations. International Research Journal of Microbiology: Vol. 2, 141-145.
  • KAAYA, G.P., SAMISH, M., HEDIMBI, M., GINDIN, G. AND GLAZER, I. (2011). Control of tick populations by spraying Metarhizium anisopliae conidia on cattle under field conditions. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 55: 273-281.
  • HEDIMBI, M., KAAYA , G.P., SAMISH, M., GINDIN, G., AND GLAZER, I. (2011). Pathogenicity of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae to the red-legged tick, Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi. Journal of Entomology and Nematology, Vol 3(7), 68-72.
  • HEDIMBI, M., KAAYA, G.P. SINGH, S., CHIMWAMUROMBE, P.M., GINDIN, G., GLAZER, I. AND SAMISH, M.,( 2008). Protection of metarhizium anisopliae conidia from ultra-violet radiation and their pathogenicity to Rhipicephalusevertsi evertsi ticks. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 46: 149-156.
  • SOLOMON, G. AND KAAYA, G. P. (2008). Prevalence of camel ticks and haemoparasites in Southern rangelands of Ethiopia. Discovery and Innovation, Vol. 20, 10-13.
  • KUBASU, S.S.,MAKOKKHA,G.L. AND KAAYA, G.P. (2007). Biological differences within Rhipicephalus appendiculatus Neumann (AKARI: IXODIDAE) Populations in Kenya. Journal of the Eqyptian Society of Parasitology Vol 37 (2) 411-418.
  • KAAYA, G.P., SAXENA, R.C. AND GEBRE, S. (2007). The potential of Neem products for control of economically-important African ticks. Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia, Vol 4 (1), 95-104.
  • SEBITOSI, E.K. AND KAAYA, G.P. (2006). Effect of bovine blood fractions on the infectivity of Theileria parva to bovine blood lymphocytes. Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia, Vol. 3 (2), 287-295.
  • MARANGA, R.O., HASSANALI, A., KAAYA, G.P AND MUEKE, J.M. (2006). Performance of a Prototype Baited-trap in Attracting and Infecting the Tick Amblyomma variegatum (Acari: Ixodidae) in Field Experiments. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 38, 211 – 218.
  • MARANGA, R.O., KAAYA, G.P., MUEKE, J.M. AND HASSANALI, A (2005) Effects of combining the fungi Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae on the mortality of the tick Amblyomma variegatum (Ixodidae) in relation to seasonal changes. Mycopathologia , 159, 527 – 532.
  • SOLOMON GEBRE, SILESHI MEKONNEN, KAAYA GODWIN, TILAHUN TEKLE, YILMA JOBRE (2004). Prevalence of ixodid ticks and trypanosomosis in camels in southern rangelands of Ethiopia. Ethiopian Veterinary Journal 2, 23-31.
  • KAAYA, G.P. (2003). Prospects for innovative methods of tick control in Africa Insect Science and Its application, Vol. 23, No.1, 59-67.
  • Verhulst N., Mukabana W.R., Takken, W. and R.mallegange, 20109 Skin microbiota volatiles as odour baits for the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae. Entomologia Experimentalis et applicata.
  • Smallegange RC, Wolfgang H Schmied, Karel J van Roey, Niels O Verhulst, Jeroen Spitzen, Wolfgang R Mukabana and Willem Takken, 2010, Sugar-fermenting yeast as an organic source of carbon dioxide to attract the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae s.s. Malaria Journal.
  • Ogoma, SB., Dickson W. Lwetoijera , Hassan Ngonyani, Benjamin Furrer, Tanya L. Russell, W.R. Mukabana, Gerry F. Killeen, Sarah J. Moore, 2010, Blocking and or Screening Mosquito House entry Points as a Potential Tool for the Integrated Control of Vectors of Malaria, Filariasis and Arboviruses. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases,
  • Mukabana, WR., Olanga EA. and Knols BGJ, 2010, Host-seeking behaviour of Afrotropical anophelines: field and semi-field studies. In: Ecology and control of vector-borne diseases 2: Olfaction in vector-host interactionsʺ (W. Takken and Bart G.J. Knols, eds.). Chapter 8, pp 181-202. Wageninegn Academic Publishers.
  • Imbahale, S.S., U. Fillinger, A. Githeko, W.R. Mukabana, W. Takken, 2010, An exploratory survey of malaria prevalence and people’s knowledge, attitudes and practices of mosquito larval source management for malaria control in western Kenya. Acta Tropica 115: 248–256
  • Okumu, F., Biswaro, L., Mbeleyela, E, Killeen, G.F., Mukabana, R., S.J. Moore 2010, Using Nylon Strips to Dispense Mosquito Attractants for Sampling the Malaria Vector Anopheles gambiae s.s. Journal of Medical Entomology 47(2): 274 – 282.
  • Okumu F.O., Killeen G.F., Ogoma .S, Biswaro L., Smallegange R.C., Mbeyela E., Titus E., Munk C., Ngonyani H., Takken W., Mshinda H., Mukabana W.R., Moore S.J., 2010, Development and field evaluation of a synthetic mosquito lure that is more attractive than humans. PLoS One. 5(1):e8951.
  • Olanga, EA., Okal, M., Mbadi, PA., Kokwaro, ED, and WR Mukabana, 2010, Attraction of Anopheles gambiae to odour baits augmented with heat and moisture, Malaria Journal, 9, 6.
  • Sikulu M, Govella NJ, Ogoma SB, Mpangile J, Kambi SH, Kannady K, Chaki PC, Mukabana W.R., Killeen GF. 2009, Comparative evaluation of the Ifakara tent trap-B, the standardized resting boxes and the human landing catch for sampling malaria vectors and other mosquitoes in urban Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 8:197.
  • Ogoma SB, Kannady K, Sikulu M, Chaki PP, Govella NJ, Mukabana W.R., Killeen GF, 2009, Window screening, ceilings and closed eaves as sustainable ways to control malaria in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Malaria Journal, 8:221.
  • Muriu, S.M, Muturi, E.J., Shililu, J.I., Mbogo, C.M., Mwangangi, J.M., Jacob, B.G., Irungu, L.W., Mukabana, W.R., Githure, J., R.J., Novak, 2008, Host choice and multiple blood feeding behaviour of malaria vectors and other anophelines in Mwea rice scheme, Kenya. Malaria Journal 2008, 7:43.
  • Knols, B.G.J., Bossin, H.C., Mukabana, W.R., A.S. Robinson, 2007, Transgenic mosquitoes and the fight against malaria: managing technology push in a turbulent GMO world. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 77 (Supplement 6), 232-242.
  • Opiyo, P., Mukabana, W.R., Kiche, I.O., Mathenge, E.M., Killeen, G.F., Fillinger, U., 2007, An exploratory study of community factors relevant for participatory malaria control on Rusinga Island, western Kenya. Malaria Journal, 6: 48.
  • Mukabana, W.R., Takken, W., Killeen, G.F. & Knols, B.G.J., 2007, Clinical malaria reduces human attractiveness to mosquitoes. Proceedings of the Netherlands Entomological Society. 18, 125-129.
  • Knols, B.G.J., Hood-Nowotny, R.C., Bossin, H., Franz, G., Robinson, A., Mukabana, W.R., & Kemboi, S.K., 2006, GM sterile mosquitoes: a cautionary note. Nature Biotechnology, 24(9): 1067-1068.
  • Njiru, B.N., Mukabana, W.R., Takken, W., Knols, B.G.J., 2006, Trapping of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae with odour-baited MM-X traps in semi-field conditions in western Kenya. Malaria Journal, 5 (1): 39.
  • Harbison, J.E., Mathenge, E.M., Misiani, G.O, Mukabana, W.R., & Day, J.F. 2006, A simple method for sampling indoor-resting malaria mosquitoes, Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles funestus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Africa. Journal of Medical Entomology, 43(3): 473- 479.
  • Killeen, G.F., Mukabana, W.R., Kalongolela, M.S., Kannady, K., Lindsay, S.W., Tanner, M., Castro, M.C., Fillinger, U., 2006, Habitat targeting for controlling aquatic stages of malaria vectors in Africa. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 74(4): 517 – 518.
  • Mukabana, W.R., K. Kannady, G.M. Kiama, J. Ijumba, E.M. Mathenge, I. Kiche, G. Nkwengulila, L.E.G. Mboera, D. Mtasiwa, Y. Yamagata, I. van Schayk, B.G.J. Knols, S.W. Lindsay, M. Caldas de Castro, H. Mshinda, M. Tanner, U. Fillinger, & G.F. Killeen. 2006, Ecologists can enable communities to implement malaria vector control in Africa. Malaria Journal, 5 (1): 9.
  • Lacroix, R., Mukabana, W.R., Gouagna, L.C. & Koella, J.C., 2005, Malaria Infection Increases Attractiveness of Humans to Mosquitoes. PlosBiology, 3 (9), 1590 – 1593 (e298).
  • CW Maribie, GHN Nyamasyo, PN Ndegwa, J Lagerlof & M Gikungu (2011): Abundance and diversity of soil mites (acari) along a gradient of land-use types in Taita-Taveta, Kenya. Tropical & Sub-tropical Agroecosystems Vol. 13, pp. 11 to 27
  • JJ Muturi, JP Mbugi, JM Mueke, J Lagerlof, JK Mungatu, G Nyamasyo & M Gikungu (2011): Effects of integrated soil fertility management interventions on the abundance and diversity of soil collembolan in Embu and Taita Districts, Kenya. Tropical & Sub-tropical Agroecosystems Vol. 13 (1), pp. 37 to 42
  • Willis N Ochillo and Gideon H Nyamasyo (2011): Pest status of bean stem maggot (Ophiomyia sp.) and black bean aphid (Aphis fabae) in Taita District, Kenya. Tropical & Sub-tropical Agroecosystems Vol. 13 (1), pp. 91 to 97
  • J. Nderitu, M. Sila, G. Nyamasyo & M. Kasina (2009). Insect species associated with sweet potatoes (Ipomoeae batatas L.) (LAMK) in Eastern Kenya. Int. J. Sustain. Crop Prod. 4 (1): pp. 14 to 18.
  • Ong’amo, G.O., Le Ru, B.P., Calatayud, P.-A. and Silvain, J.-F. (2013) Composition of stem borer communities in selected vegetation mosaics in Kenya. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 7(3): 267-275
  • Ong’amo, G.O., Le Ru B.P; Campagne P., Branca, A., Calatayud P-A., Capdevielle-Dulac, C. and Silvain J-F. (2012) Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Busseola segeta Bowden (Lepidoptera; Noctuidae): A case study of host use diversification in Guineo-Congolian rainforest relic area, Kenya. Insects 3: 1156-1170.
  • Ong’amo, G.O., Le Ru, B.P., Moyal,P., Calatayud, Le Gall, P.-A., Ogol, P.C.K.P.O., Kokwaro, E.D., Capdevielle-Dulac, C. and Silvain, J.-F. (2008) Hostplant diversity of Sesamia calamistis: cytochrome b gene sequences reveal local genetic differentiation. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 128: 154-161.
  • Otieno, N.A., Le Rü, B.P., Ong’amo, G.O., Moyal, P., Dupas, S., Calatayud, PA., Silvain, J-F. (2008) Diversity and abundance of wild host plants of lepidopteran stem borers in two agro-ecological zones of Kenya. International journal of Biodiversity Science and Management 4: 1-12
  • Ong’amo, G.O., Le Rü, B., Dupas, S., Moyal, P., Calatayud, P.-A.& Silvain, J.F. (2006) Distribution, pest status and agroclimatic preferences of lepidopteran stemborers of maize and sorghum in Kenya, Annales de la Société entomologique de France 42(2): 171-177.
  • Ong’amo G.O., Le Rü B.P., Dupas S., Moyal P., Muchugu E. Calatayud P-A & Silvain J-F (2006) The role of wild host plants in the abundance of lepidopteran stem borers along altitudinal gradient in Kenya Annales de la Société entomologique de France (n.s) 42 (3-4): 363-370.

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