Thematic Projects

  • Antimalarial Activity, Acute Toxicity and Phytochemical Screening of Selected Antimalarial Plants
  • Antimalarial Activity, Acute Toxicity and Phytochemical Investigations of Plant Extracts from Kenya Biodiversity
  • Phytochemical and Antifungal Investigation of Gladiolus and Dierama spp ; in management of opportunistic fungal infections associated with HIV/AIDS
  • Plant Secondary Metabolism entitled Quantitative assessment of glycol-alkaloids, phenolic acids and protease inhibitors in cultivated potato, Solanum tuberosum L
  • Semiochemicals mediating attraction in the cashew mired Helopeltis schoutedeni and the coconut coreid, Pseudotheraptus wayi.
  • Diversity of chemical and mechanical properties of wild silk fibers in Africa.
  • Investigations in to the biology of Labeo cylindricus Peters (Pisces: cyprinidae) and the potential for commercial culture.
  • The genetic improvement of cow pea (Vigna Unguiculata) for enhancement of drought tolerance through tissue culture and transformation by Agrobacterium
  • A study of the effects of cyanophages on the growth patterns of cyanobacteria in Lake Magadi Kenya. Isolation of Lytic Bacteriophage from Lake Mbogoria.
  • Investigation of the optimum conditions for rearing mealworms; Tenebrio molitor (coleopteran Tenebrionidae) for protein rich animal feed.
  • In vitro mass propagation of the native drought-tolerant tree Melia volkensisii, gurke (mukau) and evaluation of growth competitiveness of in vitro raised saplings in the drought-prone Yatta region of Kitui county, Kenya.
  • A study of the effects of cyanophages on the growth patterns of cyanobacteria in lake Magadi, Kenya.

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