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  1. Growing high-yielding varieties is crucial for successful crop production and maximizing farmers’ net returns. One such example is IR05N221, locally referred to as Komboka rice variety, which was released in Keny...

    Authors: Mary Ng’endo, MaryLiza Kinyua, Lourine Chebet, Samuel Mutiga, Joseph Ndung’u, Oliver Nyongesa, Simon Njau, Ajay Panchbhai, Ruth Musila and Rosemary Murori
    Citation: CABI Agriculture and Bioscience 2022 3:57
  2. Continuous land cover modification is an important part of spatial epidemiology because it can help identify environmental factors and Culex mosquitoes associated with arbovirus transmission and thus guide contro...

    Authors: Benjamin G Jacob, Josephat Shililu, Ephantus J Muturi, Joseph M Mwangangi, Simon M Muriu, Jose Funes, John Githure, James L Regens and Robert J Novak
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2006 5:18
  3. The conversion of lignocellulosic biomass from agricultural waste into biofuels and chemicals is considered a promising way to provide sustainable low carbon products without compromising food security. Howeve...

    Authors: Duong T. Nguyen, Leonardo D. Gomez, Andrea Harper, Claire Halpin, Robbie Waugh, Rachael Simister, Caragh Whitehead, Helena Oakey, Huong T. Nguyen, Tuat V. Nguyen, Tu X. Duong and Simon J. McQueen-Mason
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:165
  4. The circum-basmati group of cultivated Asian rice (Oryza sativa) contains many iconic varieties and is widespread in the Indian subcontinent. Despite its economic and cultural importance, a high-quality reference...

    Authors: Jae Young Choi, Zoe N. Lye, Simon C. Groen, Xiaoguang Dai, Priyesh Rughani, Sophie Zaaijer, Eoghan D. Harrington, Sissel Juul and Michael D. Purugganan
    Citation: Genome Biology 2020 21:21
  5. The survivorship and distribution of Anopheles arabiensis larvae and pupae was examined in a rice agro-ecosystem in Mwea Irrigation Scheme, central Kenya, from August 2005 to April 2006, prior to implementation o...

    Authors: Joseph M Mwangangi, Ephantus J Muturi, Josephat Shililu, Simon M Muriu, Benjamin Jacob, Ephantus W Kabiru, Charles M Mbogo, John Githure and Robert Novak
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2006 5:114
  6. We examined algorithms for malaria mapping using the impact of reflectance calibration uncertainties on the accuracies of three vegetation indices (VI)'s derived from QuickBird data in three rice agro-village ...

    Authors: Benjamin G Jacob, Ephantus J Muturi, Joseph M Mwangangi, Jose Funes, Erick X Caamano, Simon Muriu, Josephat Shililu, John Githure and Robert J Novak
    Citation: International Journal of Health Geographics 2007 6:21
  7. The diversity and abundance of Anopheles larvae has significant influence on the resulting adult mosquito population and hence the dynamics of malaria transmission. Studies were conducted to examine larval habita...

    Authors: Joseph M Mwangangi, Josephat Shililu, Ephantus J Muturi, Simon Muriu, Benjamin Jacob, Ephantus W Kabiru, Charles M Mbogo, John Githure and Robert J Novak
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2010 9:228
  8. Six independent Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, non-spore-forming, nitrogen-fixing rod-shaped isolates were obtained from the root endosphere of rice grown at the International Rice Research Institute ...

    Authors: Pablo Rodrigo Hardoim, Rashid Nazir, Angela Sessitsch, Dana Elhottová, Elisa Korenblum, Leonard Simon van Overbeek and Jan Dirk van Elsas
    Citation: BMC Microbiology 2013 13:164
  9. For remote identification of mosquito habitats the first step is often to construct a discrete tessellation of the region. In applications where complex geometries do not need to be represented such as urban h...

    Authors: Benjamin G Jacob, Ephantus J Muturi, Jose E Funes, Josephat I Shililu, John I Githure, Ibulaimu I Kakoma and Robert J Novak
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2006 5:91
  10. The rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae is a destructive pathogen of rice and other related crops, causing significant yield losses worldwide. Endogenous small RNAs (sRNAs), including small interfering RNAs (si...

    Authors: Vidhyavathi Raman, Stacey A Simon, Amanda Romag, Feray Demirci, Sandra M Mathioni, Jixian Zhai, Blake C Meyers and Nicole M Donofrio
    Citation: BMC Genomics 2013 14:326
  11. Studies were conducted between April 2004 and February 2006 to determine the blood-feeding pattern of Anopheles mosquitoes in Mwea Kenya.

    Authors: Simon M Muriu, Ephantus J Muturi, Josephat I Shililu, Charles M Mbogo, Joseph M Mwangangi, Benjamin G Jacob, Lucy W Irungu, Richard W Mukabana, John I Githure and Robert J Novak
    Citation: Malaria Journal 2008 7:43
  12. Efficient deconstruction of lignocellulosic biomass into simple sugars in an economically viable manner is a prerequisite for its global acceptance as a feedstock in bioethanol production. This is achieved in ...

    Authors: Rahul Singh, Joseph P. Bennett, Mayank Gupta, Medha Sharma, Danish Eqbal, Anna M. Alessi, Adam A. Dowle, Simon J. McQueen-Mason, Neil C. Bruce and Syed Shams Yazdani
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2019 12:265
  13. Rice cultivation produces two waste streams, straw and husk, which could be exploited more effectively. Chemical pretreatment studies using rice residues have largely focussed on straw exploitation alone, and ...

    Authors: Ian P. Wood, Huong-Giang Cao, Long Tran, Nicola Cook, Peter Ryden, David R. Wilson, Graham K. Moates, Samuel R. A. Collins, Adam Elliston and Keith W. Waldron
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2016 9:193
  14. CRISPR-Cas12a (formerly Cpf1) is an RNA-guided endonuclease with distinct features that have expanded genome editing capabilities. Cas12a-mediated genome editing is temperature sensitive in plants, but a lack ...

    Authors: Aimee A. Malzahn, Xu Tang, Keunsub Lee, Qiurong Ren, Simon Sretenovic, Yingxiao Zhang, Hongqiao Chen, Minjeong Kang, Yu Bao, Xuelian Zheng, Kejun Deng, Tao Zhang, Valeria Salcedo, Kan Wang, Yong Zhang and Yiping Qi
    Citation: BMC Biology 2019 17:9
  15. Grain zinc and iron concentration is a complex trait that is controlled by quantitative trait loci (QTL) and is important for maintaining body health. Despite the substantial effort that has been put into iden...

    Authors: Tiantian Jin, Jingtang Chen, Liying Zhu, Yongfeng Zhao, Jinjie Guo and Yaqun Huang
    Citation: BMC Genetics 2015 16:17