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The Department of Crop Science Production is made up of seven units, Agronomy, Crop Physiology, Crop Protection, Soil Science,Plant Clinic,Horticulture and Forestry & Range

Department of Crop Science & Production(CSP)

Emongor V., Assoc Professor

Department of Crop Science & Production
Private Bag 0027,
Tel: +267 3650135
Fax: +267 3928753

Academic Qualifications

PhD in Horticulture (Post Harvest Physiology and Pomology), University of Guelph
MSc in Agronomy, University of Nairobi
Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University of Nairobi

Research Interests

Use of plant growth regulators to modify the growth and development of horticultural crops
Use of sewage effluent for irrigation
Development of vase, pulsing and bud opening solutions in cut flowers to enhance postharvest shelf-life of cut-flowers

Recent Publications

Emongor, V., Pule-Meulenberg, F. and Phole, O. 2004. Effect of Promalin on growth and development of Kale (Brassica oleracea L. Var Acephala DC). Journal of Agronomy 3 (): In press

Mutui, T.M., Emongor, V.E. and Hutchinson, M.J. 2003. Effect of benzyladenine on the vase life and keeping quality of Alstroemeria cut flowers. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology 5 (1): (In press)

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