School of Agriculture,Enviroment,Water and Natural Resources


School of Agriculture, Environment, Water & Natural Resources, Department of Environmental Science and Land Resources Management
Primary Discipline: Ecology
Degrees Awarded: [Note: List highest degree awarded first]

  1. Ph.D (Agroecology – University of Otago, New Zealand)
  2. MSc. Waste Management with Environmental Management (University of the West of Scotland - UK)
  3. P.G.D.E. (Post Graduate Diploma in Education – Egerton University)
  4. BSc. (Biology – Maseno University)

Current Professional/Scientific Interests, Memberships, and Activities:

  1. Member of NEMA, British Ecological Society, Environmental Institute of Kenya.

Research, Scholarly, Professional and Scientific Activities

  1. Gakweli, A., Gikuma-Njuru, P., & Manono, B. O. (2021). Effects of salt harvesting on ground water quality in Gongoni Ward, Kilifi County, Kenya. Asian Journal of Environment & Ecology, 57-65.
  2. Kalovoto, D. M., Kimiti, J. M., & Manono, B. O. (2020). Agroforestry technologies practiced by women in Makindu and Nguumo locations to counteract the effects of climate change and variability, Makindu sub country, Makueni country, Kenya.
  3. Kalovoto, D. M., Kimiti, J. M., & Manono, B. O. (2020). Influence of women empowerment on adoption of agroforestry technologies to counter climate change and variability in semi-arid Makueni County, Kenya.
  4. Manono, B. O., Moller, H., Benge, J., Carey, P., Lucock, D., & Manhire, J. (2019). Assessment of soil properties and earthworms in organic and conventional farming systems after seven years of dairy farm conversions in New Zealand. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 43(6) 678-704.
  5. Manono, B. O., Moller, H., & Morgan, R. (2016). Effects of irrigation, dairy effluent dispersal and stocking on soil properties of the Waimate District, New Zealand. Geoderma Regional, 7(1), 59-66.
  6. Manono, B. O. (2016). Agro-ecological role of earthworms (Oligochaetes) in sustainable agriculture and nutrient use efficiency: A review. J. Agric. Ecol. Res. Int, 8, 1-18.
  7. Manono, B. O. (2016). New Zealand dairy farm effluent, irrigation and soil biota management for sustainability: Farmer priorities and monitoring. Cogent Food & Agriculture, 2(1), 1221636.
  8. Manono, B. O. (2016). Carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide and methane emissions from the Waimate District (New Zealand) pasture soils as influenced by irrigation, effluent dispersal and earthworms. Cogent Environmental Science, 2(1), 1256564.
  9. Manono, B. O., & Moller, H. (2015). Effects of stock type, irrigation and effluent dispersal on earthworm species composition, densities and biomasses in New Zealand pastures. Pedobiologia, 58(5-6), 187-193.
  10. Manono, B. O. (2014). Effects of irrigation, effluent dispersal and organic farming on earthworms and soil microbes in New Zealand dairy farms (Doctoral dissertation, University of Otago).
  11. Manono B. O. (2009) Managing the quality of rural drinking water through community spring protection – case of Kisii, Western Kenya. (Masters thesis, University of the West of Scotland).

Postal address, Tel or Mobile, email etc
P.O. Box 170-90200, Kitui; 15599-00100, Nairobi

+254- 722888885

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