School of Agriculture and Veterinary Science

Career objectives: Enhancement of food security in the society
Research Interest: Plant Pathology, Plant Breeding, Sustainable Agriculture
Email: ikoima@seku.ac.ke

Education background

  • Masters of Science Agricultural Resource Management (MSc.ARM), A South Eastern Kenya University 2015-2017
  • BSc. Dry Land Agriculture, First class “A” South Eastern Kenya University 2011-2014
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Arutani Secondary School 2006- 2009
  • Kenya Certificate of Primary Education Gathiru Primary School 1998- 2005

Working experience

  • Tutorial Fellow Agricultural sciences 2018-to-date
  • Australia Award Fellowship program held at university of Sydney Remote Sensing, GIS, precision agriculture, assessment of land suitability with APSIM, R studio Jan-Feb 2018
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, South Eastern Kenya University Practical in crop science, plant pathology 2015-2017
  • Rethinking beekeeping development, South Eastern Kenya University Honey bee keeping in dry land, Improvement of bee keeping industry in East Africa
    March, 2014
  • Industrial attachment, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization Diagnosis and identification of crop pest and diseases, Food and processing and utilization, Fruit tree nursery establishment, Water management
    Sept-Nov 2013
  • Africa Regional Counseling Training Institute, South Eastern Kenya University HIV and AIDS management, Personal development skills, Drug and substances abuse Sept, 2013

Publications

  1. Distribution of Cassava Mosaic and Cassava Brown Streak Diseases in Agro-Ecological Zones of Low Eastern Kenya Research article: International Journal of innovative Science and Research Technology vol.3, issue 1 2018
  2. Response to Cassava Brown Streak Disease Infections in Local and Improved Cassava Genotypes under Field and Greenhouse Assays in Lower Eastern Kenya International Journal of Pathogen Research 1(3):1-14, 2018;DOl:10.9734/IJPR/2018/45272 2018
  3. Evaluating Response to Cassava Viral Disease Infections Among Selected Cassava Genotypes Under Field and Greenhouse Assays in Lower Eastern Kenya Masters Dissertation, South Eastern Kenya University 2017
  4. Effects of Salinity on Canning Beans Bachelor Research Report, South Eastern Kenya University 2014

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