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JANE KAPKIYAI

 

§  Name:

JANE KAPKIYAI

 
     
§  Department: Agricultural Sciences  
§  Faculty: Agriculture and Natural Resources Management  

§  Highest

Qualification:

Ph.D

 
§  Designation: Senior Lecturer  
§  Responsibility: Chairperson, Department of Agricultural Sciences  

Academic Background

     University Attended Years Qualification
§  University of Nairobi 1986 - 1989 B.Sc. (Agriculture)

§  University of Nairobi

§  University of Wyoming

1993 - 1996

2011 - 2013

M.Sc. (Soil Science)

M.S. (Agricultural & Applied Economics

§  Cornell University 2001-2006 Ph.D (Soil and Crop Sciences)

Area(s) of Specialization & Research Interests

  • Specialization
  • Soil Science
  • Research Interest
  • Carbon Sequestration and Climate Change
  • Nutrient Management in Agroecosystems

Selected Recent Publications

§  Kapkiyai Jane J., Woomer Paul L., Karanja Nancy K., and Qureshi Javaid N. 1998. Soil organic carbon fractions in a long-term experiment and the potential for their use as a diagnostic assay in highland farming systems of Central Kenya. African Crop Science Journal 6:19-28.

§  Kapkiyai, J.J., N.K. Karanja, J.N. Qureshi, P.C. Smithson and P.L. Woomer. 1999. Soil organic matter and nutrient dynamics in a Kenyan nitisol under long-term fertilizer and organic input management. Soil Biol. Biochem. 31:1773-1782.

§  Kapkiyai J. J., Okalebo J. R., Maritim H. K. and Woomer P. L. 1997. (Eds.) The initial phase Phosphorus Resource Exploratory Project (pre-PREP) Workshop Proceedings, 12- 15 May, 1997, Chepkoilel Campus, MoiUniversity.

Current/ Recent Teaching & Research

UNDERGRADUATE

            SOIL 213: Soil Genesis, Classification and Mapping

            AGRO 401: Dryland Cropping Systems

            AGRO 493: Seminars

POST GRADUATE – MSc

AGEC 730: Agricultural Policy Analysis

RESEARCH

o   Carbon sequestration and Eco-efficiency in Agricultural Production Systems


Contact Details

§  JANE J. KAPKIYAI

      Kisii University

      Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management

      Department of Agricultural Sciences

      P.O Box 408- 40200, Kisii, Kenya

     Cell phone: +254  715 655086

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