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SIMION K. OMASAKI  

Department: Agricultural Sciences 
School:  Agriculture and Natural Resources Management 
Highest 
Qualification:  Msc 
Designation: Assistant Lecturer 
Responsibility: Conducting lectures in the school of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management 
Academic Background

University Attended Years  Qualification
Egerton University 2003-2007 B.Sc. (Animal Sciences)
Egerton University 2007-2010 M.Sc. (Animal Breeding and Genetics)
Wageningen University, Netherlands 2012-TO DATE Ph.D (Animal Breeding and Genomics)
Area(s) of Specialization & Research Interests

Animal Breeding and Genomics
Research Interest
Quantitative Genetics (Fish)
Development of Breeding Programs
Selected Recent Publications

Omasaki, S.K., H. Charo-Karisa H and Kosgey I.S. 2013. Fish production practices of smallholder farmers in western Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 25, Article #52

Ngeno K., Omasaki S K and Bebe B O. 2013 Assessment of the Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies to Climate Variability and Change of the Bos taurus Dairy Genotypes under Diverse Production Environments in Kenya.  J Vet Adv 2013, 3(7): 186-196

Ngeno K., Omasaki S K and B O Bebe. 2014. Assessment of the vulnerability and adaptation strategies to climate variability of the Bos taurus dairy genotypes in Nandi South and Rongai Counties in Kenya. J Anim Prod Adv 2014, 4(6): 430-441
Current/ Recent Teaching & Research
UNDERGRADUATE 
 ANSC 241: Quantitative Genetics in Animal Breeding
 ANSC 359: Principles of Animal Production
 ANSC 111: Introduction to Animal Science

POST GRADUATE – MSc
ANSC 736: Animal Genetic Resources & Breeding Strategies

RESEARCH 
Optimization of Breeding Schemes for Nile tilapia (O. niloticus) in Smallholder Production Systems in Kenya.
Contact Details

SIMION K. OMASAKI
Assistant Lecturer
 Kisii University
 Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management
 Department of Agricultural Sciences
P.O Box 408- 40200, Kisii, Kenya
Cell phone: +254  737 124 218
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