Agri and Aquaculture

Agri and Aquaculture Experts

Bernard Nyende

Associate Professor
Department of Horticulture
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology


EDUCATION 1986-1989 Bsc. Agriculture at the University of Nairobi 1989-1991 M.Sc. (Plant breeding and Genetics). Nairobi University (Kenya)i 2000-2003 Ph.D in Plant Pathology (specializing in molecular virology) 2010 Visiting Research Fellowship by Nagoya University, Japan to conduct research in the biotic constraints of rice.    

Research Interest

Plant breeding and Genetics


  • J.M. Kimani, P. Tangoonga, J. Derera and A.B. Nyende. 2011. Upland rice varieties development through participatory breeding. Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science. Vol. 6: 2011. pg 1-11.

  • Tsoka O., P. Demo, A.B. Nyende, K. Ngamau. 2011. Potato seed tuber production from invitro and rooted apical stem cuttings under aeroponic systems. African journal of Biotechnology Vol 11(63) pp 12612-12618.

  • J.M. Wambua, M.N. Makobe, E.M. Njue and A.B. Nyende. 2010.Hydroponic screening of sorghum cultivars for Salinity tolerance. Journal of Agriculture and technology. Vol 12 (2). pg 82-91

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