Department of Horticulture
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
EDUCATION 1986-1989 Bsc. Agriculture at the University of Nairobi 1989-1991 M.Sc. Horticulture at the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi 1995-1999 Ph.D Horticulture, Hannover University 2010 Visiting Research Fellowship by Nagoya University, Japan to conduct research in the biotic constraints of rice.
A professor of Floriculture, teaches course in floriculture and ornamental Horticulture has research intesrest in Evaluation of Macadamia Shells as a component of Pot Plant Media Case studies on Agro-Biodiversity in Mwingi. Pollination studies in pigeon peas. FAO, Sponsored, Kenya Horticultural Development Project KHDP flower trials, Yellow Oleander Project Agronomy Trials Postharvest quality of Moby Dick cutflowers
WANYAMA D.O., L.S. WAMOCHO, K. NGAMAU and R.N. SSONKKO “Effect of Gibberellic Acid Application on the Growth and Fruit Yield of Greenhouse Grown Cape Gooseberries (Physalis peruviana)” African Crop Science Journal 14:319-323
NGAMAU K., Selection for Early Flowering, Temperature and Salt Tolerant Clones of Zantedeschia aethiopica ‘Green Goddess’. Acta Horticulturae 766:155-162.2008.
NGAMAU, K., B.N. Ng’ayu and E.N. Mugai, Effect of irrigation and mulch on the incidence of Erwinia soft rot, flower and tuber production of Zantedeschia ‘Black magic’ and ‘Florex gold’. Acta Horticulturae 766:193-198.2008.