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G. N. Njagi

Associate Professor
Biological Sciences
University of Kabianga
Kenya

Biography

Prof. G. N. Njagi is an associate Professor of Entomology at the University of Kabianga. He is also the director of Research, Linkages and Extension.

Research Interest

Chemical ecology of the interactions between insects and their hosts (plants and animals including humans); Natural products chemistry; Management of insect crop pests and disease vectors.

Publications

  • Fikira, K, P. G. N. Njagi, B. Torto, S. Ekesi, and A. Hassanali (2013). Responses of Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae) to volatile emissions of fruits from three hosts. J. Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare 3(6): 53-60.

  • Bashir, M.O., A. Hassanali, P.G.N. Njagi, D. Obeng-Ofori, and B. Torto. Gregarisation- disrupting factors in a novel approach of controlling locusts and grasshoppers. (ICIPE Patent: No. KE 105, Kenya Industrial Property Office (KIPO); July, 2000).

  • Ahmed Hassanali, Isaiah Ndiege, Maurice Vincent Omolo, Basilio Ngari Njiru and Peter G. N. Njagi. Compositions for Attracting Blood-Feeding insects. United States Patent No. US 8,734, 773 B2 ; 27 May, 2014.

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