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Esther Wakiuru Gikonyo

Country of origin: Kenya General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
PhD Fellowship Alumna
Academic Background


Agricultural Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

Upland rice yield improvement through selection of high nutrient use efficient genotypes. Selection of high P use efficient genotypes and later the use of nitrogen efficient genotypes. Improving micronutrient (Zinc, Fe, Se, vitamins), malnutrition in human beings through biofortification of common staple foods (maize, rice, beans, eggs) in developing countries.

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship with OWSD

Fellowship awarded 2001

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