dr gakii

Title/Qualifications: Ph.D
Department of Zoological Sciences.
Contact Address:
Kenyatta University, P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
 Position:  Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Agricultural Entomology
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  1. C.W. Gitau, S. Dupas, J.A. Ngi – Song, P.J. Mbugi, and F. Schulthess (2006). Calyx fluid proteins of two Cotesia sesamiae (Cameron) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) biotypes in Kenya: implications to biological control of the stem borer Busseola fusca (Fuller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Ann. Soc. Entomol. France 42 (3 – 4): 433-441).
  2. C.W. Gitau, D. Gundersen – Rundal, M. Pedroni, P.J. Mbugi and S. Dupas (2007). Differential expression of the CrV1 haemocyte inactivation – associated polydnavirus gene in the African maize stem borer, Busseola fusca (fuller) parasitized by two biotypes of the endoparasitoid Cotesia sesamiae (Cameron).Journal of Insect Physiology 53: 676-684

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended

  • 2008: African Regional Postgraduate Programme in Insect Science (ARPPIS) Silver Jubilee conference held from 26 – 28th November, 2006, ICIPE, Duduville Nairobi, Kenya. Theme: Nurturing African Talent for leadership in insect science.
  • 2005: Kenya DAAD Scholars Association Conference held from 25th – 27th May 2005, AVU – Hall, Kenyatta, University, Nairobi Kenya. Theme: Re-invigorating the University mandate in a Globalising Environment: Challenges, obstacles and way forward