Dr. A. Karuma with Post Graduate students 

Dr. Anne Karuma a Lecturer in LARMAT led a team of postgraduate students this Department to a mentorship talk at ILRI Campus on 19th June, 2019. The mentorship talk was given by Drs. Josephine Birungi and Wellington Ekaya of Beca – ILRI. The mentorship talk offered a great opportunity for tapping on greater wisdom and experience from senior faculty peers to build on personal, professional growth, academic issues (work-life balance), research capacity and career development. The talk enhanced confidence in all the participants to advance professionally and strengthen their competitiveness as researchers.

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Moi Nyabohanse Girls School visited the Faculty of Agriculture, CAVS. They were taken in all the Departments and in particular Pilot Plant section to familiarize on how milk products are processed. Mr. Obiero is one of their teachers at the center.

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Dr. Karuku and Bosco while supervising him at KALRO , Kiboko

Dr. G. Karuku conducted five days field visit to MSC student in land and water started from 27th /02/2019 to 3rd /03/2019 in Kiboko Research Station, Makeuni County. The field visit was wonderful with several activities to be accomplished: like Land preparation and leveling, Installation irrigation system and testing its workability, Measurement of initial moisture status and planting.

It was agree the students to continue monitoring his research by;

  • Taking data on germination percentage.
  • Continuous soil moisture monitoring after germination in the interval of two weeks.
  • Continuous collection of agronomic data: Plant height, leave length and leave width after germination.
  • Harvesting expected in three months’ time.

KALRO, Kiboko Research Station, Makeuni County
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Members of staff from the department of Plant Science and Crop Protection were part of the Mentees and Mentors workshop on how to translate the Research Results to Policy and Practices  where there was a good progress and the mentees showed positive atitude towards scientific research.

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