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Anne Jerotich Garry Michura

Anne Jerotich Garry Michura

Lecturer

Faculty: Science, Engineering and Technology

Department: Biological Sciences

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Agricultural Entomology

WORK EXPERIENCE
2012 -date: Lecturer, Chuka University
2010 -2012: Assistant Lecturer, Chuka University
2007 – 2010: Part-time Lecturer, Kabarak University, Nakuru, Kenya
2005 – 2007: Biology tutor, Aryshire, Scotland, UK
2001 -2005: Product Development Manager (Crop Protection), Pyrethrum Board of Kenya, Nakuru, Kenya
1993 – 2001: Biology teacher, Teachers Service Commission, Kenya
Director (State Corporation), Board member, Consultant, Volunteer

EDUCATION
PhD Chuka University
Master of Philosophy, 1999, Moi University,
Bachelor of Education (Science), Egerton University,

KEY RESEARCH PROJECT
1. 2015 to date: Synergistic Qualities of selected plant extracts on Potency of pyrethrins against the maize weevil, Sitophilus zea-mais (Motsch.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS
1. Michura, E. G. and Michura, A. J. (2019). Influence of Environmental Knowledge on Small Scale Women Farmers Adoption of Conservation Agriculture in Nakuru County, Kenya. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology, 31(1): 1-7. Article no. AJAEES. 40278 ISSN: 2320-7027
2. Cheplogoi P. K., Lang’at, M. K., Arop D. L. and Michura A. J. G. (2011) Flindersiamine, a Furoquinoline Alkaloid from Veprisuguenensis (Rutaceae) as a Synergist to Pyrethrins for the Control of the Housefly, Muscadomestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae) Journal of the Kenya Chemical Society. ISSN 1811-5934
3. Cheplogoi, P.K., Lang’at, M. K. Arop D. L. and Michura A. J. G. (2008). Effects of plant extracts on efficacy of pyrethrins against the housefly (Musca domestica). Journal of the Kenya Chemical Society. ISSN 1811-5934.
4. Michura, A. J. G. Pyrethrum as a Bio pesticide and its requirements for registration in Kenya Proceedings of the PCPB/KARI/DFID CPP workshop, Nakuru, Kenya, 14-16th May 2003

PATENT
Piperine, a piperidin Alkaloid from Piper nigrum L. as a synergist to pyrethrins for the control of insect pests and vectors – P. K. Cheplogoi, M. K. Lang’at, D. L. Arop and A. J. G. Michura. Journal of Patents, 31st August, 2009. Industrial Property Journal No. 2009/08. KE/P/2007/000604. Filing date 15/05/2007. Kenya Industrial property institute (KIPI).

RESEARCH INTEREST
Formulation of safe, effective and affordable Bio-pesticides

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