Muo Kasina

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InstitutionKenya Agricultural Research Institute
Postal addressWaiyaki way
Office phone+254204444144
Job /  professional statusResearcher
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens,Diversity & Conservation,Environment
COLOSS Project(s)   Beekeeping
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Apitox
Research interestspest diagnostics & management
 mitigating climate change
 bee pollination of crops
Publications1. Is honeybee (Apis mellifera mellifera) a good representative for other pollinator species? Julius-Kühn-Archiv, Nr. 437: 179-180
2. van der Valk H, I Koomen, R C.F. Nocelli, M de F. R, Breno M Freitas, S Carvalho, JM. Kasina, D Martins, M Mutiso, C Odhiambo, W Kinuthia, M Gikungu, P Ngaruiya, G Maina, P Kipyab, T Blacquiere, J van der Steen, I Roessink, JWassenberg, B Gemmill-Herren (2012) Aspects determining the risk of pesticides to wild bees: risk profiles for focal crops onthree continents. Julius-Kühn-Archiv, Nr. 437 (2012) 142-158
3. Kasina MJ (2012) Bees require protection for sustainable horticultural crops production in Kenya. Julius-Kühn-Archiv, Nr. 437: 167-172
4. Mwangi D, MKasina, J Nderitu, M Hagen, MGikungu, and M Kraemer (2012) Diversity and abundance of native bees foraging on hedgerow plants in the Kakamega farmlands,western Kenya. Journal of Apicultural Research 51(4): 298-305
5. Oronje ML, M Hagen, M Gikungu, M Kasina and M Kraemer (2012) Pollinator diversity, behaviour and limitation on yield of Karela (Momordicacharantia L. Cucurbitaceae) in Western Kenya. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 7(11), 1629-1638
6. Kasina M, M Hagen, M Kraemer, J Nderitu, C Martius and D Wittmann, 2010. Bee pollination enhances crop yield and fruit quality in Kakamega, Western Kenya, East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal, (2009) 75(1), 1-11
7. Kasina M, M Kraemer, C Martiusand D Wittmann, 2009. Farmers' knowledge of bees and their natural history in Kakamega district, Kenya. Journal of Apicultural Research, 48 (2): 126-133
8. Kasina M, M Kraemer, C Martiusand D Wittmann, 2009. Diversity and activity density of bees visiting crop flowers in Kakamega, western Kenya. Journal of Apicultural Research, 48 (2): 134-139
9. Kasina M, J Mburu, M Kraemer and K Holm-Müller, 2009. Economic benefit of crop pollination by bees: A case of Kakamega small-holder farming in western Kenya. Journal of Economic Entomology, 102 (2): 467-473