iCB Innovation Research Projects funded by AFRICA-ai-JAPAN Project 2014-2019.

JFY 2014/2015
Grafting: Agro-technology used for reducing soil-borne disease damage in tomato Losenge Turoop
Alternative control of tomato bacterial wilt through bio control Losenge Turoop, Geoffrey Singombe; Shinjiro Shiomi
Authentication of indigenous rhizobium isolates in symbiotic association with common bean (Phaseols vulgaris L.) Losenge Turoop, Thuita ,Yosefu Hamba
Efficient crop water utilization using the capillary wick system Wesonga John,  Shinjiro Shiomi; Martin Mburu
Enhancing food security through extensive research in Aquaponics Wesonga John
Domestication and value addition of edible wild Nopal Cactus (Opuntia Spp): towards food security and increased income in Asals Daniel Sila
The impact of extrusion cooking on nutritional properties of grain amaranthus Daniel Sila
JFY 2015/2016  
Management of soil borne pathogens in tomatoes through host resistance and bilogical control Shiomi, Kahangi, Sing’ombe
Enhancing food security and value addition through optimization of capillary wick irrigation system for horticultural production Prof. Shiomi and Mr. Martin Mburu
In vitro multiplication and evaluation of new papaya breeds Elijah Ateka
Promoting consumption of grain amaranth to mitigate food and nutrition insecurity in Kenya Daniel Sila
Effects of sea weed powder on the physio-chemical and sensory properties of chicken sausage Erick Muraguri
Physio-chemical properties  of selected bamboo varieties growing in Kenya and utilization as human food Paul Karanja
Enhancing food security through etensive research in aquaponics Robert Nesta
Characterization of nutrient and anti-nutrient profile, protein and lipid quality of cricket and cricket based foods Dorothy Murugu
Effectiveness of ethiopian indigenous rhizobia on nodulation and perfomanceof common beans in western kenya soils Yosef Hamba
JFY 2016/2017  
Optimization of seedling production and fertilizer management for Capillary Wick Irrigation System John M. Wesonga
Harnessing the power of innovation for enhancing Waste management in Trans Nzoia County Netfund (Phyllis Ombonyo)
Promoting inclusion of grain amaranth in common staple diets Daniel Sila
Evaluation of JKUAT Papaya Hybrids as a Prerequisite for Registration of the New Varieties Fredah Wanzala
Effectiveness of Ethiopian indigenous rhizobia on nodulation and performance of common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) in Kenyan soils Yosef Hamba Tola
Management Of Bacterial Wilt (Ralstonia Solanacearum) of Tomato By Use of Resistant Rootstock Peter Murimi
Entostat an Innovative Bio-pesticide Delivery Method Juma Patrick
Effect of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on Oxidative Stress And Antioxidant Metabolism in Tomato (Solanum Lycopersicum L.) Under Drought Stress Muhammad Taoheed Abdulkareem
2017/2018  
Optimization of Water and Fertilizer Management for Capillary Wick IrrigatIon System John Wesonga Mwibanda
DUS and National Performance Evaluation of new JKUAT Papaya varieties Fredah K.Rimberia Wanzala
Management Of Bacterial Wilt (Ralstonia Solanacearum) Of Tomato By Use Of Resistant Rootstock Peter Murimi Miriti
Enhancing food security through extensive research in Aquaponics Kenneth Omondi Ogila
The variations in soil microbial communities, enzyme activities and their relationships with cropping systems in Western Kenya Yoseph Hamba TOLA
Delivering Biofumigants in Biodegradable ‘Tea’ Bags for the management of Root-Knot Nematodes in High-Tunnel Tomato Lucy Kananu Murungi
Efficacy of Bacillus subtilis and Trichoderma asperellum against Ralstonia solanacearum in tomatoes Martin Kishoyian Turere
Seed Treatment with Trichoderma asperellum to mitigate Biotic, Abiotic, and Physiological Stresses in Germinating seeds and seedlings of African nighshade Juma Patrick
Estimation of Water requirements for Beans (Phselous Vulgaris L.) in Semi-arid region Clifford Clement Obiero
Documentation And Characterization Of Eastern Kenya Tamarind (Tamarindus indica) ACCESSION AND Investigation Of Their Anti-Microbial Activity Lihara Mercy Kidaha
2018/2019  
National Performance Trials for the New JKUAT Papaya Hybrids Fredah K. Rimberia Wanzala
Development of Solar Based Sterilization Unit and New Greenhouse Designs for Production of Horticultural Crops Under Capillary Wick Irrigation System Wesonga John Mwibanda
Formulation Biofumigants Delivered in Biodegradable ‘Tea’ Bags for the Management of Root-Knot Nematodes in Tomato Lucy Kananu Murungi
Investigation of Suitability of Various Locally Available Lignocellulosic Agricultural Wastes as Substrates for Commercial Bag Cultivation of Shiitake(Ledodes) Mushroom in Kenya Catherine Wambui Maina
Use of Nanotechnology for Development of User-friendly Pathogen Diagnostic Probe for Smallholder Horticultural Farmers in Kenya Agnes Kavoo
Commercialization of Grafted Tomato Seedlings for Bacterial Wilt Resistance Peter Murimi Miriti
Characterization of Ralstonia Solacearum Strains in Different African Nightshade Accessions Njeri Njau