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AAA 3100             INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY

  1. Babu, S. C., & Gajanan, S. N. (2014). Food security, poverty, and nutrition policy analysis :statistical methods and applications /. Academic Press/Elsevier.
  2. Wright, J. (2008). Sustainable agriculture and food security in an era of oil scarcity: lessons from Cuba. Earthscan.

AAA 3101             INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL PRODUCTION

  1. Damron, W. S. (2018). Introduction to animal science: global, biological, social, and industry perspectives /. Pearson,.
  2. McDonald, P. (2011). Animal nutrition /. Prentice Hall/Pearson,.

BEC 3100         INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

  1. Grant, S. J. (2007.). Stanlake’s introductory Economics.
  2. Hardwick, P., & Khan, B. (1999). An introduction to modern economics. Pearson Educational, Inc.
  3. Mudida, R. (2009). Modern economics /. Focus Publishers Ltd.,

SBT 3312        GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY

  1. Cano, R. J., & Colomé, J. S. (1988). Essentials of microbiology /. West Publishing,.
  2. Rao, A. S. (1999). Introduction to microbiology.
  3. Roller, S. (2012). Essential microbiology and hygiene for food professionals /. Hodder Arnold,.
  4. Willey, J. M., & Sherwood, L. M. (2017). Prescott’s principles of microbiology.

SMS 3111       MATHEMATICS

  1. Abbott, P., & Wardle, M. E. (1992). NTC Pub. Group,
  2. al, Q. D. et, & Neill, H. (2002). Pure Mathematics 1 Advanced level Mathematics. Cambridge University Press.
  3. al, B. J. k, & Houldsworth, S. P. T. (1985). Pure Mathematics book 2. Long man.

UCU 3102      DEVELOPMENT STUDIES AND SOCIAL ETHICS

  1. Todaro, M. P. (2011). Economic Development, 12th edition (12 edition). Trans-Atlantic Publications.

UCU 3101      COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  1. Bovee, C. L., & Thill, J. V. (2014). Business Communication Today (14 edition). Pearson.
  2. Jain, A. K. (2011). Professional communication skills
  3. Lucas, S. (2019). The Art of Public Speaking (13 edition). McGraw-Hill Education.

 

UCU 3103 HIV/AIDS

International Institute for Educational Planning, & UNESCO (Eds.). (2003). HIV/AIDS and education: A strategic approach. International Institute for Educatinal Planning.

Kamau, N. (2009). AIDS, sexuality, and gender: Experiences of women in Kenyan Universities. Zapf Chancery.

Kenya Episcopal Conference (Ed.). (2000). HIV/AIDS: Manual for facilitators/trainers. Paulines Publications Africa.

Magambo, J. K. (2003). Lecture notes on HIV/AIDS.

Wanjama, L. N. et al, Kimani, E. N., & Lodiaga, M. J. (2007). HIV and AIDS: The pandemic. Jomo Kenyatta Foundation.

Were, N. M. W. (2003). Communicating HIV/AIDS messages: Methods and media. Strongwall Africa Publishers.

 

BEC 3100   INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

  1. Grant, S. J. (2007.). Stanlake’s introductory Economics.
  2. Hardwick, P., & Khan, B. (1999). An introduction to modern economics. Pearson Educational, Inc.
  3. Mudida, R. (2009). Modern economics /. Focus Publishers Ltd.,

 

AAA 3100  INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY

  1. Babu, S. C., & Gajanan, S. N. (2014). Food security, poverty, and nutrition policy analysis :statistical methods and applications /. Academic Press/Elsevier.
  2. Wright, J. (2008). Sustainable agriculture and food security in an era of oil scarcity :lessons from Cuba. Earthscan.

 

AAA 3101  INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL PRODUCTION

  1. Damron, W. S. (2018). Introduction to animal science :global, biological, social, and industry perspectives /. Pearson,.
  2. McDonald, P. (2011). Animal nutrition /. Prentice Hall/Pearson,.

 

SBT 3202    PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY

  1. Berg, J. M., & Tymoczko, J. L. (2012). Biochemistry /. W.H. Freeman.
  2. Bowsher, C., & Steer, M. W. (2008). Plant biochemistry /. Garland Science.
  3. Hopkins, W. G., & Huner, N. P. A. (2008). Introduction to plant physiology.
  4. Mukherji, S. et al. (2005 Plant Physiology.
  5. Nelson, D. L., & Cox, M. M. (2013). Lehninger principles of biochemistry /. W. H. Freeman and Co..

 

SBT 3312    GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY

  1. Cano, R. J., & Colomé, J. S. (1988). Essentials of microbiology /. West Publishing.
  2. Rao, A. S. (1999). Introduction to microbiology.
  3. Roller, S. (2012). Essential microbiology and hygiene for food professionals /. Hodder Arnold,.
  4. Willey, J. M., & Sherwood, L. M. (2017). Prescott’s principles of microbiology.

 

SMS 3111   MATHEMATICS

  1. Abbott, P., & Wardle, M. E. (1992). NTC Pub. Group.
  2. al, Q. D. et, & Neill, H. (2002). Pure Mathematics 1:Advanced level Mathematics. Cambridge University Press.
  3. al, B. J. k, & Houldsworth, S. P. T. (1985). Pure Mathematics book 2. Long man.

 

ASM 3121  MATHEMATICS II

  1. Larson, Ron; Falvo, David C (2018). Calculus: an applied approach with CalcChat & CalcView
  2. Larson, Ron et al; Edwards, Bruce H. (2018). Calculus (8 edition). Cengage Learning.

 

UCU 3101  COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  1. Bovee, C. L., & Thill, J. V. (2014). Business Communication Today (14 edition). Pearson.
  2. Jain, A. K. (2011). Professional communication skills
  3. Lucas, S. (2019). The Art of Public Speaking (13 edition). McGraw-Hill Education.

 

SCS 3111    INORGANIC AND PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY

  1. House, James E. (2013). Inorganic Chemistry (2 edition). Pearson.
  2. Society, A. C. (2017). Chemistry in Context: applying chemistry to society (9 edition). McGraw-Hill Education.

  

AAA 3151  ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND AGROMETEOROLOGY

  1. McKinney, M. L., Schoch, R. M., Yonavjak, L., & Mincy, G. (2007). Environmental Science: Systems and Solutions (6 edition). Jones & Bartlett Learning.
  2. Miller, G. T., & Spoolman, S. (2013). Environmental Science (16 edition). Cengage Learning.

 

 

ASB 3121   PLANT MORPHOLOGY AND ANATOMY

  1. Bidlack, J., Jansky, S., & Stern, K. R. (2017). Stern’s Introductory Plant Biology (14 edition). McGraw-Hill Education.
  2. Bidlack, James E. (2011). Stern’s introductory plant biology, McGraw-Hill

  

ASB 3122   AGRICULTURAL PLANT TAXONOMY

  1. Sharma,O P. (2009). Plant Taxonomy. New Delhi.
  2. Simpson, M. G. (2010). Plant Systematics (3 edition). Academic Press.

 

SCS 3150    ORGANIC CHEMISTRY

  1. Brown, William Henry. (2012). Organic Chemistry (8 edition). Pearson.
  2. Clayden, J. (2001). Organic Chemistry,2E (2nd edition). Oxford University Press.
  3. McMurry, J. E. (2012). Organic Chemistry (9 edition). Cengage Learning.
  4. Vollhardt, K. P. C., & Schore, N. E. (2009). Organic Chemistry: Structure and Function (Eighth edition). W. H. Freeman.

 

SPS 3150    PHYSICS

  1. Halliday, D., Resnick, R., & Walker, J. (1993). Fundamentals of Physics (11 edition). Wiley.
  2. Serway, Raymond A; Vuille, Chris. (2018). College Physics (OpenStax, Ed.; 1 edition). OpenStax.

 

UCU 3102      DEVELOPMENT STUDIES AND SOCIAL ETHICS

  1. Todaro, M. P. (2011). Economic Development, 12th edition (12 edition). Trans-Atlantic Publications.

 

SMF 3261       BIOSTATISTICS

  1. Miller, I., & Miller, M. (2014). John E. Freund’s Mathematical Statistics with Applications (8 edition). Pearson.
  2. (2012). Introductory Statistics by OpenStax. XanEdu Publishing Inc.

 

AAH 3200      PRINCIPLES OF HORTICULTURE

  1. Adams, C., Early, M., Brook, J., & Bamford, K. (2014a). Principles of Horticulture: Level 2 (1 edition). Routledge.
  2. Adams, C., Early, M., Brook, J., & Bamford, K. (2014b). Principles of Horticulture: Level 3 (1 edition). Routledge.
  3. Acquaah, George. (2014). Horticulture: principles and practices (4th edition). Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson Prentice Hall

AAH 3201  HORTICULTURAL ENTOMOLOGY

  1. de Pury, J. M. S. (n.d.). Crop pests of East Africa.
  2. G, F. P., & Prakash, A. (n.d.). Applied entomology.
  3. Horowitz, A. R. (2004). Insect pest management: field and protected crops /. Springer,.

 

AAH 3202      HORTICULTURAL STRUCTURES

  1. Nelson, P. V. (2011). Greenhouse Operation and Management (7 edition). Pearson.

 

AAA 3203      SOIL FORMATION AND CLASSIFICATION

  1. Buol, S. W., Southard, R. J., Graham, R. C., & McDaniel, P. A. (2011). Soil Genesis and Classification (6 edition). Wiley-Blackwell.

 

EMT 3206      INTRODUCTION TO WORKSHOP TECHNOLOGY

  1. Bello R, Segun. Workshop technology and practice. USA; DPS Dominion.
  2. Singh, R. (2010). Introduction to Basic Manufacturing Process & Workshop Technology. New Age International Publisher.

 

ECT 3258       TECHNICAL DRAWING AND SURVEY

  1. McCormac, J. C., Sarasua, W. A., & Davis, W. J. (1995). Surveying (6 edition). Wiley.
  2. De Alak. (2001). Plane Surveying: New Delhi: S.chand $ company limited

 

AAA 3251 ANNUAL AND PERENNIAL CROPS

  1. Pamplona-Roger, G. D. (2012). Encyclopedia of medicinal plants vol.2/. Editorial Safeliz,S.L,.

 

AAA 3251      SOIL CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY

  1. Strawn, Daniel; Bohn, Hinrich L; O’Connor, George A. (2015). Soil Chemistry. USA: Wiley Blackwell.
  2. Weil, R. R., & Professor, N. C. B. E. (2017). The Nature and Properties of Soils (15 edition). Pearson.

 

CIA 3215        COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY AND DATA PROCESSING

  1. Norton, Peter. (2005). Introduction to Computers Boston: McGraw Hill Technology Education
  2. Williams, Brian K; Sawyer, Stacey C. (2013). Using information technology; A practical introduction to computers and communications: New York, NY: McGraw-Hill,

 

AAH 3250      GREENHOUSE TECHNOLOGY

  1. Tiwari, G. N. (2003). Greenhouse technology for a controlled environment. Alpha Science International;

 

AAA 3254      WEED SCIENCE

  1. Shanmugavelu,K.G. (2010). Weed management of horticultural crops India Agrobios(India)
  2. Zimdahl, R. L. (2018). Fundamentals of Weed Science (5 edition). Academic Press.

 

AAH 3251 PLANT PROPAGATION

  1. Copeland, L. O. (1999). Principles of Seed Science and Technology 4th ed.
  2. George, R. A. T. (2013). Vegetable Seed Production (3 edition). CABI.
  3. Jr, F. T. D., Geneve, R. L., Wilson, S. B., Hartmann, H. T., & Kester, D. E. (2018). Hartmann & Kester’s Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices (9 edition). Pearson.

 

AAA 3302      PLANT PATHOLOGY

  1. Mehrotra, R.S. (2003). Plant Pathology (1 edition). Garland Science.

 

AAA 3304      GENETICS AND CYTOGENETICS

  1. Brooker, Robert J. (2005). Genetics: analysis & principles, Second Edition McGraw-Hill Education.
  2. Ram, M. (2010). Fundamentals of Cytogenetics and Genetics. PHI.
  3. Singh, R. J. (2016). Plant Cytogenetics, Third Edition (3 edition). CRC Press.

 

AAA 3303      PLANT NUTRITION, SOIL FERTILITY, AND FERTILIZERS

  1. Havlin, John L. (2005). Soil fertility: an introduction to nutrient management, 7th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson Prentice Hall
  2. Plaster, Edward J. (2014). Soil science & management (5th edition). Delmar Cengage Learning
  3. Marschner, H. (2011). Marschner’s Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants (3 edition). Academic Press.

 

AAA 3306      RESEARCH METHODS

  1. Bryman, Alan; Bell, Emma. (2007). Business research methods (5 edition). Oxford University Press
  2. Saunders, Mark; Lewis, Philip; Thornhill, Adrian. (2009). Research Methods for business students (Fifth edition Prentice Hall

 

AAH 3352      FLORICULTURE

  1. Harrington, C. (Ed.). (1992). Introduction to Floriculture. Larsen and Keller Education.

 

 

AAA 3355                  PLANT BREEDING

  1. Acquaah, G. (2012). Principles of Plant Genetics and Breeding (2 edition). Wiley-Blackwell.
  2. Brown, J., Caligari, P., & Campos, H. (2014). Plant Breeding (2 edition). Wiley-Blackwell.
  3. Acquaah, George. (2007). Principles of plant genetics and breeding Oxford: Blackwell Pub

 

 

AAH 3400      RESEARCH PROJECT AND SEMINARS I

  1. Glass, D. J. (2014). Experimental Design for Biologists, Second Edition (2 edition). Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.

 

 

AAH 3401 HORTICULTURAL POSTHARVEST PHYSIOLOGY

  1. (2005). Principles of Crop Production: Theory, Techniques, and Technology (2 edition). PRENTICE HALL.

 

AAH 3403      BIOTECHNOLOGY AND FOOD BIOSAFETY

  1. Weaver, Robert F. (2011). Molecular Biology (5 edition). New York McGraw-Hill.

 

AFT 3252       FOOD PROCESSING AND PRESERVATION

  1. Campbell-Platt, Geoffrey (2009). Food science and technology (2 edition). Jones & Bartlett Learning.

 

AAA 3450      IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGY

  1. Taiz, L., Zeiger, E., Møller, I. M., & Murphy, A. (2014). Plant Physiology and Development (6 edition). Sinauer Associates is an imprint of Oxford University Press.

AAH 3451      RESEARCH PROJECT AND SEMINARS II

  1. Glass, D. J. (2014). Experimental Design for Biologists, Second Edition (2 edition). Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.

 

AAA 3452      RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN AGRIBUSINESS

  1. Beierlein, J. G., Schneeberger, K. C., & Osburn, D. D. (2013). Principles of Agribusiness Management, Fifth Edition (5 edition). Waveland Press, Inc.

 

BBS 3451        ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS

  1. Spinelli, S., & Adams, R. (2015). New Venture Creation: Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century (10 edition). McGraw-Hill Education.

 

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN HORTICULTURE

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AAA 3100      INTRODUCTION TO AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY

Carolan, M. S. (2013). Reclaiming Food Security. Taylor & Francis Group.

Modi, R., & Cheru, F. (2013). Agricultural Development and Food Security in Africa. In Agricultural Development and Food Security in Africa (Vol. 1). Bloomsbury Publishing UK.

Kumar, M. D., Sivamohan, M. V. K., & Bassi, N. (2012). Water Management, Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Developing Economies. Taylor & Francis Group.

Tweeten, L. G., Thompson, S. R., & Johnson, D. G. (2002). Agricultural Policy for the 21st Century. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated.

Voeller, J. G. (2014). Food Safety and Food Security. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated.

Wright, J. (2008). Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security in an Era of Oil Scarcity: Lessons from Cuba. Taylor & Francis Group

AAA 3101      INTRODUCTION TO ANIMAL PRODUCTION

Solaiman, S. G. (2010). Goat Science and Production. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated.

  1. Taylor, R., & G. Field, T. (2013). Scientific Farm Animal Production. In Scientific Farm Animal Production (Vol. 10). Pearson UK.

Singh, M. (2022). Animal Husbandry. In Animal Husbandry (Vol. 1). IntechOpen.

 

BEC 3100       INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

Bartelmus, P. (2012). Sustainability Economics: An Introduction. Taylor & Francis Group.

Dasgupta, P. (2007). Economics: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press.

Kuroki, R. (2012). Keynes and Modern Economics. Taylor & Francis Group.

Sloane, P., Latreille, P., & O’Leary, N. (2013). Modern Labour Economics. Taylor & Francis Group.

Stretton, H. (1999). Economics: A New Introduction. Pluto Press.

 

SBT 3312        GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY

BarCharts, Inc. (2016). Microbiology. BarCharts, Inc.

  1. Case, C., J. Tortora, G., & R. Funke, B. (2020). Microbiology: An Introduction, Global Edition. In Microbiology: An Introduction, Global Edition (Vol. 13). Pearson UK.

Parker, N., & Schneegurt, M. (2016). Microbiology. In Microbiology (Vol. 1). Rice University.

Caffrey, S. M., Hubert, C. R., & Skovhus, T. L. (2014). Applications of Molecular Microbiological Methods. Caister Academic Press.

Hogg, S. (2013). Essential Microbiology. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated.

Madsen, E. L. (2015). Environmental Microbiology: From Genomes to Biogeochemistry. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated.

 

SMS 3111       MATHEMATICS

BarCharts, Inc. (2002). Trigonometry. BarCharts, Inc.

Barry, P. D. (2015). Geometry with Trigonometry. Elsevier Science & Technology.

Cojocaru, S., Pfister, G., & Ufnarovski, V. (2005). Computational Commutative and Non-Commutative Algebraic Geometry. IOS Press.

Geck, M. (2004). Introduction to Algebraic Geometry and Algebraic Groups: Introduction to Algebraic Geometry and Algebraic Groups. Oxford University Press, Incorporated.

Logan, J. D. (2013). Applied Mathematics. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated.

 

UCU 3102      DEVELOPMENT STUDIES AND SOCIAL ETHICS

Pogodzinski, J. M., Kos, R. M., & Kos, R. M. (2012). Economic Development and GIS. Redlands, UNITED STATES: Esri Press.

k, P., & K., B. (2016). Introduction to Development Studies. In Introduction to Development Studies. SAGE Publications India.

Kothari, U. (2016). A Radical History of Development Studies. In A Radical History of Development Studies (Vol. 1). Bloomsbury Publishing UK.

Runco, M. A. (2014). Creativity: Theories and Themes: Research, Development, and Practice. San Diego, UNITED STATES: Elsevier Science & Technology.

Pawar, M. (2014). Social and Community Development Practice. In Social and Community Development Practice (Vol. 1). SAGE Publications India.

Wu, Y. (2013). Regional Development and Economic Growth in China. Singapore, SINGAPORE: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd.

Cairncross, A. K. (2011). Factors in Economic Development. Taylor & Francis Group.

 

UCU 3101      COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Hamukwaya, L. (2023). Communication Skills. In Communication Skills (Vol. 1). Welwitchia Health Training Centre.

Barker, A. (2019). Improve Your Communication Skills. In Improve Your Communication Skills (Vol. 5). Kogan Page.

Hargie, O. (2018). The Handbook of Communication Skills. In The Handbook of Communication Skills (Vol. 4). Taylor & Francis.

Gargiulo, T. L. (2005). The Strategic Use of Stories in Organizational Communication and Learning. Taylor & Francis Group.

Greene, J. O., Burleson, B. R., & Rojas Wiemann, J. (2003). Handbook of Communication and Social Interaction Skills. Taylor & Francis Group.

Hartley, P., & Bruckmann, C. (2001). Business Communication: An Introduction. Taylor & Francis Group.

Sriramesh, K., Kim, J.-N., Zerfass, A., & Zerfass, A. (2013). Public Relations and Communication Management: Current Trends and Emerging Topics. Taylor & Francis Group.

Viswanathan, R. (2010). Business Communication. Himalaya Publishing House.

 

UCU 3103      HIV/AIDS

Adler, M. W., Edwards, S. G., Miller, R. F., Sethi, G., & Williams, I. (2012). ABC of HIV and AIDS. John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated.

Healey, J. (2017). HIV and AIDS. Spinney Press,

Ndati, N. (2012). HIV and AIDS, Communication, and Secondary Education in Kenya. Zapf Chancery Publishers Africa Ltd.

Akala, F. A., & Jenkins, C. (2005). Preventing HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa: A Window of Opportunity to Act. World Bank Publications.

Paul, W. E. (2012). Fundamental Immunology. Wolters Kluwer.

Plural Publishing, I., & Louw, B. (2009). HIV/AIDS Related Communication, Hearing and Swallowing Disorders: Related Communication, Hearing and Other Swallowing Disorders. Plural Publishing, Incorporated.

World Bank Staff. (2001). Education and HIV/AIDS: A Window of Hope. World Bank Publications.

 

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