Articles by Author: Onyango Irene Awino

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  1. Varroa mites, viruses and bacteria incidences in Kenyan domesticated honeybee colonies

    Varroa mites, viruses and bacteria incidences in Kenyan domesticated honeybee colonies

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    Varroa mite (Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman) is a major global threat to the western honey bee (Apis mellifera L.). The ectoparasite has been implicated in the spread of honeybee viruses. Beekeeping plays a major role in transmission of the...
  2. The use of LSP dictionaries in secondary schools—a South African case study

    The use of LSP dictionaries in secondary schools—a South African case study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    This article reports on the results of a broad evaluation of the efficacy of the Multilingual Explanatory Science Dictionary and Multilingual Explanatory Math Dictionary in a multilingual educational environment. The aim of the investigation is to ascertain (a) whether the...
  3. Violence Against Children and the Effect on Education

    Violence Against Children and the Effect on Education

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
    The study investigated the types of violence and the effect on children's education in Kakamega district, Kenya. Participants were 150 children (58 males, 92 females; age range up to 17 years). Data were collected using a questionnaire. Analysis was done...
  4. The Simalelo Peer Education Programme for HIV prevention: a qualitative process evaluation of a project in Zambia

    The Simalelo Peer Education Programme for HIV prevention: a qualitative process evaluation of a project in Zambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The aim of the project was to evaluate a peer education programme in Zambia run by local people in relation to changes in behaviours, the effects of the programme on the community and the dynamics of peer health promotion. A...
  5. Coping with hardship through friendship: the importance of peer social capital among children affected by HIV in Kenya

    Coping with hardship through friendship: the importance of peer social capital among children affected by HIV in Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Children living in households affected by HIV face numerous challenges as they take on significant household-sustaining and caregiving roles, often in conditions of poverty. To respond to their hardships, we must identify and understand the support systems they are already...
  6. A note on copper bioaccumulation in Mozambique tilapia, <em>Oreochromis mossambicus</em> (Osteichthyes: Cichlidae)

    A note on copper bioaccumulation in Mozambique tilapia, <em>Oreochromis mossambicus</em> (Osteichthyes: Cichlidae)

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    Copper (Cu) is one of the most commonly reported metal pollutants in African water bodies, but there are few studies on African freshwater fish species of copper accumulation and copper toxicity. Adult O. mossambicus were exposed to 0mg l−1 (control)...
  7. PALATE PIGMENTATION IN ADULTS AND SUBADULTS OF SOME AFRICAN ESTRILDIDAE, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE PERSISTENCY OF JUVENILE MOUTH-MARKINGS

    PALATE PIGMENTATION IN ADULTS AND SUBADULTS OF SOME AFRICAN ESTRILDIDAE, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE PERSISTENCY OF JUVENILE MOUTH-MARKINGS

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Kunkel, P. & Kunkel, I. 1975. Palate pigmentation in adults and subadults of some African Estrididae, with special reference to the persistency of juvenile mouth-markings. 46:147-153. The colouration of the mouth interior of birds with adult plumage has been examined...
  8. Food consumption patterns, diversity of food nutrients and mean nutrient intake in relation to HIV/AIDS status in Kisumu district Kenya

    Food consumption patterns, diversity of food nutrients and mean nutrient intake in relation to HIV/AIDS status in Kisumu district Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    As the causes and consequences of the AIDS epidemic become clearer, so does the fundamental importance of food and nutritional security for HIV-affected individuals. Even as food insecurity remains a major problem in poor households, its effects are worsened in...