MR. VITALIS WAFULA WEKESA


POSITION
FACULTY: APPLIED SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
SCHOOL: HEALTH SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
DEPARTMENT: BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY
PREVIOUS DESIGNATION: SENIOR LECTURER / LECTURER
OFFICE EMAIL: ewekesah@yahoo.com
OFFICE TELEPHONE: +254(020) 2219929, 3341639, 3343672
CONSULTATION HOURS: 8AM-5PM MON - FRI
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EDUCATION
Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PHD)PHD. OF ENTOMOLOGY,PHYTOPALOGY AND AGRICULTURAL ZOOLOGYUNIVERSIDADE DE SAO PAULO (BRAZIL)2010
MASTERS OF SCIENCE (M.SC.)MASTEROF SCIENCE IN BOTANY(MICROBIOLOGY OPTION)JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE (KENYA)2004
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BSC)BSC. IN BIOLOGICAL SCIENCEJOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE (KENYA)1997
WORK EXPERIENCE
Period Position Institution
2009 - 2010POST DOCTORATE RESEARCH ASSOCIATENORWGIAN INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURE (NORWAY)
2014 - *SENIOR LECTURERTECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (KENYA)
2010 - *LECTURERSOUTH EASTERN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (KENYA)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
- Wekesa,V W,Waniania NK,,Knapp M,Boga HI 2005.
Pathologenecity of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae to the tobacco spider mite tetranychus enansi.Experimental and Applied acarology 36,41-50
- Wekesa VW, Knapp M, Manianina NK, Boga HI(2006)
Effect of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae on mortality,fecundity and egg  fertility of tetranychus evansi. Journal of Applied Entomology.

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