Postgraduate progress report presentations held on 25th July 2017

Postgraduate progress report presentations held on 25th July 2017

The planned postgraduate progress report presentations held on 25th July 2017 was a successfully event. Ten postgraduate students had the chance to be examined and advised by institute’s staff and other invited experts on the progress of the research work. It is a requirement that all students present their research progress on quarterly basis and this will enable the institute keep track of the progress made by students and plan for completion of their studies

PhD research progress presentations, 20th April 2016!

PhD students in the institute are scheduled to present their progress seminar on 20th April 2016. All  PhD students have duly been informed to attend and present their research progress reports during this seminar to held at IEET computer laboratory. BPS progress report form is now available in our download page.The seminar is also open to public and you are all welcomed

Developing crops that are adapted to climate change (2015)

Developing crops that are adapted to climate change (2015)

A new World Bank report released in 2015 shows that climate change is an acute threat to poorer people across the world, with the power to push more than 100 million people back into poverty by the year 2030.  And the poorest region of the world – Sub-Saharan Africa – will be hit the hardest. Developing crops more tolerant to rapidly changing and more severe environments such as droughts will be crucial for future food production. To improve yields of major food crops in Africa, in particular maize and sorghum, we employ genetics, genomics, tissue culture… Continue reading →

Successful development of tissue culture protocol for local sugarcane varieties!!!!!!

IBR has been associated with tissue culture technique in both research and commercial frontiers. The latest breakthrough is the successful development of tissue culture protocol for local sugarcane varieties preferred by commercial millers in Kenya. This provides a vital foundation for future improvement of the crop using biotechnological techniques.