Publications

  1. Brhan Khiar Saleh, Remmy W. Kasili, Eduard G. Mamati, Kouadio Nasser Yao, Santie M. deVilliers, Woldeamlak Araia, Aggrey B. Nyende (2016) Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Eritrean Pepper (Capsicum species) as Revealed by SSR Markers. Molecular Plant Breeding 2016, Vol.7, No.11, 116 http://mpb.biopublisher.ca
  2. Anne Kelly Kambura, Romano Kachiuru Mwirichia, Remmy Wekesa Kasili, Edward Nderitu Karanja, Huxley Mae Makonde and Hamadi Iddi Boga (2016) Bacteria and Archaea diversity within the hot springs of Lake Magadi and Little Magadi in Kenya. BMC Microbiology. 16:136 DOI 10.1186/s12866-016-0748
  3. Brhan Khiar Saleh, Remmy W. Kasili, Edward G. Mamati, Woldeamlak Araia and Aggrey B. Nyende (2016) Diversity of Pepper (Capsicum spp.) Genotypes from Eritrea Assessed by Morphological Traits. Journal of Agricultural Science; Vol. 8, No. 4; 2016 ISSN 1916-9752 E-ISSN 1916-9760 Published by Canadian Center of Science and Education.
  4. Anne Kelly Kambura, Romano Kachiuru Mwirichia, Remmy Wekesa Kasili, Edward Nderitu Karanja, Huxley Mae Makonde and Hamadi Iddi Boga. (2016) Diversity of fungi in sediments and water sampled from the hot springs of Lake Magadi and Little Magadi in Kenya. African Journal of Microbiology Research. Vol. 10(10), pp. 330-338,DOI: 10.5897/AJMR2015.7879
  5. Brhan Khiar Saleh, Remmy W. Kasili, Edward G. Mamati, Woldeamlak Arai, Aggrey B. Nyende (2016) Classification of Local Pepper Collections (Capsicum spp.) from Eritrea Using Morphological Traits. American Journal of Plant Sciences 7, 590-600 Published Online March 2016 in SciRes. http://www.scirp.org/journal/ajps http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2016.73052
  6. Biniam Mesfin Ghebreslassie, Mwangi Githiri, Tadesse Mehari, Remmy W. Kasili (2015) Analysis of Diversity among Potato Accessions Grown in Eritrea Using Single Linkage Clustering. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 2015, 6, 2122-2127. Published Online August 2015 in SciRes. http://www.scirp.org/journal/ajps. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2015.613213
  7. Jonathan M Matheka, Sylvester Anami, James Gethi, Rasha A Omer, Amos Alakonya,Jesse Machukaand Steven Runo .A new double right border binary vector for producing marker-free transgenic plants. BMC Research Notes 2013, 6:448  doi:10.1186/1756-0500-6-448 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1756-0500/6/448
  8. Sylvester Elikana Anami, Li-Min Zhang, Yan Xia, Yu-Miao Zhang, Zhi-Quan Liu and Hai-Chun Jing (2015) Sweet sorghum ideotypes: genetic improvement of stress tolerance. Food and Energy Security published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. and the Association of Applied Biologists.
  9. Joseck Akoyi, Allan J. Mgutu, Jesse Machuka, Mieke van Lijsebettens, Catherine Taracha and Sylvester E. Anami (2012) Dicamba growth regulator promotes genotype independent somatic embryogenesis from immature zygotic embryos of tropical maize inbred lines. Journal of Life Sciences– Accepted for publication. JLS12121302
  10. Sylvester Elikana Anami, Li-Min Zhang, Yan Xia, Yu-Miao Zhang, Zhi-Quan Liu and Hai-Chun Jing (2015) Sweet sorghum ideotypes: genetic improvement of the biofuel syndrome. Food and Energy Security published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. and the Association of Applied Biologists.
  11. Richard Wekesa, Justus M. Onguso, Bernard A. Nyende and Leonard S. Wamocho (2015) Sugarcane in vitro culture technology: Opportunities for Kenya’s sugar industry. African Journal of Biotechnology. Vol. 14(47), pp. 3170-3178, 25. DOI: 10.5897/AJB2015.14440
  12. Biniam Mesfin Ghebreslassie, S. Mwangi Githiri, Tadesse Mehari, Remmy W. Kasili (2015) Potato Seed Supply, Marketing and Production Constraints in Eritrea. American Journal of Plant Sciences, 2014, 5, 3684-3693 Published Online November 2014 in SciRes. http://www.scirp.org/journal/ajps. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2014.524384
  13. Richard Wekesa, Justus M. Onguso, Bernard A. Nyende and Leonard S. Wamocho (2015) Sugarcane in vitro culture technology: Opportunities for Kenya’s sugar industry. African Journal of Biotechnology. Vol. 14(47), pp. 3170-3178, 25. DOI: 10.5897/AJB2015.14440
  14. Ngono Ema, Y. Manjeli , F. Meutchieyié, C. Keambou, B. Wanjala, A.F. Desta, S. Ommeh, R. Skilton, A. Djikeng (2014) Genetic diversity of four Cameroonian indigenous cattle using microsatellite markers. J. of Livestock Sci. 5: 9-17.
  15. T.C. Keambou, B.A. Hako, S. Ommeh, C. Bembide, E.P. Ngono, Y. Manjeli, F. Wamonje, Nzuki, B. Wanjala, M. Wamalwa, C.Y. Cho, R.A. Skilton and A. Djikeng (2014) Genetic Diversity of the Cameroon Indigenous Chicken Ecotypes. International Journal of Poultry Science 13 (5): 279-291, 2014, ISSN 1682-8356.
  16. Joel Okoyo Masanga, Jonathan Mutie Matheka, Rasha Adam Omer, Sheila Cecily Ommeh, Ethel Oranga Monda, Amos Emitati Alakonya (2015) Downregulation of transcription factor aflR in Aspergillus flavus confers reduction to aflatoxin accumulation in transgenic maize with alteration of host plant architecture. Plant Cell Rep. DOI 10.1007/s00299-015-1794-9
  17. Adeniyi C. Adeola, Sheila C. Ommeh, Robert W. Murphy, Shi-Fang Wu, Min-Sheng Pengand Ya-Ping Zhang (2015) Mitochondrial DNA variation of Nigerian domestic helmeted guinea fowl. Immunogenetics, molecular Genetics and Functional Genomics
  18. Lucy Wamuyu, Vincent Obanda, Daniel Kariuki, Francis Gakuya, Moni Makanda, Moses Otiende and Sheila Ommeh (2015) Molecular Detection and Characterization of Theileria Infecting Wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. Pathogens 2015, 4, 626-638; doi:10.3390/pathogens4030626
  19. G K Moraa, P A Oyier, S G Maina, M Makanda, E K Ndiema, A E Alakonya, K J Ngeiywa, J Lichoti and S C Ommeh (2015) Assessment of phenotypic traits relevant for adaptation to hot environments in indigenous chickens from four agroclimatic zones of Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development.
  20. Keambou T C1, Hako T B A , Ommeh S, Bembide C, Manjeli Y, Wamonje F, Nzuki , WanjalaB, Wamalwa M, Njahira M, Kyalo M, Cho C Y, Skilton R A and Djikeng A (2015) diversity of genetic types of local chickens and introgression With commercial exotic strains in Cameroon.
  21. Kimani N. C, Onguso J, Njau P (2015) Screening of Kenyan Bread Wheat Varieties for Resistance to the Emerging Strains of Stem rust Fungi (Puccinia graminis f. sp. tritici) Race Ug99. World Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 3, No. 1, 5-10. Available online at http://pubs.sciepub.com/wjar/3/1/2 © Science and Education Publishing DOI:10.12691/wjar-3-1-
  22. Basic Molecular Evolution Workshop – A trans-African virtual training course. “Virtual Workshops”: Is Africa ready to embrace the concept? Sheila Ommeh, Aidan Budd, Mtakai Ngara, Isaac Njaci and Etienne de Villiers BioEssays volume 33 (4): 243-247 April 2011. First published online 11 February 2011, DOI 10 1002/bies.201000139
  23. Sylvester Elikana Anami, Allan Jalemba Mgutu, Catherine Taracha, Griet Coussens, Mansour Karimi, Pierre Hilson, Mieke Van Lijsebettens and Jesse Machuka (2010) Somatic embryogenesis and plant regeneration of tropical maize genotypes. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 102:285-295.
  24. Sande F. Olive, Fredrick M. Njoka, Allan J. Mgutu, Sylvester E. Anami(2014) Screening for Water Deficit Tolerance, Relative Growth Analysis and Agrobacterium-Infectivity in Tropical Maize [Zea Mays L.] Inbred Lines in Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Life Sciences Research ISSN 2348-3148,Vol. 2, Issue 4, pp: (218-224), Available at: www.researchpublish.com
  25. Wambua J.M. Makobe M.N. Njue E.M. and Nyende A.B. (2011) Hydroponic screening of Sorghum cultivars for salinity tolerance. JAGST, Vol 12(2).
  26. Kimani J.M. Tangooga P. Derera J. and Nyende A.B. (2011). Upland rice varieties development through participatory breeding. Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science. Vol. 6:2011.pp 1-11.
  27. Kasili,R., Huang, C., Simmons, A., Zhou, J., Faulk, C.D., Walker, J.D., Hulskamp, Larkin, J.C. 2011. Branchless Trichomes (BLT) links cell shape and cell cycle control in Arabidopsis thaliana trichomes .Deveopment 138:2379-2388
  28. Neondo J.O. Machua J. Muigai A. Nyende A.B. Munjuga M. Jamnadass R. and Muchugi A. (2011). Micropropagation of Allanblackia stuhlmannii: Amenability to tissue culture technique.  International Journal for Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Research Vol. 2(11), pp. 185-194, November 2011. Available online http://www.academicjournals.org/IJBMBR. DOI: 10.5897/IJBMBR11.045
  29. Tsoka O. Demo P. Nyende A.B. and Ngamau K. (2011). Potato seed tuber production from in vitro and rooted apical stem cuttings under aeroponic systems. African Journal of Biotechnology.
  30. Nonoh J.O. Lwande W. Masiga D. Hermann R. Presnail J.K. Schpers E. Angela M. Bagine R. Mungai P. Nyende A.B (2010) Isolation and characterization of strptomyces species with antifungal activity from selected national parks in Kenya. African journal of microbiology Research. Vol 4 (9), pp 856-864
  31. Kasili, R., Jason D. Walker, L. Alice Simmons, Jing Zhou, Lieven DeVeylder and John C. Larkin. 2010.  Siamese cooperates with the CDH1-like protein CCS52A1 to Establish Endoreplication in Arabidopsis Thaliana Trichomes. Genetics 185: 257–268
  32. Jonathan Bramssiepe, Katja Wester, Christina Weinl, Farshad Roodbarkelan, Remmy Kasili, John C. Larkin, Martin Hülskamp and Arp Schnittger.  Endoreplication controls cell fate maintenance.2010. PLoS Genetics 6(6) e1000996
  33. Nelson N. Gichora, Segun A. Fatumo, Mtakai V. Ngara, Noura Chelbat, Kavisha Ramdayal, Kenneth B. Opap, Geoffrey H. Siwo, Marion O. Adebiyi, Amina El Gonnouni, Denis Zofou, Amal A. M. Maurady, Ezekiel F. Adebiyi, Etienne P. de Villiers, Daniel K. Masiga, Jeffrey W. Bizzaro, Prashanth Suravajhala, Sheila C. Ommeh *, and Winston Hide. 2010 Ten Simple Rules for Organizing a Virtual Conference—Anywhere. PLoS. Computational Biology 6(2): e1000650. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000650. 
  34. Brininstool, G., Kasili, R., Simmons, L. A. Kirik, V., Hülskamp, M. and. Larkin, J. C. Constitutive Expressor of Pathogenesis-Related Genes5 affects cell wall biogenesis and trichome development. BMC Plant Biology 2008, 8:58
  35. Nyakundi W.O. Magoma G. Ochora J. and Nyende A.B. (2011). Biodegradation of diazinon and methomyl pesticides by white rot fungi from selected horticultural farms in rift valley and central Kenya. Journal of applied technology in Environmental sanitation. Vol 1(2).pp107-124
  36. Murungi L.K. Knapp M. Salifu D. Wesonga J.W. Nyende A.B. Masind P. and Torto B. (2011). Differential effects of various African nightshade species on the fecundity and movement of Teranychus evansi. International journal of tropical insect science Vol. 31(4). 269-276
  37. Hanta Razafindraibe, Victor Mobegi, Sheila Ommeh, Rakotondravao, Gro Bjornstad, Olivier Hanotte and Han Jianlin (2008). Mitochondrial DNA origin of Indigenous Malagasy Chicken. Implication for a functional polymorphism at the Mx gene. Annals of New York Academy of Science. 2008.1149: 77-79 (MSc thesis publication)
  38. Delphine Fleury, Kristiina Himanen, Gerda Cnops, Hilde Nelissen, Tommaso Matteo Boccard steven Marer, Gerrit T.S. Beemster, Pia Neyt, Sylvester Anami, Pedro Robles, Jose´ Luis Micol, Dirk Inze´, and Mieke Van Lijsebettens (2007): The Arabidopsis thaliana Homolog of Yeast BRE1 Has a Function in Cell Cycle Regulation during Early Leaf and Root Growth. Plant Cell 19 417–432.

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