Talk to us

Dr. Felix Rotich Publications

Publications in Journals:

  1. Chepkoech, E., Rotich, F and Alkamoi, B. 2020. Assessment of genetic variability of passion fruit using simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers. Journal of Agricultural Science and Practice 5(5): 202-211.
  2. Maina, H., Karuri, H., Rotich, F. and Nyabuga, F. 2020. Impact of low-cost management techniques on population dynamics of plant-parasitic nematodes in sweet potato. Crop Protection 137: 105311.
  3. Mgonja, E. M.,   Park,C.  H.,  Kang, H., Balimponya, E. G.,  Opiyo, S., Bellizzi, M.,  Mutiga, S. K., Rotich, F.,  Ganeshan, V. D., Mabagala, R., Sneller, C.,  Correll, J.,  Zhou, B.,  Talbot, N. J. Mitchell, T. K., and  Wang, G.-L. 2017. Genotyping-by-Sequencing-Based Genetic Analysis of African Rice Cultivars and Association Mapping of Blast Resistance Genes Against Magnaporthe oryzae Populations in Africa. Phytopathology. 107(9):1039-1046.
  4. Mutiga, S. K., Rotich, F.,  Ganeshan, V. D.,  Mwongera, D. T.,  Mgonja, E. M., Were, V. M., Harvey, W. J.,  Zhou, B.,  Wasilwa, L.,  Feng, C., Ouédraogo, I.,  Wang, G.-L.,  Mitchell, T. K., Talbot, N. J.,  and  Correll, J. C. 2017. Assessment of the virulence spectrum and its association with genetic diversity in Magnaporthe oryzae populations from sub-Saharan Africa. Phytopathology.107(7) :852–863.
  5. R. Felix, O. J. Onyango and O. M. Eliazer. (2010). Assessment of Irish potato cultivars’ field tolerance to Bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) in Kenya. Plant Pathology Journal, 9(3): 122-128. doi=ppj.2010.122.128
  6. Rotich, F., Ochuodho, J.O. and Omunyin, M. E (2010). Bacterial wilt (Ralstonia solanacearum) of Irish potatoes: Incidence and pathogen diversity in Kenya. J. agric. pure appl. sci. technol. 5, 8-15.

Presentation of Papers at Academic and Professional Conferences

  • Rotich F., Alkamoi B., Chepkoech E., Mutua F., Makokha H., 2017 Constraints limiting passion fruit (Passiflora edulis sims) production in Uasin-Gishu county Kenya. Proceedings of the 4th International Interdisciplinary Conference (IIC-4) held at Kyambogo University, Uganda from August 1st – 4th 2017 Pp 71.
  • Rotich F., Samuel Mutiga, David Mwongera, Jagger Harvey, Lusike Wasilwa, Ibrahima Ouedraogo, Tom Mitchell, Guo-Liang Wang, James Correll, and Nick Talbot. 2015. Utilization of differential rice lines and vegetative compatibility for the characterization of isolates of Magnaporthe oryzae. Poster presented on August 1-5, 2015 at the Annual American Phytopathological Society (APS) conference, Pasadena, California, U.S.A.
  • Rotich F., Chunda Feng, Yulin Jia, and Jim Correll. Characterizing virulence phenotypes among U.S. isolates of Pyricularia oryzae using IRRI NILs, U.S. germplasm, and NERICA lines. Poster presented on August 10-14, 2013 at the Annual American Phytopathological Society (APS) conference, Austin, Texas, U.S.A.


The Department offers the following Diploma Courses Click Here


The Department offers the following Postgraduate Courses Click Here