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Harun Gitari | Crop Production | Best Researcher Award

Dr Harun Gitari | Crop Production | Best Researcher Award

Lecturer at  Kenyatta University, Kenya

Dr. Harun Ireri Gitari is a Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Science and Technology at Kenyatta University. With a strong background in Soil Science and Agronomy, Dr. Gitari holds a PhD in Soil Science from the University of Nairobi, awarded in 2018. His research interests include soil fertility management, crop water productivity, and multiple cropping systems.

 

Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

🎓 Academic Background:

PhD in Soil Science, University of Nairobi (2018). MSc in Integrated Soil Fertility Management, Kenyatta University (2013). BSc in Agriculture-Soil Science, University of Nairobi (2009)

🔍 Research Interests:

  • Soil fertility management
  • Crop water productivity
  • Multiple cropping systems

👨‍🏫 Professional Experience:

Full-time Lecturer at Kenyatta University since January 2020. Previously worked with the University of Nairobi/International Potato Center. Agronomist at Crop Nutrition Laboratory Services Limited.

📅 Major Achievements (Since 2020):

Published 60 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and 4 book chapters. Presented five papers at international conferences. Successfully supervised 9 MSc students to completion.

 

Research Focus:

🌱 Dr. Harun Ireri Gitari is a distinguished researcher with a primary focus on Soil Science and Agronomy. His recent publications span a diverse range of topics, showcasing his expertise: 🌐 GIS-AHP Based Approach in Land Evaluation: Emphasizes land suitability for Sunflower production, advancing precision agriculture.  🌾 Interactive Effects of Zai Pits and Conventional Practices: Explores soil physicochemical properties through innovative agricultural practices. 🦒 Effect of Extreme Drought on Reticulated Giraffe Population: Investigates ecological impacts in Northeastern Kenya. 🌍 Cultivating Sustainability through Intercropping: Comprehensive review addressing climate change impacts on intercropping systems. 🌾 Revitalizing Biochemical Soil Properties with Prosopis juliflora Biochar: Focuses on soil restoration in degraded Coastal areas.  🌾 Effect of Crop Combination on Yield Performance: Examines the advantages of cereal/legume intercropping systems.  🌻 Land Degradation in Sunflower Production: Highlights the role of GIS in addressing key constraints.  🧬 Efficiency of Molecular Markers in Assessing Genetic Diversity: Evaluates RAPD and SSR markers in summer onion genotypes. 🌽 Enhancing Rainwater Use Efficiency in Maize Cultivation: Investigates strategies for improved rain-fed maize production. Dr. Gitari’s research spans environmental sustainability, agriculture, and biodiversity conservation, making significant contributions to scientific knowledge. 🌍🔬

 

Citations:

📚 Citation Metrics for Dr. Harun Ireri Gitari

🔍 All-Time:

  • Citations: 2064
  • h-index: 25
  • i10-index: 48

📅 Since 2019:

  • Citations: 2036
  • h-index: 25
  • i10-index: 47

Dr. Harun Ireri Gitari’s impactful research has garnered over 2000 citations, reflecting the significance and influence of his contributions in the academic community. 📊🔬

 

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