Dr. Magomere T. Obidi

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Title/Qualifications: Dr, PhD
Department/Unit/Section:
Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Contact Address:
Kenyatta University, P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Molecular Genetics, Biotechnology & Plant Molecular Breeding
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Research Interests: 

  • Application of molecular markers and techniques in plant science.
  • Molecular studies of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter’ species/strains causing huanglongbing disease of citrus in Kenya.
  • Plant biotechnology.
  • Gene flow studies in sorghum.
  • Sorghum breeding for improved nutrition.

Publications

Magomere, Titus; Ngugi, Kahiu; Obukosia, Silas; Mutitu, Eunice; and Shibairo, Solomon

2015. The Population Structure of Wild Sorghum Species in Agro-Ecological Zones of Western Kenya.African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 14(17): pgs.1475-1492.

Magomere, Titus; Ngugi, Kahiu; Obukosia, Silas; Mutitu, Eunice; and Shibairo, Solomon.

2015Evaluation of relative competitive ability of S. bicolor X S. halepense and S. bicolor X S. sudanense hybrids. Journal of biological sciences. Journal of biological sciences

15 ( 1): pgs 1-15

Magomere, Titus O.; Ngugi, Kahiu; Mutitu, Eunice; and Shibairo, Solomon and Obukosia, Silas D.2015Real Time PCR Mediated Determination of the Spontaneous Occurrence of Sorghum bicolor Alleles in Wild Sorghum Populations. African Journal of Biotechnology.

14(7): pgs.551–568.

Magomere, Titus O.; Ngugi, Kahiu; Mutitu, Eunice; and Shibairo, Solomon and Obukosia, Silas D. 2014Evaluation of Multiplex PCR in detection of crop alleles and differential hybridization among weedy sorghum populations. Journal of biological sciences.

Vol. 14, no.7, pgs.460-471.

Magomere, Titus O.; Obukosia, Silas D.; Mutitu, Eunice; Ngichabe, Christopher; Olubayo, Florence and Shibairo, Solomon. 2009 Molecular characterization of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter’ species/strains causing huanglongbing disease of citrus in Kenya.

Electronic journal of biotechnology [online]., vol. 12, no. 2.

Magomere, Titus O.; Obukosia, Silas D.; Mutitu, Eunice; Ngichabe, Christopher; Olubayo, Florence and Shibairo, Solomon. 2009 PCR Detection and Distribution of Huanglongbing Disease and Psyllid Vectors on Citrus Varieties with Changes in Elevation in Kenya.

Journal of biological sciences. vol. 9, no. 7, pgs 697-709.

Magomere, Titus; Ngugi, Kahiu; Obukosia, Silas D.; Mutitu, Eunice; and Shibairo, Solomon. 2015/2016The effect of Bacillus thuringiensis delta endotoxin proteins on the fitness of F1 hybrids obtained from S. halepense x S. bicolor and S. sudanense x S. bicolor crosses grown in competition with their parents. (In press)

Magomere, T.O., Obukosia, S.D., Esther Kimani , Zhao, Z., James Gaffney, Che Ping, Marc Albertsen, Florence Wambugu. 2015.Evaluation of fitness in F2 generations of Africa Biofortified Sorghum event 188 and weedy Sorghum bicolor subsp. Drummondii and sorghum bicolor subsp. Verticilliflorum. (In press)

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