Prof Paul Kamau Mbugua

Paul Kamau2015

Position: Ass. Professor 
Department: Plant Sciences
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Mbugua, P.K., 1992. Need for revision of the genus Sansevieria Thunb. The Sansevieria Journal 1(1):5-6.
  • Newton, L.E. & Mbugua, P.K., 1993. A checklist and identification key for succulent plants in general cultivation in Nairobi. Journal of East Africa Natural History Society and National museum 82(201): 43-53.
  • Newton, L.E. & Mbugua, P.K., 1993. Sansevieria leaves: a thirst quencher for baboons. The Sansevieria Journal (1):5-6.
  • Mbugua, P.K., 1994. Rediscovery of S. parva at Nairobi River Falls. The Sansavieria Journal 3(3):59-62.
  • Mbugua, P.K., 1994. Three Sansevieria species of Kenya 1. Sansevieria robusta N.E.Br. Cactus and Succulent Journal (U.S.) 66:87—88.
  • Mbugua, P.K., 1994. Sansevieria Thunb. In Agnew A.D.Q and Agnew S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers. Second Edition. 312 (Plates 140 & 141). East Africa Natural History Society, Nairobi.
  • Mbugua, P.K., 1995. Inter-loans Abroad. In Forum for Inter-lending (FIL) Newsletter. Issue 18 No.0966-2154. February Printed at British Library Documentary Supply Centre.
  • Mbugua, P.K. & Moore, D.M., 1996. Taxonomic studies of the genus Sansevieria Thunb. (Dracaenaceae). In AETEATIVX Congress Proceedings. L.J.G. Van der Maesen et al. (Eds.), The Biodiversity of African Plants, 489-492, Kluwer Academic Publisher; Netherlands
  • Mbugua, P.K., 1998. Three Sansevieria species of Kenya II. Sansevieria braunii N.E.Br. Cactus and Succulent Journal (U.S.) 70(6) Nov.-Dec. 311- 312.
  • Mairura, F.S.; Mugendi, D.N.; Ramisch, J.J.; Mwenje, J.I. and Mbugua, P.K. 2004. Assessment of Farmers Perception of Soil Quality Indicators for Crop Production Within Small farming Systems in the Central highlands of Kenya. In Proceedings on Status of Environmental Health in the Eastern Africa Region: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward. Department of Environmental Health, Kenyatta University, 24th – 26th March.
  • Mwachala, G. and Mbugua, P.K. 2007 Dracaenaceae. 43 pp. Flora of Tropical East Africa. Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew.
  • Kung’u J.B.;B. Kivyatu and P. K. Mbugua, 2006. Challenges to utilization and conservation of medicinal trees and shrubs in Eastern Africa. In:
  • Owuor, B.O., Kamoga, B., Kungu, J. B. and Njoroge, G. (Editors). Some medicinal trees and shrubs of Eastern Africa for sustainable utilization and commercialization. World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi. ICBN 9966-923-52-7. P 52-57.
  •  Kahuthia-Gathu, R. , L. Bernhard, H. M. Poehling, and P. K. Mbugua, 2008. Diversity, distribution and the role of wild crucifers in major cabbage and kale growing areas of Kenya. Bulletin of Entomology Research 10:1017/S0007/485308006305.
  • Omwega, E.O.; Okemo, P.O.; Mbugua, P.K. and Ogol, C.K.P. 2009. Ethnobotanical Survey and Microbial Evaluation of Medicinal Plants Used by the Samburu Community (Kenya) for Treatment of Diarrhoea. Pharmacognocy Magazine 4: (18) 165-176.
  • Marita, R.; Orodho, J.A; Okemo, P.O. and Mbugua, P.K. 2010. Antifungal, Antibacterial and Antimycobacterial Activity of Entada abyssinica Steudel ex A. Rich (Fabaceae) Methanol Extract. Pharmacognocy Research 2(3) 163-168.
  • Amuka, O., A. K. Machocho, P. O. Okemo and P.K. Mbugua, 2013. Profiling ofAntimicrobial Properties of Rubus keniensis Standl. Crude MethanolRoot Bark Extracts Against Selected Human Pathogenic Bacteria inJournal of Phrmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2(5) 20-23; ISSN 2278-4136. Amuka, O., P. Okemo, A. Machocho, P. Mbugua, E.N.M., Njagi and A. Nyamache, 2013.The Role of Phytomedicine in the Challenges of Emerging, Re-Emerging Diseases; and Pathogens Resistance to Antibiotics.International Journal of Herbal Medicine 1 (4): 92-100
  • Amuka, O., A.K. Machocho, P.O. Okemo and P.K. Mbugua, 2014. Antibacterial and Antifungal Activities of Essential Oils from Satureia biflora D. Don, Benth, Speng (Chepsagitiet). Lippia javanica Burm.F. (Labotuet) and Toddalia asiatica (L) Lam. Rutaceae (Chepindoruet). Global Journal of Science Frontier Research: B Chemistry 14(4) Version 1.0.Online ISSN: 2249-4626 & Print ISSN: 0975-5896
  • Omwenga, E.O, P. K. Mbugua and P.O. Okemo, 2014. Ethno-Medicinal Survey of Important Plants of Samburu Community (Wamba)-Samburu District in Kenya. Journal of Botanical Sciences 3(3), 25-29.
  • Amuka, O., P.O. Okemo, A.K. Machocho and P.K. Mbugua, 2014. Ethnobotanical Survey of Selected Medicinal Plants used by Ogiek Communities in Kenya Against Microbial Infections in Ethnobotanical Research and Applications 12:627-641.
  •  Amuka. O, A. K. Machocho, P. O. Okemo and P. K. Mbugua, 2015. Preliminary Medicinal Value Evaluation of Some Plants Used by the Ogiek in Management of Microbial Related Infections. European Journal of Medicinal Plants 9(4): 1-12, Article no. EJMP.16295ISSN: 2231-0894, SCIENCEDOMAIN International,

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