Title/Qualifications: PhD
Contact Address:
Kenyatta University, Dept of Microbiology P.O. Box 43844 00100 Nairobi
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Position: Associate Professor

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Area of Specialization: Post-harvest fungi
Research Interests: 
Post-harvest fungi and Mycotoxicology





  • Alakonya,E A,Machuka,J.N.Sinha and Monda E.O 2008-2011,Macromolecular Trafficking, Post Transcriptional Gene Silencing Enhancement of Phosphorus Acquisition and Activation Tagging-Novel Strategies in Plant Parasite Management.
  • Ethel O. Monda (PI),2008-2009,Management of Bean rust with selected Plant extract.
  • Maina, P.K., Monda, E.O Okoth, S.2005-2009,Impact of land use on distribution and diversity of Fusarium species in Ngangao forest, Taita Taveta District and the adjacent farmlands.
  • Margaret, M., Monda, E.O Okoth, S.2005- 2009,Efficacy of mycorrhiza fungi in maize and Trichoderma harzianum in management of tomato wilt.
  • Ethel O. Monda (PI)2002-2004,Management of Fusarium moniliforme in maize and reduction of fumonisins.
  • Ethel O. Monda (PI)2003 - 2005,Management of bean rust on French beans with Plant extracts.
  • Mafurah, J.J.Ethel O. Monda (PI) and Amata ,L.R.2005-2009,Incidence of Fusarium species and levels of fumonisin B1 in sorghum and finger millet inWestern Kenya.
  • Lucy,N. Monda,E.O., Okemo, P.O. 2006-2010,Efficacy of Onion (Allium cepa L) and garlic (Allium sativum L.) juice as meat preservatives.
  • Kiswi, T., Monda,E.O., Okemo, P.O, 2006-2010, Aspergillus flavus and aflatoxin levels in stored maize in Eastern Kenya and antifungal activity of selected plant extracts
  • Okiya,D., Monda,E.O., Okemo, P.O, 2002-2006, Efficacy of selected plant extracts in management of bean Rust (Uromyces appendiculatus
  • Shitabule,E. Monda,E.O. Ajanga, S, 1999-2001, Screening maize germplasm for resistance gainst Fusaruim moniliforme and management strategy using neem biopesticide.