Janet Gesare Atandi

Janet Atandi

Research project: Field Evaluation of Soil Nematode Communities Under Organic and Conventional Farming systems Under Various Cropping Systems in Chuka, Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya

Janet is a DRIP MSc Scholar supervised by Dr Solveig Haukeland (icipe) and Dr George Kariuki (Kenyatta University, Kenya). Janet’s research interest include the field and laboratory methods of nematodes. For her MSc research she is evaluating the effects of organic and conventional soil amendments on abundance and diversity of plant parasitic and free-living nematodes on maize and beans. Janet completed her undergraduate studies in Crop Protection and Improvement at Kenyatta University, Kenya. She is currently registered for an MSc at Kenyatta University and is supported by a scholarship from FiBL.