Prof. Francis Wachira
Prof. Francis Wachira
Professor of Biochemistry, South Eastern Kenya University
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Detection of genetic diversity in tea (Camellia sinensis) using RAPD markers
FN Wachira, R Waugh, W Powell, CA Hackett
Genome 38 (2), 201-210, 1995
Diversity and genetic differentiation among populations of Indian and Kenyan tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze) revealed by AFLP markers
S Paul, FN Wachira, W Powell, R Waugh
Theoretical and Applied Genetics 94 (2), 255-263, 1997
Antioxidant capacity of different types of tea products
SM Karori, FN Wachira, JK Wanyoko, RM Ngure
African journal of Biotechnology 6 (19), 2007
Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Ocimum gratissimum L. growing in Eastern Kenya
LG Matasyoh, JC Matasyoh, FN Wachira, MG Kinyua, AWT Muigai, ...
African journal of biotechnology 6 (6), 2007
Characterization of anthocyanins in Kenyan teas: Extraction and identification
LC Kerio, FN Wachira, JK Wanyoko, MK Rotich
Food Chemistry 131 (1), 31-38, 2012
Genetic variation and differentiation in tea (Camellia sinensis) germplasm revealed by RAPD and AFLP variation
F Wachira, J Tanaka, Y Takeda
The Journal of Horticultural Science and Biotechnology 76 (5), 557-563, 2001
Total polyphenols, catechin profiles and antioxidant activity of tea products from purple leaf coloured tea cultivars
LC Kerio, FN Wachira, JK Wanyoko, MK Rotich
Food chemistry 136 (3-4), 1405-1413, 2013
An assessment of genetic diversity among Camellia sinensis L.(cultivated tea) and its wild relatives based on randomly amplified polymorphic DNA and organelle-specific STS
FN Wachira, W Powell, R Waugh
Heredity 78 (6), 603-611, 1997
Polyphenols as Potential Indicators for Drought Tolerance in Tea (Camellia sinensis L.)
EK Cheruiyot, LM Mumera, WK NG’ETICH, A Hassanali, F Wachira
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry 71 (9), 2190-2197, 2007
Construction of a genetic linkage map for Camellia sinensis (tea)
CA Hackett, FN Wachira, S Paul, W Powell, R Waugh
Heredity 85 (4), 346-355, 2000
Genotype× environment interactions for tea yields
F Wachira, W Ng'etich, J Omolo, G Mamati
Euphytica 127 (2), 289-297, 2002
The use of catechins as biochemical markers in diversity studies of tea (Camellia sinensis)
GN Magoma, FN Wachira, M Obanda, M Imbuga, SG Agong
Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 47 (2), 107-114, 2000
Influence of region of production on relative clonal plain tea quality parameters in Kenya
PO Owuor, FN Wachira, WK Ng’etich
Food chemistry 119 (3), 1168-1174, 2010
Antimicrobial activity of essential oils of Ocimum gratissimum l. from different populations of Kenya
LG Matasyoh, JC Matasyoh, FN Wachira, MG Kinyua, AWT Muigai, ...
African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines 5 (2 …, 2008
Detection of phytoplasma by loop-mediated isothermal amplification of DNA (LAMP)
E Obura, D Masiga, F Wachira, B Gurja, ZR Khan
Journal of microbiological methods 84 (2), 312-316, 2011
Different types of tea products attenuate inflammation induced in Trypanosoma brucei infected mice
SM Karori, RM Ngure, FN Wachira, JK Wanyoko, JN Mwangi
Parasitology International 57 (3), 325-333, 2008
The fortification of tea with sweeteners and milk and its effect on in vitro antioxidant potential of tea product and glutathione levels in an animal model
MW Korir, FN Wachira, JK Wanyoko, RM Ngure, R Khalid
Food Chemistry 145, 145-153, 2014
In vitro regeneration of Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze by somatic embryogenesis
F Wachira, J Ogada
Plant cell reports 14 (7), 463-466, 1995
Genomic mapping and testing for quantitative trait loci in tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze)
SM Kamunya, FN Wachira, RS Pathak, R Korir, V Sharma, R Kumar, ...
Tree genetics & genomes 6 (6), 915-929, 2010
High fertilizer rates increase susceptibility of tea to water stress
EK Cheruiyot, LM Mumera, WK Ng'etich, A Hassanali, FN Wachira
Journal of Plant Nutrition 33 (1), 115-129, 2009
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