Patrick Samba Oluko

Name: Patrick Samba Oluko

Contact details:

E-mail: posamba@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
University of Eldoret (2010-2015)Master of Science, in Soil Science
Moi University (2006-2010)Bachelor of Science, in Agricultural Biotechnology
The Eldoret National Polytechnic (2002-2004)Diploma in Applied Biology

Field of Specialization

  • Soil scientist
  • Agriculture Biotechnologist
  • Geneticist

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Soil Science Society of Africa (SSSA)
  • Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA)

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties

Professional Research Interest

  • Soil Science
  • Food security
  • Agriculture

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)
2010-2015
  • Research assistant
  • Project Technician
  • Research project implementation in the field
  • Sample analysis in the laboratory
  • Report writing and presentation
Development and transfer of conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for small-holder farms in eastern Uganda and western Kenya 
2008-2012
  • Research assistant
  • Project Technician
  • Research project implementation in the field
  • Sample analysis in the laboratory
  • Report writing and presentation
UTILISING SOIL FERTILITY REPLENISHMENT MEASURES FOR NUTRIENT USE EFFICIENCY IN MAIZE PRODUCTION, IN WESTERN KENYA 

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Wheat Spikelet Length Response to Phosphate Fertilizers on Acid Soils in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya; P. R. Simatwo, P. S. Oluko, S. Kebeney; International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR); Volume 9 Issue 11, November 2020
  2. Wheat Response to Lime, Source and Rates of Phosphate fertilizers on Acid Soils in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya: P.R. Simatwo, S. Kebeney, J.R. Okalebo, C.O. Othieno, P.S. Oluko (2018):International Journal of Research in Agriculture and Food Sciences. May 2018. Vol. 9. No 01 ISSN 2311-2476
  3. Soil Organic Carbon dynamics from Conservation Agriculture practices in the Ferralsols of Western Kenya and Eastern Uganda- African Journal of Agricultural Research September, 2017