Patrick Samba Oluko

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

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