Dr. Stanley Nadir

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Dr. Stanley Nadir

Research scientist
E-mail : snadir@kefri.org
Researcher ID : 0000-0002-0312-7598
Designation : Research Scientist (Soil Science and Water
Expertise :
  1. Godfrey Wafula, Mwakio P. Tole, Najimah Dharani, Stanley Nadir (2020). Effectiveness of a Wastewater Treatment Plant located at EPZ in reducing Pollutants Discharged into River Athi, Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering B.,DOI: 10.17265/2162-5263/2020.06.004
  2. George Tarus, Stanley Nadir (2020). Effect of Forest Management Types on Soil Carbon Stocks in Montane Forests: A Case Study of Eastern Mau Forest in Kenya. International Journal of Forestry Research. DOI: 10.1155/2020/8862813
  3. Nadir W.S., Jaoko, V., Osano, P., and Ongugo, P (2019). Status of Water quality in Mt. Elgon, Cherangany forested ecosystems and entire River Nzoia Catchment in Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering B. DOI: 10.17265/2162-5263/2019.02.001
  4. Adienge A, Muturi G, Nadir S, Gicheru J, Kinyua J and Ngaira J. (2019). Genetic diversity and population structure of three commercial indigenous Aloe species in selected ASALs of Kenya. Journal of Plant Science Molecular Breeding; 8:1. http://dx.doi.org/10.7243/2050-2389-8-1
  5. Nadir, W.S., Othieno, O.C., Kebeney, J.S (2018). Performance of crops under Eucalyptus tree-crop mixtures and its potential for adoption in agroforestry systems. Australian Journal of Crop Science 12 (08):1231-1240 doi: 10.21475/ajcs.18.12.08.PNE939
  6. Nadir, W.S, & Ng’etich, K. W (2018). Effects of water soluble polyphenols in Eucalyptus grandis trees and their effects on crops and soil water repellency. Allelopathy Journal. 44 (1): 79-92
  7. Nadir, W.S., Othieno, O.C., Kebeney, J.S (2018). Nutrient Dynamics in Eucalyptus Plantations of Different Ages before and during Intercropping. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 22(1): 1-13.
  8. Nadir .S Waluchio, Caleb .O Othieno, Wilson .K Ng’etich and Julius .O Ochuodho (2015). Evaluation of nitrogen fertilizer and lime on grain yield, protein content and kernel weight of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) International Journal of Plant and Soil Science, 8(4): 1-7.
  9. Elijah Njuguna, Mary Gathara, Stanley Nadir, David Williamson, Pierre-Etienne Mathé, Jackson Kimani, Tobias Landmann, Gerald Juma, George Ong’amo, Erastus Gatebe, Bruno Le Ru, Paul-andré Calatayud (2015) Soil characteristics of maize cultivation sites along altitudinal gradients in East African highlands. Elsevier Publishers. Data in Brief Journal, 5: 138-144. DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2015.08.030

Technical Notes /Protocols/Guidelines

  1. Nadir W.S., Jaoko, V., Osano, P., and Ongugo, P (2019). Status of Water quality in Mt. Elgon, Cherangany forested ecosystems and entire River Nzoia Catchment in Kenya
  2. Stanley Nadir (2016). Soil sampling for laboratory Analysis: Simple equipment and Guidelines
  3. Stanley Nadir (2016). Drip Irrigation; An extension material for KCCAP Project in Loitokotok
  4. Magrate Kaigongi, Stanley Nadir, Leonida Cherotich, Peter Gachie and Jesse Lugadiru (2017).
  5. Growing Eucalyptus trees (The gum tree): Information leaflet for farmers and tree growers

Experience

  • August 2018 – Date: Research Scientist I, Soil Science, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P.O Box 20412 -00200 Nairobi, Kenya.
  • June 2014 - August 2018: Research Scientist II, Soil Science, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P.O Box 20412 -00200 Nairobi, Kenya.

ADMINSTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITY

  • May 2019-Date: Deputy Regional Director at Kenya Forestry Research Institute, KEFRI (Coast Eco-Region Research Programme)
  • June 2014 to May 2019: Head of Soil Science Section and Laboratories (KEFRI HQ/CHERP, Muguga)

Qualification

  • 2014- 2018 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Soil Science, University of Eldoret (Title: Nutrient dynamics, allelopathy levels and crop performance under Eucalyptus grandis trees in Kenya)
  • 2011-2013 Masters of Science in Soil science, University of Eldoret
  • 2006-2010 B.Sc. Soils and Land Use Management (First class Honors), Moi University

Key Competencies

  1. Soil mapping and classification, soil and land survey, Land use planning and evaluation, integrated
  2. soil fertility management and plant nutrition, organic farming, soil and water quality testing, land and
  3. water pollution, hydrology and watershed management, greenhouse gas measurements.