Mercy Kitavi

Name:
Mercy Kitavi
Organization:
International Potato Centre
Functions:
genetics
Nationality:
Kenya
Gender:
Female
Languages:
English
Locations:
Kenya
Social Media:
Keywords:
Sweetpotato, Molecular breeding, SSR, Genotyping by sequencing (GBS), clone fingerprinting,
Areas of Expertise:
Other(s) (Specify) | Training and capacity development
Education Qualifications :

Bachelors

  • Field of specialization: Science general
  • Year: 2001
  • College: Egerton University

Masters

  • Field of specialization: Biotechnology
  • Year: 2008
  • College: Kenyatta University

PhD

  • Field of specialization: Plant genetics
  • Year: 2015
  • College: NUIG

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