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researcher , Horticulture educator

Francis Musyoka Itulya, Kenyan Horticulture educator, researcher. United States Agency for International Development scholar, 1970-1972, Afgrad fwllo, African-American Institute, New York City, 1972-1973, 76-80. Member Njoro Country Club.

Background

Itulya, Francis Musyoka was born on July 4, 1941 in Kitui, Kenya. Son of Muanga and Nguthi (Ngunga) Itulya.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with high distinction, University Arizona, 1972. Master of Science, University Arizona, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, 1980.

Career

Lecturer, U. Nairobi, Kenya, 1980-1986; senior lecturer, U. Nairobi, Kenya, 1986-1987; head, founder department horticulture, Egerton U., Njoro, Kenya, 1987-1993; associate professor horticulture, Egerton U., Njoro, Kenya, 1987-1994; dean, faculty ag., Egerton U., Njoro, Kenya, 1993-1997; professor horticulture, Egerton U., Njoro, Kenya, since 1994. Agricultural officer, Ministry Agriculture, Kenya, 1972-1975, senior horticultural officer, 1975-1976. Visiting professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1992.

Senior Fulbright research scholar, University of Illinois, 1995-1996.

Membership

Member Njoro Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dancing, snooker.

Connections

Married Susan B. Starer, December 1, 1973. Children: Martha Nguthi, Aaron Muanga.

father:
Muanga Itulya

mother:
Nguthi (Ngunga) Itulya

spouse:
Susan B. Starer

child:
Aaron Muanga Itulya

child:
Martha Nguthi Itulya