Leo Ogallo

Faculty: Arts and Science
School: Arts and Science
Department: Agribusiness Management
Current Designation: Dean
Office eMail: l.ogallo@gluk.ac.ke
Office Telephone: (+254) 702621189
Consultation Hours: 8 a.m -5 p.m Mon – Fri

Qualification Area of Specialization Institution Year
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Plant Pathology University of Arizona, Tucson, USA 1995
Master of Science  (MSc.) Plant Pathology University of Nairobi, Kenya 1986
Bachelor of Science (BSc.) Agriculture University of Nairobi, Kenya 1981

1988 – 1991Lecturer In CropEgerton University

Period Position Institution
2011 – Present Professor Great Lakes University of Kisumu
2006 -2010 Professor of Biology Riverside Community College, USA
2001 – 2005 Advisory Agricultural Biologist California State Department of Agriculture
1995 – 2000 Research Plant Pathologist University of California at Riverside
1988 – 1991 Lecturer In Crop Egerton University
1984 – 1987 Advisory and Research Plant Pathologist National Agricultural Laboratories in Nairobi
Title Area
Safari Team Adventures . Travels across East Africa by a Team of International Students.
– Ogallo, L.J. 2015. Storm water management in Kisumu city and county. Proceedings of Technical Committee on Environmental Management of Kisumu County, October 15-16, 2015.
– Ogallo, L.J. 2014. Farmed fish marketing channels in west Kenya. Proceedings of Fish Farming Conference, Great Lakes University of Kisumu, March 21-22, 2014.
– Ogutu, D.O. and L.J. Ogallo. 2013. Evaluation of solid waste management in slum areas of Kisumu. Community Health and Development Conference, Great Lakes University of Kisumu. Vol 9: 23-26.
– Ogallo, L. J., P. B. Goodell, J. Eckert, and P. A. Roberts. 1999. Management of root-knot nematodes with resistant cotton cultivar NemX. Crop Science 39:418-421.
– Ogallo, L. J., and M. A. McClure. 1996. Systemic induction of acquired resistance or susceptibility in tomato plants to nematodes. Phytopathology 86:498-501
– Ogallo, L. J., and M. A. McClure. 1995. Systemic induction of resistance or susceptibility in pyrethrum plants following incompatible plant-nematode interactions. Journal of Nematology 24:513.
– Ogallo, L. J., E. M. Gathuru, and D. M. Mukunya. 1986. Occurrence of nematode species and determination of damage on tobacco plants in western Kenya. Proceedings of Plant Pathology Society of Kenya, Vol. 1: 30-34.

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