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Inheritance of resistance to rice yellow mottle virus disease in rice in Uganda
Rice Yellow Mottle Virus sobemovirus (RYMV) is highly variable and several resistance breaking strains have been identified. This makes breeding for durable resistant very complicated since a variety proven to be resistance ...
Efficacy of manual seed sorting methods in reduction of transmission of rice and cowpea seed-borne diseases
(African Crop Science Society, 2005)
The production of rice and cow pea in Uganda is increasing in acreage rather than productivity. This is attributed to a number of factors, mainly seed-borne diseases. The farmers in Uganda mainly use farm saved seeds for ...