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Agronomic performance and breeding potential of selected maize inbred lines for improvement of protein quality of adapted Ugandan germplasm
The main objective of this study was to characterise selected QPM inbred lines obtained from CIMMYT under Ugandan conditions. Agronomic performance and combining abilities were determined to assess the breeding potential ...
Analysis of the impact of the agricultural productivity enhancement program on the technical and allocative efficiency of maize farmers in Masindi District
The Agricultural Productivity Enhancement Program (APEP) was established in Uganda in 2003 by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The program mainly aimed at transforming agriculture from low ...
Distribution and biocontrol potential of phlD+ pseudomonads in corn and soybean fields
(The American Phytopathological Society, 2005)
The abundance and diversity of phlD+ Pseudomonas spp. colonizing the rhizospheres of young, field-grown corn and soybean plants were assayed over a 3-year period. Populations of these bacteria were detected on the large ...
A comparative analysis of conventional and marker-assisted selection methods in breeding maize streak virus resistance in maize.
(Crop Science Society of America, 2009)
Reliable information regarding comparative advantage of marker-assisted selection (MAS) over conventional selection (CS) in breeding for maize streak virus (MSV) resistance in maize (Zea mays L.) is scarcely available. A ...
Safety assessment of cystatins used to control pests in transgenic bananas in Uganda.
(Makerere University, 2009)
In this study the safety of the maize and papaya cystatins used to controls nematodes and banana weevil borer was assessed by determining the allergenicity and toxicity of the proteins using both in vitro as well as the ...