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Evaluation of farmers' best practices for on-farm conservation of rare banana cultivars in the semi-arid region of Lwengo sub-county, Uganda
(Uganda Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2004)
Farmers have since humanity nurtured the plant genetic diversity from which they derive their livelihood and as a basis for social transformation. In the process they have been able to continually develop and improve ...
Site specific soil conservation strategies around Mt. Elgon National Park, Eastern Uganda
(Medwell Journals, 2007)
This study investigates the site specific soil conservation strategies adopted by farmers to control land degradation around Mt. Elgon National Park, Uganda. Primary data were obtained through household survey conducted ...
Land evaluation for rainfed agriculture based on farmers' indigenous knowledge: A case study of Mitayana District
(Makerere University., 2009)
A case study was carried out in Mityana District to elicit and document farmers’ indigenous knowledge (IK) of land evaluation. It examined factors considered by farmers to access land suitability, explored inputs farmers ...
Land tenure systems and extension methods: assessment of agroforestry adoption in Kalungu Sub-county, Masaka District, Uganda
An assessment of the role of land tenure system and choice of extension method on adoption of agroforestry practices was conducted in Kalungu sub-county; Masaka district, Uganda. Questionnaires were administered to 55 ...
Predictors of Agro forestry Technology Adoption and Land Conservation Strategies in the Highlands of south Western Uganda
(Medwell Journals, 2009)
soil erosion is a major agricultural and environmental problem in the highlands of south western Uganda. Agro forestry technologies have been developed as one way of solving the problem. Understanding the factors that ...
The influence of management practices used by farmers on productivity and the occurrence of field-peas pests and diseases in Kabale District, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2009-09)
Field Peas (Pisum Sativum L.), a leguminous crop mainly grown in the highlands of south western Uganda, has a high economic value. It is a food security and highly liked crop in areas of production. Despite its importance, ...