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Economic evaluation of the potato market chains in Uganda.
(Makerere University, 2013-07)
Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) is one of the major staple foods for most Ugandans and a source of income for most rural households especially in the south western region of the country. Farmers produce and sell potato to ...
Characterizing the spatial and temporal spread of sweet potato mild mottle virus in Central Uganda
(Makerere University, 2011)
Despite the fact that Uganda is the third biggest producer of sweet potato in the world, average yields are still very low. Viral diseases are among the major biotic causes of these low yields. Sweet potato virus disease ...
A preliminary analysis of diversity among East African sweet potato landraces using morphological and simple sequence repeats (SSR) markers
(International Society for Hoticultural Science, 2006)
East Africa is known to have a wide range of sweet potato landraces and, therefore, is considered to be a secondary center of diversity. In this study, we assessed the diversity among sweet potato landraces from Kenya, ...
An economic assessment of farmer adaptation to climate change using innovations in sweet potato technologies in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2010-12)
Sweet potato technologies, like drought resistant varieties and virus cleaned planting material have shown resilience of agricultural systems to climate change related effects. However, adoption of these technologies ...
Inheritance of root dry matter content in sweet potato.
(African Crop Science Society, 2014)
There has been much emphasis on breeding for increased sweet potato storage root yield, but less on dry matter yield, and its inheritance. High dry matter content (DMC) is associated with consumer preferences, and ...