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Cotton pests and natural enemy interaction in Uganda: A basis for biosafety risk assessment.
(Makerere University, 2013-10)
Cotton in Uganda is attacked by many insect pests causing yield losses of between 30 – 80%. The biggest losses are caused by members of Lepidoptera. Use of chemical insecticides have been by been used as an approach to ...
The potential of Makerere University heritage (1922-2011) resources for urban tourism development.
Urban tourism is enhancing revenues and conservation initiatives in most cities around the world. It has, however, not attracted much attention from researchers and the private sector in Uganda, leading to degradation of ...
Physiological and morphological responses of farmer preferred cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) cultivars to drought stress in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2013)
Cassava is the most important staple food crop in the tropics feeding over 800 million people, mainly resource poor small scale-farmers. In Uganda, cassava ranks 2nd to bananas in terms of total production and per capita ...
Prevalence of sorghum anthracnose in different agroecologies of Uganda
(National Agricultural Research Organisation, 2013)
Nine major sorghum growing agro-ecologies of Uganda were surveyed to establish the sorghum anthracnose incidence and severity. Hierarchical sampling was used. Severity of anthracnose in the field was rated on a scale of ...
Farmers preferences and market integration of cowpea in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2013-11)
Despite its importance as a legume in Uganda, cowpea has not received much attention over the last two decades. A survey was conducted in northern, mid-northern and eastern agro-ecological zones of Uganda with the purpose ...
Evaluation of yam bean (Pachyrhizus spp.) accessions for root yield and nutritional quality under different agro ecologies in Uganda.
(Makerere University, 2013-08)
Yam bean (Pachyrhizus spp.) is one of the legume root crops that is exclusively used for its storage roots. The yam bean has three closely related cultivated species: P. tuberosus (Lam.) Sprengel, P. erosus (L.) Urban, and ...