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Genetic diversity and carotenoid degradation in yellow root cassava in Uganda.
Yellow root cassava (Manihot esculenta Cranz) has high levels of pro-vitamin A carotenoid and its consumption has been perceived as a sustainable approach for addressing Vitamin A deficiencies. β–carotene, the main pro-vitamin ...
Plastics waste management in Kisenyi, Kampala Central Division.
The main objective of this study was to determine the effectiveness of the management of plastic waste in Kampala central division. The study was carried out in Kampala Central Division with interviews and self-administered ...
Potential for commercialization and value chain improvement of wild food and medicinal plants for livelihood enhancement in Uganda
(Maxwell Scientific Organization, 2012)
Uganda is endowed with a wide diversity of wild plant species that can be commercialized for livelihood enhancement and poverty reduction. These wild plants are increasingly becoming a valuable source of livelihoods for ...
Reaction of waxy and opaque-2 inbreds and their derived progenies to multiple foliar diseases of maize in Uganda
(Canadian Center of Science and Education, 2012)
Specialty maize lines possessing important endosperm genes waxy and/or opaque-2 enhance processing and nutritional qualities of the grain. However, production and utilization of specialty maize varieties for food, feeds ...
Nematode control and soil fertility improvement in banana using sunn hemp in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012)
Root-infecting nematodes and declining soil fertility are among the major problems limiting banana production in Uganda. Root-infecting nematodes can cause 100% yield loss. Information on synergistic management of nematodes ...
Genetic analysis of resistance to rice bacterial blight in Uganda
(African Crop Science Society, 2012)
Rice bacterial blight (Xanthomonas oryzae pv.oryzae) is a major constraint to rice (Oryza sativa L.) production in Uganda and as part of strategies to develop resistant cultivars, it is important to evaluate resistance of ...