Now showing items 1-4 of 4
Ethno-nomenclature of the Shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn.) and its products in the Shea zones of Uganda
A cross sectional survey was conducted in north-eastern Shea zones of Uganda to assess ethnonomenclature of the Shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa C.F.Gaertn.) and products. The largely qualitative study that involved a total ...
Women’s access rights to resources: a case of indigenous fruit trees in Fissebu Region, Liberia.
(Makerere University, 2012-05)
About 80% of food production in Sub-Saharan Africa is carried out by women, who own less than 20% of the region’s land. Also, women rights to land and land-based resources are tied up in the state of tenure insecurity. ...
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 ...
Interaction of mutant loci opaque-2 and waxy on kernel quality and disease susceptibility in maize.
(Makerere University, 2012-09)
Maize (Zea mays L.) is an important cereal in sub-Saharan Africa with more than 40% of the total production consumed directly as food and at least 50% used as raw material in industry. Nonetheless, maize grain is poor in ...