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Resistance to Stenocarpella maydis and Fusarium graminearum cob rot pathogens in tropical maize
(Makerere University, 2013-10)
Maize cob rots are among the most important impediments in the sub-saharan Africa, causing yield losses and reduced grain quality as a result of mycotoxins. The mycotoxins are carcinogenic and affect the health of both ...
Resistance to the African and spotted stem borers in sorghum in Kenya.
(Makerere University, 2013-11)
Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor, L. Moench) is a key cereal crop to over 500 million people in semi arid tropics. Sorghum production in subsistence farming is low and ranges between 0.5– 0.8 t/ha compared to potential yields of ...
Resistance to the weevils Cylas puncticollis and Cylas brunneus conferred by sweetpotato root surface compounds
(Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2013-08-01)
Seven resistant varieties of sweetpotato were compared with three susceptible varieties in ﬁeld trials and laboratory bioassays and showed that resistance was an active process rather than an escape mechanism, as ﬁeld ...