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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 ...
Genetic characterisation of Ugandan strains of Colletotrichum sublineolum using ISSR makers.
(National Agricultural Research Organisation, 2013)
Colletotrichum sublineolum, the causal agent of sorghum anthracnose, presents high variability, genetic instability and host specialisation, hence rapidly breaking down resistance. In Uganda, no population studies of ...
Development of molecular based tools for resistance breeding of sorghum to colletotrichum sublineolum
(Makerere University, 2013-10)
Sorghum is a major staple food accounting for over 65 % of the carbohydrate requirements and 30% of the daily calorie intake for over 300 million people in developing economies of Africa and Asia. Sorghum production world ...