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Effect of method of storing cattle faeces on the physical and chemical characteristics of the resultant composted cattle manure
(National Agricultural Research Organisation, 2012)
The growing population of dairy cows in urban and peri-urban areas coupled with improvement in feeding is generating more manure, which if properly conserved can become an input to crop/fodder production. The objective of ...
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 ...
Wildlife damage and control methods around Lake Mburo National Park, Uganda
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
This study documents the different management and control measures developed and implemented by farmers to mitigate vertebrate pest attacks on crops and livestock around Lake Mburo National Park in Uganda. A semi-structured ...
Assessment of soil fertility status and potential for okra production at Rajaf Demonstration Farm, South Sudan
(Makerere University, 2012-11)
Soil fertility assessment is an essential step towards improving agricultural production. In tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world, Okra (Abelmoschus esculenta L. Moench) is a food security and income sourcing ...
Trench layering technologies for rapid multiplication of Elite Apple Germplasm (Malus domestica) in Kabale, Western Uganda
Apples greatly contribute to farmers’ livelihoods in tropical highlands. However, there has been limited access to quality planting materials associated with poor rooting of apple rootstocks. To improve rooting ability, ...
A comparative analysis of small mammal assemblages in and around Budongo Forest Reserve, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012)
In this study of a comparative analysis of small mammal assemblages in and around Budongo Forest Reserve, there were three objectives; 1) to determine the habitat characteristics of the unlogged and logged compartments ...