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Characterization and distribution of a Potyvirus associated with passion fruit woodiness disease in Uganda
(The American Phytopathological Society, 2012)
This article describes the incidence and etiology of a viral disease of passion fruit in Uganda. Symptoms, including those characteristic of passion fruit woodiness disease (PWD), were observed on 32% of plants in producing ...
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 ...
Public and private service provision of solid waste management in Kampala, Uganda
(Wageningen University, 2012)
This paper compares the operations and discusses the effectiveness of public and private sector provision of solid waste collection in Kampala, Uganda. Household data suggest that the private sector is more effective than ...
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 ...