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Adoption of drought tolerant maize varieties among smallholder maize farmers in Kamuli and Masindi Districts
Drought tolerant maize varieties (DTMs) are a great contributing factor in addressing the challenge of low maize yields for most rural households who continue to suffer prolonged drought periods as a result of climate ...
The role of metabolites in cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) resistance to Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci)
(Makerere University, 2019-04)
The whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) (Gennadias, 1889) is a major challenge in cassava production especially for most African regions. This is because most of the varieties used are susceptible to the pest resulting in severe ...
Genetics of Cowpea resistance to Bruchid (Callosobruchus maculatus Fab.)
Cowpea Vigna unguiculata (L.) is an important indigenous legume crop providing dietary protein, minerals, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and income to many people in Africa, Asia, and Central and South America. However, its ...
Enrichment of flour of Indigenous bitter cassava "Lenga Tome" for feeding infants and young children (6-23 months) in Kajo-Keji County-South Sudan
Cassava (Manihot esculenta - Crantz) is a root crop that feeds over 500 million people in the tropics though is poor in protein, vitamins and minerals. This study sought to enrich cassava flour of the South Sudanese ...