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Cover for The beer banana value chain in central Uganda.

Beer banana farming systems in central Uganda are important for the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, especially for those that process the bananas into beer and spirits, but also for rural retailers that sell the products. We conducted an exploratory study focusing on the different actors...

Author(s)
Rietveld, A. M.; Mpiira, S.; Jogo, W.; Staver, C.; Karamura, E. B.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Varietal generation and output.

This chapter focuses on the improved cultivar generation of various crops (maize, cassava, rice, bean, potato, cowpea, wheat, soyabean, sweet potato, yam, sorghum, groundnut, banana, chickpea, pigeon pea, barley, pearl millet, faba bean, lentil and pea) in Africa South of the Sahara. Information of ...

Author(s)
Walker, T. S.; Alene, A.; Ndjuenga, J.; Labarta, R.; Yigezu, Y.; Diagne, A.; Andrade, R.; Andriatsitohaina, R. M.; Groote, H. de; Mausch, K.; Yirga, C.; Simtowe, F.; Katungi, E.; Jogo, W.; Jaleta, M.; Pandey, S.; Charyulu, D. K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Varietal adoption, outcomes and impact.

This chapter focuses on the adoption and turnover of cultivars of crops, such as soyabean, maize, pigeon pea, wheat, cassava, rice, potato, barley, yam, groundnut, bean, sorghum, cowpea, pearl millet, chickpea, faba bean, lentil, sweet potato, banana and pea, in Africa South of Sahara. The changes...

Author(s)
Walker, T. S.; Alwang, J.; Alene, A.; Ndjuenga, J.; Labarta, R.; Yigezu, Y.; Diagne, A.; Andrade, R.; Andriatsitohaina, R. M.; Groote, H. de; Mausch, K.; Yirga, C.; Simtowe, F.; Katungi, E.; Jogo, W.; Jaleta, M.; Pandey, S.; Charyulu, D. K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Banana genotype composition along the Uganda-Democratic Republic of Congo border: a gene pool mix for plantain and highland bananas.

Landraces contain many genotypes, which makes them a good source of genes for crop improvement and hence provide an incentive to conserve them. Banana sampling and collection were carried out along the Uganda-Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) border, which is home to the largest in situ...

Author(s)
Karamura, D.; Ocimati, W.; Ssali, R.; Jogo, W.; Walyawula, S.; Karamura, E.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Distribution, incidence and farmer knowledge of banana Xanthomonas wilt in Rwanda.

Banana Xanthomonas wilt was reported in Rwanda in 2005. The present study was conducted to determine the distribution and incidence of the disease and farmer knowledge of disease symptoms, modes of spread and control. A survey was conducted in Rwanda in 2009-2010 in 12 major banana-growing...

Author(s)
Night, G.; Gaidashova, S. V.; Nyirigira, A.; Mugiraneza, T.; Rutikanga, A.; Murekezi, C.; Nduwayezu, A.; Rurangwa, E.; Mugiraneza, T.; Mukase, F.; Ndayitegeye, O.; Tinzaara, W.; Karamura, E.; Jogo, W.; Rwomushana, I.; Opio, F.; Gahakwa, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Communication approaches for sustainable management of banana Xanthomonas wilt in East and Central Africa.

The East and Central African region has been devastated by a banana Xanthomonas wilt epidemic caused by Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum. Xanthomonas wilt is widespread in Uganda, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), Rwanda, Kenya and Tanzania, and has been confirmed as present in...

Author(s)
Tinzaara, W.; Karamura, E.; Blomme, G.; Jogo, W.; Ocimati, W.; Kubiriba, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter

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