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Research to develop and evaluate pest management tactics requires meaningful measurements of populations of pests and/or beneficial organisms for accurate and precise estimation. Sample size and number of samples corresponding to fixed levels of precision varies with the population levels of...

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Kityo, R.; Cugala, D.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Fifth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016, "Linking agricultural universities with civil society, the private sector, governments and other stakeholders in support of agricultural development in Africa", Cape Town, South Africa, 17-21 October 2016, 2016, pp 451-457
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Tropical fruit trees constitute important biological resources in the global agro-biodiversity context. Unlike the tropical fruit trees of American and Asian origin, indigenous fruit trees (IFTs) of tropical Africa have scarcely achieved the status of international recognition in commodity markets...

Author(s)
Ogwali, H.; Agea, J. G.; Okullo, J. B. L.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Fifth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016, "Linking agricultural universities with civil society, the private sector, governments and other stakeholders in support of agricultural development in Africa", Cape Town, South Africa, 17-21 October 2016, 2016, pp 361-369
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Adansonia digitata L. is a multi-purpose indigenous fruit tree with high nutritional and economic value. However, limited studies have been undertaken on Adansonia digitata particularly in Malawi. This study was conducted to characterize five selected wild baobab populations using morphometric...

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Jenya, H.; Munthali, C. R. Y.; Luhanga, J.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Fifth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016, "Linking agricultural universities with civil society, the private sector, governments and other stakeholders in support of agricultural development in Africa", Cape Town, South Africa, 17-21 October 2016, 2016, pp 341-348
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Farmers' knowledge on agro ecosystems is essential in sustainable tree-crop integration and management. Understanding the various ways farmers attach value to agrarian trees and a scientific evaluation on the contribution of trees in terms of their influence towards crop performance can enable...

Author(s)
Atugumya, A. B.; Isabirye, M.
Publisher
RUFORUM, Kampala, Uganda
Citation
Fifth African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016, "Linking agricultural universities with civil society, the private sector, governments and other stakeholders in support of agricultural development in Africa", Cape Town, South Africa, 17-21 October 2016, 2016, pp 335-339

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