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Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda
(Biomed Central, 2016-01-13)
An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants was carried out in 14 villages adjacent to Mabira Central Forest Reserve (CFR) in Central Uganda between August 2013 and March 2014.
Youth Participation in Agriculture in Uganda
(Faculty of Business and Development Studies Bishop Stuart University, 2010-12)
Agriculrure is the backbone of Uganda's economy, tmploying over 70 per cent of the population in the country. Ugandan youth arc disproponionately affected by high unemployment rates, atlO per cent for males and 22 per ...
Technical Efficiency of Farming Households in Uganda: Evidence from the national Panel Survey Data, 2005-2010
We investigate performance of the agricultural sector in Uganda and whether it has varied by the 4 major regions in Uganda using agricultural technical efficiency as a proxy for performance on a nationally representative ...
Effect of Soil Moisture Stress Duration on the Growth Characteristics and Yield of Rice Cultivars
(American Research Institute for Policy Development, 2016-12)
Soil moisture stress is a major constraint to the productivity of rice under rain-fed conditions. A study was conducted to establish the effect of moisture stress duration on the growth characteristics and grain yields ...
Medicinal Plants Used in Paediatric Health Care in Namungalwe Sub County, Iganga District, Uganda
(Nova Journal of Medical and Biological Sciences, 2014)
Background: An ethnobotanical study was carried out in Namungalwe Sub County, Iganga District Eastern Uganda, to document medicinal plant species used in disease management among children. Methods: Ethnobotanical data ...
Effect of land use change and slope position on soil organic carbon in Kitabi Watershed Rwanda
Soil organic carbon (SOC) is widely used as a proxy for soil health and soil fertility. Land use change(LUC) has been implicated as one of the factors leading to the loss of SOC and increased release of green house gases ...
Wild Plants Used as Nutraceuticals from Nebbi District, Uganda
(SCIENCEDOMAIN international, 2014)
Aims: To inventory the wild plant species used both as food and medicine and how they are used in Panyago Sub County, Nebbi district. Study Design: Ethnobotanical study. Place and Duration of Study: The villages of Kaal, ...
The growth,Reproduction and Survival of Biomphalaria species in the Field and Laboratory at Lake Albert in Uganda
(Faculty of Business and Development Studies Bishop Stuart University, 2012-12)
Bilharzia or Schistosomiasis is aparasitic of man and is caused by blood flukesof the genus schistosoma.The parasite is transmitted through specific aquatic inrermcdiate hoses in various freshwntcr habirnts. In terms of ...
Food beliefs and practices among the Kalenjin pregnant women in rural Uasin Gishu County, Kenya
(Biomed Central, 2017-05-25)
Background: Understanding food beliefs and practices is critical to the development of dietary recommendations, nutritional programmes, and educational messages. This study aimed to understand the pregnancy food beliefs ...
Utilization and farmers’ knowledge on pigeonpea diversity in Benin, West Africa
(Biomed Central, 2017-06-20)
Background: Understanding factors driving farmers’ uses of crop genetic resources is a key component not only to design appropriate conservation strategies but also to promote sustainable production. However, in Benin, ...