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The role of mixed cropping systems on bean root rot epidemics in south western Uganda.
In south western Uganda, beans are largely grown as intercrops with sorghum, maize, sweet potato and potato. Continuous cropping of beans, has increased bean root rot epidemics. Since some of the root rot causing organisms ...
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 ...
Use of circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) dipsticks for detection of intestinal and urinary schistosomiasis.
An evaluation of a commercially available antigen capture dipstick that detects schistosome circulating cathodic antigen (CCA) in urine was conducted in representative endemic areas for intestinal and urinary schistosomiasis ...
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 ...
Traditional herbal remedies used in the management of sexual impotence and erectile dysfunction in western Uganda
(African Health Sciences, 2005-03)
Western Uganda. Reproductive health care is the second most prevalent health care problem in Africa. However, this concept of reproductive health care has been focusing mainly on women disregarding men. Thus, some diseases ...
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 ...
Cytokine Production in Whole Blood Cultures from a Fishing Community in an Area of High Endemicity for Schistosoma mansoni in Uganda: the Differential Effect of Parasite Worm and Egg Antigens
(American Society for Microbiology, 2003-10)
The human host is continuously exposed to the egg and the adult worm developmental stages of Schistosoma mansoni during chronic infections with the parasite. To assess the cytokine responses induced by these different ...