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close this bookDirectory of Agricultural Research Projects in Uganda (ARIS, 1998, 388 p.)
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View the documentIntroduction
View the documentAframomum
View the documentAgroforestry
View the documentAlnus Jorullensis
View the documentAnanas
View the documentAnanas Comosus
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View the documentAphids
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View the documentAppropriate Technology
View the documentAquatic Environment
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View the documentArtificial Regeneration
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View the documentAvocados
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View the documentBean Sprouts
View the documentBeef Cattle
View the documentBlights
View the documentBovinae
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View the documentBrassica Oleracea Capitata
View the documentBullocks
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View the documentCajanus Cajan
View the documentCalliandra
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View the documentCicadulina
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View the documentClarias
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View the documentCoffea
View the documentCoffea Arabica
View the documentCoffea Canephora
View the documentCoffee Arabica
View the documentConiferales
View the documentContract Farming
View the documentCosmopolites Sordidus
View the documentCotton
View the documentCottonseed
View the documentCrop Management
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View the documentCrops
View the documentDairy Cattle
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View the documentDatabases
View the documentDiagnosis
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View the documentDioscorea
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View the documentDrought
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View the documentEichhornia Crassipes
View the documentEleusine
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View the documentEnvironment
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View the documentEpidemiology
View the documentErosion
View the documentEucalpyptus
View the documentEvaluation
View the documentFallow
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View the documentFarmer
View the documentFarmers
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View the documentFarmyard Manure
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View the documentFeed Legumes
View the documentFeeds
View the documentFertilizer Application
View the documentFish
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View the documentFish Meal
View the documentFish Ponds
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View the documentFisheries Development
View the documentFishes
View the documentFood
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View the documentFungal Diseases
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View the documentGenetic Resources
View the documentGlossina
View the documentGlycine Max
View the documentGoats
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View the documentGrevillea
View the documentGum Plants
View the documentHardwood
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View the documentHelianthus Annuus
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View the documentImmunisation
View the documentInfertility
View the documentInland Water Environment
View the documentInsect Control
View the documentInvertebrates
View the documentIpomoea Batatas
View the documentKernels
View the documentKidney Beans
View the documentLablab
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View the documentLates
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View the documentLeucaena
View the documentLeucaena Leucocephala
View the documentLeusine Coracana
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View the documentLogs
View the documentLycopersicon
View the documentLycopersicon Esculentum
View the documentMaize
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View the documentManganese
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View the documentManihot Esculenta
View the documentMarketing
View the documentMechanisation
View the documentMilk
View the documentMilk Production
View the documentMonkeys
View the documentMulches
View the documentMultipurpose Varieties
View the documentMusa
View the documentMusa (Bananas)
View the documentNatural Resources
View the documentNematicides
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View the documentNutrient Availability
View the documentOil Crops
View the documentOkras
View the documentOrganic Diseases
View the documentPanicum Maximum
View the documentPassiflora Edulis
View the documentPassion Fruits
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View the documentPennisetum Typhoides
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View the documentPhaseolus
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View the documentPotatoes
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View the documentRhizobium
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View the documentSaccharum Officinarum
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View the documentSeed
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View the documentSequential Cropping
View the documentSesamum Indicum
View the documentSesbania
View the documentSheep
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View the documentSoil Sterilization
View the documentSoil Surveys
View the documentSoil Testing
View the documentSoil Types
View the documentSolanum
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View the documentSorghum Bicolor
View the documentSpodoptera Exempta
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View the documentStored Products Pest Control
View the documentStored Products Pests
View the documentStoves
View the documentStylosanthes
View the documentSuccharum Officinarum
View the documentSugarcane
View the documentSunflower Seed
View the documentSurveys
View the documentSweet Potatoes
View the documentTeaching
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View the documentTechnology Transfer
View the documentTenure
View the documentTimber Boring Pests
View the documentTomatoes
View the documentTrees
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View the documentTriticales
View the documentTriticum Aestivum
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View the documentTrypanosoma Congolense
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View the documentTuberculosis
View the documentVanilla Fragrans
View the documentVarieties
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View the documentVelvet Beans
View the documentVigna Unguiculata
View the documentWater Harvesting
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View the documentYeasts
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View the documentZebu Cattle

Musa (Bananas)

00030 ---




Local Record Number

: UG8900030

Status

: T

Project Code

: UG0501060013

Starting Date

: 198905

Duration

: 36

Termination Date

: 199310

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199408

Title

: The East African highland banana a taxonomic study.,

Objectives

: To establish a banana collection of all cultivars within and outside Uganda; characterise and evaluate the different cultivars to develop a standardised nomenclature guide for cultivars

Category (Primary)

: F70

Category (Secondary)

: F30



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); TAXONOMY; EAST AFRICA; VARIETIES; PLANT COLLECTIONS; NOMENCLATURE



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute. Banana Research Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Wasswa, J.M.; Birth: ‘64; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: /TAXONOMY

Co-worker 1

: Sakira, A.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: /AGRONOMY/

Co-worker 2

: Ddungu, J.C.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: /PLANT PHYSIOLOGY/


Affiliation

: Makerere Univ. Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Dept. of Crop science, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Notes

: Cooperation will be developed and maintained with INBAP regional headquarters in Burundi

Programme name

: Banana Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00192 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9300189

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0700000001

Starting Date

: 199208

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199303

Title

: Factors affecting the expression of leaf spot diseases in highland bananas.

Objectives

: Focus on ecological and agronomic factors affecting the severity of leaf spot diseases within a site; evaluation of factors which Limit spread of black sigatoka across Uganda.

Category (Primary)

: H20



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); SPOTS; PLANT PATHOLOGY; HIGHLAND



Indexing (Local)


: BLACK SIGATOKA



Institution Name

: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

Institution Address

: PO Box 6247 KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Tushemereirwe, W.K.; Birth: ‘58; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Gold, C.; Nation.: US


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Holderness, M.; Nation.: GB


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 3

: Deadman, M.; Nation.: GB


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Methodology & Results

: The various factors are being studied in factorial combinations in trials at the station and on farmer’s fields. Biotic factor that favour leafspot diseases of bananas in Uganda will be identified

Type of research

: L

00196 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9300193

Status

: T

Project Code

: UG0501060047

Starting Date

: 199000

Duration

: 48

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199304

Title

: A study of Panama wilt in Uganda.

Objectives

: To identify races of the pathogen and to identify resistant cultivars from our local and introduced germplasm.

Category (Primary)

: H20



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); GERMPLASM; LAND VARIETIES; INTRODUCED VARIETIES; WILTS; PATHOGENS; IDENTIFICATION



Indexing(Local)


: PANAMA WILT



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute. Banana Research Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065 KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Tushemereirwe, W.K.; Birth: ‘58; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Programme name

: Banana Improvement Programme

Source of funds

: Rockefeller Foundation

Type of research

: F

00216 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9300212

Status

: T

Project Code

: UG0501050051

Starting Date

: 198809

Duration

: 36

Termination Date

: 199110

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199305

Title

: Screening Insecticides/Nematicides for the control of banana weevils, cosmopolites sordidus.

Objectives

: To identify alternative insecticides/nematocites for the control of banana weevils and nematodes which are major pests of highland bananas in Uganda.

Category (Primary)

: H10



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); PESTICIDES; NEMATICIDES; COSMOPOLITES SORDIDUS; HIGHLAND; PEST CONTROL; TESTING



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organisation. Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Ocen-Ayer, J.R.; Birth: ‘51; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Agona, J.A.; Birth: ‘63; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Source of funds

: USAlD/Uganda of Government

Specialized equipment

: none

Methodology & Results

: 8 different insecticides were laid in completely ranonwsed design on 4 farms in Masaka district and 4 farms in Rakai district. Parameters taken included(i) Weevil counts/plot(ii) No. of topped stress for plot(iii) No of suckers/tool,(iv) PCI(v) Circumference of leading stoma 100 cm from ground level,(vi) Wt. of bunches

Document Availability

: Report of the trial

Type of research

: F

00259 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9500255

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0501060051

Starting Date

: 199403

Duration

: 48

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199504

Title

: Evaluation of banana germplasm.

Objectives

: Evaluate collected germplasm against local pests nematodes and weevils; diseases fusarium wilt and sigatoka and edaphic conditions under farmer and researcher conditions; to establish possible post culinary qualities of the bananas.

Category (Primary)

: H10

Category (Secondary)

: H20

Category (Tertiary)

: F01



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); GERMPLASM; EVALUATION; PLANT NEMATODES; COSMOPOLITES SORDIDUS; FUSARIUM OXYSPORIUM; WILTS; SPOTS; EDAPHIC FACTORS; FAMILY FARMS



Indexing(Local)


: SIGATOKA DISEASE



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Kawanda agricultural Research Institute. Banana Research Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065, KAMPLALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Karamura, E.B.; Birth: ‘53; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Kashaija, I.N.; Birth: ‘60: Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Kangire, A.; Birth: ‘58; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 3

: Tushemereirwe, W.K.; Birth: ‘58: Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 4

: Karamura, D.A.; Birth: ‘54; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: TAXONOMY

Programme name

: Banana Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00260 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9500256

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0501060052

Starting Date

: 199403

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199504

Title

: Characterisation of highland bananas.

Objectives

: To develop classification scheme and identification methods for highland bananas cultivars in Uganda; study phenotypic diversity to understand inter and intra cultivar environmental relationships; understand factors governing selection, generation of variants and consequences of human management; investigate history and current use of bananas.

Category (Primary)

: F70



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); CLASSIFICATION; IDENTIFICATION; PHENOTYPES; PLANT ECOLOGY; SELECTION; VARIANTS; HISTORY



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute. Banana Research Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Karamura, D.A.; Birth: ‘54; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: TAXONOMY

Programme name

: Banana Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00262 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9500258

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0501060058

Starting Date

: 199309

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199403

Title

: Determination of variability between strains of Fusarium oxysporum the causal agent of vascular wilt.

Objectives

: Investigate and characterize the diversity and inoculation potential of Fusarium oxysporum strains pathogenic to highland cooking (AAA) and sweet susceptible banana cultivars and those strains existing in the rhizosphere of banana based cropping systems.

Category (Primary)

: H20



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); RHIZOSPHERE: FUSARIUM OXYSPORUM; PATHOGENICITY; DISEASE RESISTANCE; DISEASE CONTROL



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute. Banana Research Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065. KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kangire, A.; Birth: ‘58; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Karamura. E.B.: Birth: ‘5.3, Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLGY

Programme name

: Banana Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00263 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9500259

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0501060055

Starting Date

: 199403

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199504

Title

: Management of fusarium wilt in bananas.

Objectives

: To identify disease resistant clones for distribution to farmers; determine fusarium wilt strains and ecological distribution so that selection of resistant materials targets the strains; monitor progress of wilt for planning control strategies.

Category (Primary)

: H20



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); CLONES; FUSARIUM; IDENTIFICATION; DISEASE RESISTANCE; WILTS; DISEASE CONTROL



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Kawanda Agricultural research Institute. Banana Research Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kangire, A.; Birth: ‘58; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Programme name

: Banana Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00264 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9500260

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0501060060

Starting Date

: 199404

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199506

Title

: Management of banana nematodes.

Objectives

: Evaluate local cultivars for resistance or susceptibility to nematodes; establish role of climatic and agronomic factors in population distribution; investigate host range and use of root crops rotations in control and to assess pathogenically and yield loss due to damage.

Category (Primary)

: H10



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); PLANT NEMATODES; AGRONOMIC CHARACTERS; CLIMATIC FACTORS; EVALUATION; POPULATION DISTRIBUTION; PATHOGENICITY; YIELDS; ROTATIONAL CROPPING; NEMATODE CONTROL



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organisation. Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute. Banana Research Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kashaija, I.N.; Birth: ‘60; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Namaganda, J.M.; Birth: ‘56; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Programme name

: Banana Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00267 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9500263

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0501060059

Starting Date

: 199405

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199504

Title

: Management of black sigatoka disease of bananas.

Objectives

: Determine factors weevils, fusarium wilt, cropping systems which predispose bananas to sigatoka with the aim of finding amendments that can reduce disease level; establish if loss is economical; identify resistant clones for distribution and monitor disease progress to plan strategies for control.

Category (Primary)

: H20



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); DISEASE RESISTANCE; PLANT DISEASES; DISEASE SURVEILLANCE; DISEASE CONTROL



Indexing (Local)


: SIGATOKA DISEASE



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute. Banana Research Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Tushemereirwe, W.K.; Birth: ‘58; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Karamura, E.B.; Birth: ‘53; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Kangire, A.; Birth: ‘58; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 3

: Zake, J.K.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL FERTILITY


Affiliation

: Makerere University. Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Dept. Of Soil Science

Co-worker 4

: Kashaija, I.N.; Birth: ‘60; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Programme name

: Banana Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00269 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9500265

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0501060061

Starting Date

: 199403

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199505

Title

: Socio-economic studies.

Objectives

: To evaluate the socio-economics of alternative management options; investigate and conduct on-farm economic evaluation of production technologies as well as traditional and new banana technologies; investigate into the effects of past and current macro-economic policies on production, consumption and export of bananas.

Category (Primary)

: E90



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); TRADITIONAL TECHNOLOGY; INNOVATION; PRODUCTION; DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION; EXPORTS; ECONOMIC POLICIES; MACROECONOMIC ANALYSIS; ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute. Banana Research Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kalyebara, M.R.; Birth: ‘62; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Co-worker 1

: Ngambeki, D.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS


Affiliation

: Makerere University. Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Dept. of Agricultural Economics

Co-worker 2

: Muranga, F.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS


Affiliation

: Makerere University. Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Dept. of Agricultural Economics

Programme name

: Banana Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00286 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600282

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0301030063

Starting Date

: 199403

Duration

: 60

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199606

Title

: Soil fertility management in bananas.

Objectives

: To determine the appropriate application rates of organic soil additives for sustainable banana production; to establish the optimum inorganic nutrient requirements, of bananas and how best organic additives can be used in combination for sustainable production.

Category (Primary)

: F04



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); FERTILIZER APPLICATION; APPLICATION RATES; ORGANIC FERTILIZERS; INORGANIC FERTILIZERS; PLANT REQUIREMENTS; SOIL MANAGEMENT; SOIL FERTILITY



Institution Name

: Makerere University. Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Department of Soil Science

Institution Address

: PO Box 7062, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Zake, J.K.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL FERTILITY

Co-worker 1

: Nkwine, C.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL BIOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Bwaniki, D.P.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL FERTILITY

Co-worker 3

: Tumuhairwe, J.K.; Birth: ‘53: Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL SCIENCES

Co-worker 4

: Ngambeki, D.S.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Type of research

: F

00287 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600283

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0301030064

Starting Date

: 199403

Duration

: 60

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199504

Title

: Effect of long term use of organic residues as mulch on soil fertility and banana production.

Objectives

: To establish the long term effects of soil additives (inorganic and organic) on the chemical, physical and biological properties of soil and the attendant effects on the productivity of bananas.

Category (Primary)

: F04

Category (Secondary)

: P35

Category (Tertiary)

: F01



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); MULCHING; CROP RESIDUES; ORGANIC FERTILIZERS; SOIL AMENDMENTS; RESIDUAL EFFECTS; SOIL CHEMICOPHYSICAL PROPERTIES; SOIL BIOLOGY; SOIL FERTILITY; PLANT RESPONSE; PRODUCTIVITY



Institution Name

: Makerere University. Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Department of Soil Science

Institution Address

: PO Box 7062. KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Zake, J.K.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL FERTILITY

Co-worker 1

: Nkwine, C.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL BIOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Bwaniki, D.P,; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL FERTILITY

Source of funds

: IDRC, Rockeffela Foundation, Uganda Government

Type of research

: F

00288 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600284

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0301030065

Starting Date

: 199606

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199604

Title

interactions of organic residues and effects on soil fertility in banana production.

Objectives

: To evaluate effects of using organic materials on aggregate stability, infiltration rates, soil water retention, storage, release, macroporosity. pore size distribution and crusting.

Category (Primary)

: P33

Category (Secondary)

: P35

Category(Tertiary)

: F04



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS): ORGANIC AMENDMENTS; SOIL STRUCTURE; INFILTRATION; SOIL WATER RETENTION; STORAGE; SOIL PORE SYSTEM; SOIL CRUSTS; SOIL FERTILITY



Institution Name

: Makerere University. Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Department of Soil Science

Institution Address

: PO Box 7062, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Zake, J.K.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL FERTILITY

Co-worker 1

: Nkwine, C.; Nation.: UG

Speciality

: SOIL BIOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Tumuhairwe, J.K.; Birth: ‘53; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL SCIENCES

Co-worker 3

: Ngambeki, D.S.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Source of funds

: IDRC, Rockefella Foundation, Uganda Government

Type of research

: F

00289 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600285

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0301030066

Starting Date

: 199604

Duration

: 60

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199604

Title

: Allopathic effects of coffee husks and maize stoker.

Objectives

: To assess the possible allelopathic effects of coffee husks and maize stoker on the growth of and nutrient uptake by bananas.

Category (Primary)

: F61

Category (Secondary)

: F04



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); ORGANIC AMENDMENTS; CROP RESIDUES; ALLELOPATHY; NUTRIENT UPTAKE; GROWTH



Institution Name

: Makerere University. Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Department of Soil Science

Institution Address

: PO Box 7062, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Zake, J.K.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL FERTILITY

Co-worker 1

: Nkwine, C.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL BIOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Bwaniki, D.P.


Speciality

: SOIL FERTILITY

Source of funds

: IDRC, Rockefella Foundation, Uganda Government

Type of research

: F

00292 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600288

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0301050069

Starting Date

: 199401

Duration

: 60

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199603

Title

: Socio-economic studies of bananas.

Objectives

: Evaluate socio-economics of alternative management options, investigate and conduct on-farm economic evaluation of production technologies and macroeconomic policies on production, consumption and export.

Category (Primary)

: E10

Category (Secondary)

: C20

Category (Tertiary)

: E90



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); MACROECONOMIC ANALYSIS; TECHNOLOGY; PLANT PRODUCTION; DOMESTIC CONSUMPTION; EXPORTS; ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY; ECONOMIC POLICIES; ROLE OF WOMEN; INNOVATION ADOPTION



Institution Name

: Makerere University. Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Department of Agricultural Economics

Institution Address

: PO Box 7062, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Ngambeki, D.S.; Nation.: UG

Speciality

: AGRICULUTRAL ECONOMICS

Co-worker 1

: Kalyebara, M.R.; Birth: ‘62; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: AGRICULUTRAL ECONOMICS


Affiliation

: Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Source of funds

: IDRC, Rockefella Foundation, Uganda Government

Type of research

: F

00016 ---




Local Record Number

: UG8900016

Status

: C

Project Code

: UG0301010016

Starting Date

: 198810

Duration

: 60

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 198911

Title

: Banana based cropping systems.

Objectives

: To conduct on-farm research in selected banana growing areas; investigate soil fertility, weed, pest and disease problems and assemble, classify and evaluate banana variety collections to multiply and distribute promising planting materials to alleviate farmers primary constraints.

Category (Primary)

: F08

Category (Secondary)

: P35

Category (Tertiary)

: F30



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); CROPPING SYSTEMS; SOIL FERTILITY; WEEDS; PESTS OF PLANTS; PLANT DISEASES; TRIALS; UGANDA; VARIETIES; EVALUATION



Institution Name

: Makerere University. Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry. Department of Crop Science

Institution Address

: PO Box 7062, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Rubaihayo, P.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Co-worker 1

: Magambo; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: TISSUE CULTURE

Co-worker 2

: Ngambeki, D.S.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Co-worker 3

: Zake, J.K.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL SCIENCES

Co-worker 4

: Tumuhairwe, T.K.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: SOIL SCIENCES

Type of research

: F

00017 ---




Local Record Number

: UG8900017

Status

: C

Project Code

: UG0501060001

Starting Date

: 199206

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 198911

Title

: Banana pathology: Screening for resistance to Fusarium wilt and black Sigatoka of bananas and identification of races the wilt pathogen in Uganda.

Objectives

: To screen local and imported cultivars of bananas for resistance to Fusarium wilt and black sigatoka disease and determine the races of banana wilt pathogen in Uganda.

Category (Primary)

: F30

Category (Secondary)

: H20



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); LAND VARIETIES; INTRODUCED VARIETIES; TESTING; DISEASE RESISTANCE; FUSARIUM; WILTS; UGANDA



Indexing (Local)


: BLACK SIGATOKA



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute. Banana Research Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kangire, A.; Birth: ‘58; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Tushemereirwe, W.K.; Birth: ‘58; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Karamura, E.B.; Birth: ‘54; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Programme name

: Banana Improvement Programme

Type of research

: B

00027 ---




Local Record Number

: UG8900027

Status

: T

Project Code

: UG0501060010

Starting Date

: 198910

Duration

: 24

Termination Date

: 199112

Date of Information

: 199302

Title

: A study of the aetiology of fruit spots on green bananas in Uganda.

Objectives

: To identify the causal pathogens and find out the reaction and severity on common and different banana varieties when treated with different causal pathogens and devise control measures.

Category (Primary)

: H20



AGROVOC Descriptors


: MUSA (BANANAS); PATHOGENS; IDENTIFICATION; PLANT DISEASES; SPOTS; ETIOLOGY; DISEASE CONTROL; UGANDA



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute. Banana Research Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Tumwine, J.; Birth: ‘62; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: /PLANT PATHOLOGY/

Co-worker 1

: Hakiza, G.J.; Birth: ‘47; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: /PLANT PATHOLOGY/

Notes

: Laboratory work carried out at Makerere University, Light microscopes and culture rooms used

Co-operating Inst. 1.

: Makerere University, Faculty of Agriculture

Address

: PO Box 7062, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Type of research

: L