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close this bookDirectory of Agricultural Research Projects in Uganda (ARIS, 1998, 388 p.)
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Zea Mays

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Local Record Number

: UG8900005

Status

: T

Project Code

: UG0301050008

Starting Date

: 198901

Duration

: 12

Termination Date

: 199001

Exchange Language

: En

Date c7 Information

: 198911

Title

: Social structure and technological improvement of food crops (maize and beans) in Uganda.

Objectives

: To ascertain the manner in which the incapacity for technological improvement within the food crop sector originated, has been sustained and to make suggestions on how the capacity for sustainable productivity gains within the food crop sector could be sustained.

Category (Primary)

: F01

Category (Secondary)

: E16

Category (Tertiary)

: E14



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; KIDNEY BEANS; APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY; UGANDA; PRODUCTIVITY



Institution Name

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

Institution Address

: PO Box 7062, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Opio-Odongo, J.M.A.; Birth: ‘46; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: RURAL SOCIOLOGY

Type of research

: F

00014 ---




Local Record Number

: UG8900014

Status

: T

Project Code

: UG0301050014

Starting Date

: 198908

Duration

: 12

Termination Date

: 199009

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 198911

Title

: Policy modelling and analysis of the Uganda maize industries.

Objectives

: To develop an econometric model, analyse the complex relationships of maize industry in Uganda and evaluate policy impacts, supply projections, utilisation and marketing performance. The policy model can be used by policy analysts of Makerere, Planning Ministry and Bank of Uganda to train.

Category (Primary)

: E10

Category (Secondary)

: E70



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; ECONOMETRICS; MARKETING POLICIES; SUPPLY BALANCE; UGANDA



Institution Name

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

Institution Address

: PO Box 7062, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Vanegas, M.; Birth: ‘42; Nation.: NI


Speciality

: AGRICULTURAL POLICIES

Co-worker 1

: Kiiza, B.; Birth: ‘65; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: MARKETING

Co-worker 2

: Sebunya, G.; Birth: ‘66; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Co-worker 3

: Muwanga, J.; Birth: ‘65; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Co-worker 4

: Mbowa, S.; Birth: ‘64; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS

Source of funds

: USAID

Type of research

: F

00035 ---




Local Record Number

: UG8900035

Status

: T

Project Code

: UG0502000002

Starting Date

: 198903

Duration

: 36

Termination Date

: 199204

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199204

Title

: Development of new varieties using multiple convergent unit selection.

Objectives

: To develop genepools for use in population improvement and extraction of inbred lines for production of hybrids that have adequate genetic diversity and to develop and generate varieties in a shorter time.

Category (Primary)

: F30



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; CONVERGENT IMPROVEMENT; PLANT BREEDING; GENE POOLS; INBRED LINES; HYBRIDS; GENETIC DISTANCE



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 7084, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kyetere, T.D.; Birth: ‘56; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Co-worker 1

: Bigirwa, G.; Birth: ‘60; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Baguma, D.S.; Birth: ‘64; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: AGRONOMY

Co-worker 3

: Kalule, T.M.; Birth: ‘62; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 4

: Hakiza, J.J.; Birth: ‘46; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Type of research

: B

00051 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9000051

Status

: T

Project Code

: UG0501000022

Starting Date

: 198901

Duration

: 36

Termination Date

: 199202

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199303

Title

: Agronomic effectiveness of phosphate rock (PR) at Sukulu (Uganda); partially acidulated phosphate rock (PAPR) and their residual effects on a rotation of maize followed by groundnuts.

Objectives

: To study response of maize to applied PR, PAPR (Sukulu phosphate rock), SSP and TDP; of groundnuts to residual PAPR, PR, SSP, TSP following maize; of maize to residual PR, PAPR, SSP, TSP following groundnuts and study annual build up of phosphate following response to PR and PAPR.

Category (Primary)

: F04

Category (Secondary)

: F08

Category (Tertiary)

: P35



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; ARACHIS HYPOGAEA; ROCK PHOSPHATE; PHOSPHATE FERTILIZERS; PLANT RESPONSE; ROTATIONAL CROPPING; RESIDUAL EFFECTS



Indexing (Local)


: SUKULU PHOSPHATE ROCK; SUKULU



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute

Institution Address

: PO Box 7065, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kavuma, J.B.; Birth: ‘38; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: /SOIL FERTILITY/

Co-worker 1

: Semalulu, O.; Birth: ‘64; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: /SOIL CHEMISTRY/

Type of research

: F

00084 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9100084

Status

: T

Project Code

: UG0105020001

Starting Date

: 198705

Duration

: XX

Termination Date

: 199112

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199112

Title

: Maintenance breeding Unit.

Objectives

: To purify and maintain released varieties of maize, beans, groundnuts, Soya beans and sorghum.

Category (Primary)

: F30

Category (Secondary)

: F03



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; PHASEOLUS; ARACHIS HYPOGAEA; GLYCINE MAX; SORGUM BICOLOR; PLANT BREEDING; SEED CERTIFICATION; PURIFICATION



Indexing (Local)


: KAWANDA COMPOSITE A



Institution Name

: Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries. Uganda Seed Project. Kisindi Unit

Institution Address

: PO Box 250, MASINDI (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Okello, J.B.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Co-worker 1

: Louwaars, N.P.; Birth: ‘58; Nation.: NL


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Notes

Project has been transferred to Namulonge Agricultural And Animal Production Research Institute.

Type of research

: B

00092 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9100092

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000007

Starting Date

: 198903

Duration

: XX

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 198911

Title

Screening of breeding materials against Helminthosporium turcicum by artificial inoculation.

Objectives

: To identify and develop resistant materials for use in the breeding programme.

Category (Primary)

: F30



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; PLANT BREEDING; SELECTION; DISEASE TRANSMISSION; SETOSPHAERIA TURCICUM; DISEASE RESISTANCE



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural arid Animal Production Research Institute

Institution Address

: PO Box 7084, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Bigirwa, G.; Birth: ‘60; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: De Leon, C.; Nation.: MX


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Simkins, C.; Birth: ‘23; Nation.: US


Speciality

: SOIL SCIENCES

Co-worker 3

: Gerbrekidan, B.; Nation.: ET


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Notes

: Cooperating Institutions: CIMMYT and IITA

Related project name.

: Survey of maize pests and diseases in Uganda

Type of research

: B

00155 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9300154

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0301010043

Starting Date

: 199210

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199302

Title

: An evaluation of a recurrent selection programme for resistance to Exserohilum turcicum in five open-pollinated maize cultivars.

Objectives

: To develop cultivars with resistance (polygenic) to Ex serohilum turcicum.

Category (Primary)

: F30

Category (Secondary)

: H20



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; EXSEROHILUM TURCICUM; OPEN POLLINATION; RECURRENT SELECTION; DISEASE RESISTANCE



Indexing (Proposed)


: EXSERHILUM TURCICUM Important maize pathogen



Institution Name

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

Institution Address

: PO Box 7062, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Adipala-Ekwamu; Birth: ‘53; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Ojulong, H.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Rubaihayo, P.; Birth: ‘40; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Annual Budget

: UD$ 4000, 92

Source of funds

: USAID;

Amount of the funds

: USD 4000, 92

Methodology & Results

: 8 parent cultivars crossed to Babungo 3 (resistant parents); Fl, F2, and F3 being evaluated for resistance to E. turcicum. Progenies that perform well will be used to developcultivars with resistance to E turcicum for commercial production.

Type of research

: F

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Local Record Number

: UG9300159

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0301010046

Starting Date

: 199102

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199302

Title

: Progress and spread of northern leaf blight from an inoculated focus in three maize genotypes in Uganda.

Objectives

: To characterise the spatio-temperal patterns of northern leaf blight epidemics and determine the effect of maize genotype and direction from inoculated foci on the progress and spread of Exserohilum turcicum.

Category (Primary)

: H20



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; BLIGHTS; DISEASE TRANSMISSION; EPIDEMICS; EXSEROHILUM TURCICUM; UGANDA



Indexing (Proposed)


: EXSEROHILUM TURCICUM



Institution Name

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

Institution Address

: PO Box 7062, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Adipala-Ekwamu; Birth: ‘53; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Lipps, P.E.; Nation.: US

Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Madden, P.E.; Nation.: US


Speciality

: EPIDEMIOLOGY

Annual Budget

: (USD 1500, 91/94)

Budget - Equipment

: USD300, (91/94);

Other Cost

: USD1200, (91/94)

Source of funds

: USAID/Rockefeller Foundation

Methodology & Results

: Spreader plants (B73 and EV 8429-5R) in centres of 18×22m. plots were inoculated with Exserohilum turcicum at GS 4, 6 and 8. Disease (no. of lesions) were assessed on ear leaf at GS 9, 9.1 and 9.3. Results obtained should indicate if level of resistance significantly affect progress and spread of northern leaf blight

Document Availability

: Draft manuscript is being reviewed for publication in Phytopathology

Type of research

: F

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Local Record Number

: UG9300223

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0301010043

Starting Date

: 199210

Duration

: 24

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199302

Title

: Variation in parasitic fitness among isolates of Exserohilum turcicum in Uganda.

Objectives

: To determine if there is variation in pathogenicity of isolates from different parts of Uganda.

Category (Primary)

: H20



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; EXSEROHILUM TURCICUM; PATHOGENICITY; GREENHOUSES



Indexing (Proposed)


: EXSEROHILUM TURCICUM Important maize pathogen



Indexing (Local)


: EV8428SR; LONGE 1; BABUNGO 3



Institution Name

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

Institution Address

: PO Box 7062, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Adipala-Ekwamu; Birth: ‘53; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Ssango, F.; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Programme name

: Maize Pathology and Breeding

Annual Budget

: USD 4000, 92

Source of funds

: USAID

Degree

: M.Sc;

Awarding Institution.

: Makerere University, (Uganda)

Methodology & Results

isolates collected from different parts of Uganda. Cultural characteristics observed under different media and Ph. Pathogenisity tested on 3 cultivars of EV8428SR, Longe 1, Babungo 3. Data will indicate variability of E. turcicum in different parts of Uganda

Type of research

: B

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Local Record Number

: UG9600309

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000014

Starting Date

: 199510

Duration

: XX

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199603

Title

: Varietal improvement.

Objectives

: To develop high yielding pest resistant varieties and high breeds through germplasm evaluation and breeding.

Category (Primary)

: F30



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; PLANT BREEDING; VARIETY TRIALS; PEST RESISTANCE; DISEASE RESISTANCE; HIGH YIELDING VARIETIES



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kyetere, D.; Birth: ‘56; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Co-worker 1

: Imanywoha, J.A.; Birth: ‘54; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Co-worker 2

: Bigirwa, G.; Birth: ‘60; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 3

: Kikafunda, J.T.; Birth: ‘46; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Source of funds

: Uganda Government;

Type of research

: F

00314 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600310

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000015

Starting Date

: 199503

Duration

: 12

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199503

Title

: Adaptability trials with elite maize materials.

Objectives

: To evaluate performance of elite materials at various locations and select the best performers in terms of yield, pest resistance for recommendation to farmers and also identify special traits for a long term breeding programme.

Category (Primary)

: F30



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; VARIETY TRIALS; SELECTION; YIELDS; PEST RESISTANCE; DISEASE RESISTANCE; ADAPTATION



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kyetere, D.; Birth: ‘56; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Co-worker 1

: Bigirwa, G.; Birth: ‘60; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Kalule, T.M.; Birth: ‘63; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 3

: Kikafunda, J.T.; Birth: ‘46; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Source of funds

: Uganda Government;

Type of research

: F

00315 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600311

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000016

Starting Date

: 199509

Duration

: 12

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199605

Title

: Genetic improvement of Longel by fill Sib recurrent selection.

Objectives

: To incorporate high yield and disease resistance genes in Longe 1 to improve it’s resistance to maize streak virus and northern leaf blight.

Category (Primary)

: F30



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; PLANT BREEDING; RECURRENT SELECTION; YIELDS; DISEASE RESISTANCE; MAIZE STREAK GEMINIVIRUS; BLIGHTS



Indexing (Local)


: LONGE 1; NORTHERN LEAF BLIGHT



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Imanywoha, J.B.; Birth: ‘54; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Source of funds

: Uganda Government;

00316 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600312

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000017

Starting Date

: 199503

Duration

: 18

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199601

Title

: Development of new Longe 1 using improved Kawanda Composite A-SR (KWCA-SR) and Pop. 49 crosses.

Objectives

: To develop new Longe types better than Longe 1 maize variety in terms of yield, diseases and pest resistance.

Category (Primary)

: F30



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; PLANT BREEDING; YIELDS; PEST RESISTANCE; DISEASE RESISTANCE



Indexing (Local)


: LONGE 1; KWCA-SR



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Imanywoha, J.B.; Birth: ‘54; Nation.: UG

Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Source of funds

: Uganda Government;

Type of research

: F

00317 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600313

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000018

Starting Date

: 198903

Duration

: XX

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199603

Title

: Incorporation of northern leaf blight resistance into high yielding susceptible maize genotypes.

Objectives

: To remove northern leaf blight susceptibility from high yielding genotypes by introducing high levels of resistance.

Category (Primary)

: F30



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; PLANT BREEDING; DISEASE RESISTANCE; BLIGHTS



Indexing (Local)


: NORTHERN LEAF BLIGHT



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Bigirwa, G.; Birth: ‘60; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Source of funds

: Uganda Government;

Type of research

: B

00318 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600314

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000019

Starting Date Exchange

: 199603

Duration

: 36

Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199607

Title

: Maize germplasm characterisation and maintenance.

Objectives

: Characterise, document and maintain maize materials and establish a breeder’s germplasm working collection.

Category (Primary)

: F30



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; GERMPLASM; GERMPLASM CONSERVATION



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Imanywoha, J.A.; Birth: ‘54; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Co-worker 1

: Kyetere, D.T.; Birth: ‘56; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Co-worker 2

: Bigirwa, G.; Birth: ‘60; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 3

: Kalule, T.M.; Birth: ‘63; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 4

: Kikafunda, J.T.; Birth: ‘46; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Source of funds

: Uganda Government;

Type of research

: F

00319 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600315

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000020

Starting Date

: 199503

Duration

: 28

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199603

Title

: Cultural management.

Objectives

: To develop appropriate cultural management packages for improving maize production.

Category (Primary)

: F01



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; CROP MANAGEMENT; PLANT PRODUCTION; CULTURAL METHODS; CULTURAL CONTROL; YIELDS



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kikafunda, J.T.; Birth: ‘46; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Bigirwa, G.; Birth: ‘60; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Imanywoha, J.A.; Birth: ‘54; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Co-worker 3

: Kalule, T.M.; Birth: ‘63; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 4

: Kyetere, D.T.; Birth: ‘56; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Source of funds

: Uganda Government;

Type of research

: F

00320 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600316

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000021

Starting Date

: 199503

Duration

: 28

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199607

Title

: Assimilate source potential of maize varieties differing in maturity.

Objectives

: To determine the influence of maturity types and stage of defoliation on source-sink potential.

Category (Primary)

: F61



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; MATURITY; LEAF FALL; SOURCE SINK RELATIONS



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kikafunda, J.T.; Birth: ‘46; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00321 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600317

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000022

Starting Date

: 199603

Duration

: 12

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199607

Title

: The economic yield of maize and bean intercrop as affected by the spartial arrangement of maize.

Objectives

: To determine the response of beans and maize to spartial arrangement and density of maize and to determine the optimal plant population of maize the intercrop.

Category (Primary)

: F01

Category (Secondary)

: F08



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; PHASEOLUS VULGARIS; INTERCROPPING; PLANT RESPONSE; PLANT POPULATION; SPACING; POPULATION DENSITY



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kikafunda, J.T.; Birth: ‘46; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00322 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600318

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000023

Starting Date

: 199603

Duration

: 12

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199601

Title

: Maize response to levels of and nitrogen phosphorus.

Objectives

: To determine the response of Longe 1 maize variety to a combination of nitrogen and phosphorus levels.

Category (Primary)

: F04



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; PLANT RESPONSE; NITROGEN FERTILIZERS; PHOSPHATE FERTILIZERS



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kikafunda, J.T.; Birth: ‘46; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PHYSIOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Kintukwonka, A.F.; Nation.: UG


Speciality,

: SOIL SCIENCE


Affiliation

: Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00323 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600319

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000024

Starting Date

: 199503

Duration

: XX

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199603

Title

: Integrated pest management (IPM).

Objectives

: To develop cost effective integrated pest management strategies for controlling major pests of maize.

Category (Primary)

: H10



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT; PEST CONTROL



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kalule, T.M.; Birth: ‘63; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Ogwal, S.; Birth: ‘59; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Bigirwa, G.; Birth: ‘60; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 3

: Kyetere, D.; Birth: ‘56; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00324 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600320

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000025

Starting Date

: 199603

Duration

: 36

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199605

Title

: Evaluation of maize genotypes to Sitophilus zeamais damage.

Objectives

: To identify morphological characteristics that confer protection to maize plant weevil damage in the field; identify the right grain texture that can store for long.

Category (Primary)

: H10



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; PLANT ANATOMY; TESTING; PEST RESISTANCE; DAMAGE; SITOPHILUS ZEAMAIS



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research, Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kalule, T.M.; Birth: ‘63; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Imanywoha, J.B.; Birth: ‘54; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Co-worker 2

: Kyetere, D.; Birth: ‘56; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00325 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600321

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000026

Starting Date

: 199610

Duration

24

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: t99607

Title

: Evaluation of chemical and non-chemical methods for the control of termites in maize.

Objectives

: To identify suitable insecticides of low and moderate persistence for the control of termites and to determine the efficacy of Beauveria bassina on termites.

Category (Primary)

: H10



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; EVALUATION; PEST CONTROL; METHODS; BIOLOGICAL CONTROL; CHEMICAL CONTROL; BEAUVERIA BASSIANA; ISOPTERA



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Kalule, T.M.; Birth: ‘63; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Odongo, B.O.; Birth: ‘54; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 2

: Ogwang, J.A.; Birth: ‘56; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00326 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9600322

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000027

Starting Date

: 199610

Duration

: 12

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199607

Title

: Survey on severity, occurrence and distribution of grey leaf spot in

Uganda.


Objectives

: To establish the occurrence, distribution and severity of grey leaf spot in Uganda and to estimate the yield loss due to it.

Category (Primary)

: H20



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; DISEASE SURVEYS; PATHOGENICITY; EPIDEMIOLOGY; CROP LOSSES; SPOTS



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organization. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute.

Institution Address

: PO Box 1784, KAMPALA (Uganda)

Research Leader

: Bigirwa, G.; Birth: ‘60; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT PATHOLOGY

Co-worker 1

: Kyetere, D.; Birth: ‘56; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Co-worker 2

: Kalule, T.M.; Birth: ‘63; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: ENTOMOLOGY

Co-worker 3

: Imanywoha, J.B.; Birth: ‘54; Nation.: UG


Speciality

: PLANT BREEDING

Programme name

: Maize Improvement Programme

Type of research

: F

00610 ---




Local Record Number

: UG9800606

Status

: N

Project Code

: UG0502000094

Starting Date

: 199500

Duration

:?

Exchange Language

: En

Date of Information

: 199806

Title

: Bean-based cropping systems and cultural management.

Objectives

: To multiply and ensure increased availability of breeders seed; To test some sorghum and maize genotypes for their effectiveness in supporting climbing beans.

Category (Primary)

: F08

Category (Secondary)

: H10

Category (Tertiary)

: F01



AGROVOC Descriptors


: ZEA MAYS; CROP MANAGEMENT; INTERCROPPING; CULTURAL METHODS; PLANT PRODUCTION; CULTURAL CONTROL; BEAN; CROPPING SYSTEMS



Institution Name

: National Agricultural Research Organisation. Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute..

Institution Address

: P.O BOX 7084, Kampala (Uganda).

Research Leader

: Mutetika M.M


Speciality

: AGRONOMY

Co-worker 1

: Niringiye C.S


Speciality

: AGRONOMY

Co-worker 2

: Ugen M.A


Speciality

: AGRONOMY

Co-worker 3

: Kikoba. E


Speciality

: AGRONOMY