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Inheritance of resistance to the stalk-eyed fly (diopsis longicornis) in rice in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2017-01)
Rice is an important staple food for more than half of the world’s population. Globally, rice production is limited by abiotic and biotic factors. Of the insect pests attacking rice, the stalk-eyed fly is the most abundant. ...
Factors influencing the distribution of striga species in maize-based cropping systems in Kasaï oriental province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
(Makerere University, 2015)
In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), maize is the principle cereal and it is the second most important staple food after cassava. However, maize production has been reported to decrease over the years. For instance, ...