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Safety assessment of cystatins used to control pests in transgenic bananas in Uganda.
(Makerere University, 2009)
In this study the safety of the maize and papaya cystatins used to controls nematodes and banana weevil borer was assessed by determining the allergenicity and toxicity of the proteins using both in vitro as well as the ...
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, ...
Utilization of flour from germinated maize to enhance nutrient density of soy-enriched maize complementary flours
(Makerere University, 2018-08-23)
Low nutrient density of cereal based complementary porridges resulting from high viscosity is one of the major causes of protein energy malnutrition in children aged 6-24 months in Tanzania. A number of studies have been ...