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Post-harvest handling practices and physico-chemical characteristics of shea (Vitellaria paradoxa) fruit in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2009-11)
This study assessed the post harvest handling practices and physico chemical characteristics of shea butter in the parkland areas of Uganda. To investigate post harvest practices of shea butter (Vitellaria paradoxa) fruit, ...
Characterization of anthocyanins from selected plant species in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2008-10)
Different plant species were collected from different parts of the country in the period 2003 to 2007. Extraction of the plant material collected was done using methanol acidified with various amounts of trifluoroacetic ...
Habitat utilization and reproductive biology of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis Niloticus) in Albert Nile, Nebbi District
(Makerere University, 2009-12)
Some aspects of habitat utilization (distribution, abundance, size classes, condition factor) and reproductive biology (sex ratio, size at first maturity, fecundity) of O. niloticus were examined in Albert Nile in Nebbi ...
Development of an appropriate solar radiation model for Uganda
(Makerere University, 2006-09)
Sizing of solar energy systems is necessary in order to optimize their output. This requires a database of solar radiation for locations for which the systems are being assessed. Solar radiation data is also required in ...
Phytochemical and bio-activity evaluation of Commicarpus plumbagineus standl: A medicinal plant used traditionally in reproductive health care in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2007-09)
Commicarpus plumbagineus Standl. (Nyctaginaceae) is a traditional medicinal plant used to treat a variety of diseases including urinary tract infections, prevention of miscarriages, purification and improvement of blood ...
The molecular biology of sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine drug resistance of plasmodium falciparum strains in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2007-08)
In November of 2000, Uganda changed its anti-malarial policy to replace chloroquine (CQ) with a combination of CQ and sulphadoxine–pyrimethamine (SP) as the first line agents. The idea of the combination was to delay the ...