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Effect of foot and mouth disease in cattle on household income in selected agro-pastoral and pastoral areas of Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012-05)
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is an endemic livestock disease that occurs in frequent outbreaks with serious consequences to the cattle famers’ in Uganda. This study determined the effect of FMD in cattle on household ...
Gene transcript analysis in drought stressed ‘AAA’ and ‘ABB’ bananas using next generation sequencing technologies
(Makerere University, 2012-08)
The main purpose of this study was to determine differences in gene expression and allelic heterozygosity in two banana genotypes, Mbwazirume ‘AAA’ which is susceptible to drought stress and Cachaco ‘ABB’ which is tolerant ...
Prevalence of malaria anaemia and its association with RANTES and MCP-1 in children at Apac Hospital, an area of high malaria transmission in Uganda.
(Makerere University, 2012-04)
Anemia is one the most common clinical presentations of severe malaria in children. Chemokines are considered to play important roles in mechanisms of malaria anemia pathology. This study was aimed at establishing the ...
Microbial safety of selected value-added dairy products in the cottage industry in Kampala and its environs
The purpose of this study was to provide a better understanding of the link between production practices and microbial safety for improved marketability of locally produced value added livestock products, with special ...
An assessment of livestock technology packaging and dissemination in Rukungiri District
(Makerere University, 2012)
The study was motivated by the fact that despite availability of technologies capable of solving farmers’ constraints adoption of relevant technology has been insufficient to address the constraints. This research set out ...
Socio economic factors influencing goat production and consumption of goat meat by the rural population in selected districts in the cattle corridor of Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012-02)
A cross-sectional study was set out between July and November 2009 to identify and document the distribution of existing resources supporting goat production, to analyze and determine their trend, establish challenges and ...