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Sharon M. Tusiime, Gail R. Nonnecke, Dorothy M. Masinde and Helen H. Jensen

Tomato ( Lycopersicon esculentum Mill . ) is the most widely grown vegetable crop in Uganda, and is popular in the diets of Ugandan citizens. Tomato is cultivated primarily by farmers who own 2 ha or less of land ( Karungi et al., 2011 ). Tomatoes

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Rolland Agaba, Phinehas Tukamuhabwa, Patrick Rubaihayo, Silver Tumwegamire, Andrew Ssenyonjo, Robert O.M. Mwanga, Jean Ndirigwe and Wolfgang J. Grüneberg

crop was introduced to Uganda in 2010 to evaluate the adaptation, nutrition, and processing options under East and Central African growing conditions. In Africa to date, the three cultivated yam bean species have mainly been evaluated in Benin by

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Benard Yada, Phinehas Tukamuhabwa, Bramwell Wanjala, Dong-Jin Kim, Robert A. Skilton, Agnes Alajo and Robert O.M. Mwanga

food crop after wheat, rice, maize, potato, barley, and cassava ( FAOSTAT, 2007 ), is widely cultivated in Uganda and sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) as a food security crop ( Aritua and Gibson, 2002 ; Diaz et al., 1996 ). Uganda ranks third in global

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Benard Yada, Phinehas Tukamuhabwa, Arthur Villordon, Agnes Alajo and Robert O.M. Mwanga

Sweetpotato [ Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam], the world's seventh most important crop, is widely grown and consumed as a staple food crop in Uganda. Uganda is the third largest global producer after China and Nigeria ( Food and Agricultural

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Robert O.M. Mwanga, Benson Odongo, Charles Niringiye, Agnes Alajo, Putri E. Abidin, Regina Kapinga, Silver Tumwegamire, Berga Lemaga, James Nsumba and Edward E. Carey

Two orange-fleshed landrace sweetpotato [ Ipomoea batatas L. (Lam.)] cultivars named ‘SPK004’ (‘Kakamega’) and ‘Ejumula’ were approved for release by the Ugandan Plant Variety Release Committee in Apr. 2004 ( Mwanga et al., 2004a ). This is the

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Robert O.M. Mwanga, Charles Niringiye, Agnes Alajo, Benjamin Kigozi, Joweria Namukula, Isaac Mpembe, Silver Tumwegamire, Richard W. Gibson and G. Craig Yencho

The sweetpotato [ Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.] cultivar NASPOT 11 (Namulonge Sweetpotato 11) was approved for release by the Ugandan Plant Variety Release Committee in Apr. 2010 ( Mwanga et al., 2010 ). This is the fifth time the sweetpotato breeding

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Kephas Nowakunda, Alex Barekye, Reuben T. Ssali, Josephine Namaganda, Wilberforce K. Tushemereirwe, Gertrude Nabulya, Rockefeller Erima, Kenneth Akankwasa, Edison Hilman, Micheal Batte and Deborah Karamura

Origin This article presents the attributes of the first East African highland banana hybrid, ‘Kiwangaazi’ ( Fig. 1 ), which was recently selected, released, and added to the national cultivar list in Uganda. The ‘matooke’ hybrid ‘Kiwangaazi’ was

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Robooni Tumuhimbise, Alex Barekye, Jerome Kubiriba, Kenneth Akankwasa, Ivan K. Arinaitwe, Deborah Karamura and Wilberforce K. Tushemereirwe

‘NAROBan1’, ‘NAROBan2’, ‘NAROBan3’, and ‘NAROBan4’ are secondary triploid cooking banana cultivars. They were bred by the National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) in Uganda, and officially released and added to the national cultivar list

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R.O.M. Mwanga, B. Odongo, C. Ocitti p'Obwoya, R.W. Gibson, N.E.J.M. Smit and E.E. Carey

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R.O.M. Mwanga, B. Odongo, G. Turyamureeba, A. Alajo, G.C. Yencho, R.W. Gibson, N.E.J.M. Smit and E.E. Carey