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2nd RUFORUM Regional Conf: Agronomy

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Second RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference

Agronomy 

Effects of chicken and cattle manure on wheat production and soil properties in the high terrace and Karu soils in River Nile State in the Sudan

The effects of water stress on yield and water productivity of two newly released wheat varieties

Collection and documentation of Papaya germplasm in Kenya

Participatory management of Striga in cereal-based cropping systems in eastern Uganda


Potential of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) to improve soil physical properties of sandy soils in central Zimbabwe

Analysis of multipurpose uses and management of Zizphus spina-christi (L.) desf. in semi-arid Ethiopia: Implications for food security

Effect of varying Desmodium and maize harvesting regimes on their yields and growth attributes within the “Push- Pull” intercropping systems in Western Kenya

Nutrient content of vegetable amaranth (Amaranths cruentus L.) at different harvesting stages

Influence of temperature on yield of carrots

Evaluation of micro and macro propagation techniques of Gerbera (Gerbera Jamesonii) under different conditions

The effect of timing of earthing up on the performance of four Bambara groundnut landrace cultivars in the Mutasa District of Manicaland Province in Zimbabwe

Effect of temperature on maize sensitivity to acetochlor

Linkages between crop residues, termite prevalence, crop lodging and subsequent crop yield under conservation agriculture in Zimbabwe

Ethno-botanical and morphological characterisation of cocoyams (Colocasia esculenta L. Schott and Xanthosoma sagittifolum L. Schott) germplasm in Malawi

Conserve and screen premium value indigenous plant biodiversity and products on women smallholder farming systems of East Africa

Agronomic performance of potato population B3C2 genotypes in southwestern Uganda

Variability in carotenoid content among introduced yellow-fleshed cassava clones

Yield response of different local and hybrid rice varieties to different ponding depths of water

Association of seed coat colour with germination of three wild mustard species with agronomic potential

Analysis of oil quality and content from different Kenyan land races of Croton megalocarpus

Improving greengram production for nutritional diversification, income and food security in Uganda

An evaluation of the effect of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) on soil fertility of sandy soils in central Zimbabwe

Biotic constraints to passion fruit production in central and eastern provinces of Kenya

Sustainable crop production using hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) to enrich soil fertility and conserve soil moisture for maize cropping in smallholder farming systems in Zimbabwe

Back to Article:  Background papers: Climate Change: Agronomy: Diseases: Pests: Plant Breeding: Natural Resource Management:

 

Second RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference

Agronomy 

Effects of chicken and cattle manure on wheat production and soil properties in the high terrace and Karu soils in River Nile State in the Sudan

The effects of water stress on yield and water productivity of two newly released wheat varieties

Collection and documentation of Papaya germplasm in Kenya

Participatory management of Striga in cereal-based cropping systems in eastern Uganda


Potential of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) to improve soil physical properties of sandy soils in central Zimbabwe

Analysis of multipurpose uses and management of Zizphus spina-christi (L.) desf. in semi-arid Ethiopia: Implications for food security

Effect of varying Desmodium and maize harvesting regimes on their yields and growth attributes within the “Push- Pull” intercropping systems in Western Kenya

Nutrient content of vegetable amaranth (Amaranths cruentus L.) at different harvesting stages

Influence of temperature on yield of carrots

Evaluation of micro and macro propagation techniques of Gerbera (Gerbera Jamesonii) under different conditions

The effect of timing of earthing up on the performance of four Bambara groundnut landrace cultivars in the Mutasa District of Manicaland Province in Zimbabwe

Effect of temperature on maize sensitivity to acetochlor

Linkages between crop residues, termite prevalence, crop lodging and subsequent crop yield under conservation agriculture in Zimbabwe

Ethno-botanical and morphological characterisation of cocoyams (Colocasia esculenta L. Schott and Xanthosoma sagittifolum L. Schott) germplasm in Malawi

Conserve and screen premium value indigenous plant biodiversity and products on women smallholder farming systems of East Africa

Agronomic performance of potato population B3C2 genotypes in southwestern Uganda

Variability in carotenoid content among introduced yellow-fleshed cassava clones

Yield response of different local and hybrid rice varieties to different ponding depths of water

Association of seed coat colour with germination of three wild mustard species with agronomic potential

Analysis of oil quality and content from different Kenyan land races of Croton megalocarpus

Improving greengram production for nutritional diversification, income and food security in Uganda

An evaluation of the effect of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) on soil fertility of sandy soils in central Zimbabwe

Biotic constraints to passion fruit production in central and eastern provinces of Kenya

Sustainable crop production using hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) to enrich soil fertility and conserve soil moisture for maize cropping in smallholder farming systems in Zimbabwe

Back to Article:  Background papers: Climate Change: Agronomy: Diseases: Pests: Plant Breeding: Natural Resource Management:

 

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Free Online Course: Fundamentals of Pharmacometrics

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Free Online Course: Fundamentals of Pharmacometrics, Sept-Nov 2021, IDI, Makerere University.

The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI), Makerere University invites graduate students, professionals and researchers in Health Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Applied Mathematics or Computer Science to register for the 12 week introductory course: Fundamentals of Pharmacometrics, scheduled to run from September to November 2021.

Participants will learn the fundamental principles of pharmacology, biostatistics and mathematical modelling.

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Submit a motivation letter emphasizing any preexisting numerical skills and how the course will benefit you to cwaitt[at]idi.co.ug copying jkaboggoza[at]idi.co.ug.

Please state the email subject as pmxu21

Deadline for applications: 31st July 2021

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PhD scholarships in Social Sciences for 2021/2022

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The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from suitable candidates from Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania for a fully funded PhD scholarship in Social Sciences for the 2021/2022 Academic Year.
The Scholarship is part of a 6- year project on ‘Building Resilient Communities through Inclusive Education in Eastern Africa’, funded by the Norwegian Development Agency through the Norwegian Programme for Capacity Development in Higher Education and Research for Development (NORHED) and implemented by the Department of Social Work, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) in partnership with University of Agder in Norway, University of Rwanda and Institute of Social Work in Tanzania. The objective of the scholarship is to enable academically qualified individuals from vulnerable and marginalised groups and communities that would not afford postgraduate education without support, to attain such an education.
It is expected that upon graduation the students can proactively contribute towards socio-economic transformation of their communities.

Please follow this link for more details about the call.

The closing date for receiving applications is Tuesday August 31st, 2021.

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Masters scholarships in Social Work for the 2021/2022 Academic Year

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The Academic Registrar, Makerere University invites applications from suitable candidates from Uganda and Rwanda for a fully-funded Masters scholarship in Social Work for the 2021/2022 Academic Year.

The Scholarship is part of a 6- year project on ‘Building Resilient Communities through Inclusive Education in Eastern Africa’, implemented by the Department of Social Work, College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHUSS) in partnership with University of Agder in Norway, University of Rwanda and Institute of Social Work in Tanzania. The objective of the scholarship is to enable academically qualified individuals from vulnerable and marginalised groups and communities that would not afford postgraduate education without support, to attain such an education. It is expected that upon graduation scholars hip beneficiaries can proactively contribute towards socio-economic transformation of their communities.

Details can be found by following this link

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