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2nd RUFORUM Regional Conf: Diseases

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Second RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference

Diseases

The reaction of maize genotypes to maize streak virus disease in central Uganda

Detection and screening of yellow and sweet calabash passion fruit for resistance to woodiness disease in Uganda

Prevalence of bean anthracnose in Zambia and diversity of Colletotrichum lindemuthianum in Southern Africa

Participatory development, testing and validation of concepts and technologies for site-specific detection and control of plant parasitic nematodes infecting tomatoes in Mwea, Kenya

Characterization of a diverse set of maize germplasm for resistance to infection by Aspergillus flavus and accumulation of aflatoxin

Tomato curl stunt virus management strategies for all year round tomato production in Mozambique

Biotic constraints to banana production in Eastern and Central Provinces of Kenya

Studies into slow rusting resistance among selected wheat lines

Relationship between grain yield and Fusarium head blight in soft red winter wheat as influenced by cultivar resistance

Effect of selected arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi on the growth of Calliandra calothyrsus and Sorghum bicolor in eastern Uganda


Farmers’ perceptions on maize ear rots and the prospects for breeding farmer preferred varieties in Uganda

Development of a hot pepper root rot and wilt disease management strategy through genetic resistance, chemical application and proper choice of rotational crops

Testing the efficacy of artificial microRNAs to control cassava brown streak disease

Studies on the etiology, epidemiology and management of dieback disease of passion fruit in Kenya

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

Second RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference

Diseases

The reaction of maize genotypes to maize streak virus disease in central Uganda

Detection and screening of yellow and sweet calabash passion fruit for resistance to woodiness disease in Uganda

Prevalence of bean anthracnose in Zambia and diversity of Colletotrichum lindemuthianum in Southern Africa

Participatory development, testing and validation of concepts and technologies for site-specific detection and control of plant parasitic nematodes infecting tomatoes in Mwea, Kenya

Characterization of a diverse set of maize germplasm for resistance to infection by Aspergillus flavus and accumulation of aflatoxin

Tomato curl stunt virus management strategies for all year round tomato production in Mozambique

Biotic constraints to banana production in Eastern and Central Provinces of Kenya

Studies into slow rusting resistance among selected wheat lines

Relationship between grain yield and Fusarium head blight in soft red winter wheat as influenced by cultivar resistance

Effect of selected arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi on the growth of Calliandra calothyrsus and Sorghum bicolor in eastern Uganda


Farmers’ perceptions on maize ear rots and the prospects for breeding farmer preferred varieties in Uganda

Development of a hot pepper root rot and wilt disease management strategy through genetic resistance, chemical application and proper choice of rotational crops

Testing the efficacy of artificial microRNAs to control cassava brown streak disease

Studies on the etiology, epidemiology and management of dieback disease of passion fruit in Kenya

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.

Registration

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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