Wednesday 23 November, 2016

WEDNESDAY 23NOVEMBER, 2016

SESSION 11: PLENARY-VICTORIA BALL ROOM

Chair: Dr. Moses Osiru, RUFORUM

Rapporteur:Dr. Japheth Magyembe and Ms.Gorette Naluvuma

0830 -0900 Keynote address: Partnerships for enhancing utilization of agricultural innovations by Dr Felicita W. Makini,Deputy Director General,KALRO Headquarters
0900 -0930 Discussion
  SESSION 12: PARALLEL SESSIONS
 

Sub-Theme 1:  Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

 

Sub-Theme 1: Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

 

Sub-Theme 1: Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

 

SIDE EVENT

 

 

 

 

Hall: Victoria Ball Room

Chair: Dr. Micheal Ugen

Rapporteur:  Dr. Frank Kagoda and Dr. Robert Kawuki

Hall:Majestic

Chair: Dr. Titus Alicai

Rapporteur:Mr.  Stuart Kyebogola and Mr. Fred Yikii

Hall: Royal

Chair: Prof. Margaret Mangheni.

Rapporteur: Ms. Christine Elong and Ms. Victoria Mbigidde

Hall:Regal

 

Chair: Dr. Dickson Baguma

Rapporteur:Dr. Japheth Magyembe and Mr. Ollen Wanda

  Plant breeding Agronomy and soil science Socio-econ NARO CGS
0930-0945

Comparison of inheritance patterns for yield and disease resistance in white maize and yellow conversions.

Nkurunziza et al.

Effect of Low phosphorous levels on growth, yield and nutrition of rice in andosols

Musinguzi et al.

Determinants of child survival in rural Uganda

Bashaasha and Kawuma

 

Modalities for extending products to end users
0945-1000

Low cost alternatives for post-flask management of cassava germplasm in Uganda

Samukoya et al.

                             

Adoption of Conservation Agriculture Practices in maize-based production systems in Eastern Uganda and Western Kenya

Namuyiga et al.

Contribution of urban cropping practices to the income and food security of households in central Uganda

Mugisaet al.

 
1000-1015

Stability analysis for Imazapyr- and Striga-resistant maize hybrids across six environments in Uganda

Kasozi et al.

 

Yield performance of improved chickpea (Cicerarietinum) varieties under pure stand and banana intercrop methods in semi-arid agro-ecological zone of South Western Uganda

 Muzira et al.

Analysis of potential demand for clean cassava planting material in Uganda.


Angudubo et al.

 

1015-1030

Exploring the potential of wide crossing in the generation of doubled haploids in cassava

Baguma et al.

 

Performance of   NERICA rice varieties in  Ferralsols of the Lake Albertine Crescent Zone

 Musinguzi et al.

Strengthening communication and knowledge management for increased agricultural productivity: A case study of NARO, Uganda

Mbigidde etal.

  Discussion Discussion Discussion
1030-1100 HEALTH BREAK
SESSION 13: PARALLEL SESSIONS
 

Sub-Theme 1:  Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

 

Sub-Theme 1: Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

 

Sub-Theme 1: Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

 

SIDE EVENT

 

 

 

 

Hall: Victoria Ball Room

Chair: Dr. Micheal Ugen

Rapporteur: Dr. Robert Kawuki and Dr. Frank Kagoda

 

Hall: Majestic

Chair: Dr. Titus Alicai

Rapporteur:Ms. Margaret Namugwanya  and Mr. JosephatMusingizi

Hall: Royal

 

Chair:Dr. Anton Bua

Rapporteur:Ms. Gertrude Atukunda and  Ms. Christine Elong

Hall: Regal

 

Chair: Dr. Jessica Nakavuma

Rapporteur: Dr. Kato Drago and Dr. Gabriel Tumwine

  Plant breeding Agronomy and soil science Socio-econ NARO CGS
1100-1115

Characterization and utility of anthracnose EST-SSR derived markers in sorghum

Biruma et al.

Early performance of ten newly developed lines of Robusta coffee in Nakaseke district in Uganda.

 Nalukenge et al.

Factors influencing adoption of improved Robusta coffee technologies in Uganda

Luzinda et al.

Focus on product patenting
1115-1130

Reaction and classification of rice germplasm for resistance to Ugandan strain of Rice Yellow Mottle Virus

Sserumaga et al.

 

Within-tree and tree-age variations of selected anatomical properties of Eucalyptus grandis W. Hill ex Maiden wood grown in Western Uganda

 Sseremba et al.

Actor diversity and interactions in the development of banana hybrid varieties in Uganda: Implications for technology uptake

Nasirumbi et al.

1130-1145

Genotype by environment interaction as a measure of yield stability of Dutch potato varieties in Uganda

Byarugaba et al.

 

Efficacy of different Rhizobia strains in enhancing grain yield in pigeonpea

Amayo et al.

Extension service delivery for fish farmers in Uganda: Towards bridging the demand-supply gap

Atukunda et al.

 

 
1145-1200

Field evaluation of the putatively sweetpotato weevil resistant germplasm in Uganda

Musana et al.

 

Evaluation of performance and utilization properties of Grain Amaranth in Uganda

Gafabusa et al.

Factors limiting fertiliser use in coffee production in Central Uganda; farmers’ perception

Nuwagira et al.

 

1200-1215

Combining ability for low-temperature tolerance among a collection of rice accessions in Uganda

 Nyiramugisha et al.

 

Evaluation and participatory selection of promising sweetpotato F1 genotypes in Uganda

Sseruwu

Grain demand and consumption in selected districts of Uganda. The case of maize, beans, ground nuts and rice

Kato et al.

1215-1230

Inheritance of combined resistance to Aspergillus flavus, Fusarium graminearum and Stenocarpella maydis in tropical maize germplasm

Chemutai et al.

 

Adaptability and productivity of provitamin-A maize introductions in Uganda

 Kwemoi et al.

Farmers’ knowledge of pests and diseases within coffee-banana agro-forestry systems of mid-eastern Uganda

Kobusinge et al.

 
1230-1245

Groundnut cultivar performance and stability in the lake Albert Crescent zone of Uganda

Kakeeto et al.

 

Fertiliser requirements and intra-row spacing for maize in the Lake Albert Crescent zone of Uganda

Sadina et al.

Amplifying farmer voices in the genetic engineering policy debate

Nantezaet al.

1245-1300

Yield loss and profitability of chemical control of the groundnut leaf miner on different soybean genotypes

Namara et al.

 

Influence of drought on the agronomic performance of low phosphorus tolerant common bean genotypes

 Namugwanya et al.

Participatory male fruit fly trapping in Western Uganda: Implications for area wide Integrated Pest Management

 Masanyu et al.

 
  Discussion Discussion Discussion
1300-1400 HEALTH BREAK: LUNCH  
1400-1500 SESSION 14: GUIDED TOUR OF EXHIBITIONS AND POSTERS
SESSION 15: PARALLEL SESSIONS  
 

Sub-Theme 1:  Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

 

Sub-Theme 1: Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

 

Sub-Theme 1: Advances in agricultural innovations for increased agricultural competitiveness

 

SIDE EVENT

 

 

 

 

Hall: Victoria Ball Room

Chair: Dr. Sam Kucel

Rapporteur: Dr. Micheal Otim and  Ms. Anita Tebasaga

 

Hall: Majestic

Chair: Prof. Samuel Majalija

Rapporteur: Dr. Constantine Katongole and Mr. Kefa Atibun

Hall: Royal

Chair: Dr. Hillary Agaba

Rapporteur: Dr. Jerome Kubiriba and Dr. Geoffrey Arinaitwe

Hall: Regal

Chair: Dr. Dickson Baguma

Rapporteur: Dr. Kato Drago and Dr. Gabriel Tumwine

  Post harvest handling Livestock Entomology & pathology NARO CGS
1500-1515

A gender responsive light weight rice thresher

Candia et al.

Evaluation of recombinant glutathione S-transferase (rGST) as a candidate antigen for control of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus ticks on cattle

 Alingu et al.

 

Response of improved cassava varieties to whitefly infestation in Uganda

Omara et al.

 

Soliciting ideas for  additional support
       
1515-1530

Effect of packaging methods on the storage stability of dried capelin in temperatureand humidity conditions of Uganda.

 Tinyiro et al.

 

Pests affecting the production of honey in African honey bees in Uganda

Otim et al.

Black Coffee Twig Borer infestation on Maesopsis eminii, a common tree species in coffee agro-systems in Uganda

Kagezi et al.

1530-1545

Composition and variation of fatty acids among groundnut cultivars in Uganda

Achola et al.

Assessment of the defensive behavior of honeybees in the agro-ecological zones of Uganda

 Kasangaki et al.

 

Genetic analysis of resistance to storage weevil Sitophilus zeamais(Motschulsky) among provitamin-A maize germplasm

 Sodédji etal.

 
1545-1600

Characterization of briquettes made from agricultural residues for domestic cooking applications in Uganda

Lubwama et al.

Potential of Haemaphysalislongicornis recombinant glutathione S-transferase (rGST-Hl) in the control of African tick infestation and tick-borne hemoparasite infection

Kirunda

Role of sexual and asexual reproduction in Gibberella xylarioides on its virulence

Olal et al.

 

1600-1615

Quantitative rice postharvest grain losses in the Albertine and Olweny Rice Hubs, Uganda

Candia et al.

Drivers for tick acaricide resistance in South Western Uganda

 Mbatidde et al.

Quantification of grain yield loss and profitability of chemical control of the groundnut leaf miner on different soybean genotypes

 Namara et al.

 

         
1615-1630

Effect of pole size on preservative penetration and retention in air-dried Ugandan grown Eucalypt utility poles

Mugabi and Thembo

Genetic diversity of Theileria parva among indigenous cattle in Uganda in the advent of emerging acaricide resistance: Informing more robust control strategies?

Kabi et al.

Field parasitism of the cassava whitefly by parasitoid natural enemies in Uganda

Ocitti et al.

 

 
1630-1645

Effectiveness of cassava leaf pruning for inducing delay in postharvest physiological deterioration of fresh cassava roots

Muyinza et al.

 

Status of beef cattle and meat quality available on the Ugandan market

Nantongo et al.

Root-knotnematodes on tomatoesinKyenjojoandMasakaDistrictsinUganda

Mwesige

1645-1700

A bio economic analysis of the carbon sequestration potential of agroforestry systems: A case study of Grevillea Robusta in South Western Uganda

Kiyingi et al.

Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) marker reveals low genetic variation and presence of two honeybee races in Uganda’s agro-ecological zones

Kasangaki et al.

 

Antimicrobial activity and activation of defense genes by selected plant extracts in susceptible banana(Musa spp) against Black Sigatoka pathogen

Kumakeh et al.

  Discussion Discussion Discussion
1700-1730 HEALTH BREAK

 

 

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