Journal of
Plant Breeding and Crop Science

  • Abbreviation: J. Plant Breed. Crop Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9758
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPBCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 322

Full Length Research Paper

Development of two high-yielding, consumer-acceptable apple banana hybrids (Musa species, AAB genome group) with resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense race 1

Henry Buregyeya
  • Henry Buregyeya
  • National Banana Research Programme, National Agricultural Research Organization, P. O. Box 7065, Kampala, Uganda.
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Robooni Tumuhimbise
  • Robooni Tumuhimbise
  • National Banana Research Programme, National Agricultural Research Organization, P. O. Box 7065, Kampala, Uganda.
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Jerome Kubiriba
  • Jerome Kubiriba
  • National Banana Research Programme, National Agricultural Research Organization, P. O. Box 7065, Kampala, Uganda.
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David Talengera
  • David Talengera
  • National Banana Research Programme, National Agricultural Research Organization, P. O. Box 7065, Kampala, Uganda.
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Kephas Nowankunda
  • Kephas Nowankunda
  • National Banana Research Programme, National Agricultural Research Organization, P. O. Box 7065, Kampala, Uganda.
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Geofrey Arinaitwe
  • Geofrey Arinaitwe
  • National Banana Research Programme, National Agricultural Research Organization, P. O. Box 7065, Kampala, Uganda.
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Wilberforce K. Tushemereirwe
  • Wilberforce K. Tushemereirwe
  • National Banana Research Programme, National Agricultural Research Organization, P. O. Box 7065, Kampala, Uganda.
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Deborah Karamura
  • Deborah Karamura
  • Bioversity International, P. O. Box 24384, Kampala, Uganda.
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Eldad Karamura
  • Eldad Karamura
  • Bioversity International, P. O. Box 24384, Kampala, Uganda.
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Patrick Rubaihayo
  • Patrick Rubaihayo
  • Department of Agricultural Production, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Makerere University, P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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  •  Received: 09 January 2018
  •  Accepted: 05 March 2018
  •  Published: 30 June 2018

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