African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6652

Full Length Research Paper

Screening of sesame genotypes for resistance against Fusarium wilt pathogen

Z. S. Ngamba
  • Z. S. Ngamba
  • Department of Agricultural Production, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,Makerere University, P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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G. Tusiime
  • G. Tusiime
  • Department of Agricultural Production, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,Makerere University, P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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P. Gibson
  • P. Gibson
  • Department of Agricultural Production, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,Makerere University, P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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R. Edema
  • R. Edema
  • Department of Agricultural Production, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences,Makerere University, P. O. Box 7062, Kampala, Uganda.
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M. Biruma
  • M. Biruma
  • National Semi-Arid Resources Research Institute (NaSARRI), P. O. Box 56, Soroti, Uganda.
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W. O. Anyanga
  • W. O. Anyanga
  • National Semi-Arid Resources Research Institute (NaSARRI), P. O. Box 56, Soroti, Uganda.
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P. A. L. Masawe
  • P. A. L. Masawe
  • Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute Naliendele, P. O. Box 509, Mtwara, Tanzania.
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E. Kafiriti
  • E. Kafiriti
  • Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute Naliendele, P. O. Box 509, Mtwara, Tanzania.
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  •  Received: 04 October 2019
  •  Accepted: 27 November 2019
  •  Published: 31 January 2020

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