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  • In-vitro Antibacterial Activity of Allium sativum on Common Food Poisoning Bacteria 

    Ssemwanga, Elastus; Mulungi, Priscillah N.; Tumusiime, Jazira; Dhihume, Willy; Arinaitwe, Bruce; Rugera, Simon Peter; Omara, Denis (Journal of Advances in Microbiology, 2022)
    The use of herbal medicines for food poisoning in inadequate resource countries has greatly increased with the limited establishment of antibacterial activity. This study aimed at establishing the antibacterial activity ...
  • A Coumestan and a Coumaronochromone from Millettia Lasiantha 

    Buyinza, Daniel; Derese, Solomon; Ndakala, Albert; Yenesew, Abiy; Koch, Andreas; Oriko, Richard (Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 2021)
    The manuscript describes the phytochemical investigation of the roots, leaves and stem bark of Millettia lasiantha resulting in the isolation of twelve compounds including two new isomeric isoflavones lascoumestan and ...
  • Flavonoids and Isoflavonoids of Millettia dura and Millettia ferruginea: Phytochemical review and chemotaxonomic value 

    Buyinza, Daniel; Chalo, Duncan Mutiso; Derese, Solomon; Ndakala, Albert; Yenese, Abiy (Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 2020)
    The phytochemical information on Millettia dura Dunn, M. ferruginea (Hochst.) Baker and M. ferruginea subsp. darassana (Cufod.) J.B. Gillett was reviewed. All the three taxa elaborate mainly isoflavones (33 reported), ...
  • Antiplasmodial Compounds from Millettia Dura 

    Buyinza, Daniel; Derese, Solomon; Ndakala, Albert (Kabale University Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 2022)
    Malaria still poses a big challenge to the health care of many tropical countries. The plasmodium resistance to the conventional drugs is the major hitch in its treatment. Higher plants have produced single line antimalarials ...
  • Cytotoxicity of Isoflavones from Millettia Dura 

    Buyinza, Daniel; Yang, Li Jun; Derese, Solomon; Ndakala, Albert; Wong, Vincent Kam Wai; Möller, Heiko M.; Yenesew, Abiy (Natural Product Research, 2021)
    The first phytochemical investigation of the flowers of Millettia dura resulted in the isolation of seven isoflavones, a flavonol and a chalcone. Eleven isoflavones and a flavonol isolated from various plant parts from ...
  • Influence of climate variability and length of rainy season on crop yields in semiarid Botswana 

    Byakatonda, Jimmy; Parida, B.P.; Kenabatho, Piet K.; Moalafhi, D.B. (Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 2018)
    Climate variability and change is expected to affect agricultural productivity among other sectors. Studying the influence of this variability on crop production is one measure of generating climate change resilience ...
  • Reducing gender gaps in the awareness and uptake of drought-tolerant maize in Uganda: The role of education, extension services and social networks 

    Fishery, Monica; Habte, Endeshaw; Ekere, William; Abatez, Tsedeke; Lewinx, Paul A. (Journal of Gender, Agriculture and Food Security (Agri-Gender), 2019)
    Cultivation of drought-tolerant (DT) maize seed reduces drought risk in sub-Saharan Africa. Data from eastern Uganda reveal gender gaps in awareness and adoption of DT maize. Among surveyed male household heads, 67.6 ...
  • Determinants of Import Demand of Rice in Uganda 

    Hyuha, T.S.; Ekere, William; Bantebya Kyomuhendo, Grace (International Journal of Applied and Pure Science and Agriculture (IJAPSA), 2017)
    Rice has been singled out as one of the crops that play an important role as both food and a cash crop in Uganda. Its importance has become more critical due to increasing demand. The increased demand has created a gap ...
  • Determinants for Choice of Fish Market Channels: The Case of Busia (Uganda/Kenya) Border 

    Kawala, Mastulah; Shuwu Hyuha, Theodora; William, Ekere; Walekwa, Peter; Elepu, Gabriel; Chimatiro Kalumba, Sloans (Journal of Agricultural Science, 2018)
    The study investigated factors influencing the choice of fish traders’ marketing channel by fish trader and the determinants of their gross margins. A multistage sampling technique of 115 fish traders was used. Four ...
  • Genetic diversity of Ascaris in southwestern Uganda 

    Betson, Martha; Nejsum, Peter; Llewellyn-Hughes, Julia; Griffin, Claire; Atuhaire, Aaron; Arinaitwe, Moses; Adriko, Moses; Ruggiana, Andrew; Turyakira, Grace; Kabatereine, Narcis B.; Stothard, Russell (Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2012)
    Despite the common occurrence of ascariasis in southwestern Uganda, helminth control in the region has been limited. To gain further insights into the genetic diversity of Ascaris in this area, a parasitological survey ...
  • Seroprevalence of hepatitis E in swine abattoir workers 

    Qouilazoni Ukuli, Aquino; Kahoza Mugimba, Kizito (African health sciences, 2017)
    Hepatitis E (HE) caused by Hepatitis E virus (HEV) is an emerging global public health threat. It has been identified as potentially zoonotic and swine act as main reservoirs. Objectives: The objective of this study was ...
  • Development of a blocking latex agglutination test for the detection ofantibodies to chicken anemia virus 

    Trinha, Dai Quang; Ogawa, Haruko; Nghia Bui, Vuong; Thi Hong Nguyen, Tham; Gronsang, Dulyatad; Baatartsogt, Tugsbaatar; Kahoza Kizito, Mugimba; Abo Elkhair, Mohammed; Yamaguchi, Shigeo; Nguyen, Viet Khong; Imai, Kunitoshi (Journal of virological methods, 2015)
    tA blocking latex agglutination test (b-LAT) developed in this study was evaluated for the detection ofantibodies against chicken anemia virus (CAV) in chickens. Polystyrene latex beads were coupled witha neutralizing ...
  • Unrecognized circulation of SAT 1 foot-andmouth disease virus in cattle herds around Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda 

    Tefula Dhikusooka, Moses; Ayebazibwe, Chrisostom; Namatovu, Alice; Belsham, Graham J.; Redlef Siegismund, Hans; Nabalayo Wekesa, Sabenzia; Nina Balinda, Sheila; Muwanika, Vincent B.; Tjørnehøj, Kirsten (BMC veterinary research, 2016)
    Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is endemic in Uganda in spite of the control measures used. Various aspects of the maintenance and circulation of FMD viruses (FMDV) in Uganda are not well understood; these include the role ...
  • Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus Serotype SAT 3 in Long-Horned Ankole Calf, Uganda 

    Tefula Dhikusooka, Moses; Tjørnehøj, Kirsten; Ayebazibwe, Chrisostom; Namatovu, Alice; Ruhweza, Simon; Redlef Siegismund, Hans; Nabalayo Wekesa, Sabenzia; Normann, Preben; Belsham, Graham J. (Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2015)
    Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) remains one of the most economically important diseases of livestock, costing ≈US $10 billion annually (1). Outbreaks occur in many countries, and normally disease-free countries can incur huge ...
  • Characterization of Foot-And-Mouth Disease Viruses (FMDVs) from Ugandan Cattle Outbreaks during 2012-2013: Evidence for Circulation of Multiple Serotypes 

    Namatovu, Alice; Tjørnehøj, Kirsten; Belsham, Graham J.; Dhikusooka, Moses T.; Wekesa, Sabenzia N.; Muwanika, Vincent B.; Siegismund, Hans R.; Ayebazibwe, Chrisostom (PLoS One, 2015)
    To investigate the foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) serotypes circulating in Uganda’s cattle population, both serological and virological analyses of samples from outbreaks that occurred during 2012–2013 were performed. ...
  • Anthrax Bio-surveillance of Livestock in Arua District, Uganda, 2017-2018 

    Omodo, Michael; Gardela, Jaume; Namatovu, Alice; Ademun Okurut, Rose; Esau, Martin; Acham, Merab; Nakanjako, Maria Flavia; Mugezi, Israel; Isingoma, Emmauel; Mwanja, Moses; Lumu, Paul; Ssenkeera, Ben; Atim, Stella A.; Gonahasa, Doreen N.; Sekamatte, Musa; Gouilh, Meriadeg Ar; Gonzalez, Jean Paul (2017)
    Anthrax, caused by Bacillus anthracis, is a widespread zoonotic disease with many human cases, especially in developing countries. Even with its global distribution, anthrax is a neglected disease with scarce information about ...
  • Design of waste stabilization ponds for dairy processing plants in Uganda 

    Menya, E.; Wangi, G. M.; Amanyire, F.; Ebangu, B. (CIGR Journal, 2013)
    Waste stabilization ponds (WSP) were designed to treat 287.5 m3 day-1 of wastewater generated from processing of 100 m3 of milk per day. The design involved use of existing models including those developed by Mara to size ...
  • Mobile Money, Agricultural Intensification, and Household Welfare: Panel Evidence from Rural Uganda 

    Tabetando, Rayner; Matsumoto, Tomoya; Fani, Djomo Choumbou Raoul (2022-08)
    Abstract We examine the impact of the rapidly expanding mobile banking service “mobile money” on rural households’ decision to adopt modern agricultural inputs and its resultant effect on agricultural income using plot, ...
  • Strengthening producer organizations to increase market access of smallholder farmers in Uganda 

    Hill, Ruth Vargas; Maruyama, Eduardo; Olapade, Markus; Frölich, Markus (Cambridge University Press, 2021-09-22)
    Smallholder agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa is largely exposed to pervasive market failures, translating into missed opportunities and sub-optimal economic behavior. These failures can partly be traced to the importance ...
  • Farm Production Diversity: Is It Important for Dietary Diversity? Panel Data Evidence from Uganda 

    Sekabira, Haruna; Nalunga, Shamim (MDPI AG, 2020-01)
    Abstract The substantial existence of malnutrition globally, especially in developing countries, has usually driven policy initiatives to focus on improving household food security and nutrition primarily through prioritizing ...

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