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Avosa Oside Millicent

Country: Kenya

Position: Research Topic: Genetic variation for grain yield and related traits within cowpea breeding populations


Abel Elisante Ngowi

Country: Tanzania

Position: Research Assistant Genetic resources & Seed unit AVRDC

Research Topic: Genome Wide Association of resistance to scab (Sphaceloma sp.) in a cowpea Mini core collection


Namara Christine

Country: Uganda

Position: Sales Agronomist Seed Production and Marketing Runkungiri, western Uganda

Research Topic: Genetic analysis of combined resistance to striga and Low nitrogen in tropical germplasm in Uganda


Mushaija Joseph

Country: Uganda

Position: Agronomist Production Fica Seeds-Masindi

Research Topic: Determination of inheritance and improved yield in maize derived from crosses among temperate and tropical inbreed lines


Nakaiyaga Solome

Country: Uganda

Position: Research Assistant Cereals Program JICA/NaCRRI

Research Topic: Genetic analysis of resistance to rice blast among local resistance sources in Uganda


Mlaki Bildadi Anna

Country: Tanzania

Position: Research technician Tissue Culture Lab IITA

Research Topic: Genetic studies on tolerance to seedling submergence of rice genotypes in Uganda

Tolosa Entele Kidist

Country: Ethiopia

Position: Research Assistant Tef improvement programme Ethiopian institute of Agricultural research

Research Topic: Phenotypic characterization and GXE interaction on selected rice genotypes for cold tolerance in Uganda


Desta Abebe Belete

Country: Ethiopia

Position: Researcher School of Plant science, Ethiopia

Research Topic: Inheritance of resistance to African rice gall midge (orseolia oryza vaya) in lowland Rice in Uganda


Osaru Florence

Country: Uganda

Position: Volunteer Root crops research, NaCRRI

Research Topic: Characterization and stability of factors of resistance against sweet potato weevil among African germplasm


Amandin Rutayisire

Country: Rwanda

Position: Research technician Commercial insect program Rwanda Agriculture Board

Research Topic: Response on cold stress of sorghum genotypes in Uganda


Habineza Jean Claude

Country: Rwanda

Position: Farmer field Technical Assistant Crop production and food security Rwanda Agriculture Board

Research Topic: QTL mapping of banana resistance to nematodes (Radopholus Similis) in a diploid segregating population


Zabron Samson Ngamba

Country: Tanzania

Position: Agricultural Research Officer Casheinresearch Programme Naliendele Agricultural Institute

Research Topic: Inheritance of resistance to Fusarium wilt (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. sesame) in sesame in Uganda


Cynthia Osundwa

Country: Kenya

Position: Intern, Plant breeding Kenya Agricultural & Livestock research Organization

Research Topic: Inheritance of Xanthomonas spp. Resistance in common bean


Nigat Tilahun Metekia

Country: Ethiopia

Position: Assistant Researcher Highland pulse breeding Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research

Research Topic: Inheritance of sclerotium root rot resistance in common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.)


Alice Mukayiranga

Country: Rwanda

Position: Cash crop technician Crop production & food security Rwanda Agriculture Board Southern Province Rubona

Research Topic: Analysis of genetic progress in bean breeding for key traits in Uganda


Ndikuriyayo Cyprien

Country: Burundi

Position: Teacher, Secondary School Training Ministry of Education

Research Topic: Screening of new genotypes to RYMV and GXE studies in Uganda


Muterateka Francoise

Country: Burundi

Position: Assistant researcher crop production Burundi Agricultural Research Institute

Research Topic: Genetic analysis of cowpea flower bud thrip resistance in advanced generations of TVU123 X WC36 population


Abiriga Francis

Country: Uganda

Position: Agricultural Officer Production and Marketing Arua District Local Government

Research Topic: Profiling candidate cowpea lines for agronomic performance and DUS traits in Uganda


Auma Sharon

Country: Uganda

Position: Research Assistant Biotch and Tissue culture National Agricultural Research Laboratories

Research Topic: Genetic analysis of resistance to fusarium root rot (Fusarium redolens) in cowpea in Uganda


Rukuba Doreen

Country: Uganda

Position: Agricultural Phytosanitary Inspector, MAAIF

Research Topic: Adaptability and resistance to common foliar diseases of MLN resistant population in Uganda


Odama Roy

Country: Uganda

Position: Livelihoop and gender Officer, Danish Refuge Council, Uganda

Research Topic: Inheritance of weevil resistance in Sweet potato


Natuhwera Gabiri Malson

Country: Uganda

Position: Research Assistant, Legumes Programme, NaCRRI

Research Topic: Characterization of orange sweet potato genotypes for key processing traits


Richard Tusiime

Country: Uganda

Position:

Research Topic: Genetic architecture of combining ability effects for grain yield and related agronomic traits in exotic sorghum hybrids evaluated under Uganda conditions


Edgar Muhumuza

Country: Uganda

Position: Research Assistant Horticulture Presidential Initiative on Banana Industrial Development

Research Topic: Inheritance of tuber characteristics of selected F1 potato families in Uganda


Mwanje Gerald

Country: Uganda

Position:

Research Topic: QTL mapping of banana weevil resistance in a diploid segregating population


Abiyo Samuel

Country: Uganda

Position: Senior Agric officer production and marketing Kabale District Local Government

Research Topic: Inheritance of resistance to cercospora sesame in eight genotypes of sesame in Uganda