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Improving sorghum productivity in ASAL areas: Pioneering Gadam for beer production by creating ready market for the crop

The Government of Kenya has been pursuingsorghum production for beer manufacture. This programme is spearheaded by theKenya Agricultural Livestock and Research Organization (KALRO... Read more.

Integrating single stem removal and suspension of use of cutting tools in cultural control of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt (BXW)

Cultural control practices seem feasible in the management of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt. However, there is an option of removing a single infected plant from the infected mat, th... Read more.

Kenyan FPSV Ochuti with Striga resistant QTLs introgressed in BC3F1 and BC3F2

Development of Kenyan FPSV Ochuti (with Striga resistance)technology; was done using Marker Assisted Selection to introgress Strigaresistance Quantitative Trait Loci (QTLs) from an Indian durra N13 into alocally preferred s... Read more.

L34 P39_QTL J, L34 P34_QTL B (partial introgression) and L11 P10_QTL J.

The backcross seeds of Ochuti, a farmer-preferred sorghum variety in Kenya wereintrogressed with Striga resistance QTL. Backcross seeds of Ochuti weredeveloped from the following backcrosses: Marker Assisted Selection was used to... Read more.

Linkage map of sorghum N13X E36-1 based -RIL populations

The root hemiparasitic weed Striga hermonthica is a serious constraint to sorghum grain production in the ECA. A genetic linkage map of sorghum of N13X E36-1 based -RIL populations are geared at displaying locations of candidate striga genes he... Read more.

Management practices for reducing incidence of Napier stunt disease: Regular inspection of Napier plots to enable early detection of diseased plants

Forage is critically becoming an important feed for livestockproduction as more communities venture into intensive farming due to increasingpopulation p... Read more.