The 2012 RUFORUM Biennial Conference is the third in the series. The main objective of the Biennial conferences is to provide a platform for agricultural research for development stakeholders in Africa and beyond to actively exchange findings and experiences, while at the same time learning lessons towards improving performance of the agricultural sector and ultimately people’s livelihoods. The biennial conference is RUFORUM’s most comprehensive meeting for the diversity of stakeholers in agriculture. It is especially dedicated to graduate students and their supervisors, grantees in RUFORUM member universities and alumni. It is a platform for peer review, quality control, mentorship, networking and shared learning. The third Biennial Conference was attended by 657 participants. This record contains an extended abstract accepted under the theme of Crop Improvement.
Phenotypic Diversity of Ugandan Pigeonpea landraces and their Reaction to Fusarium wilt in Uganda
This study characterised 68 pigeonpea accessions in terms of morphological traits and resistance to Fusarium wilt. Two broad phenotypic clusters were identified, and 16 appeared to possess some resistance to Fusarium wilt.
Cette étude a caractérisé 68 accessions de pois d’Angole en termes de traits morphologiques et de résistance à la fusariose. Deux grands groupes phénotypiques ont été identifiés et 16 semblaient posséder une certaine résistance à la fusariose.
Extended Abstract for Crop Improvement
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