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Ongoing projects


·    Identification of adaptable Arabica coffee varieties with desirable


attributes in Uganda


·    Evaluation of  Robusta coffee varieties for resistance to Coffee Wilt disease


·    Characterization of biochemical compounds associated with cup quality in CWD resistant Robusta coffee


·    Development of an efficient and effective Robusta coffee seed system


·    Generation of knowledge on bio-ecology of the black coffee twig borer and development of an IPM strategy for its effective management


·    Development and dissemination of “user friendly” technologies for management of coffee wilt disease


·    Generation and promotion of sustainable Coffee Leaf Rust (CLR)


management strategies


·    Develop packages for shade utilization in coffee to mitigate extreme weather conditions


Sustainable Coffee-Banana Agro forestry systems to adapt to climate change, enhance food security and alleviate poverty in Uganda.

 

 

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