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Jibril Lubega
Category:Current Students
Emaillubegajib@kari.go.ug
Joined:
  • 2012
Title:
  • Mr.
Degree Program:
  • PhD.
University:
  • Makerere University
Research Topic:
  • Meristematic Transformation of EAHBs with genes for resistance to BXW
Supervisor:
  • Dr. Leena Tripathi
  • Dr. Priver Namanya
  • Dr. Mukasa S. Blase

Lubega Jibril...

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Friday, 23 June 2017
A high yielding, great tasting Matooke Hybrid developed by NARO with resistance to Black Sigatoka has taken the market by storm. M9 combines great taste, high yields resulting in favourable...
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