Finger Millet Blast Management in East Africa . Creating opportunities for improving production and utilization of finger millet

  title={Finger Millet Blast Management in East Africa . Creating opportunities for improving production and utilization of finger millet},
  author={Ma Mgonja and Jm Lenn{\'e} and Eric Manyasa and Surapareddy Sreenivasaprasad and Safari Club and Kenya Nairobi and Kenya C Oduori},
  • Ma Mgonja, Jm Lenné, +4 authors Kenya C Oduori
  • Published 2007
Uganda is dominated by agriculture with over 80 percent of the 24.6 million people involved in subsistence farming. The most important cereals are maize, finger millet and sorghum in that order. Finger millet is the second most important cereal in Uganda after maize and exceeding sorghum both in area and production. It is the staple food for over 50% of the country’s 24.6 million people and increasingly a major source of income. It grows in all ecological areas of the country. Its preference as… CONTINUE READING
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