Released at NAARI
NASE 1, NASE 2, NASE 3, NASE 4, NASE 5, NASE 6, NASE 7, NASE 8, NASE
9, NASE 10, NASE 11 and NASE 12. All these cassava varieties are high
yielding and resistant to mosaic
Longe 1, Longe 2H, Longe 3H, Longe 4 and PAN 67, SC627, Longe 5. Longe
2H and Longe 3H are the first ever hybrids to be released in Uganda.
They yield 7 tons/ha as compared to the 1.8 tons/ha of local varieties.
Longe 5 has high quality protein as compared to other maize. Longe 4
is early maturing and drought resistant.
NABE 1, NABE 2, NABE 3, NABE 4, NABE 5, NABE 6, NABE 7C, NABE 8C, NABE
9C, NABE 10C, Also released by the beans programme are K131 and K 132.
All of these bean varieties are disease resistant and high yielding.
The climbing bean 7C, 8C, 9C 10C yield two to three times more than
the bush beans and are very suitable in areas with limited land availability.
The following upland varieties have been developed for disease resistance
and non-shattering: Abilony, UK 2, NP 2, NP 3.
potato: Wagabolige, Tanzania, Bwanjule, Tororo 3, Sowola, Nan Kawogo,
NASPOT 1, NASPOT 2, NASPOT 3, NASPOT 4, NASPOT 5, NASPOT 6. NARO has
contributed six of the above varieties for international release to
humanity and have high nutritional contents. NASPOT 5 has high levels
of vitamin A and can be used to reduce vitamin A deficiency in children.
potato: Victoria, Kisoro, NAKPOT 1, NAKPOT 2, NAKPOT 3.
Production: The Animal Production at NAARI has developed, validated
and packaged silage and hay dry season feeding technologies for dairy
farmers. Farmers who have benefited more are those in Mpigi, Mukono,
Mbarara and Bushenyi. In addition, the use of Lablab, calliandra leaf
meal, maize stover and elephant grass for dry season dairy cattle feeding
has also been evaluated, packaged and transferred to dairy farmers in
the same districts. Fodder bank technologies have been introduced in
Mukono , Mpigi, Masaka and Mbale districts. These technologies have
stimulated voluntary participation in goat production for sales and
Control Unit: Control of the water hyacinth on the lakes of Uganda.
Beetles were introduced on these weeds and by feeding and destroying
these weeds, water hyacinth was reduced.
in Agrometeorology has come up with a break through using Dancert and
Hall (1962) method to determine planting windows for several districts
in Uganda namely Mpigi, Masaka, Masindi, Soroti, Iganga, Kabale and
made greater strides in involving farmers and farmers' groups in participatory
methods of research and development. The centre is highly involved in
multiplication of needed crop varieties in collaboration with NGOs like
BUKADEF, SOCADIDO, WINROCK and various ARDCs. NAARI has trained over
3000 farmers and some extension staff in various technologies during
the past one year alone.
contact us at:
Namulonge Agricultural and Animal Production Research Institute (NAARI)
Email: NAARI @ AFSAT.COM