In this 2018 Issue of Volume 3, articles on topical subjects including Land-use planning, foresight capacity and fore-sighting for improved food security, crop production (weeds management, pest control mechanisms, and crop improvement) and aspects of Livestock production (dairy cattle feeds and indigenous chicken productivity) are presented. The Journal is open access and all published Issues are available online – various databases. With the growing readership and increasingly dynamic publishing environment, it is (a) important that the journal continues to uphold the gold standard for quality control and (b) hoped that access to the journals published articles will contribute to the evidence-base needed in global debates and practical application of research on various topical subjects indicated above.

Published: 2018-09-30

Magnitude of G x E interaction on root yield of 25 orange and white-fleshed sweetpotato varieties in Kenya

Heritier Mbusa, James Muthomi, Florence M'mogi Olubayo, Ngugi Eliud Kahiu, Benjamin Kivuva, Felister Mbute Nzuve


Biochemicals associated with Callosobruchus chinensis resistance in soybean

Mercy‬ ‪Msiska Ulemu, Weldekidan Belay Miesho, Hailay Mehari Gebremedhn, Samuel Kyamanywa, Patrick Rubaihayo, Thomas Odong , Phinehas Tukamuhabwa, Ephraim Nuwamanya


Land conversion is changing the landscape in the semi-arid Lokere and Lokok Catchments, northeastern Uganda

Richard Osaliya, Oliver Vivian Wasonga, Jackson Gilbert Majaliwa Mwanjalolo, Geoffrey Kironchi, Adipala Ekwamu