Articles by Author: Ipolto Okello Uma

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  1. Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Addressing the HIV/AIDS—food insecurity syndemic in sub-Saharan Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Recently a few vocal health experts have suggested that some of the billions of dollars currently used to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS be reallocated to address more basic problems such as malnutrition, tuberculosis, malaria, and enteric and diarrheal...
  2. Effects of fire, bruchid beetles and soil type on germination and seedling establishment of <em>Acacia drepanolobium</em>

    Effects of fire, bruchid beetles and soil type on germination and seedling establishment of <em>Acacia drepanolobium</em>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The effects of fire, bruchid seed beetles and soil type on the germination and seedling establishment of Acacia drepanolobium were experimentally investigated. Seeds subjected to three seed treatments (bruchid damaged, bruchid-free burnt, and bruchid-free unburned) were germinated in three different...
  3. Use and availability of tree and shrub resources on Maasai communal rangelands near Amboseli, Kenya

    Use and availability of tree and shrub resources on Maasai communal rangelands near Amboseli, Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Use of plant resources is critical in understanding resource dependence among poor rural communities. This study investigated use of tree and shrub resources by a local Maasai community, through discussions and a questionnaire. Twenty-four tree and shrub species were utilised...
  4. Analysis of factors affecting milk yield of Ankole cows grazed on natural range pastures in Uganda

    Analysis of factors affecting milk yield of Ankole cows grazed on natural range pastures in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Effects of seasonal rainfall (RF) and maximum temperature (Tm) variations on milk yield of Ankole cows grazed solely on range pastures were investigated. The resulting changes in herbage growth (HG), herbage yields (HY), herbage crude protein (CPh) and neutral detergent...
  5. Factors affecting <em>in sacco</em> dietary degradation by Ankole cattle grazing natural range pastures in Uganda

    Factors affecting <em>in sacco</em> dietary degradation by Ankole cattle grazing natural range pastures in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    The in sacco disappearance of dietary dry matter after 48h of incubation in the rumen (DMd) was examined for its relationship with seasonal changes in neutral detergent fibre (NDFd), crude protein (CPd), cellulose (CELL), hemicellulose (HCELL), acid detergent lignin (ADLd)...
  6. KLEE: A long‐term multi‐species herbivore exclusion experiment in Laikipia, Kenya

    KLEE: A long‐term multi‐species herbivore exclusion experiment in Laikipia, Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Livestock and wildlife share much of their respective ranges throughout the semi‐arid ecosystems of the world. As the profitability of livestock production becomes more marginal and wildlife values increase, there is a need to understand the interactions between livestock and...
  7. Qualitative study of the influence of antidepressants on the psychological health of patients on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda

    Qualitative study of the influence of antidepressants on the psychological health of patients on antiretroviral therapy in Uganda

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The study set out to explore how HIV-positive individuals conceptualise and describe depression and its manifestation in their lives, and how this may change over time in the context of antiretroviral therapy (ART) and antidepressant treatment. We conducted in-depth interviews...
  8. Variations and changes in habitat, productivity, composition of aquatic biota and fisheries of the Kyoga lake system: lessons for management

    Variations and changes in habitat, productivity, composition of aquatic biota and fisheries of the Kyoga lake system: lessons for management

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    The Kyoga lake system, which is c. 4 m deep, originally had a diverse fish fauna, extensive macrophytes and wetlands. Most (82%) of its water comes from Lake Victoria, is controlled through three dams and has a short residence time...