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Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science
Floods have destroyed over 2000 acres of rice in Uganda which affected yield and caused losses to farmers. This problem is more pronounced when fields are not well leveled, and the mode of irrigation is by surface flooding. Majority of lowland rice fields in East African region are of this nature and are thus prone to yield losses. There are no submergence tolerance varieties identified in Uganda, so far. To address this problem, breeding for submergence tolerance is the most ideal anddoi:10.5897/jpbcs2019.0827 fatcat:gi2j4jrbrvdzlevosdqtmzhdfm