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We thank T.Y. Feng, Academia Sinca, Taiwan, for providing the Hrap and Pflp gene constructs and African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) for negotiating a royalty-free license for these genes from the patent holder. This research was supported by USAID and IITA. We appreciate technical assistance from F. Sebulime, F. Kato and A. Muwonge.

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  1. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Kampala, Uganda.

    • Leena Tripathi
    •  & Jaindra Nath Tripathi
  2. National Agriculture Research Laboratories, Kampala, Uganda.

    • Andrew Kiggundu
    •  & Wilberforce Kateera Tushemereirwe
  3. International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Nigeria.

    • Sam Korie
  4. ABSPII Project, International Programs, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.

    • Frank Shotkoski

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