Breeding Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) for disease, insect and stress resistance and determination of socioeconomic impact on smallholder farm families
Washington State University
Collaborating Scientists' Institutions: Sokoine University of Agriculture, University of Dar es Salaam (Tanzania); University of Illinois (US)
M.J. Silbernagel (US); J.M.Teri (Tanzania)
D.C. Davis , G. I. Mink, R.T. Schotzko, B.G. Swanson (US); P.R. Dimosn, A. Femi Lana, E.E. Maeda, F.T.B. Magayane, M.T. Mmbaga, E.R. Mbiha, A.N. Minjas, R.N. Misangu, O.D. Mwandemele, s. Nchimbi, J.J.B. Rugambisa, C.L. Rweyemamu, M.P. Salema, K.P. Sibuga, A.J. Tesha, J.G. Yarro
To develop high yielding, widely adapted disease and insect resistant bean cultivars for the smallholder family. To estimate the economic viability of the new cultivars and their impact on women’s roles in the production, consumption and marketing process.