OUTPUT I: “Potato varieties trials”.To select new varieties of potatoes with high productivity and good quality.
Objective: The objective of this experiment is to assess the productivity of varieties & resistance to diseases according to a "Control variety". To take measures of the specific gravity, using Hydrometer device or the method of weight: S.G = Weight in air (weight in air – weight in water).
OUTPUT II: “Forage trials”. To select new varieties of fodder maize and pearl millet with high quality on forage production
Objective: The objective of this experiment is
ò To release new varieties ofFodder maize with good productivity, early maturity
and high protein content.
ò To select new varieties ofPearl millet on high yield and good quality.
OUTPUT III: To study the effect of fertilizer application on yield and quality of potatoes.
Objective: due to the excessive and different methods application of fertilizer, and
for environmental reasons, it is important to study the effect of different methods of fertilizers application, to economize fertilizer application by using the best time and method to inform the farmers for the best way of fertilization.
OUTPUT IV: Identification of cereal toxic fungus on seeds storage, their micotoxins and the ways of prevention.
Objective: micotoxins are produced by a large varieties of fungi developed on
cereals & other crops in different ecological situations. Their presence on livestock production form a group of toxic substances and present mutagen activities transferred in food proceeding which are danger for man health. The objective of this study is to identify the presence of these fungus, to prevent the contamination of
food stuff, to maintain suitable storage conditions and finally to protect public health.