n Uganda, apple growing started in The varieties selected for the region are;
1999 when the National Forestry Re- Anna and Golden dorset.
sources Research Institute (NaFORRI) These two varieties were selected because;
and Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute
(KARI) initiated trials in the highlands
of south-western Uganda (Kabale),
with the aim of offering farmers
an alternative source of income.
Studies conducted in central Uganda
showed that apples can grow well in
the more humid areas of the region. To
achieve success in growing apples in
central Uganda, you need to focus on
varieties which are adapted to the region
and the right agronomic practices