Publications

Niyongere, C., Losenge, T., Ateka, E.M., Ntukamazina, N., Ndayiragije, P., Simbare, A., Cimpaye, P., Nintije, P., Lepoint, P. and Blomme, G. (2013). Understanding banana bunchy top disease epidemiology in Burundi for an enhanced and integrated management approach. Plant Pathology 62(3):562–570.

Célestin Niyongere, Elijah Miinda Ateka, Turoop Losenge, Désiré Nkenzabahizi, Guy Blomme and Pascal Lepoint (2012). Occurrence and distribution of banana bunchy top disease in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. Tree and Forestry Science and Biotechnology 6 (special issue 1), 102-107. 2012 Global Sciences Books.

C. Niyongere, E. Ateka, T. Losenge, G. Blomme and P. Lepoint  ( 2011). Screening Musa Genotypes for Banana Bunchy Top Disease Resistance in Burundi. ProMusa Symp. on Global Perspectives on Asian Challenges Eds.: I. Van den Bergh et al. Acta Hort. 897, ISHS 2011.

Ekesa Nakhauka, B., Blomme, G. and Garming, H. (2011). Dietary Diversity and Nutritional Status of Pre-School Children from Musa-Dependent Households in Gitega (Burundi) and Butembo (DR Congo). African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development 11(4):4896-4911.

Carter, B.A., Reeder, R., Mgenzi, S.R., Kinyua, Z.M., Mbaka, J.N., Doyle, K., Nakato, V., Mwangi, M., Beed, F., Aritua, V., Lewis Ivey, M.L., Miller, S.A. and Smith, J.J. (2010). Identification of Xanthomonas vasicola (formerly X. campestris pv. musacearum), causative organism of banana xanthomonas wilt, in Tanzania, Kenya and Burundi. Plant Pathology 59(2): 403.

Rishirumuhirwa, T. 2010. Agrobiotec: clean planting material micropropagation for improved crop production in Burundi. p.567-570. In: Dubois, T., Hauser, S., Staver, C. and Coyne, D. (eds). International Conference on Banana and Plantain in Africa on Harnessing International Partnerships to Increase Research Impact, Mombasa, Kenya, 2008/10/05-09. Acta Horticulturae 879.  ISHS, Leuven, Belgium.

Nzigamasabo, A. and Nimpagaritse, A. (2009). Traditional fermented foods and beverages in Burundi. Food Research International 42(5-6):588-594.

CIALCA. (2007). Musa sub-sector strategic plan for Burundi: 2006-2011. Addressing the challenges of integrating bananas into the market economy. CIALCA, Bujumbura (BDI). 18p.

Cochet, H. (2007). Capacité d’innovation des systèmes paysans et gestion des ressources naturelles au Burundi. INAPG, Paris (FRA). 19p.

Rishirumuhirwa, T. (2005). Biotechnologies et commercialisation du germoplasme du bananier par le secteur privé au Burundi, cas d’Agrobiotec. Agrobiotec, Bujumbura (BDI). 7p.

Akyeampong, E., Hitimana, L., Torquebiau, E. and Munyemana, P.C. (1999). Multistrata agroforestry with beans, bananas and Grevillea robusta in the highlands of Burundi. Experimental Agriculture 35(3):357-369.

Rishirumuhirwa, T. and Roose, E. (1998). Effets des matières organiques et minérales sur la réhabilitation des sols acides de montagne du Burundi. p.10. In: Jamagne, M. (ed). 16e Congrès Mondial de Science du Sol, 1998/08/20-28, Montpellier (FRA). Congrès Mondial de Science du Sol. Fonctionnement actuel des écosystèmes pédologiques mondiaux en relation avec les divers types d’utilisations des sols par les sociétés humaines.  INRA, Montpellier (FRA).

Akyeampong, E., Hitimana, L., Franzel, S. and Munyemana, P.C. (1995). The agronomic and economic performance of banana, bean and tree intercropping in the highlands of Burundi: an interim assessment. Agroforestry Systems 31(3):199-210.

Rishirumuhirwa, T. (1993). Potentiel du bananier dans la gestion et la conservation des sols ferralitiques du Burundi. Cahiers ORSTOM Série Pédologie 28(2):367-383.

Gatsinzi, F. and Sebasigari, K. (1989). La maladie de Panama due à Fusarium Oxysporum f. sp. Cubense (E.F. Smith) Synder and Hansen au sein de la communauté économique des pays des grands lacs (Burundi-Rwanda-Zaire). IRAZ, Gitega (BDI). 15p.

Thesis

Nkalubo Jagwe, J. (2011). The impact of transaction costs on the participation of smallholder farmers and intermediaries in the banana markets of Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda. University of Pretoria, Pretoria (ZAF). PhD – Doctor of Philosophy (Agricultural Economics). 120p.

Copus, A. (2009). Etude du statut nutritionnel de systèmes bananiers-caféiers au Burundi. UCL, Louvain (BEL). Thèse (Diplôme de Bioingénieur en Sciences et Technologies de l’Environnement). 112p.

Bioversity-INIBAP publications:

Rishirumuhirwa, T. (1997). Rôle du bananier dans le fonctionnement des exploitations agricoles des hauts plateaux d’Afrique de l’est : application au cas de la région du Kirimiro-Burundi [The role of banana in the functioning of farms on the high plateaux in East Africa: application to the case of the Kirimiro region of Burundi]. Infomusa (FRA) 6(1):27-30.

Vigheri Ndungo, M. (1997). Evaluation agronomique et résistance à la fusariose des hybrides FHIA-01 et FHIA-03 au Burundi [Agronomic evaluation and Fusarium wilt resistance of the hybrids FHIA-01 and FHIA-03 in Burundi]. Infomusa (FRA) 6(1):26-27.

Kummert, J. (1994). Detection of double-stranded RNA in bunchy top diseased banana plants from Burundi. p.34-37. In: Iskra-Caruana, M.L.(ed.). Second “hands on” workshop on banana bunchy top disease. Report. INIBAP, Montpellier (FRA).