Publications

Ugirinshuti, V., Dhed’a Djailo, B. and Kabera, J.N. 2012. Comparative study of in vitro regeneration efficiency of shoot-tip explants of Pelargonium graveolens and some cultivars of banana (Musa spp.) grown in Rwanda in response to different concentrations of cytokinins. African Journal of Biotechnology 11(41):9741-9752. http://dx.doi.org/10.5897/AJB11.2244

Ngabitsinze, J.C., Mukashema, A., Ikirezi, M. and Niyitanga, F. 2011. Planning and costing adaptation of perennial crop farming systems to climate change: Coffee and banana in Rwanda. IIED, London, UK. 52p.

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 Thesis (Agricultural Economics). 120p. http://www.cialca.org/files/files/phdthesis_jagwe.pdf

Gaidashova, S.V., Van Asten, P.J.A., Jefwa, J.M., Delvaux, B. and Declerck, S. 2010. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the East African Highland banana cropping systems as related to edapho-climatic conditions and management practices: case study of Rwanda. Fungal Ecology 3(3):225-233. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2009.09.002

Gaidashova, S.V., Van Asten, P.J.A., Delvaux, B. and De Waele, D. 2010. The influence of the topographic position within highlands of Western Rwanda on the interactions between banana (Musa spp. AAA-EA), parasitic nematodes and soil factors. Scientia Horticulturae 125(3):316-322. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2010.04.010

Gaidashova, S.V., Van Asten, P.J.A., Dochez, C., Delvaux, B. and De Waele, D. 2010. Impact of the root-lesion nematode Pratylenchus goodeyi and mulch on the East African Highland banana crop performance in Kibuye, Western Rwanda. Nematology 12(3):349-356. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/138855409X12525742436402

Gaidashova, S.V., Van Asten, P.J.A., De Waele, D. and Delvaux, B. 2009. Relationship between soil properties, crop management, plant growth and vigour, nematode occurrence and root damage in East African Highland banana-cropping systems: a case study in Rwanda. Nematology 11(6):883-894. http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/156854109X430310

Vanhoudt, N. 2009. On-farm assessment of banana plant density in Rwanda. KUL, Leuven (BEL). Thesis (Master of Tropical Natural Resources Management). 112p. http://www.cialca.org/files/files/Student%20Thesis/thesisNielsVanhoudt.pdf

Nsabimana, A., Gaidashova, S.V., Nantale, G., Karamura, D.A. and Van Staden, J. 2008. Banana cultivar distribution in Rwanda. African Crop Science Journal 16(1):1-8. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/acsj/article/view/54318

Gaidashova, S.V., Karemera, F. and Karamura, E.B. 2008. Agronomic performance of introduced banana varieties in lowlands of Rwanda. African Crop Science Journal 16(1):9-16. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/acsj/article/view/54321

Gaidashova, S.V., Uwimpuhwe , B. and Karamura, E.B. 2008. Identification of banana varieties with resistance to nematodes in Rwanda. African Crop Science Journal 16(1):27-33. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/acsj/article/view/54328

Van Damme, J. 2008. Analyse systémique des contraintes en culture bananière au Rwanda. UCL, Louvain. Thesis (Diplôme de Bioingénieur). 107p. https://www.uclouvain.be/cps/ucl/doc/gena/documents/JVD_Memoire.pdf

Nsabimana, A. and Van Staden, J. 2007. Assessment of genetic diversity of highland bananas from the National Banana Germplasm Collection at Rubona, Rwanda using RAPD markers. Scientia Horticulturae 113(3):293-299. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2007.04.010

Reeder, R., Muhinyuza, J.B., Opolot, O., Aritua, V., Crozier, J. and Smith, J. 2007. Presence of banana bacterial wilt (Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum) in Rwanda. Plant Pathology 56(6): 1038. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3059.2007.01640.x

Nkerabahizi, D.Gaidashova, S.V., Germeau, G., Van Asten, P.J.A. and Delvaux, B. 2007. Identification of constraints to banana production in three eco-regions of Rwanda. p.108-119. In: Njeru, R.W., Kogabo, D.M., Ndabamenye, T., Kayiranga, D., Ragama, P.E., Sallah, P.Y.K., Ndayiragije, A., Ndiramiye, L., Night, G., Akinyemi, S.0.S., Kanuya, N., Bagabe, M.C. and Mugabe, J. (eds). Proceedings of National Conference on Agricultural Research Outputs, Kigali, 2007/03/26-27. Sustainable agriculture productivity for improved food security and livelihoods. ISAR, Kigali.

Nkerabahizi, D.Gaidashova, S.V., Dusengemungu, L., Niyonzima, J.P. and Reeder, R. 2007. Spread into Rwanda of the devasting banana xanthomonas wilt disease. p.196-203. In: Njeru, R.W., Kogabo, D.M., Ndabamenye, T., Kayiranga, D., Ragama, P.E., Sallah, P.Y.K., Ndayiragije, A., Ndiramiye, L., Night, G., Akinyemi, S.0.S., Kanuya, N., Bagabe, M.C. and Mugabe, J. (eds). Proceedings of National Conference on Agricultural Research Outputs, Kigali, 2007/03/26-27. Sustainable agriculture productivity for improved food security and livelihoods. ISAR, Kigali.

Gaidashova, S.V. 2006. Disease surveillance for BXW in Rwanda. p.40-42. In: Karamura, E., Osiru, M., Blomme, G., Lusty, C. and Picq, C. (eds). Proceedings of Banana Xanthomonas Wilt Regional Preparedness and Strategy Development Workshop, Kampala (UGA), 2005/02/14-18. Developing a regional strategy to address the outbreak of banana Xanthomonas wilt in East and Central Africa. INIBAP, Montpellier.

Nsabimana, A. and Van Staden, J. 2006. Ploidy investigation of bananas (Musa spp.) from the National Banana Germplasm Collection at Rubona-Rwanda by flow cytometry. South African Journal of Botany 72:302-305. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2005.10.004

Germeau, G. 2006. Identification des contraintes en culture bananière traditionnelle dans trois régions du Rwanda par enquête diagnostic. UCL, Louvain (BEL). Thesis (Diplôme de Bioingénieur). 113p. http://www.cialca.org/files/files/Student%20Thesis/Geoffroy%20Germeau.pdf

Gaidashova, S.V., Okech, S.H.O., Gold, C.S. and Nyagahungu, I. 2005. Why beer bananas? The case for Rwanda [A quoi tient la préférence pour la banane à bière ? L’exemple du Rwanda]. Infomusa 14(1):2-6.

Nsabimana, A. and Van Staden, J. 2005. Characterization of the banana germplasm collection from Rubona, Rwanda. Scientia Horticulturae 107(1):58-63. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2005.07.010

Okech, S.H.O., Gaidashova, S.V., Gold, C.S., Nyagahungu, I. and Musumbu, J.T. 2005. The influence of socio-economic and marketing factors on banana production in Rwanda: results from a participatory rural appraisal. International journal of sustainable development and world ecology 12(2):149-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504500509469626

Gaidashova, S.V., Okech, S.H., Van Den Berg, E., Marais, M., Gatarayiha, C.M. and Ragama, P.E. 2004. Plant-parasitic nematodes in banana-based farming systems in Rwanda: species profile, distribution and abundance. African Plant Protection 10(1):27-33. http://content.ajarchive.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/10233121&CISOPTR=23&REC=17

Moeyersons, J. 2003. The topographic thresholds of hillslope incisions in southern Rwanda. Catena 50(2-4):381-400. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0341-8162(01)00177-1

Berlage, L., Verpoorten, M. and Verwimp, P. 2003. Rural households under extreme stress: survival strategies of poor households in post-genocide Rwanda. FICB, Brussels. 103p.

Berlage, L., Verpoorten, M. and Verwimp, P. 2003. Income mobility, ethnicity and the rural economy in post-genocide Rwanda: micro-level evidence. p.27. In: Proceedings of 8th Spring Meeting of Young Economists, 2003/04/03-05, Leuven (BEL). Income mobility, ethnicity and the rural economy in post-genocide Rwanda: micro-level evidence. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven. http://www.econ.kuleuven.be/smye/abstracts/p179.pdf

Van den Berg, E., Marais, M., Gaidashova, S.V. and Tiedt, L.R. 2003. Hoplolaimidae Filip’ev, 1934 (Nemata) from Rwandan banana fields. African Plant Protection 9(1):31-42. http://content.ajarchive.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/10233121&CISOPTR=48&REC=15

Verwimp, P.. 2002. Agricultural policy, crop failure and the ‘Ruriganiza’ famine (1989) in southern Rwanda: a prelude to genocide? p.57. In: Agricultural policy, crop failure and the ‘Ruriganiza’ famine (1989) in southern Rwanda: a prelude to genocide? Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven. http://www.econ.kuleuven.be/eng/ew/discussionpapers/Dps02/Dps0207.pdf

Ferris, R.S.B., Gaidashova, S., Tuyisenge, J., Rucibango, M., Mukabazirake, E., Kagiraneza, B., Ndirigwe, J., Gatarayiha, C. and Wanda, K. 2002. Marketing survey of the banana sub-sector Rwanda. ISAR, Gitega. 97p.

Musabyimana, T. 1994. Banana cultivation in Rwanda: importance, constraints, and research activities [Culture bananière au Rwanda: importance, contraintes, et activités de recherche]. Musafrica 5:5-6.

Ganry, J.Musabyimana, T. 1993. Screening for resistance to banana bunchy top in Rwanda. p.378. In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Genetic Improvement of Bananas for Resistance to Diseases and Pests, Montpellier (FRA), 1992/09/7-9. Breeding banana and plantain for resistance to diseases and pests. CIRAD-FLHOR, Montpellier.

Lassoudière, A. 1993. Institut des Sciences Agronomiques du Rwanda (ISAR). Rapport de visite, octobre 1993. CIRAD-FLHOR, Montpellier. 107p.

Musabyimana, T. 1993. Méthodologie de l’enquête diagnostic banane au Rwanda. p37-46. In: Gold, C.S. and Gemmil, B. (eds.). Biological and integrated control of highland banana and plantain pests and diseases. Proceedings of a research coordination meeting. IITA, Kampala.

Musabyimana, T.. 1993. Programme de recherche banane au Rwanda. p.406-413. In: Gold, C.S. and Gemmil, B. (eds.). Proceedings of Biological and Integrated Control of Highland Banana and Plantain Pests and Diseases, Cotonou (BEN), 1991/11/12-14. Biological and integrated control of highland banana and plantain pests and diseases. Proceedings of a research coordination meeting. IITA, Kampala.

Gatsinzi, F. 1992. La maladie de Panama due à Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense au Rwanda. FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 40(3):68-74.

Godefroy, J., Rutunga, V. and Sebahutu, A. 1991. Les terres de bananeraies dans la région de Kibungo au Rwanda : résultantes du milieu et des systèmes de culture. Fruits 46(2):109-124.

Godefroy, J., Perrier, X., Rutunga, V. and Sebahutu, A. 1991. Relations entre les caractéristiques physico-chimiques des sols de la région de Kibungo au Rwanda et le potentiel de production des bananiers. Application à la gestion de la fertilité des sols. Fruits 46(6):625-631.

Sebasigari, K. 1990. Effect of black Sigatoka (Mycosphaerella fijiensis Morelet) on bananas and plantains grown in Imbo plain in Rwanda and Burundi p.61-65. In: Fullerton, R. and Stover, R.H. (eds.). Proceedings of International workshop on Sigatoka leaf spot diseases of bananas, San Jose (CRI), 1989/03/28-04/01. Sigatoka leaf spot diseases of bananas : Proceedings of an International Workshop. INIBAP, Montpellier.

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. 15p.

Sebasigari, K. 1988. Le charancon et les nematodes du bananier dans les pays C.E.P.G.L. (Burundi – Rwanda – Zaire). p.80-82. In: Proceedings of Nematodes and the Borer Weevil in Bananas, Bujumbura (BDI), 1987/12/7-11. Nematodes and the Borer Weevil in Bananas: Present status and outlook [Les Nematodes et le Charancon du Bananier : situation et perspectives de la recherche]. INIBAP, Montpellier.

Musabyimana, T. 1988. Les principaux ravageurs du bananier au Rwanda : Perspectives pour leur contrôle. p.52-53. In: Proceedings of Nematodes and the Borer Weevil in Bananas, Bujumbura (BDI), 1987/12/7-11. Nematodes and the Borer Weevil in Bananas: Present status and outlook [Les Nematodes et le Charancon du Bananier : situation et perspectives de la recherche]. INIBAP, Montpellier.

Kayumba, J. 1988. Revue des principales cultures vivrières au Rwanda : régions de production et calendriers culturaux. Bulletin Agricole du Rwanda 21(4):287-295.

Musabyimana, T. and Karambi, E. 1987. Bunchy top et mosaïque en tirets : deux principales maladies virales du bananier au Rwanda. Bulletin Agricole du Rwanda 20(4):252-256.