Latest Publications

Below is a selection of the latest publications of regional interest

Passo Tsamo, C.V., Herent, M.F., Tomekpe, K., Happi Emaga, T., Quetin-Leclercq, J., Rogez, H., Larondelle, Y. and Andre, C. 2015. Phenolic profiling in the pulp and peel of nine plantain cultivars (Musa sp.). Food Chemistry 167:197-204. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2014.06.095

Iskra-Caruana, M.L., Chabannes, M., Duroy, P.O. and Muller, E. 2014. A possible scenario for the evolution of Banana streak virus in banana. Virus Research 186:155-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2014.01.005

Ocimati, W., Nakato, G.V., Fiaboe, K.M., Beed, F. and Blomme, G. 2014. Incomplete systemic movement of Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum and the occurrence of latent infections in xanthomonas wilt-infected banana mats. Plant Pathology. . http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppa.12233

Ochola, D., Jogo, W., Odongo, M., Tinzaara, W., Onyango, M. and Karamura, E. 2014. Household dynamics influencing effective eradication of Xanthomonas wilt in smallholder banana systems in Ugunja division-Kenya. African Journal of Agricultural Research 9(26):2031-2040. http://www.academicjournals.org/journal/AJAR/article-abstract/52813E445744

Barnos Warsanga, W. 2014. Coordination and Structure of Agri-Food Value Chains: Analysis of Banana Value Chain Strands in Tanzania. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development 5(7):71-78. http://www.iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEDS/article/view/12573

Adheka Giria, J. 2014. Contribution to the characterization and classification of the Congo basin African plantains (Musa AAB) in the Democratic Republic of Congo. University of Kisangani, Kisangani, DRC. PhD Thesis. 119p.

Tripathi, J.N., Lorenzen, J., Bahar, O., Ronald, P. and Tripathi, L. 2014. Transgenic expression of the rice Xa21 pattern-recognition receptor in banana (Musa sp.) confers resistance to Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacearum. Plant Biotechnology Journal 12(6):663-673. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12170

Yemataw, Z., Mohamed, H., Diro, M., Addis, T. and Blomme, G. 2014. Enset (Ensete ventricosum) clone selection by farmers and their cultural practices in southern Ethiopia. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 61(6):1091-1104. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10722-014-0093-6

2014. Highlights of “PIF”, an in vivo horticultural mulpiplication technique of bananas and plantains. Banana and plantain R&D e-newsletter WCA 1:1-2.

Kutinyu, R., Fraiser, C., Ngezimana, W. and Mudau, F.N. 2014. Evaluation of banana bunch protection materials for optimum fruit production on cultivars grown in Mozambique. Tropical Agriculture 91(2):109-115. http://sta.uwi.edu/tropicalagriculture/documents/Vol91No2/volume%2091%20issue%202%20paper%205.pdf

Garcia, F.A. and Kema, G. 2014. Phenotyping Banana Germplasm with Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. cubense Tropical Race 4. Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands. http://issuu.com/paulienpoelarends/docs/foc_screening_compilation_may_2014_

Oselebe, H.O., Nnamani, C.V. and Ikeh, E. 2014. Pollen diversity, viability and floral structure of some Musa genotypes. Nigerian Journal of Biotechnology 27:21-27. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/njb/article/view/106082

Joe, A., Sreejith, P.E. and Sabu, M. 2014. Notes on the rediscovery, taxonomic history and conservation of Musa mannii H. Wendl. ex Baker (Musaceae). Webbia: Journal of Plant Taxonomy and Geography 69(1):117-122. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00837792.2014.893603

Yemataw, Z., Mohamed, H., Diro, M., Addis, T. and Blomme, G. 2014. Ethnic-based diversity and distribution of enset (Ensete ventricosum) clones in southern Ethiopia. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment 6(7):244-251. http://www.academicjournals.org/journal/JENE/article-abstract/A7F318846858

Kavoo-Mwangi, A.M., Kahangi, E.M., Ateka, E., Onguso, J. and Jefwa, J.M. 2014. Integration of Commercial Microbiological Products into Soil Fertility Practices as a Potential Option for Acclimatization and Growth of TC Banana in Kenya. Open Journal of Soil Science 04(08):259-271.

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