Using genomic sequence information to increase conservation and sustainable use of crop diversity and benefit-sharing

This article describes how CGIAR centers and partners are using genomic sequence information to promote the conservation and sustainable use of crop...

Authors:
Halewood, M.; Lopez Noriega, I.; Ellis, D.; Roa, C.; Rouard, M.; Hamilton, R. S.
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Are the old International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (IBPGR) base collections available through the Plant Treaty’s multilateral system of access and benefit sharing? A review

In 1975, the International Board for Plant Genetic Resources created the first internationally linked system of genebanks, known as the Registry of...

Authors:
Thormann, I.; Engels, J.; Halewood, M.
Publication Year:
2018
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Modification of local diets to improve vitamin A, iron and protein contents for children aged 6 to 23 months in Kagera,Tanzania

The banana-based farming system of Kagera region of Tanzania has good edible food diversity. However, households still consume monotonous diets, which...

Authors:
Mbela, D.E.N.; Kinabo, J.; Mwanri, A.W.; Ekesa, B.
Publication Year:
2018
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Caregivers' nutritional knowledge and attitudes mediate seasonal shifts in children's diets

Smallholder farmers dependent on rain‐fed agriculture experience seasonal variationsin food and nutrient availability occasioned by seasonality of...

Authors:
Oduor, F.O.; Boedecker, J.; Kennedy, G.; Mituki‐Mungiria, D.; Termote, C.
Publication Year:
2018
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Dietary diversity among smallholder households in Bukoba district, Tanzania and Kiboga district, Uganda

Undernutrition in developing countries continues to affect 780 million people resulting in poor growth and development; increasing the burden of...

Publication Year:
2018
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Corm damage caused by banana weevils Cosmopolites sordidus (Germar) collected from different banana growing regions in Uganda

In this study, both healthy tissue culture plantlets and maiden suckers of the Nakitembe cultivar were used to assess the damage level variation...

Authors:
Twesigye, C.K.; Ssekatawa, K.; Kiggundu, A.; Tushemereirwe, W.; Matovu, E.; Karamura, E.
Publication Year:
2018
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Perceptions paysannes de l’impact du changement climatique sur le mil dans les zones sahelienne et soudano-sahelienne du Burkina Faso

Authors:
Bougma, L.A.; Ouerdraogo, M.H.; Sawadogo, N.; Sawadogo, M.; Balma, D.; Vernooy, R.
Publication Year:
2018
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East African diploid and triploid bananas: a genetic complex transported from South-East Asia

All the edible AA varieties studied here are genetically homogeneous, constituting a unique subgroup, here called ‘Mchare’, despite high phenotypic...

Authors:
Perrier, X.; Jenny, C.; Bakry, F.; Karamura, D.; Kitavi, M.; Dubois, C.; Hervouet, C.; Philippson, G.; De Langhe, E.
Publication Year:
2018
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Genotype-specific growth and proteomic responses of maize toward salt stress

Salt stress in plants triggers complex physiological responses that are genotype specific. Many of these responses are either not yet described or not...

Authors:
Soares, A.L.C.; Geilfus, C.M.; Carpentier, S.C.
Publication Year:
2018
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The African timber tree Entandrophragma congoense (Pierre ex De Wild.) A.Chev. is morphologically and genetically distinct from Entandrophragma angolense (Welw.) C.DC

Authors:
Monthe, F.K.; Duminil, J.; Kasongo Yakusu, E.; Beeckman, H.; Bourland, N.; Doucet, J-L.; Sosef, M.S.M.; Hardy, O.J.
Publication Year:
2018
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