Unravelling the complex story of intergenomic recombination in ABB allotriploid bananas

• Background and Aims Bananas (Musa spp.) are a major staple food for hundreds of millions of people in developing countries. The cultivated varieties...

Authors:
Cenci, Alberto; Sardos, Julie; Hueber, Yann; Martin, Guillaume; Breton, Catherine; Roux, Nicolas; Swennen, Rony; Carpentier, Sebastien Christian; Rouard, Mathieu
Publication Year:
2020
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Traditional crops for household food security and factors associated with on-farm diversity in the Mountains of Nepal

Traditional crops play an important role in household food security and livelihood needs of mountain communities, while at the same time safeguarding...

Authors:
Gauchan, Devendra; Joshi, Bal K.; Sthapit, Sajal; Jarvis, Devra I.
Publication Year:
2020
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Assessment of the resilience of a Tartary Buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum) cultivation system in Meigu, Southwest China

Recent socioeconomic development, increased transport and new agricultural technology are endangering the survival of traditional agriculture and the...

Authors:
Song, Yingjie; Jarvis, Devra I.; Bai, Keyu; Feng, Jinchao; Long, Chunlin
Publication Year:
2020
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The development of a multiplex PCR assay for the detection of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense lineage VI strains in East and Central Africa

Banana is a staple food and cash crop grown in East and Central Africa (ECA). The main banana varieties grown in ECA are the East African highland...

Authors:
Ndayihanzamaso, Privat; Karangwa, Patrick; Mostert, Diane; Mahuku, George; Blomme, Guy; Beed, Fento; Swennen, Rony; Viljoen, Altus
Publication Year:
2020
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Conservation gaps in traditional vegetables native to Europe and Fennoscandia

Vegetables are rich in vitamins and other micronutrients and are important crops for healthy diets and diversification of the food system, and many...

Authors:
de Sousa, Kauê; Solberg, Svein Øivind
Publication Year:
2020
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Seasonal food availability calendar for improved diet quality and nutrition

Methodology guide

Authors:
Lochetti, Gaia; Meldrum, Gennifer; Kennedy, Gina; Termote, Celine
Publication Year:
2020
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Biophysical and socioeconomic factors influencing soil carbon stocks

a global assessment

Authors:
Duarte-Guardia, Sandra; Peri, Pablo; Amelung, Wulf; Thomas, Evert; Borchard, Nils; Cowie, Annette; Ladd, Brenton
Publication Year:
2020
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Estimates of dietary quality in infants and young children (6–23 mo)

Evidence from demographic and health surveys of 49 low- and middle-income countries

Authors:
Baye, Kaleab; Kennedy, Gina
Publication Year:
2020
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Estimates of dietary quality in infants and young children (6–23 mo)

Evidence from demographic and health surveys of 49 low- and middle-income countries

Authors:
Baye, Kaleab; Kennedy, Gina
Publication Year:
2020
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A gender perspective on pest and disease management from the cases of roots, tubers and bananas in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa

Considering gender in research on pests and diseases is increasingly important as it facilitates development of more efficient approaches to...

Authors:
Kawarazuka, Nozomi; Damtew, Elias; Mayanja, Sarah; Sikhu Okonya, Joshua; Rietveld, Anne; Slavchevska, Vanya; Teeken, Béla
Publication Year:
2020
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