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Low soil nutrient tolerance and mineral fertilizer response in White Guinea Yam (Dioscorea rotundata) genotypes (2021)Yam (Dioscorea spp.) is a major food security crop for millions of resource-poor farmers, particularly in West Africa. Soil mineral deficiency is the main challenge in yam production, especially with the dwindling of fallow ...
Gender roles in sourcing and sharing of banana planting material in communities with and without banana bunchy top disease in Nigeria (2021)Banana bunchy top disease (BBTD) is the most devastating disease of banana and plantain (Musa spp.). The disease spreads through the use of infected vegetative propagules and the banana aphid (Pentalonia nigronervosa) is ...
(2021)White Guinea yam (Dioscorea rotundata Poir.) is an important tuber crop grown extensively in tropical regions of West African yam belt. Tuber yield, dry matter content, and tolerance to yam mosaic virus are key traits used ...
Auxin signaling and vascular cambium formation enables storage metabolism in cassava tuberous roots (2021)Cassava storage roots are among the most important root crops worldwide and represent one of the most consumed staple foods in Sub-Saharan Africa. The vegetatively propagated tropical shrub can form many starchy tuberous ...
(2021-05)Taxonomy Phylum Nematoda; class Chromadorea; order Rhabditida; suborder Tylenchina; infraorder Tylenchomorpha; superfamily Tylenchoidea; family Heteroderidae; subfamily Heteroderinae; Genus Globodera. Biology Potato cyst ...