Subject: Biodiversity Conservation and Evaluation (Genetic Resources, Characterization and Utilization)

  1. Relationship between wild and cultivated yams: Case study of yam domestication in Benin [pdf 529Kb]
    Dr Hana Chair, CIRAD, France.
  2. Genetic diversity of cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) introduced in the oceanic islands of Vanuatu, Melanesia, South Pacific [pdf 258Kb]
    Ms Julie Sardos, CIRAD,Vanuatu.
  3. Validation of Diversity Arrays Technology ( DArT) as a platform for whole genome profiling in cassava [pdf 270Kb]
    Dr P.Wongtiem, Rayong Field Crops Research Center, Thailand.
  4. Selection of sweet potato lines for high starch and fodder for yield [pdf 211Kb]
    Dr S.K. Naskar, Regional Center of CTCRI, India.
  5. Molecular diversity in the local cultivars of Colocasia and Xanthosoma [pdf 297Kb]
    Dr Santha V. Pillai ,Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, India.
  6. Towards a Global Taro Genetic Resources Conservation Strategy [pdf 303Kb]
    Dr V. Ramanatha Rao, IPGRI, Malaysia.
  7. Biofortification of sweet potato for pro-vitamin a (?-carotene), iron and zinc – What has been achieved and what is within reach? [pdf 213Kb]
    Dr W.J. Gruneberg, International Potato Center (CIP), Peru.
  8. Diversity and Distribution of the Genus Dioscorea in Western Ghats [pdf 475Kb]
    Ms Elsamma Joseph Arackal, Tropical Botanic Garden and Research Institute, India.
  9. Prospects of root and tuber crops in north-eastern region of India [pdf 247Kb]
    K.M.Bujarbaruah, R.K. Yadav, L.C.De and S.K.Sanwal, ICAR research Complex for NEH Region, Umiam-793103, Meghalaya, India.