Subject: Plant Breeding and Biotechnology

27. Selection of sweetpotato with high protein and/or low trypsin inhibitor activity [pdf 33Kb]
Toyama J., Yoshimoto M. and Yamakawa O.

32. In-vitro plant regeneration via somatic embryogenesis and multiple shoot production in an elite ginger cultivar [pdf 28Kb]
Tarafdar J., Basu A., Nayak P. and Sen S.K.

36. Review of cassava variety development for specific characteristics in Malaysia.
Tan S.L.

45. Towards identifying the full set of genes involved in post-harvest physiological deterioration in cassava. [pdf 50Kb]
Reilly K., Diego Cortés, Rocío Gómez-Vásquez, Tohme J., Beeching J.

51. Yam production in Ghana: To stake or not to stake - A plant breeding perspective. [pdf 35Kb]
Otoo E., Ennin S.A. and Ekpe E.O.

56. Production of amylose-free sweetpotato plants by RNAi. [pdf 26Kb]
Otani M., Hamada T. and Shimada T. 

60. Breeding efforts to develop high-yielding, multiple pest-resistant sweetpotato germplasm in Uganda. [pdf 109Kb]
Mwanga R.O.M., Niringiye C., Lemaga B., Kapinga R., Yencho G.C. and Odongo B.

72. Advances in yam (Dioscorea spp.) genetics and genomics. [pdf 49Kb]
Mignouna H.D., Abang and Asiedu R.

82. Sweetpotato crop improvement in sub-Saharan Africa and future challenges. [pdf 54Kb]
Kapinga R., Zhang D., Lemaga B., Andrade M., Mwanga R., Laurie S., Ndoho P. and Kanju E.

95. Breeding cassava for brown streak resistance: Regional cassava variety development strategy based on farmer and consumer preferences. [pdf 37Kb]
Kanju E.E., Masumba E.,Masawe M., Tollano S., Muli, B., Zacarias, A., Mahungu N., Khizzah B., Whyte J. and Dixon A.

102. The use of doubled-haploids in cassava breeding [pdf 35Kb]
Hernán Ceballos, Martin Fregene and Juan Carlos Pérez

109. Molecular markers as a tool for participatory cassava breeding. [pdf 94Kb]
Gullberg U., Mkumbira J., Chiwona-Karltun L. and Lagercrantz U.

124 Development of virus resistant sweetpotato using biotechnological approaches in Kenya. [pdf 28Kb]
Gichuki S.T., Nangayo F., Machuka J., Njagi I., Macharia C., Odhiambo B., Irungu J and Ndolo P.J.

129 Assessment of genetic diversity, farmer participatory breeding, and sustainable conservation of Eastern African sweetpotato. [pdf 36Kb]
Gichuki S.T., Kapinga R., Villordon A., Kulembeka H., Jeremiah S.C. and Ndolo P.J.

136 Development of a web-accessible GIS database of sweetpotato germplasm for East Africa. [pdf 266Kb]
Gichuki S., Mwanga R., LaBonte D., Burg K., Zhang D. and Villordon A.

139 Farmer to farmer cassava varietal selection and breeding: The Domasi experience. [pdf 28Kb]
Chilimba V.H., Katundu C., Chiphungu F., Mkumbira J., Jiggins J. and Chiwona-Karltun L.

144 Genotype by environment interaction (GXE) for native cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) starch quality and its use in the commercial sector. [pdf 64Kb]
Benesi I.R.M., Labuschagne M.T., Dixon A.G.O and Mahungu N.M.

158 The status of sweetpotato improvement and promotion in Nigeria. [pdf 26Kb]
Akoroda M.O., Edebiri, Egeonu I.N., Bello Z.A. and Yahaya K.M.