Potential impacts of increasing average yields and reducing maize yield variability in Africa

Genomics of the Saccharinae: Bringing the Benefits of Sorghum Genomics to Africa

Climate change impacts on crop productivity in Africa and South Asia

Knox J, Hess T, Daccache A, Wheeler T.  2012.  Climate change impacts on crop productivity in Africa and South Asia. Environmental Research Letters. 7(3):034-032.

Large-scale transcriptome analysis in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.), an orphan legume crop of the semi-arid tropics of Asia and Africa.

PhD scholarships on cassava in the UK

We have a couple of PhD scholarship opportunities in the University of Greenwich, in the UK to work on cassava pest and diseases. The projects focusing specifically on cassava brown streak disease and whiteflies will use cutting edge molecular technologies such as next generation sequencing to understand virus-vector-plant interactions. I am looking for mature students with experience in one or more of the following areas; next gen seq analysis, bioinformatics, gene mining, biochemistry, plant transformation or bacterial infections of insect/animal tissues.

Is Cassava the Answer to African Climate Change Adaptation?

Cassava: constraints to production and the transfer of biotechnology to African laboratories

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