Projects

  • Commercializing Clean Sweet Potato Seed Production in Areas with a Long Dry Season. Contact Dr Richard Gibson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Building Local Capacity for Surveillance Diagnosis, Characterisation and Control of Cassava Viruses in Northern Nigeria. Contact Professor Maruthi Gowda This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Transcriptome analysis of virus-infected cassava and yeast-two-hybrid assays for resistance gene mining. Contact Professor Maruthi Gowda This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • African cassava whitefly project: outbreak causes and sustainable solutions. Contact Professor John Colvin This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., http://cassavawhitefly.org/
    • Understanding whitefly bacterial infections and exploring its microbiome diversity using metagenome sequencing
    • Identifying resistance to the whitefly Bemisia tabaci in wild cassava accessions, Latin American genotypes and African land races
  • Developing novel biopesticide formulation technology for major Lepidopteran crop pests. Contact David Grzywacz This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.