White Caya (Gynandropsis gynandra) is a leafy vegetable mainly consumed in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. The fons in Benin name it « Akaya », the Adja « Sabo », the Holli « Efo Oko », the Waama « Garsia », the Gourmantche « Foubai » and the scientists « Gynandropsis gynandra ».
Why Kersting’s groundnut [Macrotyloma geocarpum (Harms) Maréchal & Baudet]?
Kersting’s groundnut (Macrotyloma geocarpum), locally known as doyi in Benin,
Sesame (Sesamum indicum), is an oilseed crop originated from Asia and Africa. Rich in antioxidants (sesamoline, sesamine, sesamole), it is also known for its tasty seeds and high market value.
The TAERA project is implemented as part of the initiative called « Development Smart Innovation through Research in Agriculture (DeSIRA) « funded by the European Union.
The laboratory of Genetics, Horticulture and Seed Science is pleased to collaborate with the Jr Biotek Foundation to hold a second ‘Plant Molecular Biology Workshop’ supported by the University of Cambridge’s Global Challenges Research and the Cambridge-Africa Alborada Fund.
Scientists from GBioS granted with a Genomic Selection Training Workshop sponsored by the Integrated Genotyping Support and Service (IGSS)
From October 21st to October 22nd, 2019, scientists from GBioS attended a workshop sponsored by The IGSS (Integrated genotyping service and support) at WACCI, University of Ghana.
From 23 to 25 October 2019, a delegation from the Laboratory of Genetics, Horticulture and Seed Science was in Ghana in the framework of the launching conference of African Plant Breeders Association.
The laboratory of Genetics, Horticulture and Seed Sciences, General Secretariat of the African Plant Breeders Association (APBA) is pleased to announce the launching conference of APBA.
The laboratory of Genetics, Horticulture and Seed Science (GBioS/ FSA), in collaboration with the Catholic University of Louvain and the University of Liège in Belgium, the Nazi Boni University in Burkina Faso
On this April 1st, the Telethon amphitheater hosted the launching ceremony of the Training Workshop in Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics and Microscopy co-organized