Houdegbe AC., Sogbohossou, OED, EA Achigan-Dako. 2017. Enhancing growth and leaf yield in Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq. (Cleomaceae) using agronomic practices to accelerate crop domestication. Scientia Horticulturae, in press.
A roadmap for breeding orphan leafy vegetable species: a case study of Gynandropsis gynandra (Cleomaceae)
Sogbohossou, OE Deedi, Enoch Gbènato Achigan-Dako, Patrick Maundu, Svein Solberg, Edgar Deguenon, Rita Mumm, Iago Hale, and Allen Van Deynze, Eric. Schranz. A roadmap for breeding orphan leafy vegetable species: a case study of Gynandropsis gynandra (Cleomaceae). Horticultural Research – Nature
Step Inside the Silicon Valley of Agriculture
A powerhouse of innovation, this tiny country embodies the future of farming. At Wageningen University & Research almost half the graduate students hail from abroad, from more than one hundred nations. Dêêdi Sogbohossou, a doctoral student from Benin, is developing a breeding program for the spider plant, a leafy vegetable widespread in tropical areas of…
Improving the plants that Africans eat and breeders neglect
Nutrition and genetics in Africa Print edition | Science and technology Nov 23rd 2017| Nairobi CASSAVA and sweet potatoes. Lablab beans and water berries. Bitter gourds and sickle sennas. Elephant ears and African locusts.
FortiMoringa has for goal to Improve and promote the use of Moringa oleifera leaves for a better maternal and early childhood nutrition in Benin and is Funded by WOTRO
DAPIS: “Designing appropriate agronomic and processing practices for pineapple supply chains in Benin (DAPIS)” Funded by: science division within the Netherlands Organizations for Scientific Research (NOW)/(WOTRO) through the Applied Research Funds (ARF), Duration: 36 months (October 2015 – September 2018 with extension until September 2019). Cost: € 272644 Aim: Pineapple producers, fresh pineapple exporters, traders and…
Utilizing the genome of the vegetable species Cleome gynandra (spider plant) for the development of improved cultivars for the West and East African markets A. Popular summary Spider plant is a traditional leafy vegetable with a great potential for improving health and nutrition in Africa. The project aims to develop high-yielding and nutrient-rich spider plant…
Mobility for plant genomics scholars to accelerate climate/smart adaptation options and food security in Africa (GENES) is financed by European Union EACEA and will last 4 years. Main objective GENES Project aims at increasing the number of trained and qualified high-level molecular plant breeders in Africa through integrated intra-African program Specific Objectives: 1) Produce for…