Scientific research facing the challenges of sustainable production and the valorization of the tomato in a context of climate change

As part of the promotion of the tomato sector in West Africa, a consortium of agricultural research institutes is organising a scientific symposium from 27 to 29 July 2022.The main objective of this meeting between researchers and other actors working on tomato in the sub-region is to capitalise on research achievements and technological innovations.

Incidence and severity of aphid-transmitted viruses and horticultural performance of habanero pepper (Capsicum chinense Jacq) breeding lines in Benin.

Zohoungbogbo, H. P.F., Achigan-Dako, E. G., Honfoga, J., Lin, S. W., Lin, T. H., Wang, Y. W., Chan, Y. L.; Hanson, P. & Barchenger, D. W. (2022). Incidence and Severity of Aphid-transmitted Viruses and Horticultural Performance of Habanero Pepper (Capsicum chinense Jacq.) Breeding Lines in Benin. HortScience, 57(5), 606-612.

Morphological diversity of Bobgunnia madagascariensis (Desv.) J. H. Kirkbr. & Wiersema, across the Sudanian and Sudano-Guinean zones of Benin Republic

Imorou, L., Fassinou Hotegni, N.V., Togbe, E.C., Goudou, H.G., Achigan-Dako, E.G., Adoukonou-Sagbadja, H., Ahoton, L.E., 2022. Morphological diversity of Bobgunnia madagascariensis (Desv.) J. H. Kirkbr. & Wiersema, across the Sudanian and Sudano-Guinean zones of Benin Republic. South African Journal of Botany 147, 731–740. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2022.03.013

Morphotype classification criteria and influence of sociocultural factors on perceived shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa C.F.Gaertn) natural variation across parklands in Benin

F. Merinosy, M.F.; Achigan-Dako, E.G.; Gnanglè, P.C.; Kassa, E.; Boffa, J.-M. Morphotype Classification Criteria and Influence of Sociocultural Factors on Perceived Shea Tree (Vitellaria paradoxa C.F. Gaertn) Natural Variation across Parklands in Benin. Plants 2022, 11, 299. https://doi.org/10.3390/ plants11030299

Profiling Cultivars Development in Kersting’s Groundnut [Macrotyloma geocarpum (Harms) Maréchal and Baudet] for Improved Yield, Higher Nutrient Content, and Adaptation to Current and Future Climates

Coulibaly M, Bodjrenou G, Akohoue F, Agoyi EE, Merinosy Francisco FM, Agossou COA, Sawadogo M and Achigan-Dako EG (2022) Profiling Cultivars Development in Kersting’s Groundnut [Macrotyloma geocarpum (Harms) Maréchal and Baudet] for Improved Yield, Higher Nutrient Content, and Adaptation to Current and Future Climates. Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 5:759575. doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2021.759575