Genome-wide diversity analysis suggests divergence among Upper Guinea and the Dahomey Gap populations of the Sisrè berry (Syn: miracle fruit) plant (Synsepalum dulcificum [Schumach. & Thonn.] Daniell) in West Africa

Tchokponhoué, D. A., Achigan-Dako, E. G., Sognigbé, N., Nyadanu, D., Hale, I., Odindo, A. O., & Sibiya, J. (2023). Genome-wide diversity analysis suggests divergence among Upper Guinea and the Dahomey Gap populations of the Sisrè berry (Syn: miracle fruit) plant (Synsepalum dulcificum [Schumach. & Thonn.] Daniell) in West Africa. The Plant Genome, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1002/tpg2.20299

GBioS participates in the Regional meeting for the official launch of the 2nd phase of the Cowpea Atlas project in Thiès, Senegal

Following the launch of the 2nd phase of the Cowpea Atlas Project (October 2022-July 2023), aiming at developing a virtual platform on cowpea, a delegation from GBioS participated in the regional meeting organised in the premises of CERAAS in Senegal. The objective of this meeting was to facilitate consultation between the implementing partners on the…

Enabling effective maize seed system in low-income countries of West Africa: Insights from Benin

Adigoun R.F.R., Houdegbe A.C., Fassinou Hotegni N.V., Segnon A.C., N’Danikou S., Adjé C.A.O., Adadja R.P.M. and Achigan-Dako E.G. (2022) Enabling effective maize seed system in low-income countries of West Africa: Insights from Benin. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems 6:1045629. 17. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2022.1045629

Morphological variability of Euphorbia sepium N.E. Br. across the Sudanian and Sudano-Guinean zones of Benin Republic (West Africa): Implications for conservation

Imorou, l., Goudou, H. G., Fassinou-Hotegni, N. V., Togbe, E. C., Bello, D. O., Adoukonou-Sagbadja, H., & Ahoton, l. E. (2022). Morphological variability of Euphorbia sepium NE Br. across the Sudanian and Sudano-Guinean zones of Benin Republic (West Africa): Implications for conservation. Journal of Applied Research on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 31:100424. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jarmap.2022.100424

Phenotypic variation in biomass and related traits among four generations advanced lines of Cleome (Gynandropsis gynandra L. (Briq.)

Houdegbe A.C., Achigan-Dako E.G., Sogbohossou E.O.D., Schranz M.E., Odindo A.O. and Sibiya J. (2022). Phenotypic variation in biomass and related traits among four generations advanced lines of Cleome (Gynandropsis gynandra L. (Briq.)). PLoS ONE 17(10): e0275829. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0275829

Training in conservation and utilization of vegetable genetic resources: GBioS researchers equipped with new knowledge

As part of the Taiwan African Vegetable Initiative (TAVI) project, a delegation led by Professor Enoch Achigan-Dako represented the Genetics, Biotechnology and Seed Science Laboratory at a training session in Arusha, Tanzania . This training, held at the World Vegetable Center Eastern and Southern Africa, focused on conservation and utilization of vegetable genetic resources, with…

Leaf elemental composition analysis in spider plant [Gynandropsis gynandra L. (Briq.)]differentiates three nutritional groups

Houdegbe, A.C., Achigan-Dako, E.G., Sogbohossou, E.O.D., Schranz, M.E., Odindo, A.O. and Sibiya, J. (2022). Leaf elemental composition analysis in spider plant [Gynandropsis gynandra L. (Briq.)] differentiates three nutritional groups. Frontiers in Plant Science 13:841226. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2022.841226

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.