To develop the research and educational capacity in Sub-Sahara Africa in the field of nematology, or the study of roundworms, a joint Erasmus+ KA2 project was recently launched.
Thesis Defense: the Laboratory of Genetics, Horticulture and Seed Sciences (GBioS) welcomes a new PhD in Agronomic Sciences
Over the past three years, Dr. Edgar Avohou’s research has focused on maize production systems in the face of climate change
On September 24th, 2020, the DEFIA 2020 Hackathon intitled « P-digitech: technological and digital innovations for a high-performance pineapple industry »,
White Caya (Gynandropsis gynandra) is a leafy vegetable mainly consumed in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia. The fons in Benin name it « Akaya »,
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.