Coulibaly, M., Bodjrenou, G., Fassinou Hotègni, N. V., Akohoue, F., Agossou, C. A., Azon, C. F., Matro, X., Bello, S., Adjé, C. O. A., Sanou, J., Batieno, B. J., Sawadogo, M., & Achigan-Dako, E. G. (2024). Genotype by environment interaction and stability analysis of three agronomic traits in Kersting’s groundnut (Macrotyloma geocarpum) using factor analytic modeling and environmental covariates. Crop Science, 1–21.

Zohoungbogbo, H., Ganta, J., Ricardo, O., Chan, Y.-L., Adandonon, A., Bokonon-Ganta, A., Ba, M., Achigan-Dako, E., Barchenger, D. (2024). Farmers’ Perception of Viral Diseases and Their Management in Pepper (Capsicum spp.) Production in Benin. *HortScience*, 59, 110-120.

Houegban, J., Aglinglo, L. A., N’Danikou, S., Tchokponhoué, D. A., Amissah, J. N., Ankamah-Yeboah, T., & Achigan-Dako, E. (2024). Traditional African vegetables’ seed access and management practices: case of Vernonia amygdalina (Delile) in southern Benin. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems8, 1276736.

Ibrahim Bio Yerima, A., Oselebe, H., Nnamani, C.V., C. Ifekwe, C. O. A. Adje, E. H. Kwon-Ndung, C. A. Afiukwa, E. A. Uyoh, S. Dangana Abdul, H. I. Opaluwa, S. Dachi & E. G. Achigan-Dako. Stakeholders’ perceptions of and preferences for utilizing fonio (Digitaria exilis) to enrich local diets for food and nutritional security in Nigeria. Genet Resour Crop Evol (2024).


Sedah Paulin, Lambert Gustave Djedatin, Laura Yêyinou Estelle Loko, Chalemagne Dossou Seblodo Judes Gbemavo, Azize Orobiyi, Joelle Toffa, Cyrille Tchakpa, Eben-Ezer Baba Kayodé Ewedje, et Francois Sabot. « Agro-Morphological and Structural Diversity of Rice Germplasm Revealed by SSR Markers in Benin Republic ». Molecular Biology Reports,

Sedah Paulin, Lambert Gustave Djedatin, Laura Yêyinou Estelle Loko, Eben-Ezer Baba Kayodé Ewedje, Azize Orobiyi, Chalemagne Dossou Seblodo Judes Gbemavo, Joelle Toffa, Cyrille Tchakpa, Philippe Cubry, et Francois Sabot. « Impact of Seed Origin and Genetic Drift of Improved Rice Variety IR841 in Benin ». Rice 16, 48 (2023).

Tchokponhoué, D. A., Legba, E. C., N’Danikou, S., Nyadanu, D., Oselebe, H. O., & Achigan-Dako, E. G. (2023). Developing improvement strategies for management of the Sisrè berry plant [Synsepalum dulcificum (Schumach & Thonn.) Daniell] based on end-users’ preferences in southern Nigeria. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems7, 1252036.

Capo-Chichi DBE, Tchokponhoue DA, Sogbohossou DEO, Achigan-Dako EG (2023) Narrow genetic diversity in germplasm from the Guinean and Sudano-Guinean zones in Benin indicates the need to broaden the genetic base of sweet fig banana (Musa acuminata cv Sotoumon). PLoS ONE 18(11): e0294315.

Christel Ferréol Azon, Vodjo Nicodème Fassinou Hotegni, Dêêdi Eurydice Olga Sogbohossou, Lewis Spencer Gnanglè, Guillaume Bodjrenou, Charlotte O. Adjé, Komivi Dossa, Clément Agbangla, Florent J.B. Quenum, Enoch G. Achigan-Dako (2023) Genotype × environment interaction and stability analysis for seed yield and yield components in sesame (Sesamum indicum L.) in Benin Republic using AMMI, GGE biplot and MTSI, Heliyon Volume 9, Issue 11, e21656

Azon CF, Fassinou Hotegni NV, Adjé CAO, Agossou CO, Sogbohossou OED, Nouletope H, Akotchayé OPK, Kékpè P, Aïsso C, Guirguissou MA, Dossa K, Agbangla C, Quenum FJB, and Achigan-Dako EG. Socio-demographic factors and ethnobotanical knowledge associated with sesame management practices across agroecological zones in Benin. Experimental Agriculture.

Chatara, T., Musvosvi, C., Houdegbe, A. C., Tesfay, S., & Sibiya, J. Morpho-physiological and biochemical characterization of African spider plant (Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.) genotypes under drought and non-drought conditions. Frontiers in Plant Science, 14, 1197462.

Isiaka, A. I., Agossou, C. O. A., Agbolade, J. O., Adje, C. A. O., Fassinou, N. V, Tossou, M. G., Oselebe, H., & Achigan-dako, E. G. (2023). Phenology, floral organs ultra-structure , traits correlation , stigma receptiveness , pollen viability and germinability in horsegram (Macrotyloma uniflorum Lam .) Verdc . South African Journal of Botany, 161, 444–453.

Agossou ACO, N’Danikou S, Fassinou Hotègni VN, Kakpo TA, Coulibaly M, Oselebe HO and Achigan-Dako EG (2023) Determinants of farmers’ willingness to pay for improved cultivars of Macrotyloma geocarpum (harms) Maréchal and Baudet in Benin and Togo. Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 7:1180961. doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2023.1180961

Nam V Hoang, E O Deedi Sogbohossou, Wei Xiong, Conor J C Simpson, Pallavi Singh, Nora Walden, Erik van den Bergh, Frank F M Becker, Zheng Li, Xin-Guang Zhu, Andrea Brautigam, Andreas P M Weber, Jan C van Haarst, Elio G W M Schijlen, Prasad S Hendre, Allen Van Deynze, Enoch G Achigan-Dako, Julian M Hibberd, M Eric Schranz, The Gynandropsis gynandra genome provides insights into whole-genome duplications and the evolution of C4 photosynthesis in Cleomaceae, The Plant Cell, 2023;, koad018,

Mbo Nkoulou, L.F, Archange Tchinda Ninla, L., Cros, D., Martin, G., Ndiang, Z., Houegban, J., Bille Ngalle, H., Martin Bell, J., Achigan-Dako, E.G., 2023. Analysis of genetic diversity andagronomic variation in banana sub-populations for genomic selection under drought stress in Southern Benin. Gene 147210. https://doi.or /10.1016/j.gene.2023.147210.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sohindji FS, Adje O. A. C, Fassinou Hotegni V. N, Fanou Fogny N, Akponikpe T, Quenum F, et al. Orange-fleshed sweetpotato production: Progress and perspectives for value chain development in West Africa. JSFA Reports. 2022.

Coulibaly, M., Idohou, R., Akohoue, F., Peterson, A.T., Sawadogo, M., Achigan-Dako, E.G. Coupling genetic structure analysis and ecological-niche modeling in Kersting’s groundnut in West Africa. Scientific Reports 12, 1-18. 10.1038/s41598-022-09153-5 (2022)

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.

Tapsoba, P. K., Aoudji, A. K. N., Kabore Konkobo, M., Kestemont, M.-P., & Achigan-Dako, E. G. (2022). Exploring the willingness to pay for ecological tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum L.) in Benin and Burkina Faso. Cleaner and Responsible Consumption4(March 2022), 100053.

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. plants11030299

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


Zohoungbogbo, H. P. F, Quenum, A., Honfoga, J., Chen, J. R., Achigan-Dako, E.G, Kenyon, L., & Hanson, P. (2021). Evaluation of Resistance Sources of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) to Phylotype I Strains of Ralstonia solanacearum Species Complex in Benin. Agronomy, 11(8), 1513.

Ibrahim Bio Yerima AR, Issoufou KA, Adje CA, Mamadou A, Oselebe H, Gueye MC, Billot C and Achigan-Dako EG (2021) Genome-Wide Scanning Enabled SNP Discovery, Linkage Disequilibrium Patterns and Population Structure in a Panel of Fonio (Digitaria exilis [Kippist] Stapf) Germplasm. Front. Sustain. Food Syst. 5:699549. doi: 10.3389/fsufs.2021.699549

Ibrahim Bio Yerima, A. R., Achigan-Dako, E. G., Aissata, M., Sekloka, E., Billot, C., Adje, C. O., … & Bakasso, Y. (2020). Agromorphological characterization revealed three phenotypic groups in a region-wide germplasm of fonio (Digitaria Exilis (Kippist) Stapf) from West Africa. Agronomy10(11), 1653.

Singh, C., Soundarya, I., New, G.N., Few, R., Kuchimanchi, B., Segnon, A.C., Morchain, D. 2021 Interrogating ‘effectiveness’ in climate change adaptation: 11 guiding principles for adaptation research and practice. Climate and Development, 1-15. DOI: 10.1080/17565529.2021.1964937

Scheelbeek, P. F. D., Dangour, A. D., Jarmul, S., Turner, G., Sietsma, A. J., Minx, J. C., Callaghan, M., Ajibade, I., Austin, S. E., Biesbroek, R., Bowen, K. J., Chen, T., Davis, K., Ensor, T., Ford, J. D., Galappaththi, E. K., Joe, E. T., Musah-Surugu, I. J., Alverio, G. N., Schwerdtle, P. N., Pokharel, P., Salubi, E. A., Scarpa, G., Segnon, A. C., Siña, M., Templeman, S., Xu, J., Zavaleta-Cortijo, C. & Berrang-Ford, L. 2021 The effects on public health of climate change adaptation responses: a systematic review of evidence from low- and middle-income countries. Environmental Research Letters 16(7): 073001. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac092c

Mary Emeraghi, Enoch G. Achigan‑Dako, Chibuzo N. C. Nwaoguala and Happiness Oselebe 2021. Maize streak virus research in Africa: an end or a crossroad. Theoretical and Applied Genetics

Thomas, A., Theokritoff, E., Lesnikowski, A., Reckien, D., Jagannathan, K., Cremades, R., Campbell, D., Joe, E.T., Sitati, A., Singh, C., Segnon, A.C., Pentz, B., Musah-Surugu, J.I., Mullin, C.A., Mach, K.J., Gichuki, L., Galappaththi, E., Chalastani, V.I., Ajibade, I., Ruiz-Diaz, R., Grady, C., Garschagen, M., Ford, J., Bowen, K., GAMI 2021 Global evidence of limits and constraints to human adaptation Regional Environmental Change 21(3):85. DOI: 10.1007/s10113-021-01808-9

Tchokponhoué DA, Achigan-Dako EG, N’Danikou S, Nyadanu D, Kahane R, Odindo AO, Sibiya J. 2021. Comparative analysis of management practices and end-users’ desired breeding traits in the miracle plant [Synsepalum dulcificum (Schumach & Thonn.) Daniell] across ecological zones and sociolinguistic groups in West Africa. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine; 17(1):1-20

Djido U, Fassinou Hotegni NV, Lommen WJM, HounhouiganJD, Achigan-Dako EG and Struik PC (2021) Effect of Planting Density and K2O:N Ratio on the Yield, External Quality, and Traders’ Perceived Shelf Life of Pineapple Fruits in Benin. Front. Plant Sci. 12:627808. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2021.627808

Achigan-Dako, E.G., Degbey, H., Hale, I., Blattner, F.R. 2021. Georeferenced phylogenetic analysis of a global collection of wild and cultivated Citrullus species. Ecology and Evolution 2021 Jan 27;11(4):1918-1936.

Ibrahim Bio Yerima AR, AchiganDako EG. A review of the orphan small grain cereals improvement with a comprehensive plan for genomicsassisted breeding of fonio millet in West Africa. Plant Breed. 2021;00:1–14.

Nyadanu, D., Lowor, S.T., Tchokponhoué, D.A., Pobee, P., Nunekpeku, W., Brako-Marfo, M., Okyere, D., Owusu-Ansah, F. and Ofori, A. 2021. Combining ability and gene action for sexual compatibility and pattern of nut colour segregation among ten elite clones of kola (Cola nitida (Vent) Schott and Endl.). Euphytica, 21 (62

Segnon AC, Totin E, Zougmoré RB, Lokossou JC, Thompson-Hall M, Ofori BO, Achigan-Dako EG, Gordon C (2020) Differential household vulnerability to climatic and non-climatic stressors in semi-arid areas of Mali, West Africa. Climate and Development:1-16. doi:10.1080/17565529.2020.1855097

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