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Identification of SNP and SSR Markers in Finger Millet Using Next Generation Sequencing Technologies
Finger millet is an important cereal crop in eastern Africa and southern India with excellent grain storage quality and unique ability to thrive in extreme environmental conditions. Since negligibleExpand
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Nutritional variation in baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) fruit pulp and seeds based on Africa geographical regions
Abstract Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) is an indigenous fruit tree associated with the Savannah drylands of sub‐Saharan Africa. Local communities mainly utilize the leaves, pulp, and seeds of baobabExpand
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Phylogeography of the Afromontane Prunus africana reveals a former migration corridor between East and West African highlands
Scattered populations of the same tree species in montane forests through Africa have led to speculations on the origins of distributions. Here, we inferred the colonization history of theExpand
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Genetic structuring of important medicinal species of genus Warburgia as revealed by AFLP analysis
The genus Warburgia (Canellaceae) contains four tree species that are of valuable medicinal importance and are all found in Africa. Genetic diversity present in wild populations of these species isExpand
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Divergent pattern of nuclear genetic diversity across the range of the Afromontane Prunus africana mirrors variable climate of African highlands.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Afromontane forest ecosystems share a high similarity of plant and animal biodiversity, although they occur mainly on isolated mountain massifs throughout the continent. ThisExpand
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Influence of rooting media and indole-3-butyric acid (IBA) concentration on rooting and shoot formation of Warburgia ugandensis stem cuttings
This study investigated the influence of different rooting media and indolebutryic acid (IBA) hormone concentration on root and shoot development in stem cuttings ofWarburgia ugandensis. StemExpand
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Bioactive constituents in Prunus africana: geographical variation throughout Africa and associations with environmental and genetic parameters.
Prunus africana--an evergreen tree found in Afromontane forests--is used in traditional medicine to cure benign prostate hyperplasia. Different bioactive constituents derived from bark extracts fromExpand
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De novo sequencing and assembly analysis of transcriptome in the Sodom apple (Calotropis gigantea)
BackgroundThe Sodom apple (Calotropis gigantea), a member of the Asclepiadaceae family, is a large evergreen shrub native to continental Asia and northern Africa. As an important medicinal shrub andExpand
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