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A Century of Research on Groundnut Rosette Disease and its Management. Information Bulletin no. 75
Groundnut rosette is a major disease of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) endemic to sub-Saharan Africa. The disease is restricted to the African continent and its offshore islands. It is responsible… Expand
Advances in Arachis genomics for peanut improvement.
Peanut genomics is very challenging due to its inherent problem of genetic architecture. Blockage of gene flow from diploid wild relatives to the tetraploid; cultivated peanut, recent… Expand
Occurrence and distribution of aflatoxin contamination in groundnuts (Arachis hypogaea L) and population density of Aflatoxigenic Aspergilli in Malawi
Abstract Groundnut ( Arachis hypogaea L.) is susceptible to pre- and post-harvest infections by Aspergillus spp. Aflatoxin B 1 (AFB 1 ), is the contaminant produced by the fungus in infected grains… Expand
A Case for Regular Aflatoxin Monitoring in Peanut Butter in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from a 3-Year Survey in Zambia.
A 3-year comprehensive analysis of aflatoxin contamination in peanut butter was conducted in Zambia, sub-Saharan Africa. The study analyzed 954 containers of 24 local and imported peanut butter… Expand
Selection of intermittent drought tolerant lines across years and locations in the reference collection of groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.)
Intermittent drought is the most important yield limiting factor affecting groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) production in rain-fed regions of Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Improvement of crop… Expand
Simultaneous detection of groundnut rosette assistor virus (GRAV), groundnut rosette virus (GRV) and satellite RNA (satRNA) in groundnuts using multiplex RT-PCR
Groundnut rosette disease (GRD) is the most devastating disease of groundnuts in sub-Saharan Africa. The disease is caused by synergistic interactions between viruses and virus-like pathogens:… Expand
Impact from Investments in Crop Breeding: the Case of Okashana 1 in Namibia
The pearl millet variety Okashana 1, developed jointly by ICRISAT and the Namibian national program, is grown on almost 50% of the national pearl millet area. ICRISAT and the Government of Namibia… Expand
Grain legumes strategies and seed roadmaps for select countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia: Tropical Legumes II project report.
Tropical Legumes II (TL-II) is a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) sponsored project implemented by three International Agricultural Research Centers – ICRISAT, CIAT and IITA. TL-II aims to… Expand
Aflatoxin B1 levels in groundnut products from local markets in Zambia
- Samuel M. C. Njoroge, L. Matumba, +5 authors E. Monyo
- Biology, Medicine
- Mycotoxin Research
- 26 January 2017
In Zambia, groundnut products (milled groundnut powder, groundnut kernels) are mostly sold in under-regulated markets. Coupled with the lack of quality enforcement in such markets, consumers may be… Expand
Genomewide Association Studies for 50 Agronomic Traits in Peanut Using the ‘Reference Set’ Comprising 300 Genotypes from 48 Countries of the Semi-Arid Tropics of the World
Peanut is an important and nutritious agricultural commodity and a livelihood of many small-holder farmers in the semi-arid tropics (SAT) of world which are facing serious production threats.… Expand