Rajesh Manoharan

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Although genetic transformation of clonally propagated crops has been widely studied as a tool for crop improvement and as a vital part of the development of functional genomics resources, there has been no report of any existing Agrobacterium-mediated transformation of yam (Dioscorea spp.) with evidence of stable integration of T-DNA. Yam is an important(More)
Dioscorea rotundata, commonly known as white yam, is an important staple food crop widely cultivated in West Africa and provides food security to millions of people. Genetic improvements of this crop using the advanced biotechnology tools have been hampered hitherto by the recalcitrant nature of regeneration through somatic embryogenesis. Therefore, we have(More)
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