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Fine mapping of the late blight resistance genes derived from Solanum pimpinellifolium accession VI030462

Late blight of tomato, caused by the heterothallic oomycete Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary, is one of the most destructive diseases of tomato, especially in cool and wet environments. Host resistance has the potential to be a key component in managing late blight of tomato and enable farmers to reduce fungicide use.

2018-09-05T09:10:30+00:00September 5th, 2018|Categories: OCT2018, Project Profiles|

Adidjatou Olouwatoï RADJI

Adidjatou Olouwatoï Radji joined WorldVeg as an Administrative Assistant at WorldVeg West and Central Africa - Coastal & Humid Regions in Cotonou, Benin. She holds a MS in Law/General Administration and International Relations and a BA in English Language from Abomey-Calavi University, Benin. Adidjatou previously worked as an executive assistant at VSP Africa, administrative and human resource assistant at Tolaro Global, and also as a translator and interpreter at the Benin Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

2018-09-03T07:10:40+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: AUG2018, Welcome|


RECENT VISITORS: Find out who's been exploring the world of vegetables at the World Vegetable Center.

2018-09-03T03:53:33+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: AUG2018, Visitors|


Herbaud Phanuel Fortunat Zohoungbogbo (Research Assistant: Plant Breeding) has joined the team at WorldVeg West and Central Africa Coastal & Humid Regions in Cotonou, Benin. in 2017 Herbaud received his MSc in Genetics and Plant Breeding from the Department of Genetics and Biotechnology at the University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin. His research interest is the development of improved crop varieties that are economically efficient and sustainable, both in quality and yield, especially under limiting environments.

2018-08-31T07:18:12+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: AUG2018, Welcome|

Agribusiness Specialist

Jürgen Koch joined WorldVeg as an Agribusiness Specialist at WorldVeg Eastern and Southern Africa in Arusha, Tanzania. He holds an MS degree in economic science from Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. He previously served as Head of the East African component of GIZ's Competitive African Rice Initiative Programme in Tanzania funded by BMZ and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. His appointment with WorldVeg is co-funded through GIZ's CIM Integrated Experts Program. 

2018-09-03T09:17:57+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|