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2022

Breedbase, a digital ecosystem for modern plant breeding
G3
Morales N, Ogbonna AC, Ellerbrock BJ, Bauchet GJ, Tantikanjana T, Tecle IY, Powell AF, Lyon D, Menda N, Simoes CC, Saha S, Hosmani P, Flores M, Panitz N, Preble RS, Agbona A, Rabbi I, Kulakow P, Peteti P, Kawuki R, Esuma W, Kanaabi M, Chelangat DM, Uba E, Olojede A, Onyeka J, Shah T, Karanja M, Egesi C, Tufan H, Paterne A, Asfaw A, Jannink JL, Wolfe M, Birkett CL, Waring DJ, Hershberger JM, Gore MA, Robbins KR, Rife T, Courtney C, Poland J, Arnaud E, Laporte MA, Kulembeka H, Salum K, Mrema E, Brown A, Bayo S, Uwimana B, Akech V, Yencho C, de Boeck B, Campos H, Swennen R, Edwards JD, Mueller LA.

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High-Throughput Virus Screening in Crosses of South American and African Cassava Germplasm Reveals Broad-Spectrum Resistance against Viruses Causing Cassava Brown Streak Disease and Cassava Mosaic Virus Disease
Agronomy
Sheat, S.; Zhang, X.; Winter, S.

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Low-cost, handheld near-infrared spectroscopy for root dry matter content prediction in cassava
The Plant Phenome Journal
Hershberger, J., Mbanjo, E. G. N., Peteti, P., Ogunpaimo, K., Nafiu, K., Rabbi, I. Y

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Correlation of the quality attributes of fufu flour and the sensory and instrumental texture profiles of the cooked dough produced from different cassava varieties
International Journal of Food Properties

Wasiu Awoyale, Hakeem Oyedele, Ayodele A. Adenitan, Michael Adesokan, Emmanuel O. Alamu, and Busie Maziya-Dixon

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A dataset of cassava whitefly count images
Data in Brief
Joyce Nakatumba-Nabende, Jeremy Francis Tusubira, Claire Babirye, Solomon Nsumba, Christopher Omongo Abu

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Image-based phenotyping of cassava roots for diversity studies and carotenoids prediction
PloS ONE
Bessa CRR, Cortes DFM, Bandeira e Sousa M, Oliveira LA, Oliveira EJ

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Breeding Schemes: What Are They, How to Formalize Them, and How to Improve Them
Frontiers in Plant Science
Covarrubias-Pazaran, Giovanny, Zelalem Gebeyehu, Dorcus Gemenet, Christian Werner, Marlee Labroo, Solomon Sirak, Peter Coaldrake, Ismail Rabbi, Siraj Ismail Kayondo, and Elizabeth Parkes

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Genome-wide association study of cassava starch paste properties
PloS ONE
Santos CS, Bandeira E Souza M. Brito AC, Oliveira LA, Carvalho CWP, Oliveira EJ

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Building demand-led and gender-responsive breeding program
Chapter: Root, tuber and banana food system innovations
Polar, V. Teeken, B., Mwende, J., Marimo, P., Tufan, H.A., Ashby, J.A., Cole, S., Sarah Mayanja, Julius J Okello, Peter Kulakow, Graham Thiele

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2021

Genome-Wide Association Study of Root Mealiness and Other Texture-Associated Traits in Cassava
Frontiers in Plant Science
Kelechi Uchendu, Damian Ndubuisi Njoku, Agre Paterne, Ismail Yusuf Rabbi, Daniel Dzidzienyo, Pangirayi Tongoona, Samuel Offei and Chiedozie Egesi

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Beyond “Women’s Traits”: Exploring How Gender, Social Difference, and Household Characteristics Influence Trait Preferences
Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems
Teeken, Béla, Elisabeth Garner, Afolabi Agbona, Ireti Balogun, Olamide Olaosebikan, Abolore Bello, Tessy Madu, Benjamin Okoye, Chiedozie Egesi, and Peter Kulakow

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A population based expression atlas provides insights into disease resistance and other physiological traits in cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz).
Scientific Reports
Ogbonna, Alex C; Ramu, Punna; Esuma, Williams; Nandudu, Leah; Morales, Nicolas; Powell, Adrian; Kawuki, Robert; Bauchet, Guillaume; Jannink, Jean-Luc; Mueller, Lukas A

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From traits to typologies: Piloting new approaches to profiling trait preferences along the cassava value chain in Nigeria
Crop Breeding and Genetics
Ireti Balogun, Elisabeth Garner, Peter Amer, Peter Fennessy, Béla Teeken, Olamide Olaosebikan, Bello Abolore, Tessy Madu, Benjamin Okoye, Bruno Santos, Tim Byrne, Daniel Martin-Collado, Chiedozie Egesi, Peter Kulakow, Hale Ann Tufan

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Prediction of Root Biomass in Cassava Based on Ground Penetrating Radar Phenomics
Remote Sensing
Agbona, Afolabi, Brody Teare, Henry Ruiz-Guzman, Iliyana D. Dobreva, Mark E. Everett, Tyler Adams, Osval A. Montesinos-Lopez, Peter A. Kulakow, and Dirk B. Hays

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Reproductive barriers in cassava: Factors and implications for genetic improvement
PLoS One
Bandeira e Sousa M, Andrade LRB, Souza EH, Alves AAC, Oliveira EJ

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