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Session 13: Sweet Potato & Yam Breeding

Chair 1 Robert Mwanga
Chair 2 Ranjana Bhattacharjee
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Oral Presentations

S13-01 Arthur Villordon Arthur Villordon and Don LaBonte Field-Scale Phenotyping of Sweet-Potato Root Development using an Electromagnetic Induction Sensor - Preliminary Findings and Observations - Abstract
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S13-02 Robert Mwanga Robert Mwanga*, Awais Khan and Craig Yencho Genomic Tools for Speeding Sweetpotato Breeding - Abstract
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S13-03 Charles Wasonga Robert O. M. Mwanga, Charles Wasonga* Scovia Adikini, Phillip Abidrabo, Jan.F. Kreuze, Segundo Fuentes and Wolfgang .J. Grüneberg Performance of Promising Breeding Populations under High Sweetpotato Virus Disease Pressure - Abstract
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S13-04 David De Koeyer David De Koeyer*, Antonio Lopez-Montes, Asra, Amele, Ranjana Bhattacharjee, Michael Abberton, Bussie Maziya-Dixon, Lava Kumar and Robert Asiedu AfricaYam – A Project to Strengthen yam Breeding in West Africa - Abstract
S13-05 Ranjana Bhattacharjee Ranjana Bhattacharjee*, Antonio Lopez-Montes, Michael Abberton, P. Lava Kumar, David Dekoyer and Robert Asiedu Advanced Genomic Technologies for Genetic Enhancement of Yam (Dioscorea spp.) - Abstract
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S13-06 Gemma Arnau Gemma, Arnau, Erick, Maledon, Elie Nudol and M.Claire Gravillon Progress and challenges in genetic improvement of Yam (Dioscorea alata L.) - Abstract
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S13-07 Sheela, M.N. Parvathy Hari Kumar, Sheela, M.N., Krishna Radhika, Prakash Krishnan and Abhilash, P.V. Comparative Evaluation of Dwarf and Tall Hybrids of White Yam and their Identification using Molecular Markers - Abstract
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S13-08 Wolfgang Grüneberg
Grüneberg, W.J., Diáz, F., Eyzaguirre, R., Mwanga, R. and Andrade, M. Variance Component Estimations Support Accelerated Breeding Scheme in Sweet-Potato - Abstract
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S13-09 Ranjana Bhattacharjee Ranjana Bhattacharjee*, Christopher A Saski, Christian O Nwadili, Brian E Scheffler, Joao Augusto, Antonio Lopez-Montes, P. Lava Kumar, Robert Asiedu, T. J. Onyeka and Ranajit Bandyopadhyay An EST-SSR Based Genetic Linkage map of Water yam (Dioscorea alata L.) and Identification of QTL (s) for Anthracnose Disease - Abstract
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S13-10 Milton Otema Anyanga Milton Otema Anyanga*, Benard Yada, Craig Yencho, Derby Rees, Gorrettie N. Ssemakula, Dudley I. Farman, Robert O.M. Mwanga and Philip C. Stevenson Chemical Analysis and Biological Evaluations of a Cross Between Weevil Resistant New Kawogo and Weevil Susceptible Beauregard - Abstract
S13-11 Eric Dery Kuuna Dery Kuuna Eric, Asare Bediako Kwabena, Adofo Kwadwo, Obeng-Bio Ebenezer, Owusu-Mensah Eric, Ibok Oduro, Abidin Ernawati and Carey Edwin Edward Consumer Participation in Ghana Sweet-Potato Breeding Program - Abstract
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S13-12 Maria Isabel Andrade Grüneberg, W.J., Tuwegamire, S., Padonou, W., Adegbola, P.Y., Carey, E., Lauti, E., Quetin-Leclercq, J., Ndirigue, J., Bouwe, G., Bararyenya, A., Alokpai, N., Wasonga, C., Heider, B., Carpio, R., Diáz, F., Roldán Chávez, A., Antunez Camacho, F., Colina Arroyo, J., Muhangi, J. and Tukamuhabwa, P. Orange and Purple-Fleshed Dual-Purpose Sweet-Potato Varieties Bred for Southern Africa - Abstract
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S13-13 Wolfgang Grüneberg Maria Isabel Andrade, Abilio Alvaro, Joana Menomussanga, Jose Ricardo, Godwill S. Makunde, Wolfgang J. Gruneberg, Jan Low and Rodomiro Ortiz Introduction of the Root Crop Pachyrhizus Spp. into Africa - Abstract
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S13-14 Peng Zhang Hongxia Wang, JunYang, Min Zhang, Weijuan Fan, Nurit Firon, Sitakanta Pattanaik, Ling Yuan and Peng Zhang* Altered Phenylpropanoid Metabolism in the Maize Lc-Expressed Sweet Potato Affects Storage Root Development - Abstract
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S13-15 Kuttolamadathil Abraham Abraham, K., Sreeja, T., Lebot, V. and Arnau, G. Very Recent Advances in the Breeding of Greater Yam (Dioscorea alata L.) and Minor Edible Yam Species - Abstract
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S13-16 Dongyi Huang Xiaolong Huang, Wenqiang Wu, Jun Xie, Yun Xu, Rongping Zhang and Dongyi Huang* The utilization and Collection of Tropical Yam Germplasm Sources in China - Abstract
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Poster Presentations

SP13-01 Gemma Arnau Gemma, Arnau, Antonio, Lopez-Montes, Erick, Maledon and Elie Nudol Meta-QTL Analysis of the Genetic Control of Quality RelatedTraits in Yam (Dioscorea alata L.) - Abstract
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SP13-05 Dongyi Huang Linya Liu, Xiaolong Huang,Wenqiang Wu, Jun Xie, Yun Xu, Rongping Zhang and Dongyi Huang* Molecular identification and characterization of Dioscorin Gene family from Yam (Dioscorea alata cv. Hainan No. 56) - Abstract
SP02-06 Emmanuel Otoo Otoo E. and Appiah-Danquah, P. Time of Pricking a Tool for Generating Quality Seed Yam (Dioscorea Spp) - Abstract
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SP13-08 Himanshu Saini Himanshu Saini*, Yukiko Kashihara, Antonio Lopez-Montes and Robert Asiedu In Vitro Regeneration of Yam Species Crossing (Dioscorea rotundata And Dioscorea bulbifera) through Ovule Culture - Abstract
SP13-09 Chenxi Zhou Chenxi Zhou, Wolfgang Gruneberg, Federico Diaz, Maria David, Awais Khan and Lachlan Coin Construction of a High-Density SNP-Based Genetic Linkage Map of the Ipomoea trifida (H. B. K.) G. Don. by Scaffolding a De Novo Genome Assembly - Abstract
SP13-10 Benard Yada Benard Yada*, Agnes Alajo, Gorrettie N. Ssemakula, Gina Brown-Guedira, Milton Anyanga Otema, Philip Stevenson, Robert O.M. Mwanga and G. Craig Yencho Identification of Simple Sequence Repeat Marker Loci of Field and Biochemistry-based Sweet-potato Weevil Resistance - Abstract
         

Oral Presentations Accepted but not Presented

S13 Muhammad Yakub JMuhammad Jusuf Yakub*, Tinuk Sri Wahyuni, Erliana Ginting, Joko Restuono, Didik Harnowo and I. Made Jana Mejaya . New Wave of Sweetpotato Breeding in Indonesia. - Abstract
S02-09 Muhammad Yakub Muhammad Jusuf Yakub*, Tinuk Sri Wahyuni , Erliana Ginting, Joko Restuono, Didik Harnowo and I. Made Jana Mejaya Adaptation and Yield Stabilty of High Anthocyanin Sweetpotato Clones at Several Environments of Indonesia. - Abstract
         
S02-10 Sarah Rogans Rogans* S. and Rey, M.E.C. Comparison Of MicroRNA Populations In South African Cassava Mosaic Virus Infected Tolerant And Susceptible Cassava Landraces - Abstract
         
S02-15 Mary chege Mary Chege*, Evans Nyaboga, Fred Wamunyokoli and Joseph Kamau Morphological And Molecular Characterisation Of Cassava Bacterial Blight (CBB) Causal Agent Xam In Kenya - Abstract
         

Poster Presentations Accepted but not Presented

SP13-03 Martin Chiona Martin Chiona, Justin Njobvu and Emely Mutller Farmer Participatory Release of Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato Varieties in Zambia - Abstract
SP13-07 Fatai Olayemi Oyelami Olayemi Oyelami*, Badara Gueye and Michael Abberton Development Of Plant Growth Regulators Balance And Mineral Combinations To Improve Production Of Shoot Regenerated From Meristem Culture Of Yam Dioscorea Spp. - Abstract
         

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