African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12392

Commercialization of genetically modified crops in Africa: Opportunities and challenges

May 2022 - Vol 21 Num. 5

Genetically modified (GM) crops offer potential for enhancing agricultural productivity for smallholder farmers in Africa. After nearly three decades of research and development collaboration and regulatory capacity strengthening, several countries in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are moving towards commercializing GM crops...

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Preliminary verification of the adoption status of some yam (Dioscorea rotundata and Dioscorea alata) varieties in Nigeria using microsatellites markers

May 2022

Nwogha J. S., J. E. Obidiegwu, R. N Okereke, R. Bhattacharjee and H. O. Oselebe

Efficient callus-mediated system for commercial production of sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) planting material in Ghana

May 2022

Azu Elaine, Elegba Wilfred, Asare Abigail Tweneboah, Asare Kwame, Akama Christian, Asare Patience, Annor Clement, Azure Samuel and Danso Kenneth

Commercialization of genetically modified crops in Africa: Opportunities and challenges

May 2022

Endale Gebre Kedisso, Karim Maredia, Joseph Guenthner and Muffy Koch

Molecular characterization of Escherichia co-resistance genes from chicken meat

April 2022

Nagwa Thabet Elsharawy, Hind A. A. Al-Zahrani and Amr A. El-Waseif

Physiological performance of heat stressed growing rabbits fed diets supplemented with vitamin anti-oxidants and bicarbonate buffers

April 2022

Anoh K. U., Ayuba D., Ozung P. O. and Udayi M. A.

26 November 2014

Addressing the issue of horizontal gene transfer from a diet containing genetically modified components into rat tissues

Hanaa A. S. Oraby, Mahrousa M. H. Kandil, Amal A. M. Hassan and Hayam A. Al-Sharawi

9 October 2013

Bacterial species identification getting easier

Phumudzo Tshikhudo, Ronald Nnzeru, Khayalethu Ntushelo and Fhatuwani Mudau

9 October 2013

Genetic stability of mulberry germplasm after cryopreservation by two-step freezing technique

Ravish Choudhary, Rekha Chaudhury, S. K. Malik, Susheel Kumar and Digvender Pal

9 October 2013

Cytogenotoxic effects of cypermethrin, deltamethrin, lambdacyhalothrin and endosulfan pesticides on Allium cepa root cells

Yekeen, Taofeek A. and Adeboye, Messach K.

9 October 2013

Effects of sulphur preservative on phytochemical and antioxidant capacity of peels of mango cultivars (Mangifera indica L.) produced in South Africa

Mudau Fhatuwani Nixwell, Mabusela Johanna and Wonder Ngezimana

22 May 2012

A novel method “CHROMagar” for screening vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) isolates

Massoud Hajia, Mohammad Rahbar, and Mona Mohammad Zadeh

22 May 2012

Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) seeds as unconventional nutritional source

Mohamed A. Shaheen, Fathy S. El-Nakhlawy and Abdulmohsin R. Al-Shareef

May 2022

Efficient callus-mediated system for commercial production of sugarcane (Saccharum spp.) planting material in Ghana

Azu Elaine, Elegba Wilfred, Asare Abigail Tweneboah, Asare Kwame, Akama Christian, Asare Patience, Annor Clement, Azure Samuel and Danso Kenneth

22 May 2012

Dynamic changes of main metabolic substances during anther-derived embryos development in loquat (Eriobotrya japonica Lindl. cv. ‘Dawuxing’)

Yan Juan, Gu Rui-Zi, Wang Yong-Qing and Qin Hong-Mei

22 May 2012

Studies on genetic diversity in poplar (Populus deltoides Bartram ex Marsh.) using morphological and random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) marker

Lakshmi Chaudhary, Mukesh Kumar, M. Kumar, Anil Sindhu and Salil K. Tewari