African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12268

Full Length Research Paper

Drought tolerance in transgenic tropical maize (Zea mays L.) by heterologous expression of peroxiredoxin2 gene-XvPrx2

Miccah S. Seth
  • Miccah S. Seth
  • Plant Transformation Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, P. O. Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Leta T. Bedada
  • Leta T. Bedada
  • Plant Transformation Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, P. O. Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Steven M. Runo
  • Steven M. Runo
  • Plant Transformation Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, P. O. Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Mathew P. Ngugi
  • Mathew P. Ngugi
  • Plant Transformation Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, P. O. Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Revel Iyer
  • Revel Iyer
  • Plant Stress Laboratory, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Cape Town, South Africa.
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Jennifer A. Thomson
  • Jennifer A. Thomson
  • Plant Stress Laboratory, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Cape Town, South Africa.
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Emmarold E. Mneney
  • Emmarold E. Mneney
  • Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 6226, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
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Richard O. Oduor
  • Richard O. Oduor
  • Plant Transformation Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, P. O. Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 30 March 2016
  •  Accepted: 26 May 2016
  •  Published: 22 June 2016

Authors

Miccah S. Seth
Plant Transformation Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, P. O. Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya.

Leta T. Bedada
Plant Transformation Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, P. O. Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya.

Steven M. Runo
Plant Transformation Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, P. O. Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya.

Mathew P. Ngugi
Plant Transformation Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, P. O. Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya.

Revel Iyer
Plant Stress Laboratory, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Cape Town, South Africa.

Jennifer A. Thomson
Plant Stress Laboratory, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Cape Town, Private Bag, Cape Town, South Africa.

Emmarold E. Mneney
Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute, P. O. Box 6226, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.

Richard O. Oduor
Plant Transformation Laboratory, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Kenyatta University, P. O. Box 43844, Nairobi, Kenya.

Corresponding Author Email: [email protected]