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

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