African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12300

Full Length Research Paper

Inhibition of cell death as an approach for development of transgenic resistance against Fusarium wilt disease

Betty Magambo
  • Betty Magambo
  • National Agricultural Research Laboratories, National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) Kampala, Uganda.
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Khanna Harjeet
  • Khanna Harjeet
  • Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Australia.
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Geofrey Arinaitwe
  • Geofrey Arinaitwe
  • National Agricultural Research Laboratories, National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) Kampala, Uganda.
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Sali Tendo
  • Sali Tendo
  • National Agricultural Research Laboratories, National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) Kampala, Uganda.
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Ivan Kabiita Arinaitwe
  • Ivan Kabiita Arinaitwe
  • National Agricultural Research Laboratories, National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) Kampala, Uganda.
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Jerome Kubiriba
  • Jerome Kubiriba
  • National Agricultural Research Laboratories, National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) Kampala, Uganda.
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Wilberforce Tushemereirwe
  • Wilberforce Tushemereirwe
  • National Agricultural Research Laboratories, National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO) Kampala, Uganda.
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James Dale
  • James Dale
  • Queensland University of Technology Brisbane, Australia.
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  •  Received: 16 November 2015
  •  Accepted: 18 February 2016
  •  Published: 11 May 2016

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