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

Somatic polyploidization and characterization of induced polyploids of Dioscorea rotundata and Dioscorea cayenensis

Pachakkil Babil*
  • Pachakkil Babil*
  • Department of International Agricultural Development, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1-1-1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-8502, Japan.
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Midori Iino
  • Midori Iino
  • Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1-1-1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-8502, Japan.
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Yukiko Kashihara
  • Yukiko Kashihara
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Ryo Matsumoto
  • Ryo Matsumoto
  • Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1-1 Ohwashi, Tsukuba 305-8686, Japan.
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Hidehiko Kikuno
  • Hidehiko Kikuno
  • Department of International Agricultural Development, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1-1-1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-8502, Japan.
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Antonio Lopez-Montes
  • Antonio Lopez-Montes
  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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Hironobu Shiwachi
  • Hironobu Shiwachi
  • Department of International Agricultural Development, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 1-1-1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-8502, Japan.
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  •  Received: 23 July 2016
  •  Accepted: 26 August 2016
  •  Published: 21 September 2016

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