African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12191

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of three cocoa hybrid families’ susceptibility and cysteine involvement in defense process against Phytophthora megakarya

Minyaka Emile
  • Minyaka Emile
  • Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Douala, P. O. Box 24157 Douala, Cameroon.
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Simo Claude
  • Simo Claude
  • Department of Plant Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Douala, P. O. Box 24157 Douala, Cameroon.
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Mouen Piau Jean Cyrille
  • Mouen Piau Jean Cyrille
  • Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Douala, P. O. Box 24157 Douala, Cameroon.
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Madina Banen Colette Vanessa
  • Madina Banen Colette Vanessa
  • Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Douala, P. O. Box 24157 Douala, Cameroon.
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Djocgoue Pierre François
  • Djocgoue Pierre François
  • Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Department of Biological Sciences, Higher Teacher’s Training College, P. O. Box 47, Yaoundé, Cameroon.
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Omokolo Ndoumou Denis
  • Omokolo Ndoumou Denis
  • Laboratory of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, Department of Biological Sciences, Higher Teacher’s Training College, P. O. Box 47, Yaoundé, Cameroon.
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  •  Received: 28 July 2017
  •  Accepted: 08 September 2017
  •  Published: 27 September 2017

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