African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12271

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

How to cite this article

APA /
Seth, M. S., Bedada, L. T., Runo, S. M., Ngugi, M. P., Iyer, R., Thomson, J. A., Mneney, E. E., & Oduor, R. O. (2016). Drought tolerance in transgenic tropical maize (Zea mays L.) by heterologous expression of peroxiredoxin2 gene-XvPrx2. African Journal of Biotechnology , 15(25), 1350-1362.
Chicago /
Miccah S. Seth, Leta T. Bedada, Steven M. Runo, Mathew P. Ngugi, Revel Iyer, Jennifer A. Thomson, Emmarold E. Mneney and Richard O. Oduor. "Drought tolerance in transgenic tropical maize (Zea mays L.) by heterologous expression of peroxiredoxin2 gene-XvPrx2." African Journal of Biotechnology 15, no. 25 (2016): 1350-1362.
MLA /
Miccah S. Seth, et al. "Drought tolerance in transgenic tropical maize (Zea mays L.) by heterologous expression of peroxiredoxin2 gene-XvPrx2." African Journal of Biotechnology 15.25 (2016): 1350-1362.