African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12267

Full Length Research Paper

Analysis of the genetic diversity of selected East African sweet potato (Ipomea batatas [L.] Lam.) accessions using microsatellite markers

Ochieng, L. A.*
  • Ochieng, L. A.*
  • University of Kabianga P.O Box 2030-20200, Kericho, Kenya; Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology P.O Box 62000-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Githiri, S. M.
  • Githiri, S. M.
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology P.O Box 62000-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Nyende, B. A.
  • Nyende, B. A.
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology P.O Box 62000-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Murungi, L. K.
  • Murungi, L. K.
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology P.O Box 62000-00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Kimani, N. C.
  • Kimani, N. C.
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology P.O Box 62000-00100, Nairobi, Kenya; Biotechnology Section, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation, Food Crops Research Centre-Njoro P.O Box PRIVATE BAG-20107, Njoro, Kenya.
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Macharia, G. K.
  • Macharia, G. K.
  • Biotechnology Section, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation, Food Crops Research Centre-Njoro P.O Box PRIVATE BAG-20107, Njoro, Kenya.
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Karanja, L.
  • Karanja, L.
  • Biotechnology Section, Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation, Food Crops Research Centre-Njoro P.O Box PRIVATE BAG-20107, Njoro, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 15 April 2015
  •  Accepted: 20 August 2015
  •  Published: 26 August 2015

How to cite this article

APA /
Ochieng, L. A., Githiri, S. M., Nyende, B. A., Murungi, L. K., Kimani, N. C.2, Macharia, G. K., & Karanja, L. (2015). Analysis of the genetic diversity of selected East African sweet potato (Ipomea batatas [L.] Lam.) accessions using microsatellite markers. African Journal of Biotechnology , 14(34), 2583-2591.
Chicago /
Ochieng, L. A., Githiri, S. M., Nyende, B. A., Murungi, L. K., Kimani, N. C., Macharia, G. K. and Karanja, L.. "Analysis of the genetic diversity of selected East African sweet potato (Ipomea batatas [L.] Lam.) accessions using microsatellite markers." African Journal of Biotechnology 14, no. 34 (2015): 2583-2591.
MLA /
Ochieng, et al. "Analysis of the genetic diversity of selected East African sweet potato (Ipomea batatas [L.] Lam.) accessions using microsatellite markers." African Journal of Biotechnology 14.34 (2015): 2583-2591.