African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12278

Full Length Research Paper

Extreme resistance to late blight disease by transferring 3 R genes from wild relatives into African farmer-preferred potato varieties

Ethel N. Webi
  • Ethel N. Webi
  • International Potato Center, Biosciences East and Central Africa (BecA-ILRI hub), P. O. Box 25171-00603 Nairobi, Kenya.
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Kariuki Daniel
  • Kariuki Daniel
  • Department of Biochemistry, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, P. O. Box 62000-00200 Nairobi, Kenya.
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Kinyua Johnson
  • Kinyua Johnson
  • Department of Biochemistry, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, P. O. Box 62000-00200 Nairobi, Kenya.
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Njoroge Anne
  • Njoroge Anne
  • International Potato Center, Biosciences East and Central Africa (BecA-ILRI hub), P. O. Box 25171-00603 Nairobi, Kenya.
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Ghislain Marc
  • Ghislain Marc
  • International Potato Center, Biosciences East and Central Africa (BecA-ILRI hub), P. O. Box 25171-00603 Nairobi, Kenya.
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Magembe Eric
  • Magembe Eric
  • International Potato Center, Biosciences East and Central Africa (BecA-ILRI hub), P. O. Box 25171-00603 Nairobi, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 13 May 2019
  •  Accepted: 29 August 2019
  •  Published: 30 September 2019

How to cite this article

APA /
Webi, E. N., Kariuki, D., Kinyua, J., Njoroge, A., Ghislain, M., & Magembe, E. (2019). Extreme resistance to late blight disease by transferring 3 R genes from wild relatives into African farmer-preferred potato varieties. African Journal of Biotechnology , 18(29), 845-856.
Chicago /
Ethel N. Webi, Kariuki Daniel, Kinyua Johnson, Njoroge Anne, Ghislain Marc and Magembe Eric  . "Extreme resistance to late blight disease by transferring 3 R genes from wild relatives into African farmer-preferred potato varieties." African Journal of Biotechnology 18, no. 29 (2019): 845-856.
MLA /
Ethel N. Webi, et al. "Extreme resistance to late blight disease by transferring 3 R genes from wild relatives into African farmer-preferred potato varieties." African Journal of Biotechnology 18.29 (2019): 845-856.