International Journal of
Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Genet. Mol. Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9863
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJGMB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 115

Full Length Research Paper

Unravelling genetic make-up of some Musa hybrids and selected Musa accessions using molecular and morphological characterization

Marian D. Quain
  • Marian D. Quain
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.
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Adelaide Agyeman
  • Adelaide Agyeman
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-STEPRI Accra, Ghana.
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Emmanuel Okyere
  • Emmanuel Okyere
  • Institute of Food Science and Technology, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand.
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Beloved M. Dzomeku
  • Beloved M. Dzomeku
  • Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Crops Research Institute, P. O. Box 3785, Kumasi, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 04 January 2018
  •  Accepted: 13 March 2018
  •  Published: 31 March 2018

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