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: 131

Full Length Research Paper

Molecular characterization of viruses causing maize lethal necrosis disease in South-Rift region, Kenya

Robert K. Leitich
  • Robert K. Leitich
  • Biological Sciences Department, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), P. O. Box 190-50100 Kakamega, Kenya.
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Jackson C. Korir
  • Jackson C. Korir
  • Biological Sciences Department, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), P. O. Box 190-50100 Kakamega, Kenya.
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John O. Muoma
  • John O. Muoma
  • Biological Sciences Department, Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST), P. O. Box 190-50100 Kakamega, Kenya.
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Anne Wangai
  • Anne Wangai
  • International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT), P. O. Box 2041-00621 Nairobi, Kenya.
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Kim Bong
  • Kim Bong
  • Botany and Plant Pathology Department, Purdue University, 610 West Lafayette, Indiana USA.
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Guri Johal
  • Guri Johal
  • Botany and Plant Pathology Department, Purdue University, 610 West Lafayette, Indiana USA.
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Sue Loesch-Fries
  • Sue Loesch-Fries
  • Botany and Plant Pathology Department, Purdue University, 610 West Lafayette, Indiana USA.
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  •  Received: 01 July 2020
  •  Published: 31 July 2020

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