Monthly Archives

February 2015

Eastern Africa

A high resolution genetic linkage map of cassava published in G3

A high-resolution linkage map and chromosome scale-genome assembly for cassava by a group of international researchers, including some from IITA, has been published in G3 Genes Genomes Genetics, and highlighted by the Genetics Society of America ( The linkage…

Western Africa

Seminar on corruption-free leadership held in IITA

More than 100 young people attached to IITA under Nigeria’s National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme, met at the IITA conference center in Ibadan on 28 January 2015 to discuss concepts of corruption and how it affects leadership in…