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cassava

Western Africa

Ghana fetes farmers in a Farmers’ Day

IITA participated in celebrating and acknowledging the contributions of local farmers in Ghana last December. The National Farmers Day is a day of celebration and appreciation of the good work by the farmers and awarding of gifts to the…

Eastern Africa Western Africa

Genetic linkage map of cassava published in G3

A high-resolution linkage map and chromosome scale-genome assembly for cassava created 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 (http://www.g3journal.org/content/5/1/133.full). The…