Senegal

Breeding Peanut for Better Productivity and Quality

Peanut is an important source of income for small farmers in Sahelian Africa. Peanut varieties with stable productivity, appealing product quality, and low aflatoxin contamination are […]

  • Start Date: 1996/08/01
  • End Date: 2007/10/31
  • Project Code: TAM17P
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Development of Spicy Meat Analogs and Technology Transfer of Value-added Products from Peanuts

In the US, there is a need for new value-added peanut products to increase human consumption and enhance the viability and stability of the peanut industry. […]

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Socioeconomic Impacts of Alternative Peanut Production Marketing Systems in Senegal

The socioeconomic importance of peanut production in Senegal is illustrated by the fact that this crop is the main source of rural employment, accounts for nearly […]

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Sidibe, Mamadou

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  • Start Date: 1994/01/01
  • End Date: 1999/12/31
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  • Degree: PhD

Breeding Sorghum for Stability of Performance Using Tropical Germplasm

A principal aim of this project is to introduce and utilize newly bred high yielding tropical food quality sorghums which have so far not been widely […]

Breeding Pearl Millet for Stability Performance Using Tropical Germplasm

This project focused on developing parental material of higher yielding ability that can be used in collaborative breeding programs in developing countries, and to develop new […]

Agroecology and Biotechnology in Stalk Rot Pathogens of Sorghum and Millet

This project focused on identifying diverse fungal strains that attack sorghum and millet in Africa.

Cisse, N’Diaga

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  • Start Date: 1991/01/01
  • End Date: 1995/12/31
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  • Degree: PhD

Pearl Millet Breeding

Through collaboration with partners this project focused on improving drought tolerance, seed size and density, seedling stand establishment, lodging resistance, and grain yield of pearl millet.

Breeding Sorghum for Developing Countries

This project aims to use the variability created from crosses between two complementary germplasm groups–recently bred high yield tropical food quality sorghums and elite U.S. lines–in […]