Students' Research

Name Thesis Title Cohort Home Country
Sylvester Addy Genetic studies on the easy-to-cook trait for improved nutritional composition and utilization of cowpea Cohort 6 Ghana
Drabo Inoussa Marker-assisted improvement of pearl millet hybrid for yield and broad base downy mildew resistance in Burkina Faso. Cohort 6 Burkina Faso
Diatta Cyril Identification of QTL for Sorghum resistance to grain mold at physiological maturity Cohort 6 Senegal
Sobda Gonne Gene pyramiding for cowpea resistance to Thrips (Megalurothrips Sjostedti) and Striga (Striga gesneroides) race 5 in the semi-arid zone of Cameroon Cohort 6 Cameroon
Kassari Ango Development of head miner resistant pearl millet hybrid Cohort 6 Niger
Kolawole Adesike Oladoyin Response to reciprocal recurrent selection and genetic divergence in two tropical maize composites Cohort 6 Nigeria
Elain Azu Elucidation of gene function in Ems mutagenized population in Sorghum Cohort 6 Ghana
Sall Sangare Safiatou Development Of Striga resistant hybrid maize in Mali Cohort 6 Mali
Akaogu Ijeoma Combing ability, heterosis and identification of QTLs for Striga resistance in early maize hybrids under stress and non stress environments Cohort 7 Nigeria
Souleymane Abdou Evaluation of diverse Niger cowpea germplasm for P. use efficiency Cohort 7 Niger
Kayondo Siraj Ismail Genome wide association analysis and gene introgression for resistance to CBSD Cohort 7 Uganda
Olumide Alabi Alaba Empirical estimation of genetic gains in cassava using genomic selection in a one-year breeding cycle Cohort 7 Nigeria
Ezenwaka Lydia Chidimma Allele mining for cassava green mite resistance in Nigeria Cohort 7 Nigeria
Diop Bathe Determination of the genetic architecture of iron toxity tolerance in West African rice cultivars Cohort 7 Senegal
Alidu Sanatu Mustapha Genetic Analyses of the Relationship between Drought Tolerance and Phonological Plasticity in Cowpea Cohort 7 Ghana