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African agriculture needs more nematologists

Researchers from the¬†International Institute of Tropical Agriculture¬†(IITA), Kenya in partnership with the Nematology Research Unit of Ghent University, Belgium carried out the first-ever structured survey on nematology in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The study which was published in July 2019, in the journal¬†Nematology, aimed at promoting nematology as a training and research discipline in SSA. Read…

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IITA Nematology/Striga laboratory undergoes facelift in Ibadan campus

IITA Nematology/Striga laboratory undergoes facelift in Ibadan campus

On 4 October, IITA West Africa Hub Director, Robert Asiedu, inaugurated the newly refurbished Nematology and Striga laboratory at the Ibadan campus of the Institute. Project leaders and a GRC representative were among those present at the ceremony. In his remarks, Asiedu congratulated the staff and commended them for their persistence and hard work in…

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