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African Centre For Crop Improvement (ACCI)


ACCI

African Centre For Crop Improvement


Publications

ACCI Journal Articles To Date

 
Abalo, G.,Tongoona, P., Derera, J., Edema, R. 2009. A comparative analysis of conventional and marker assisted selection methods in breeding for maize streak virus (MSV) resistance in maize. Crop Science 49: 509-520. 
Link to Article
 
 

      Professor Hussein Shimelis: List of publications

 

1.    Hussein Shimelis, Phatu Mashela, and Arno Hugo. 2013. Principal agronomic and seed oil traits in industrial oil crop vernonia (Centrapalus pauciflorus variety ethiopica). South African Journal of Plant and Soil 30: 131–137 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02571862.2013.843030 

2.    Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis and Rob Melis. 2013. Study of genetic relationship among Kenyan cultivated potato clones using SSR markers. Accepted to Australian journal of Crop Science.

3.    Jean Baptiste Muhinyuza, Hussein Shimelis, Rob Melis, Julia Sibiya, Gahakwa Daphrose and Magnifique Ndambe Nzaramba. 2013. Yield and yield component response of potato genotypes in selected agro-ecologies of Rwanda. Accepted to Research on Crops.

4.    K.D. Naidoo, J.M. Thamaga-Chitja and H.A. Shimelis. 2013. Towards sustainable livelihoods through indigenous knowledge and water use security: insights from small-scale irrigation schemes in Limpopo province. Accepted to INDILINGA 12 (2):X-X.

5.    Lydia N. Horn and H. Shimelis. 2013. Investigation on radio-sensitivity of gamma irradiation on selected cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) genotypes. Scientific Research and Essays 8:1991-1997. DOI 10.5897/SRE2013.5682

6.    Rebeka Gebretsadik, Hussein Shimelis, Mark D. Laing, Pangirayi Tongoona and Nigussie Mandefro. 2013. A diagnostic appraisal of the sorghum farming system and breeding priorities in Striga infested agro ecologies of Ethiopia. Journal of Agricultural Systems http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2013.08.008.

7.    Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis, Rob Melis and Z.M. Kinyua. 2013. Response of potato genotypes to bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) (Yabuuchi et al.) in the tropical highlands American Journal of Potato Research, DOI 10.1007/s12230-013-9340-1.

8.    Placide Rukundo, Hussein Shimelis, Mark Laing and Daphrose Gahakwa. 2013. Towards understanding storage root formation, synthesis of dry matter and genetics of dry matter accumulation to improve sweetpotato production, Australian journal of Crop Science 7:2054-2061.

9.    Vongai G. Murugani, Joyce M. Thamaga-Chitja, Unathi Kolanisi and Hussein Shimelis. 2013. The Role of Property Rights on Rural Women’s Land Use Security and Household Food Security for Improved Livelihood in Limpopo Province. (In press, J Hum Ecol.).

10.Fekadu Gurmu, Shimelis Hussein and Mark Laing. 2013. Self- and cross-incompatibilities in sweetpotato and their implications for breeding. Australian journal of Crop Science 7:2074-2078.

11.Ermias Abate, Shimelis Hussien, Mark Laing and Fentahun Mengistu. 2013. Quantitative responses of tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter] and Weeping love grass [Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees] varieties to acid soil. Australian Journal of Crop Science 7: 1854-1860.

12.Stephan Ngailo, Hussein Shimelis, Julia Sibiya and Kido Mtunda. 2013. Sweet potato breeding for resistance to sweet potato virus disease and improved yield: progresses and challenges. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8: 3202-3215.

13.Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis and Rob Melis. 2013. Alleviating potato seed tuber shortage in developing countries: Potential of true potato seeds. Australian journal of Crop Science 7:1946-1954.

14.Rebeka Gebretsadik, Hussein Shimelis, Mark D. Laing, Pangirayi Tongoona, and Nigussie Mandefro. 2013. Evaluation of sorghum genotypes compatibility with Fusarium oxysporum under Striga infestation. Crop Science 53:385-393 doi: 10.2135/cropsci2012.02.0101.

15.Abera Wende, Hussein Shimelis, John Derera, Worku Mosisa, Jedidah Danson and Mark D. Laing. 2013. Genetic interrelationships among medium to late maturing tropical maize inbred lines using selected SSR markers. Euphytica 191: 269-277. DOI 10.1007/s10681-012-0826-6.

16.Njedbo A. Siwendu, David Norris, Jones W. Ngambi, Hussein A. Shimelis and Kow Benyi. 2013. Heterosis and combining ability for body weight in a diallel cross of three chicken genotypes. Journal of Tropical Animal Health and Production 45:965–970. DOI 10.1007/s11250-012-0317-8.

17.Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis and Rob Melis. 2013. Potato production in Kenya: Farming systems and production constraints. Journal of Agricultural Science 5:182-197.

18.W. Abera, Shimelis Hussein, J. Derera, M. Worku and M.D. Laing. 2013. Preferences and constraints of maize farmers in the development and adoption of improved varieties in the mid-altitude, sub-humid agro-ecology of western Ethiopia. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8: 1245-1254.

19.Ermias Abate, Shimelis Hussien, Mark Laing and Fentahun Mengistu. 2013. Aluminum toxicity tolerance in cereals: mechanisms, genetic control and breeding methods. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8: 711-722.

20.Demissew Abakemal, Shimelis Hussein, Derera John and Mark Laing. 2013. Farmers’ perceptions of maize production systems and breeding priorities, and their implications for the adoption of new varieties in selected areas of the Highland agro-ecology of Ethiopia. Journal of Agricultural Science 5 (11): 159-172, doi:10.5539/jas.v5n11p159.

21.V.N. Ndou, H. Shimelis, A.O. Odindo and A.T. Modi. 2013.  Response of selected wheat genotypes to ethylmethanesulphonate concentration, treatment temperature and duration. Scientific Research and Essays 8: 189 -196.

22.Rukundo Placide, Hussein Shimelis, Mark Laing and Daphrose Gahakwa. 2013. Physiological mechanisms and conventional breeding of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) to drought-tolerance. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8: 1837-1846.

23.Hussein Shimelis and Eastonce Gwata. 2013. Evaluation of the Agronomic Performance of Vernonia (Vernonia galamensis) Germplasm. In: Aakash Goyal and Muhammad Asif (Eds.). Crop Production, ISBN 978-953-51-1174-0, InTech, Open Access Publisher. http://www.intechopen.com/books/crop-production/evaluation-of-the-agronomic-performance-of-vernonia-vernonia-galamensis-germplasm p.p.131-148

24.Eastonce Gwata and Hussein Shimelis. 2013Evaluation of Pigeonpea Germplasm for Important Agronomic Traits in Southern Africa". In: Aakash Goyal and Muhammad Asif (Eds.). Crop Production, ISBN 978-953-51-1174-0, InTech, Open Access Publisher. http://www.intechopen.com/books/crop-production/evaluation-of-pigeonpea-germplasm-for-important-agronomic-traits-in-southern-africa, p.p.1-16

25.Shimelis H. and M.D. Laing. 2012. Timelines in conventional crop improvement: pre-breeding and breeding procedures. Australian Journal of Crop Science 6:1542-1549.

26.Mashela, P.W., Mafeo T.P., Pofu K.M. and H.A. Shimelis. 2012. Tylenchulus semipenetrans biotypes in six citrus-producing provinces of the Republic of South Africa. Acta Horticulturae 928:369-373.

27.Jean Baptiste Muhinyuza, Hussein Shimelis, Rob Melis, Julia Sibia and Magnifique Ndambe Nzaramba. 2012. Participatory assessment of potato production constraints and trait preferences in potato cultivar development in Rwanda. International Journal of Development and Sustainability 1: 358-380.

28.Demissew Abakemal, Gregory Watson, Shimelis Hussein, Derera John and Twumasi-Afriyie. 2012. Comparison of two PCR-based DNA markers with high resolution melt analysis for the detection of genetic variability in selected quality protein maize inbred lines. African Journal of Agricultural Research 7: 5692-5700.

29.M.A. Muedi, G. Watson, H. Shimelis and P. Tongoona. 2012. Comparison between RAPD and SSR markers with high resolution melt analyses in genetic variation analysis among selected sorghum genotypes. African Journal of Biotechnology 11:16697-16707.

30.Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis and Rob Melis. 2012. Management of bacterial wilt [Rhalstonia solanacearum Yabuuchi et al., 1995] of potatoes: Opportunity for host resistance in Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Science 4: 64-78.

31.Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis, Rob Melis and Jackson Kabira. 2012. Reproductive biology and early generations’ selection in conventional potato

breeding. Australian Journal of Crop Science 6: 488-497.

32.Kgabo Martha Pofu, Phatu William Mashela and Hussein Shimelis. 2012. Inter-generic grafting in watermelon for managing Meloidogyne species: A review. Scientific Research and Essays 7: 107-113.

33.K. M. Pofu, P. W. Mashela & H. Shimelis. 2012. Host-status an  d host-sensitivity of wild Cucumis species to Meloidogyne incognita race 4. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science 64:329-334, DOI:10.1080/09064710.2011.614633

34.R.P. Shiringani and H.A. Shimelis. 2011. Yield response and stability among selected cowpea genotypes in the North West and Limpopo Provinces of South Africa. African Journal of Agricultural Research 6: 3259-3263.

35.H. Shimelis, PWMashelaand A. Hugo. 2011. Genotype by environment interaction of seed and oil yield in vernonia (Vernonia galamensis variety ethiopica). Industrial Crops and Products 33: 756–760. (DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2011.01.018).

36.H. Shimelis and A. Hugo. 2011. Determination of selection criteria for seed yield and seed oil content in vernonia (Vernonia galamensis variety ethiopica). Industrial Crops and Products 33: 436-439. (DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2010.10.033).

37.H Shimelis and JJ Spies. 2011. Aneuploids of wheat and chromosomal localization of genes. African Journal of Biotechnology 10: 5545-5551.

38.H Shimelis and Shiringani, R.P. 2010. Variance components and heritabilities of yield and agronomic traits among cowpea genotypes. Euphytica: 176: 383–389 (DOI: 10.1007/s10681-010-0222-z).

39.MD Laing and HA Shimelis. 2010. Development of improved African cereal crops for agronomic traits and herbicide resistance. M.T. Labuschagne and K.G. Dudu (rds.) Proceedings of the CST-SA–ICC International grains symposium, Pretoria, PP. 27-33, ISBN: 978086886, PP. 27-33

40.Mashela, P. W., Mafeo, T.P., Ledwaba, D.M. and H.A. Shimelis. 2010. Host-status and sensitivity of Cucumis africanus to Meloidogyne incognita race 2. South African Journal of Plant and Soil: 27:262.

41.Kwaye, R.G., Mashela, P. W., Mafeo, T. P., and H. A. Shimelis. 2010. A Tylenchulus semipenetrans biotype in South Africa. South African Journal of Plant and Soil: 27:276.

42.Mafeo, T.P., Mashela, P.W.,  Mokgalong, N.M. and H.A. Shimelis. 2010. Influence of crude extracts of Cucumis myriocarpus fruits as a pre-emergent bio-nematicide on various crops. South African Journal of Plant and Soil: 27:279.

43.Mashela, P.W., T.P. Mafeo, K.M. Pofu, and H.A. Shimelis. 2010. Tylenchulus semipenetrans Biotype in six Citrus Producing Provinces of the Republic of South Africa. Proceedings of the International Horticultural Congress (ISHS) 928:369-373.

44.Kgabo M. Pofu, Elizabeth R. van Biljon, Phatu W. Mashela, Hussein A. Shimelis. 2010. Responses of Selected Fibre Hemp Cultivars to Meloidogyne javanica Under Greenhouse Conditions. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural& Environmental Sciences 8: 602-606.

45.L. Moremoholo, H. Shimelis and PW Mashela. 2010. Yield response and Stenocarpella ear rot reaction among maize inbred lines and top cross hybrids. Euphytica 174: 231-238 (DOI: 10.1007/s10681-010-0121-3).

46.S.P. Ramalema, H. Shimelis, I. Ncube, K.K. Kunert and P.W. Mashela. 2010. Genetic analysis among selected vernonia lines through seed oil content, fatty acids and RAPD DNA markers. African Journal of Biotechnology 9: 117-122.

47.Mashela, P.W., H.A. Shimelis, M.N. Mokgalong, F.N. Mudau and L.G. Ngobeni. 2010. Investigation of fever tea (Lippia javanica) as root-knot nematode suppressant in tomato production. African Plant Protection 16: 1-6.

48.L. Moremoholo and H. Shimelis. 2010. Stability Analysis for Grain Yield and Stenocarpella Maydis Ear Rot Resistance in Maize. African Crop Science 9: 425 - 433.

49.R.G. Kwaye, P.W. Mashela, H. Shimelis and N. Mapope. 2008. Determination of Tylenchulus semipenetrans biotype in Zebediela and Champagne, Republic of South Africa. Plant Disease 92: 639-642.

50.Hussein Shimelis, Phatu W. Mashela and Arno Hugo. 2008. Performance of Vernonia as an Alternative Industrial Oil Crop in Limpopo Province of South Africa. Crop Science 48: 236-242.

51.Kwaye G. Romanus, Shimelis Hussein and & William P. Mashela. 2008. Combining ability analysis and association of yield and yield components among selected cowpea lines. Euphytica 162: 205-210. (DOI 10.1007/s10681-007-9512-5).

52.Mashela, P.W., S. Mphosi, H. Shimelis and M.N. Mokgalong.  2007. Interactions of Cucumis myriocarpus, Lippia javanica and Ricinus communis Organic Amendments on Suppression of Meloidogyne incognita. Journal of Phytopathology 155: 690-693.

53.Mashela, P.W., H. Shimelis and F.N.  Mudau 2008. Comparison of the efficacy of ground wild cucumber fruits, aldicarb and fenamiphos on suppression of the root-knot nematode in tomato. Journal of Phytopathology 156: 264-276.

54.Norris, D., J.W Ngambi, M.L. Makgahlela H.A. Shimelis andE.Nesamvuni. 2007. Analysis of Growth Curves of Indigenous Venda and Naked Neck Chickens. South African Journal of Animal Science 37: 21-37.

55.Shimelis, H.A. 2006. Associations of yield and yield components among selected durum wheats (Triticum turgidum L.). South African Journal of Plant and Soil 23: 305-309.

56.Pretorius, Z.A., Prins R., Ramburan V.P., Shimelis H. & Bender C.M. 2005. Expression of adult plant resistance to stripe rust derived form the wheat cultivar Capelle Desprez. South African Journal of Science Conference abstracts 101: viii.

57.Shimelis Hussein. 2005. Response of cabbage cultivars to black rot infection. African Crop Science Journal 13: 185-192.

58.Shimelis, H.A., M.T., Labuschagne, and A. Hugo.  2006. Variation of oil content and fatty acid compositions among selected lines of vernonia (Vernonia galamensis variety ethiopica. South African Journal of Plant and Soil 23: 62-63.

59.Shimelis Hussein. 2005. C-banding analysis of chromosome translocations in doubled haploid wheats. African Journal of Biotechnology 4: 541-547.

60.Shimelis, H.A. and Z.A. Pretorius. 2005. Leaf and stripe rust resistance among Ethiopian grown wheat lines. SINET: Ethiopian Journal of Science 28: 23-32.

61.Shimelis, H.A., J.J. Spies, Z.A. Pretorius and M.T. Labuschagne. 2005. Chromosomal locations of leaf rust resistance genes in selected tetraploid wheats through substitution lines. Euphytica 141: 209-216.

62.Shimelis, H.A. andW.J. Swart. 2004. Black rot development in introduced cabbage hybrids in Ethiopia. African Plant Protection 10: 43-52.

 

       Professor Hussein Shimelis: List of publications

 

1.    Hussein Shimelis, Phatu Mashela, and Arno Hugo. 2013. Principal agronomic and seed oil traits in industrial oil crop vernonia (Centrapalus pauciflorus variety ethiopica). South African Journal of Plant and Soil 30: 131–137 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02571862.2013.843030 

2.    Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis and Rob Melis. 2013. Study of genetic relationship among Kenyan cultivated potato clones using SSR markers. Accepted to Australian journal of Crop Science.

3.    Jean Baptiste Muhinyuza, Hussein Shimelis, Rob Melis, Julia Sibiya, Gahakwa Daphrose and Magnifique Ndambe Nzaramba. 2013. Yield and yield component response of potato genotypes in selected agro-ecologies of Rwanda. Accepted to Research on Crops.

4.    K.D. Naidoo, J.M. Thamaga-Chitja and H.A. Shimelis. 2013. Towards sustainable livelihoods through indigenous knowledge and water use security: insights from small-scale irrigation schemes in Limpopo province. Accepted to INDILINGA 12 (2):X-X.

5.    Lydia N. Horn and H. Shimelis. 2013. Investigation on radio-sensitivity of gamma irradiation on selected cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) genotypes. Scientific Research and Essays 8:1991-1997. DOI 10.5897/SRE2013.5682

6.    Rebeka Gebretsadik, Hussein Shimelis, Mark D. Laing, Pangirayi Tongoona and Nigussie Mandefro. 2013. A diagnostic appraisal of the sorghum farming system and breeding priorities in Striga infested agro ecologies of Ethiopia. Journal of Agricultural Systems http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2013.08.008.

7.    Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis, Rob Melis and Z.M. Kinyua. 2013. Response of potato genotypes to bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) (Yabuuchi et al.) in the tropical highlands American Journal of Potato Research, DOI 10.1007/s12230-013-9340-1.

8.    Placide Rukundo, Hussein Shimelis, Mark Laing and Daphrose Gahakwa. 2013. Towards understanding storage root formation, synthesis of dry matter and genetics of dry matter accumulation to improve sweetpotato production, Australian journal of Crop Science 7:2054-2061.

9.    Vongai G. Murugani, Joyce M. Thamaga-Chitja, Unathi Kolanisi and Hussein Shimelis. 2013. The Role of Property Rights on Rural Women’s Land Use Security and Household Food Security for Improved Livelihood in Limpopo Province. (In press, J Hum Ecol.).

10.Fekadu Gurmu, Shimelis Hussein and Mark Laing. 2013. Self- and cross-incompatibilities in sweetpotato and their implications for breeding. Australian journal of Crop Science 7:2074-2078.

11.Ermias Abate, Shimelis Hussien, Mark Laing and Fentahun Mengistu. 2013. Quantitative responses of tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter] and Weeping love grass [Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees] varieties to acid soil. Australian Journal of Crop Science 7: 1854-1860.

12.Stephan Ngailo, Hussein Shimelis, Julia Sibiya and Kido Mtunda. 2013. Sweet potato breeding for resistance to sweet potato virus disease and improved yield: progresses and challenges. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8: 3202-3215.

13.Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis and Rob Melis. 2013. Alleviating potato seed tuber shortage in developing countries: Potential of true potato seeds. Australian journal of Crop Science 7:1946-1954.

14.Rebeka Gebretsadik, Hussein Shimelis, Mark D. Laing, Pangirayi Tongoona, and Nigussie Mandefro. 2013. Evaluation of sorghum genotypes compatibility with Fusarium oxysporum under Striga infestation. Crop Science 53:385-393 doi: 10.2135/cropsci2012.02.0101.

15.Abera Wende, Hussein Shimelis, John Derera, Worku Mosisa, Jedidah Danson and Mark D. Laing. 2013. Genetic interrelationships among medium to late maturing tropical maize inbred lines using selected SSR markers. Euphytica 191: 269-277. DOI 10.1007/s10681-012-0826-6.

16.Njedbo A. Siwendu, David Norris, Jones W. Ngambi, Hussein A. Shimelis and Kow Benyi. 2013. Heterosis and combining ability for body weight in a diallel cross of three chicken genotypes. Journal of Tropical Animal Health and Production 45:965–970. DOI 10.1007/s11250-012-0317-8.

17.Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis and Rob Melis. 2013. Potato production in Kenya: Farming systems and production constraints. Journal of Agricultural Science 5:182-197.

18.W. Abera, Shimelis Hussein, J. Derera, M. Worku and M.D. Laing. 2013. Preferences and constraints of maize farmers in the development and adoption of improved varieties in the mid-altitude, sub-humid agro-ecology of western Ethiopia. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8: 1245-1254.

19.Ermias Abate, Shimelis Hussien, Mark Laing and Fentahun Mengistu. 2013. Aluminum toxicity tolerance in cereals: mechanisms, genetic control and breeding methods. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8: 711-722.

20.Demissew Abakemal, Shimelis Hussein, Derera John and Mark Laing. 2013. Farmers’ perceptions of maize production systems and breeding priorities, and their implications for the adoption of new varieties in selected areas of the Highland agro-ecology of Ethiopia. Journal of Agricultural Science 5 (11): 159-172, doi:10.5539/jas.v5n11p159.

21.V.N. Ndou, H. Shimelis, A.O. Odindo and A.T. Modi. 2013.  Response of selected wheat genotypes to ethylmethanesulphonate concentration, treatment temperature and duration. Scientific Research and Essays 8: 189 -196.

22.Rukundo Placide, Hussein Shimelis, Mark Laing and Daphrose Gahakwa. 2013. Physiological mechanisms and conventional breeding of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) to drought-tolerance. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8: 1837-1846.

23.Hussein Shimelis and Eastonce Gwata. 2013. Evaluation of the Agronomic Performance of Vernonia (Vernonia galamensis) Germplasm. In: Aakash Goyal and Muhammad Asif (Eds.). Crop Production, ISBN 978-953-51-1174-0, InTech, Open Access Publisher. http://www.intechopen.com/books/crop-production/evaluation-of-the-agronomic-performance-of-vernonia-vernonia-galamensis-germplasm p.p.131-148

24.Eastonce Gwata and Hussein Shimelis. 2013Evaluation of Pigeonpea Germplasm for Important Agronomic Traits in Southern Africa". In: Aakash Goyal and Muhammad Asif (Eds.). Crop Production, ISBN 978-953-51-1174-0, InTech, Open Access Publisher. http://www.intechopen.com/books/crop-production/evaluation-of-pigeonpea-germplasm-for-important-agronomic-traits-in-southern-africa, p.p.1-16

25.Shimelis H. and M.D. Laing. 2012. Timelines in conventional crop improvement: pre-breeding and breeding procedures. Australian Journal of Crop Science 6:1542-1549.

26.Mashela, P.W., Mafeo T.P., Pofu K.M. and H.A. Shimelis. 2012. Tylenchulus semipenetrans biotypes in six citrus-producing provinces of the Republic of South Africa. Acta Horticulturae 928:369-373.

27.Jean Baptiste Muhinyuza, Hussein Shimelis, Rob Melis, Julia Sibia and Magnifique Ndambe Nzaramba. 2012. Participatory assessment of potato production constraints and trait preferences in potato cultivar development in Rwanda. International Journal of Development and Sustainability 1: 358-380.

28.Demissew Abakemal, Gregory Watson, Shimelis Hussein, Derera John and Twumasi-Afriyie. 2012. Comparison of two PCR-based DNA markers with high resolution melt analysis for the detection of genetic variability in selected quality protein maize inbred lines. African Journal of Agricultural Research 7: 5692-5700.

29.M.A. Muedi, G. Watson, H. Shimelis and P. Tongoona. 2012. Comparison between RAPD and SSR markers with high resolution melt analyses in genetic variation analysis among selected sorghum genotypes. African Journal of Biotechnology 11:16697-16707.

30.Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis and Rob Melis. 2012. Management of bacterial wilt [Rhalstonia solanacearum Yabuuchi et al., 1995] of potatoes: Opportunity for host resistance in Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Science 4: 64-78.

31.Jane Muthoni, Hussein Shimelis, Rob Melis and Jackson Kabira. 2012. Reproductive biology and early generations’ selection in conventional potato

breeding. Australian Journal of Crop Science 6: 488-497.

32.Kgabo Martha Pofu, Phatu William Mashela and Hussein Shimelis. 2012. Inter-generic grafting in watermelon for managing Meloidogyne species: A review. Scientific Research and Essays 7: 107-113.

33.K. M. Pofu, P. W. Mashela & H. Shimelis. 2012. Host-status an  d host-sensitivity of wild Cucumis species to Meloidogyne incognita race 4. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section B - Soil & Plant Science 64:329-334, DOI:10.1080/09064710.2011.614633

34.R.P. Shiringani and H.A. Shimelis. 2011. Yield response and stability among selected cowpea genotypes in the North West and Limpopo Provinces of South Africa. African Journal of Agricultural Research 6: 3259-3263.

35.H. Shimelis, PWMashelaand A. Hugo. 2011. Genotype by environment interaction of seed and oil yield in vernonia (Vernonia galamensis variety ethiopica). Industrial Crops and Products 33: 756–760. (DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2011.01.018).

36.H. Shimelis and A. Hugo. 2011. Determination of selection criteria for seed yield and seed oil content in vernonia (Vernonia galamensis variety ethiopica). Industrial Crops and Products 33: 436-439. (DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2010.10.033).

37.H Shimelis and JJ Spies. 2011. Aneuploids of wheat and chromosomal localization of genes. African Journal of Biotechnology 10: 5545-5551.

38.H Shimelis and Shiringani, R.P. 2010. Variance components and heritabilities of yield and agronomic traits among cowpea genotypes. Euphytica: 176: 383–389 (DOI: 10.1007/s10681-010-0222-z).

39.MD Laing and HA Shimelis. 2010. Development of improved African cereal crops for agronomic traits and herbicide resistance. M.T. Labuschagne and K.G. Dudu (rds.) Proceedings of the CST-SA–ICC International grains symposium, Pretoria, PP. 27-33, ISBN: 978086886, PP. 27-33

40.Mashela, P. W., Mafeo, T.P., Ledwaba, D.M. and H.A. Shimelis. 2010. Host-status and sensitivity of Cucumis africanus to Meloidogyne incognita race 2. South African Journal of Plant and Soil: 27:262.

41.Kwaye, R.G., Mashela, P. W., Mafeo, T. P., and H. A. Shimelis. 2010. A Tylenchulus semipenetrans biotype in South Africa. South African Journal of Plant and Soil: 27:276.

42.Mafeo, T.P., Mashela, P.W.,  Mokgalong, N.M. and H.A. Shimelis. 2010. Influence of crude extracts of Cucumis myriocarpus fruits as a pre-emergent bio-nematicide on various crops. South African Journal of Plant and Soil: 27:279.

43.Mashela, P.W., T.P. Mafeo, K.M. Pofu, and H.A. Shimelis. 2010. Tylenchulus semipenetrans Biotype in six Citrus Producing Provinces of the Republic of South Africa. Proceedings of the International Horticultural Congress (ISHS) 928:369-373.

44.Kgabo M. Pofu, Elizabeth R. van Biljon, Phatu W. Mashela, Hussein A. Shimelis. 2010. Responses of Selected Fibre Hemp Cultivars to Meloidogyne javanica Under Greenhouse Conditions. American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural& Environmental Sciences 8: 602-606.

45.L. Moremoholo, H. Shimelis and PW Mashela. 2010. Yield response and Stenocarpella ear rot reaction among maize inbred lines and top cross hybrids. Euphytica 174: 231-238 (DOI: 10.1007/s10681-010-0121-3).

46.S.P. Ramalema, H. Shimelis, I. Ncube, K.K. Kunert and P.W. Mashela. 2010. Genetic analysis among selected vernonia lines through seed oil content, fatty acids and RAPD DNA markers. African Journal of Biotechnology 9: 117-122.

47.Mashela, P.W., H.A. Shimelis, M.N. Mokgalong, F.N. Mudau and L.G. Ngobeni. 2010. Investigation of fever tea (Lippia javanica) as root-knot nematode suppressant in tomato production. African Plant Protection 16: 1-6.

48.L. Moremoholo and H. Shimelis. 2010. Stability Analysis for Grain Yield and Stenocarpella Maydis Ear Rot Resistance in Maize. African Crop Science 9: 425 - 433.

49.R.G. Kwaye, P.W. Mashela, H. Shimelis and N. Mapope. 2008. Determination of Tylenchulus semipenetrans biotype in Zebediela and Champagne, Republic of South Africa. Plant Disease 92: 639-642.

50.Hussein Shimelis, Phatu W. Mashela and Arno Hugo. 2008. Performance of Vernonia as an Alternative Industrial Oil Crop in Limpopo Province of South Africa. Crop Science 48: 236-242.

51.Kwaye G. Romanus, Shimelis Hussein and & William P. Mashela. 2008. Combining ability analysis and association of yield and yield components among selected cowpea lines. Euphytica 162: 205-210. (DOI 10.1007/s10681-007-9512-5).

52.Mashela, P.W., S. Mphosi, H. Shimelis and M.N. Mokgalong.  2007. Interactions of Cucumis myriocarpus, Lippia javanica and Ricinus communis Organic Amendments on Suppression of Meloidogyne incognita. Journal of Phytopathology 155: 690-693.

53.Mashela, P.W., H. Shimelis and F.N.  Mudau 2008. Comparison of the efficacy of ground wild cucumber fruits, aldicarb and fenamiphos on suppression of the root-knot nematode in tomato. Journal of Phytopathology 156: 264-276.

54.Norris, D., J.W Ngambi, M.L. Makgahlela H.A. Shimelis andE.Nesamvuni. 2007. Analysis of Growth Curves of Indigenous Venda and Naked Neck Chickens. South African Journal of Animal Science 37: 21-37.

55.Shimelis, H.A. 2006. Associations of yield and yield components among selected durum wheats (Triticum turgidum L.). South African Journal of Plant and Soil 23: 305-309.

56.Pretorius, Z.A., Prins R., Ramburan V.P., Shimelis H. & Bender C.M. 2005. Expression of adult plant resistance to stripe rust derived form the wheat cultivar Capelle Desprez. South African Journal of Science Conference abstracts 101: viii.

57.Shimelis Hussein. 2005. Response of cabbage cultivars to black rot infection. African Crop Science Journal 13: 185-192.

58.Shimelis, H.A., M.T., Labuschagne, and A. Hugo.  2006. Variation of oil content and fatty acid compositions among selected lines of vernonia (Vernonia galamensis variety ethiopica. South African Journal of Plant and Soil 23: 62-63.

59.Shimelis Hussein. 2005. C-banding analysis of chromosome translocations in doubled haploid wheats. African Journal of Biotechnology 4: 541-547.

60.Shimelis, H.A. and Z.A. Pretorius. 2005. Leaf and stripe rust resistance among Ethiopian grown wheat lines. SINET: Ethiopian Journal of Science 28: 23-32.

61.Shimelis, H.A., J.J. Spies, Z.A. Pretorius and M.T. Labuschagne. 2005. Chromosomal locations of leaf rust resistance genes in selected tetraploid wheats through substitution lines. Euphytica 141: 209-216.

62.Shimelis, H.A. andW.J. Swart. 2004. Black rot development in introduced cabbage hybrids in Ethiopia. African Plant Protection 10: 43-52.

 

 

 Professor John Derera -       Ten Selected Publications

. Abalo, G., Tongoona P., Derera J., and R Edema. 2009. A Comparative Analysis of Conventional and Marker-Assisted Selection Methods in Breeding Maize Streak Virus Resistance in Maize. Crop Science 49:509-520. 

2. Barekye A, P. Tongoona, J. Derera, M.D. Laing and W.K. Tushemereirwe. 2011. Contribution of synthetic tetraploids (AAAA) and diploids (AA) to black Sigatoka resistance and bunch weight to their triploid progenies. Field Crops Research 122: 284-289.

3. Derera J, K V. Pixley and DP Giga. 2010. Appraisal of protocol for the rapid screening of maize genotypes for maize weevil resistance. African Entomology 18:8–16. 

4. Derera, J., P. Tongoona, Bindiganavile S.V. and M.D. Laing. 2007. Gene action controlling Grain Yield and Secondary traits in Southern African Maize hybrids under Drought and Non-drought Environments. Euphytica 162: 411-422. 

5. Derera, J., P. Tongoona, K.V. Pixley, M.D. Laing, B.Vivek and N. van Rij.  2008. Gene action controlling gray leaf spot resistance in southern African maize germplasm. Crop Science 48:93-98. 

6. Machida L, Derera J, Tongoona P and MacRobert J. 2010. Combining Ability and Reciprocal Cross Effects of Elite Quality Protein Maize Inbred Lines in Subtropical Environments. Crop Science 50:1708-1717. 

7. Makanda I, P. Tongoona and J. Derera. 2009. Combining ability and heterosis of sorghum germplasm for stem sugar traits under off-season conditions in tropical lowland environments. Field Crops Research 114: 272-279. 

8. Mukanga M, J. Derera and P. Tongoona. 2010. Gene action and reciprocal effects for ear rot resistance in crosses derived from five tropical maize populations. Euphytica 174:293-301. 

9. Mukanga M, J. Derera, P. Tongoona and MD. Laing. 2010. A survey of pre-harvest ear rot diseases of maize and associated mycotoxins in south and central Zambia. International Journal of Food Microbiology 141: 213-221. 

 

10.    Mukankusi, C,.  J. Derera, Rob Melis, P.T. Gibson and Robin Buruchara. 2011.  Genetic analysis of resistance to Fusarium root rot in common bean. Euphytica 182:11–23.

 

Dr Julia Sibiya - Publications in Refereed Journals

1. Sibiya, J., Tongoona P., Derera, J., and Makanda I.  2013. Farmers’ desired traits and selection criteria for maize cultivars and their implications for maize breeding: A case study from South Africa. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics 114(1):39–49. 

2. Ngailo S., Shimelis H, Sibiya, J and Mtunda K. 2013. Sweet potato breeding for resistance to sweet potato virus disease and improved yield: Progress and challenges. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8(25):3202-3215. 

3. Tignegre Jean-Baptiste, J. T. Ouedraogo, R. Melis, P. Tongoona, J. Sibiya, I. Makanda, and I. Drabo. 2013. Identification of sources of resistance to Striga gesnerioides in cowpea germplasm. Plant Breeding 132:330–336.

4. Sibiya J., Tongoona P., Derera, J., and Makanda I.  2013. Smallholder farmers’ perceptions of maize diseases, pests, and other production constraints, their implications for maize breeding and evaluation of local maize cultivars in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8(17):1790-1798. 

5. Sibiya J., P. Tongoona and J. Derera. 2013. Combining ability and GGE biplot analyses for resistance to northern leaf blight in tropical and subtropical elite maize inbred lines. Euphytica 191:245-257.

6. Makelo M.N., R. Melis, M. Githiri, and J. Sibiya. 2012. Response of pigeon pea genotypes to different races of Fusarium udum and the mode of gene action responsible for disease inheritance Journal of Tropical Microbiology and Biotechnology 8(1):9-19.

7. Muhinyuza Jean-Baptiste, Hussein Shimelis, Rob Melis, Julia Sibiya and Magnifique Ndambe Nzaramba. 2012. Participatory assessment of potato production constraints and trait preferences in potato cultivar development in Rwanda. International Journal of Development and Sustainability 1(2): 358-380.

8. Fato P., Derera, J., Tongoona P., Makanda I., and Sibiya J. 2012. Heterotic orientation of tropical maize inbred lines towards populations ZM523 and Suwan-1 under downy mildew infestation. Euphytica 187: 381-392.

9. Makanda, I., Derera, J., Tongoona P., and Sibiya, J. 2012. Genetic and GGE biplot analyses of sorghum germplasm for stem sugar traits in Southern Africa.  African Journal of Agricultural Research 7(2): 212-223. 

10. Sibiya, J., Tongoona P., Derera, J., and van Rij, N.  2012. Genetic analysis and genotype 3 environment (G x E) for grey leaf spot disease resistance in elite African maize (Zea mays L.) germplasm. Euphytica 185:349–362.

11. Sibiya, J., Tongoona P., Derera, J., van Rij, N., and Makanda, I. 2011. Combining Ability Analysis for Phaeosphaeria Leaf Spot Resistance and Grain Yield in Tropical Advanced Maize Inbred Lines. Field Crops Research 120:86-93.

12. Makanda, I., Derera, J., Tongoona P., and Sibiya, J. 2011. Development of sorghum for bio-energy: A view from the stakeholders and priorities for breeding dual purpose varieties. African Journal of Agricultural Research 6(19):4477-4486.

13. Handiseni, M., Sibiya, J., Ogunlela, V., and Koomen, I. 2010. Evaluation of non-chemical methods of soil sterilisation in paprika (Capsicum annuum L.) Seedling production in the Smallholder farming sector of Zimbabwe. Agricultura Tropica et Subtropica 43(2):97-108.

14. Makanda, I., Tongoona P., Derera, J., Sibiya, J., and Fato, P. 2009.Combining ability and cultivar superiority of sorghum germplasm for grain yield across tropical low- and mid-altitude environments. Field Crops Research. 116:75-85

15. Handiseni, M., Sibiya, J., Ogunlela, V., and Koomen, I. 2008. Comparative study of the effect of different weed management strategies on disease severity and marketable yield of paprika (Capsicum annuum L.) in the smallholder farming sector of Zimbabwe. Journal of Plant Protection Research 48(1):107-117.

16. Handiseni, M., Sibiya, J., Ogunlela, V., and Koomen, I. 2007.  Reduced frequency of fungicide application in the management of paprika (Capsicum annuum L.) diseases under dryland conditions in Zimbabwe. Journal of  Plant Protection Research 47(1):19-28

17. Sibiya, J., Manyangarirwa, W. and Albrechtsen, S.E. 2002. First record of Peanut mottle virus on bambara groundnut seed in Zimbabwe. African Plant Protection 8:1-2

18. Sibiya, J., Nyanhete, C. and Chinhema, E. 1998.  Serological and Biological Properties of a maize-infecting Potyvirus from Zimbabwe.  African Crop Science Journal 6(3): 293-301.

19. Sibiya, J. and Gordon, D. T. 1998.  In vitro proteolysis of the maize streak virus (MSV) capsid protein and its effect on the reactivity of early-bleeding vs. late-bleeding antisera with maize-infecting MSV isolates. African Plant Protection 4(1):1-9.

20. Bonga, J. and Cole, D. L.  1997. Identification of viruses infecting maize (Zea mays) in Zimbabwe.  African Plant Protection 3(1):1-9.

 

Book Contribution

1. List of Plant Diseases in Zimbabwe. (1998). Eds. Masuka A.J., Cole D. L. and Mguni C. Published by Department of Research and specialist Services.  ISBN 0-908307-73-X.

2. Sibiya, J.  2005. Maize mottle chlorotic stunt pages 659-660 in: Viruses and Virus diseases of Poaceae (Gramineae).  Hervé Lapierre and Pierre A. Signoret eds.  Institut national de la recherche agronomique (France), Published by Editions Quae, 857 pages. ISBN:2-7380-1088-1.

3. Sibiya J., Tongoona, P., and Derera, J. 2010. Breeding investigations for resistance to Phaeosphaeria Leaf Spot (PLS) Resistance and other important foliar diseases and a study of yield stability in African maize germplasm. p. 144-175. In: I.H. Basdew and M.D. Laing (eds.). African Centre for Crop Improvement, Literature Reviews and Participatory Rural Appraisals, 2009 Year book. Interpak Books, Pietermaritzburg. ISBN 978-0-9869811-2-8 3

4. Sibiya J., Tongoona, P., and Derera, J. 2010. Identification of farmer’s key maize production constraints and traits desired in maize cultivars p. 282-312 

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