Thursday – Day 4 of the 14th Symposium of the ISTRC-AB, Zambia

Thursday September 23, 2021

GMT Nigeria Zambia Event Venue
8:00 9:00 10:00 Announcements
08:30-09:00 9:30 – 10:00 10:30-11:00 Plenary Session C BMT008: Variety replacement following Excellence in Breeding Procedures in Mozambique_Maria I. Andrade1, Godwill S. Makunde, Jose Ricardo, Abilio Alvaro, Gervancio Covele, Abdul Naico, Jan Low, Raul Eyzaguirre, Bert De Boeck, Hannele Lindqvist-Krueze, Wolfgang Gruneberg and Hugo Campos Zoom Link 1 (Chair-Dr Richardson Okechukwu, Rappateur)
09:00-11:30 10:00-12:30 11:00-13:30 Breakout Session C (Poster Presentation (5mins) Zoom Link 1 (Chair-Dr Richardson Okechukwu, Rappateur) Zoom room 2 (Chair-Dr Martin Chiona, Rappateur)
9:05 10:05 11:05 Poster session ACW006: Genetic analysis of root yield and agronomic traits of selected yellow root cassava genotypes in two agro-ecological zones in Nigeria_Ogbuekiri, H., Njoku, D.N., Onyeka, J. and Egesi, C.N. NRF010: Effect of Different Drying Methods on the Physicochemical Compositions of Two Varieties of Ginger (Yellow and  Black)_Nwanagba, N. L., Ukom, A.N. and Onuoha, M. C.
9:10 10:10 11:10 Poster session ACW007: High nitrogen availability limits photosynthesis and compromises carbohydrate allocation to storage in roots of Manihot esculenta Crantz_John Okoth Omondi, Naftali Lazarovitch, Shimon Rachmilevitch, Steve Boahen, Pheneas Ntawuruhunga, Uri Yermiyahu, and Or Sperling NRF011: Potentials of Sweet Potato Foliage Meals as feed Supplement in Broiler Chickens Diet_Okereke, C.O., Olaleru,I.F., Okereke, I.H., Ukonu, C.E. and Okwusi, M.C.
9:15 10:15 11:15 Poster session ACW008: Growth and yield of cassava under different npk fertilizer (15:15:15) and agrolyzer rates in South-east Nigeria_Nnenna G. Olori-Great and Dominic A. Okpara NRF012: Determinants of Ginger Consumption: Implications for Nutrition Security among Rural Households in Southeast, Nigeria_Oti, O.G., Okpani, B.E. and Okpani, F.M.
9:20 10:20 11:20 Poster session ACW009: Potato (Solanum tuberosum) mini tuber evaluation trial at Horticulture Research Center, Marondera, Zimbabwe_Tatenda Nyamwena-Chapman , Linda Muusha, and Dumisani Kutywayo PCM001: Determinants of Labour Use Efficiency among Yam Farmers in Ekiti State, Nigeria_Adesiyan, A.T. and Ige, A.O.
9:25 10:25 11:25 Poster session ACW012: Opportunity to reduce potato yield gap: Potential yields versus national average yields_Thokozani Mvula, Denis Kathabwalika, Obed Mwenye, and Margaret Chiipanthenga PCM002: Factors Affecting the Demand for Labour among Yam Farmers in Ekiti State, Nigeria_Adesiyan, A.T., Adesiyan, O. F., Ige, O. A. and Omodara, O. I.
9:30 10:30 11:30 Poster session ACW015: Evaluation of Yellow Flesh Cassava Genotypes for Total Carotenoids, Dry Matter, Cyanogenic potential and Yield at the Coastal Savanna Zone in Ghana_E. O. Adu, G. Amernope, E. Parkes, K.J. Taah, and P. Agu-Asare PCM003: Factors Influencing Gender in the Adoption of Value Addition to Sweetpotato Technologies among Post- Harvest Processors in Abia State, Nigeria_Agoh Emilia, Ukeje Blessing and Chukwuemeka Okezie
9:35 10:35 11:35 Poster session ACW016: Yield and Food Quality Characteristics of Hybrid Cassava (Manihot esculentum Crantz) as Influenced by Genotypes and Plant Density in Nsukka Agro-Ecology, South-East Nigeria_Eze, S. C., Omeje, T. E. and Nwafor, I. C. PCM004: Factors and Constraints associated with Adoption of Cassava Value-Added Technologies among Male and Female Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria_Amadi, G., Nwakor, F. N.  and Uwandu, Q. C.
9:40 10:40 11:40 Poster session ACW018: Preliminary Evaluation of Yellow-Fleshed Cassava Genotypes in Uganda_Kanju, E., Tumwegamire, S., Ntawuruhunga, P., Kawuki, R., Esuma, W. and Nuwamanya, E. PCM007: Profitability Analysis of Cassava Processing in Enugu East Local Government Area, Enugu State, Nigeria_Ukeje, B.A,  Agoh, Emilia, and Asumugha, G.N.
9:45 10:45 11:45 Poster session BMT001: Influence of Plant Growth Regulators on Flowering, Yield and Yield attributing Characters of Cocoyam species_Abah, Simon Peter PCM008: Effect of Credit on the Output Performance of Cassava Producers among Credit and Non-Credit Users in Nigeria_Daniel-Ogbonna, C.I. and Okoye, A.C.
9:50 10:50 11:50 Poster session BMT002: Development of transgenic potato with resistance to bacterial wilt using PFLP and EFR genes_Webi, E.N., Magembe, E.M., Okogbenin, E. and Ghislain, M. PCM009: Socio-Economic Determinants of Sweet potato Production among Small-Scale Farmers in Ebonyi State, Nigeria_Ejechi, M.E., Ode, I.O. and Sugh, E.T.
9:55 10:55 11:55 Poster session BMT007: Late Blight Resistance Biotech Potato_Magembe, E., Makoko, I., Irukani, Q., Webi, E., Barekye, A., Arinaitwe, A., Baguma, G., Mutebi, D., Wasukira, A., Li H., Suping, Z.  and Ghislain, M. PCM010: Gender Differentials in Access and Utilization of Value Added Innovations of Root And Tuber Crops in South-East, Nigeria_Nwaekpe J.O., Anyaegbunam H.N. and Asumugha, G. N.
10:00 11:00 12:00 Poster session CSS005: Assessment of a Formal Seed Yam System: Value Chain Approach_Kalu, C.A. and Obidiegwu, J. E. PCM011: Analysis of Adoption of NRCRI Improved Cassava Technologies among Farmers in Ikwuano LGA, Abia State, Nigeria_Israel, M.I., Ebe, F.E. and Okoye, B.C.
10:05 11:05 12:05 Poster session RPD010: Virus Disease Constraints to Cassava Production: An Overview of the DRC Context_Casinga, C. M., Muhindo, H., Bashizi, K.B., Musungayi, E., Ughento, H., Muanju, R., Mukendi, D., Munyerenkana, C. M., Mahungu, N.M., Nabahungu, N.L., Sikirou, M., Mukwa, L., Bakelana, T., Mwangu, K., Kamb, F., Wembonyama, F., Shirima, R., Mamba Mamba D., Dheda, B., Monde, G. PCM012: Evaluation of Farmers Utilization of Pro-Vitamin A Cassava (Yellow Root) in Abia State, Nigeria_Nwakor, F.N. and Amadi, G.
10:10 11:10 12:10 Poster session CSS007: Cassava Seedpreneurship: Assessing varietal adoption, profitability and women empowerment in Nigeria_Hemant Nitturkar1, Olawale Olayide2, David Obisesan, Adedamola Adesida, Bridget Alegiunu, and Omobolaji Obisesan PCM013: Adoption of Selected Agricultural Extension Capacity Building Activities by Cassava Farmers in Abia State, Nigeria_Nwaneri, T. C.
10:15 11:15 12:15 Poster session CSS008: Profitability of Seed Yam (Discorea spp.) Production using the Minisett Technique in Anambra State, Nigeria_Nwalieji, Hyacinth Udeanya PCM016: Consumption Patterns Analyses of Cassava Products among Rural Households in Ebonyi State, Nigeria_Okoye, A.C., Okoye, F.U., Daniel-Ogbonna, C. and Okoye, B. C.
10:20 11:20 12:20 Poster session CSS009: Commercialization of cassava seeds and determinants of participation in South-East and South-South agro-ecological zones, Nigeria_Onyegbulam, L. A., Asumugha, G. N., Egesi, C. N., Onyeka, J. and Madu, T. PCM018: Determinants of Adoption of Pro-Vitamin A Cassava Varieties by Farmers in Delta State, Nigeria_Uwandu, Q.C., Anyaegbunam, H.N. and Asumugha, G.
10:25 11:25 12:25 Poster session CSS010: Investigating cassava farmers’ seed preferences for replacement adoption inclination in Nigeria_Owoade Durodola, Ogunade Adedayo, Bela Teeken, Rabbi Ismail, Olajide Razak and Kulakow Peter PCM021: Gender Participation; Production and Marketing options among Sweetpotato Farmers in Enugu State_Udemezue J.C., Anyaegbunam, H.N. and Okoye, A.C.
10:30 11:30 12:30 Poster session CSS011: Seed system for the promotion of orange fleshed sweetpotato varieties in Malawi_John Kazembe, Tionge Chadzala, Stanley Mbewe, Gloria Chitedze, Miswell Chitete, Willard Mbewe, Margret Chiipanthenga, Denis Kathabwalika, Chifundo Kapalamula and Felistus Chipungu PCM022: Improved individual ambient ware potato stores are economically viable and can increase incomes of smallholder potato farmers in Uganda_Pieter Wauters, Monica L. Parker, Diego Naziri, Alice Turinawe
10:35 11:35 12:35 Poster session CSS014: Building scalable, sustainable sweetpotato seed distribution channel and potential business models for sweetpotato seed entrepreneurs in Uganda and Tanzania_Srinivasulu Rajendran, Sam Namanda, Bonny Oloka, Stella Namazzi, Kwame Ogero, Ibrahim Ochenje, Luka Wanjohi, January Mafuru, Hadija Mussa, Saadan Edson and Margaret McEwan PHT010: Effect of Processing Methods on Proximate and Anti-Nutritional Composition of Three Different Varieties of Harvested Cassava Roots and Dried Chips_Nwohu, N.O., Oriaku, L.C. and Kanu, A.N
10:40 11:40 12:40 Poster session CSS015: Eliciting farmers’ demand for quality and nutritionally enhanced sweetpotato planting material in Rwanda_Srinivasulu Rajendran, Julius Okello, Patrick Ward, Fleur Kilwinger, Mywish Maredia, Sindi Kirimi, Jean Claude Nshimiyimana, Jean ndirigwe, Seraphine Uzamushaka, Marcel Gatto, Denis Munyabarame, Damien Shumbusha, Guy Hareau, and David Spielman PHT011: Possible Variability in Yield and Proximate Composition of Gari Produced with Nigerian White and Yellow Fleshed Cassava Varieties_Ohuoba, A. N., Ukpabi, U. J. and Kukwa, R. E.
10:45 11:45 12:45 Poster session EIP001: Interrogating exigencies and opportunities for sweet potato market linkages in Masvingo – Zimbabwe_Winnie Ndebele PHT012: Proximate Analysis of 26 Accessions of Sweet Potatoes (Ipomea Batatas) in Osun State, Nigeria_Ojeleye, A.E., Afolabi, M. S. and Akoroda M. O.
10:50 11:50 12:50 Poster session NRF003: Effect of Cassava Processing Methods on the Carbohydrate Content of Cassava Flour (Gari)_Elekeh, Rose Ichita and Okoye, Amala Christiana PHT013: Evaluation of Selected Cassava Genotypes for Yield Traits and Root Postharvest Quality_Olaniyo, E. E., Parkes, E. Y., Akinyele, B.O., Abolore, B. A., Iluebbey, P. O. and Kulakow, P. A.
10:55 11:55 12:55 Poster session NRF004: Consumption Patterns, Knowledge and Perception of Yellow Flesh Cassava Roots and Leaves among Ghanaians_Duah E.A., Parkes E., Danquah, A.O., and Steiner-Aseidu, M. PHT019: Postharvest Losses and Market Orientation among Root and Tuber Crop Producing Households in Southeast, Nigeria_Ukeje, B.A., Njoku, M. N., Agoh, E., Alamba, C.S. and Asumugha, G.N.
11:00 12:00 13:00 Poster session NRF005: Production and Quality Evaluation of Gari Blended with African Yam Bean and Maize_Emetole, J.M. and Omodamiro, R.M. PHT022: Comparative assessment of chemical, functional, and pasting properties of flours produced from Zambian cassava varieties using Oven-, Sun-, and Freeze-drying methods_Alamu Emmanuel Oladeji1, Manda Noah, Ntawuruhunga, Pheneas, Adebayo Abass, Maziya-Dixon Busie
11:05 12:05 13:05 Poster session NRF006: Attaining Food security in Nigeria: Exploring potentials of underutilized yam landraces for food and nutrition security_Harbor, Chioma Ikechi RPD005: Assessment of the Fungitoxic Potentials of Tabernaemontana pachysiphon Stapf in the Control of Fungal Rot Pathogens of White Yam (Dioscorea rotundata L.) in Storage_Nwaneri, J. A. and 2Enyiukwu, D. N.
11:10 12:10 13:10 Poster session NRF007: Consumers’ Perception of Pro-Vitamin A Cassava among Rural Households in Anambra State, Nigeria_Igwe, C.O.K., Asumugha G.N., Nwokeocha I.N. and Okeke, K.E. PHT015: Comparative analysis of performance of cassava clones for dry matter and total carotenoids at the seedling nursery and clonal stages of breeding_Olaniyo, E. E., Bakare, M. A., Parkes, E. Y., Iluebbey, P. O., Ogwuche, T. O.  and
11:15 12:15 13:15 Poster session Variation in the morphological, biochemical, and molecular characteristics of some yam (Dioscorea alata l.) genotypes in west Africa_A. Adesina, M. Abberton, B. Faloye, R. Paliwal, C. Ilori PHT004: Assessment of 20 Biofortified Cassava Genotypes for Quality Gari Properties and Products in an Advance Yield Trial_Akpotuzor, P., Abioye, R., Parkes, E. Y., Rabbi, I., Ogungbesan, A., Aina,  O. O.,
11:20 12:20 13:20 Poster session BMT003: Assessment of Bio-fortified cassava genotypes for total Carotenoid content, Yield and Yield related Components at Advance Breeding Stage_Adebukola Ogungbesan, Kayode Olasupo, ThankGod Ogwuche, Afolabi Agbona, Akpotuzor Patrick, Yinka Oladimeji, Olufemi Aina, Peter Iluebbey, Elizabeth Parkes and Peter Kulakow RPD012: Potential of fungal biopesticides for control of cassava Bemisia tabaci whitefly._Everlyne Wosula, Khamis Issa, Massoud Amour, Dave Chandler and James Legg
11:30 12:30 13:30 Announcements