This poster and project brief visually describes the interacting project components working to improve food security of indigenous communities through development of potato cultivars with higher yield and nutritional qualities.
Diploid potato breeding through participatory selection for food security of indigenous communities in Colombia
Potato production represents the main economic activity in the Nariño region of Colombia, especially with smallholder farmers.Published date2014
Journal articlesPLANT DISEASES POTATOES Disease control POSTHARVEST LOSSES GENETIC ENGINEERING PLANT GENETICS Food security BIOTECHNOLOGY
The article reviews hierarchies of regulatory and resistance metabolite and protein biosynthetic genes induced in plants following pathogen perception to produce resistance metabolites and proteins that directly suppress pathogen development in plPublished dateWednesday, March 2, 2016 - 05:00
Journal articlesBIOTECHNOLOGY PLANT DISEASES POTATOES Disease control POSTHARVEST LOSSES GENETIC ENGINEERING PLANT GENETICS Food security
Gene discovery and genome editing to develop cisgenic crops with improved resistance against pathogen infection
The review discusses disease resistance in plants, the improvement of crop plants through genome editing to produce cisgenic cultivars, technologies available for gene discovery, novel mechanisms of resistance, and related regulatory issues.Published dateMonday, May 2, 2016 - 04:00