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Electropenetrography application and molecular-based virus detection in mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) vectors of Cacao swollen shoot virus on Theobroma cacao L. (2018)
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Obok, E., Wetten, A., & Allainguillaume, J. (2018). Electropenetrography application and molecular-based virus detection in mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) vectors of Cacao swollen shoot virus on Theobroma cacao L. Annals of Agricultural Sciences, 63(1), 55-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aoas.2018.04.004

© 2018 Cacao swollen shoot virus (CSSV) is a peril exclusive to the West African cacao-growing countries; causing the Cacao swollen shoot virus disease. This study was set out (1) to analyse the feeding behaviour of two West African and one non-West... Read More about Electropenetrography application and molecular-based virus detection in mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) vectors of Cacao swollen shoot virus on Theobroma cacao L..

Molecular evidence of Cacao swollen shoot virus acquisition and retention by Planococcus citri (Risso) and Pseudococcus longispinus (Targioni-Tozzetti) and Pseudococcus viburni (Signoret) Mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) (2018)
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Allainguillaume, J., Wetten, A., & Obok, E. (2018). Molecular evidence of Cacao swollen shoot virus acquisition and retention by Planococcus citri (Risso) and Pseudococcus longispinus (Targioni-Tozzetti) and Pseudococcus viburni (Signoret) Mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae). https://doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.8.3.2018.p7507

- Cacao swollen shoot virus (CSSV) remains a significant viral pathogen endemic in West African cacao-growing countries. Eradication of affected trees (complete removal) and resistance breeding in existing cacao (Theobroma cacao L.) germplasm have no... Read More about Molecular evidence of Cacao swollen shoot virus acquisition and retention by Planococcus citri (Risso) and Pseudococcus longispinus (Targioni-Tozzetti) and Pseudococcus viburni (Signoret) Mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae).

Next generation sequencing elucidates cacao badnavirus diversity and reveals the existence of more than ten viral species (2017)
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Jeyaseelan, E. C., Kouakou, K., Galyuon, I., Dzahini-Obiatey, H., Abrokwah, F., Muller, E., …Wetten, A. (2018). Next generation sequencing elucidates cacao badnavirus diversity and reveals the existence of more than ten viral species. Virus Research, 244, 235-251. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2017.11.019

© 2017 Elsevier B.V. Cacao swollen shoot virus is a member of the family Caulimoviridae, genus Badnavirus and is naturally transmitted to Theobroma cacao (L.) by several mealybug species. CSSV populations in West African countries are highly variable... Read More about Next generation sequencing elucidates cacao badnavirus diversity and reveals the existence of more than ten viral species.

Effect of cryopreservation and post-cryopreservation somatic embryogenesis on the epigenetic fidelity of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.) (2016)
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Adu-Gyamfi, R., Wetten, A., & Rodríguez López, C. M. (2016). Effect of cryopreservation and post-cryopreservation somatic embryogenesis on the epigenetic fidelity of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.). PLoS ONE, 11(7), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0158857

© 2016 Adu-Gyamfi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are... Read More about Effect of cryopreservation and post-cryopreservation somatic embryogenesis on the epigenetic fidelity of cocoa (Theobroma cacao L.).

Investigation on Cacao swollen shoot virus (CSSV) pollen transmission through cross-pollination (2013)
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Allainguillaume, J., Ameyaw, G. A., Wetten, A., Dzahini-Obiatey, H., Domfeh, O., & Allainguillaume, J. (2013). Investigation on Cacao swollen shoot virus (CSSV) pollen transmission through cross-pollination. Plant Pathology, 62(2), 421-427. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3059.2012.02640.x

DNA- and RNA-based polymerase chain reaction (PCR) systems were used with Cacao swollen shoot virus (CSSV) primers designed from conserved regions of the six published genomic sequences of CSSV to investigate whether the virus is transmissible from i... Read More about Investigation on Cacao swollen shoot virus (CSSV) pollen transmission through cross-pollination.