African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6691

Full Length Research Paper

Analysis of agro-morphological diversity among plantains (Musa species AAB) in Benin Republic, West Africa

Fanou Alain AHOHOUENDO
  • Fanou Alain AHOHOUENDO
  • Laboratory of Plant Biology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01 BP 526 Cotonou, Benin.
  • Google Scholar
Codjo Euloge TOGBE
  • Codjo Euloge TOGBE
  • Laboratory of Plant Biology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01 BP 526 Cotonou, Benin.
  • Google Scholar
Fernande Gbènato HONFO
  • Fernande Gbènato HONFO
  • Laboratory of Food Sciences, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, BP 2819 Jericho, Cotonou, Benin.
  • Google Scholar
Finagnon Robert AGBOVOEDO
  • Finagnon Robert AGBOVOEDO
  • Laboratory of Biomathematics and Forestry Estimations, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 04 BP 1525, Cotonou, Benin.
  • Google Scholar
Christophe Cocou TOSSOU
  • Christophe Cocou TOSSOU
  • National Institute of Agricultural Research of Benin, 01 BP 884 Cotonou, Benin.
  • Google Scholar
Bonaventure Cohovi AHOHUENDO
  • Bonaventure Cohovi AHOHUENDO
  • Laboratory of Plant Biology, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Abomey-Calavi, 01 BP 526 Cotonou, Benin.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 01 April 2022
  •  Accepted: 08 June 2022
  •  Published: 31 July 2022

References

Ademiluyi BO (2013). Influence of number of sucker per plant on the growth , yield and yield components of Plantain ( Musa sp ) in Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. Agricultural Science Research Journal 3(2):45-49.

 

Adheka JG, Dhed'a DB, Karamura D, Blomme G, Swennen R, De Langhe E (2018). The morphological diversity of plantain in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Scientia Horticulturae 234:126-133.
Crossref

 
 

Amoutchi AI, N'nan-Alla O, Thiemele DEF (2020). Agro-morphological diversity of plantain accessions from different part of the world. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 14(4):1308-1321.
Crossref

 
 

Ayenan MAT, Danquah A, Ahoton LE, Ofori K (2017). Utilization and farmers' knowledge on pigeonpea diversity in Benin, West Africa. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13(37):1-18
Crossref

 
 

Batte M, Mukiibi A, Swennen R, Uwimana B, Pocasangre L, Hovmalm HP, Geleta M, Ortiz R (2018). Suitability of existing Musa morphological descriptors to characterize East African highland 'matooke' bananas. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 65(2):645-657.
Crossref

 
 

Blomme G, Ploetz R, Jones D, De Langhe E, Price N, Gold C, Geering A, Viljoen A, Karamura D, Pillay M, Tinzaara W, Teycheney PY, Lepoint P, Karamura E, Buddenhagen I (2013). A historical overview of the appearance and spread of Musa pests and pathogens on the African continent: Highlighting the importance of clean Musa planting materials and quarantine measures. Annals of Applied Biology 162(1):4-26.
Crossref

 
 

Chabi MC, Dassou AG, Dossou-Aminon I, Ogouchoro D, Aman BO, Dansi A (2018). Banana and plantain production systems in Benin: Ethnobotanical investigation, varietal diversity, pests, and implications for better production. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14(78):1-20.
Crossref

 
 

Chang S, Wu Z, Sun W, Qiao L, Zeng Q, Zhang J, Shu H (2018). Factors Related to Physical Strength of Banana Pseudostem. Advances in Bioscience and Biotechnology 9(4):136-146.
Crossref

 
 

Christelová P, De Langhe E, H?ibová E, ?ížková J, Sardos J, Hušáková M, Van den houwe I, Sutanto A, Kepler AK, Swennen R, Roux N, Doležel J (2017). Molecular and cytological characterization of the global Musa germplasm collection provides insights into the treasure of banana diversity. Biodiversity and Conservation 26(4):801-824.
Crossref

 
 

Cohen DJ, Crabtree BF (2005). Evaluative Criteria for Qualitative Research in Health Care: Controversies and Recommendations. Annals of family medecine 6(4):331-9.
Crossref

 
 

Crouch HK, Crouch JH, Madsen S, Vuylsteke DR, Ortiz R (2000). Comparative analysis of phenotypic and genotypic diversity among plantain landraces (Musa spp., AAB). Theoretical and Applied Genetics 101(7):1056-1065.
Crossref

 
 

Dadzie BK, Orchard JE (1997). Routine post-harvest screening of banana/plantain hybrids: criteria and methods. INIBAP Technical Guidelines 2. In International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome, Italy; International Network for the Improvement of Banana and Plantain, Montpellier, France; ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

View

 
 

Dépigny S, Lescot T, Achard R, Diouf O, Cote FX, Fonbah C, Sadom L, Tixier P (2016). Model-based benchmarking of the production potential of plantains (Musa spp., AAB): Application to five real plantain and four plantain-like hybrid varieties in Cameroon. Journal of Agricultural Science 155(6):888-901.
Crossref

 
 

Dochez C, Dusabe J, Tenkouano A, Ortiz R, Whyte J, de Waele D (2013). Screening Musa germplasm for resistance to burrowing nematode populations from Uganda. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 60(1):367-375.
Crossref

 
 

Folefack DP, Fongang Fouepe GH, Adamou KM, Ebongue JP, Bikoi A, Noupadja P (2017). Analysis of the plantain supply system of markets in the city of Douala. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development 8(6):141-157.

 
 

Gonçalvès de Albuquerque HY, de Oliveira JE, Brito AC, de Andrade LRB, do Carno CD, Morgante CV, Vieira EA, Moura EF, Faleiro FG (2019). Identification of duplicates in cassava germplasm banks based on single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs). Scientia Agricola 76(4):328-336.
Crossref

 
 

Hauser S, Amougou D (2010). Plantain (Musa spp.) cropping systems of Southern Cameroon. Acta Horticulturae 879(2010):495-508.
Crossref

 
 

Honfo FG, Togbe EC, Ahohouendo AF, Ahohuendo BC (2020). Physical characteristics of some banana plantain cultivars (Musa spp.) consumed in Benin. Annales Université de Parakou, Série Sciences Naturelles et Agronomiques 10(2):17-22.

 
 

Hountondji YC, De Longueville F, Ozer P (2011). Trends in extreme rainfall events in Benin (West Africa). 1960-2000., in The 1st International Conference on Energy. Environment And Climate Changes; Ho Chi Minh City. Vietnam 12 p.

 
 

Horna D, Debouck D, Dumet D, Hanson J, Payne T, Sackville-Hamilton R, Sanchez I, Upadhyaya H, Van Den Houwe I (2010). Evaluating Cost-Effectiveness of Collection Management: Ex-situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources in the CG System. CGIAR, Montpellier, France.

View

 
 

Kimunye J, Were E, Swennen R, Viljoen A, Mahuku G (2021). Sources of resistance to Pseudocercospora fijiensis, the cause of black Sigatoka in banana. Plant Pathology 70(7):1651-1664.
Crossref

 
 

Kinhoégbè G, Djèdatin G, Loko LEY, Agbo RI, Saxena RK, Varshney R, Agbangla C, Dansi A (2020). Agro-morphological characterization of pigeonpea (Cajanus cajan L) landraces grown in Benin: Implications for breeding and conservation. Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science 12(1):34-49.
Crossref

 
 

Koffi KGC, Pokou ND, Sie RS, Thiémélé DEF (2019). Genetic diversity and structure of plantain ( Musa sapientum L) landraces from Côte d'Ivoire using SSR markers. European Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience 7(1):36-43.

 
 

Larmarange J (2016). JLutils: Collection of R functions. R package version 1.11.0.

View

 
 

Lescot T (2010). The genetic diversity of banana in figures. FruiTrop 177:48-52

 
 

Lescot T (2020). Banana genetic diversity. FruitTrop 269:92-96.

 
 

Lokossou B, Affokpon A, Adjanohoun A, Dan CBS, Mensah GA (2012). Evaluation des variables de croissance et de développement du bananier plantain en systèmes de culture associée au Sud-Bénin. Bulletin de la Recherche Agronomique du Bénin (BRAB) pp. 10-17.

 
 

Mohamed A, García-Martínez S, Loumerem M, Carbonell P, Ruiz JJ, Boubaker M (2019). Assessment of genetic diversity among local pea (Pisum sativum L.) accessions cultivated in the arid regions of Southern Tunisia using agro-morphological and SSR molecular markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 66(6):1189-1203.
Crossref

 
 

Mustaffa MM, Kumar V (2012). Banana production and productivity enhancement through spatial, water and nutrient management. Journal of Horticultural Sciences 7(1):1-28.

 
 

Nangbe F, Guidigbi E (2006). Monographie de la commune de Allada.

View

 
 

Newilah NG, Vepowo KC, Ngouno TA, Bouniol A, Rolland-Sabaté A, Meli Meli V, Lemoumoum JYS, Forsythe L, Dufour D, Fliedel G (2021). Analysis of consumer-oriented quality characteristics of raw and boiled plantains in Cameroon: implication for breeding. International Journal of Food Science and Technology 56(3):1135-1147.
Crossref

 
 

Noyer JL, Causse S, Tomekpe K, Bouet A, Baurens FC (2005). A new image of plantain diversity assessed by SSR, AFLP and MSAP markers. Genetica 124(1):61-69.
Crossref

 
 

Odah O, Aziadekey M, Tozo K, Akpavi S, Koukouma R, Guelly A, Kokou K, Assignon K, Akogo Y, Aidam A, Akpagana K, Kenny L, Ait-Oubahou A, Zinsou C, Gbeassor M (2013). La diversité génétique des bananiers plantains cultivés dans la zone Ouest de la Région des Plateaux au Togo. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 7(5):1910-1918.
Crossref

 
 

Odeigah PGC (1997). "Double bunching" in a plantain germplasm in Nigeria: A new genotype. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution 44(1):1-3.
Crossref

 
 

Ortiz R, Swennen R (2014). From crossbreeding to biotechnology-facilitated improvement of banana and plantain. Biotechnology Advances 32(1):158-169.
Crossref

 
 

Ortiz R, Vuylsteke D (1998). Segregation of bunch orientation in plantain and banana hybrids. Euphytica 101(1):79-82.
Crossref

 
 

Risterucci AM, Hippolyte I, Perrier X, Xia L, Caig V, Evers M, Huttner E, Kilian A, Glaszmann JC (2009). Development and assessment of diversity arrays technology for high-throughput DNA analyses in musa. Theoretical and Applied Genetics 119(6):1093-1103.
Crossref

 
 

Saraswathi MS, Uma S, Vadivel E, Durai P, Siva SA, Rajagopal G, Sathiamoorthy S (2011). Diversity analysis in Indian cooking bananas (Musa spp) through morphotaxonomic and molecular characterisation. Acta Horticulturae 897:123-132.
Crossref

 
 

Schwartz SH (1992). Universals in the content and structure of values: Theoretical advances and empirical tests in 20 countries. In M. P. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in experimental social psychology, Academic P., M. P. Zanna, Ed. San Diego pp. 1-65.
Crossref

 
 

Sivirihauma C, Ocimati W, Vutseme L, Ntamwira J, Bahati L, Blomme G (2017a). Symptomless banana suckers sourced from Xanthomonas wilt infected fields are a viable alternative for seed within infected banana-based landscapes lacking access to clean planting materials. African Journal of Agricultural Research 12(31):2490-2498.
Crossref

 
 

Sivirihauma C, Ocimati W, Valimuzigha K, Karamura D, Adheka J, Ibanda B, Dhed'a B, Kamira M, Blomme G (2017b). Diversity and morphological characterization of Musa spp. in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 9(10):292-305.
Crossref

 
 

Tenkouano A (2000). Persistence and horticultural value of inflorescence dichotomy in plantain. HortScience 35(5):933-936.
Crossref

 
 

Tenkouano A, Niéyidouba L, Agogbua J, Amah D, Swennen R, Traoré S, Thiemele D, Aby N, Kobenan K, Gnonhouri G, Yao N, Astin G, Sawadogo-Kabore S, Tarpaga V, Issa W, Lokossou B, Adjanohoun A, Amadji GL, Adangnitode S, Ortiz R (2019). Promising High-Yielding Tetraploid Plantain-Bred Hybrids in West Africa. International Journal of Agronomy 2019:1-8.
Crossref

 
 

Vaissie P, Monge A, Russon F (2021). Factoshiny: Perform Factorial Analysis from "FactoMineR" with a Shiny Application. R package version 2.4.