Jan Kreuze

Jan Kreuze
International Potato Center
Head of Virology
English, Spanish, Swedish, Dutch, German
Lima, Peru
Virology, pathology, biotechnology, diagnostics,
Areas of Expertise:
Pests and diseases
Education Qualifications :


  • Field of specialization: Biology
  • Year: 1994
  • College: WAU


  • Field of specialization: plant breeding
  • Year: 1997
  • College: WAU


  • Field of specialization: Virology
  • Year: 2002
  • College: SLU

Publications and Other Works

Evaluation of bioassays for testing Bt sweetpotato events against sweetpotato weevils

Rukarwa R.J., Prentice K., Ormachea M., Tovar J., Mukasa S.B., Ssemakula G., Jan Kreuze, Robert Mwanga, Marc Ghislain

Poster: Improving Sweetpotato Virus Diagnostics

Martine Zandjanakou-Tachin, Steffen Schulz, Segundo Fuentes, Maria Andrade, Douglas Miano, Joseph Ndunguru, Settumba Mukassa, Elizabeth Ngadze, Martin Chiona, Britta Kowalski, Shan Gao, Joseph Nii Lamptey, D. Gutierrez, Neil Boonham, I. Adams, Mirella Flores, Ted Carey, Jan Kreuze, Zhangjun Fei


C. Wasonga, G. Ssemakula, T. Zum Felde, W. Grüneberg, Robert Mwanga, Jan Kreuze, Jan W. Low

Sweetpotato viruses: 15 years of progress on understanding and managing complex diseases

Christopher A. Clark, Jeffrey A. Davis, Jorge A. Abad, J. Cuellar, Settumba B. Mukasa, Arthur K. Tugume, Fred Donati Tairo, Jari P. T. Valkonen, Segundo Fuentes, Jan Kreuze, Richard Gibson

Presentation: Weevil resistance in sweetpotato using biotechnology

Lydia Wamalwa, Sandra Manrique, Runyararo Rukarwa, Robert Mwanga, Maria Soto-Aguilar, Katterinne Prentice, Olivier Christiaens, Ine Pertry, Godelieve Gheysen, Guy Smagghe, Marc Ghislain, Jan Kreuze , Oct 01, 2015

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