Martin Chiona

Name:
Martin Chiona
Organization:
Zambia Agriculture Research Institute
Functions:
Root crops researcher
Nationality:
Zambia
Gender:
Male
Languages:
English
Locations:
Mansa, Zambia
Keywords:
Sweetpotato, beta carotene, virus, seed system, breeding, Zambia,
Areas of Expertise:
Agronomy | Breeding | Nutrition | Pests and diseases | Project management | Seed systems | Training and capacity development
Education Qualifications :

Bachelors

  • Field of specialization: Agronomy
  • Year: 1993
  • College: University of Florida, USA

Diploma

  • Field of specialization: Crop Science
  • Year: 1988
  • College: Natural Resources Development College, Zambia

Masters

  • Field of specialization: Agronomy
  • Year: 1995
  • College: University of Florida, USA

PhD

  • Field of specialization: Plant Breeding
  • Year: 2009
  • College: University of KwaZulu Natal, RSA

Publications and Other Works

Determining the Pan-African sweetpotato virome: understanding virus diversity, distribution and evolution and their impacts on sweetpotato production in Africa

Dina Gutierrez, Martine Zandjanakou-Tachin, Steffen Schulz, Segundo Fuentes, Maria Andrade, Douglas Miano, Joseph Ndunguru, Settumba Mukassa, Elizabeth Ngadze, Martin Chiona, Britta Kowalski, Zhangjun Fei, Shan Gao, Joseph Nii Lamptey, Ted Carey, Jan Kreuze

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

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