The cultivation of rice in Africa dates back more than 3,000 years. Interestingly, African rice is not of the same origin as Asian rice (Oryza sativa L.) but rather is an entirely different species (i.e., Oryza glaberrima Steud.). Here we present a high-quality assembly and annotation of the O. glaberrima genome and detailed analyses of its evolutionary history of domestication and selection. Population genomics analyses of 20 O. glaberrima and 94 Oryza barthii accessions support the hypothesis that O.
James Legg, Eklou Attiogbevi Somado, Ian Barker, Larry Beach, Hernan Ceballos, Willmer Cuellar, Warid Elkhoury, Dan Gerling, Jan Helsen, Clair Hershey, Andy Jarvis, Peter Kulakow, Lava Kumar, Jim Lorenzen, John Lynam, Matthew McMahon, Gowda Maruthi, Doug Miano, Kiddo Mtunda, Pheneas Natwuruhunga, Emmanuel Okogbenin, Phemba Pezo, Eugene Terry, Graham Thiele, Mike Thresh, Jonathan Wadsworth, Steve Walsh, Stephan Winter, Joe Tohme, Claude Fauquet
Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014
Monica Racovita, Dennis Ndolo Obonyo, Roshan Abdallah, Robert Anguzu, Gratian Bamwenda, Andrew Kiggundu, Harrison Maganga, Nancy Muchiri, Chinyere Nzeduru, Jane Otadoh, Anwar Rumjaun, Iro Suleiman, Manjusha Sunil, Mark Tepfer, Samuel Timpo, Wynand van der Walt, Chantal Kaboré-Zoungrana, Lilian Nfor and Wendy Craig
This article covers the commercialization of intellectual property rights (IPRs) derived from agricultural research projects. It defines key terms and deals with the cost of commercializing IPRs. Other issues addressed are commercialization models, website and checklist.