Cassava Source-Sink Project

Cassava Source-Sink Project

Improving cassava yield to support smallholder farmers in Sub Saharan Africa




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Publications

Auxin signaling and vascular cambium formation enables storage metabolism

Auxin signaling and vascular cambium formation enable storage metabolism in cassava tuberous roots   David Rüscher, José María Corral, Anna Vittoria Carluccio, Patrick A W Klemens, Andreas Gisel, Livia Stavolone, H Ekkehard Neuhaus, Frank Ludewig, Uwe Sonnewald, Wolfgang Zierer (2021) Cassava storage roots are among the most important root crops worldwide, and represent one of...
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Tuber and Tuberous Root Development

Tuber and Tuberous Root Development   Wolfgang Zierer, David Rüscher, Uwe Sonnewald, Sophia Sonnewald (2021)   Root and tuber crops have been an important part of human nutrition since the early days of humanity, providing us with essential carbohydrates, proteins, and vitamins. Today, they are especially important in tropical and subtropical regions of the world,...
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The Cassava Source-Sink project

The Cassava Source-Sink project: Opportunities and challenges for crop improvement by metabolic engineering   Sonnewald U, Fernie AR, Gruissem W, Schläpfer P, Anjanappa RB, Chang SH, Ludewig F, Rascher U, Muller O, Van Doon AM, Rabbi IY, Zierer W (2020)   Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) is one of the important staple foods in Sub-Saharan Africa....
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