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Kubiriba Jerome

Recent Publications

  • Wasukira, Arthur, Johnbosco Tayebwa, Richard Thwaites, Konrad Paszkiewicz, Valente Aritua, Jerome Kubiriba, Julian Smith, Murray Grant, and David J. Studholme. "Genome-wide sequencing reveals two major sub-lineages in the genetically monomorphic pathogen Xanthomonas campestris pathovar musacearum." Genes 3, no. 3 (2012): 361-377.
  • Adriko, John, Ernest Rashid Mbega, Carmen Nieves Mortensen, Ednar Gadelha Wulff, Wilberforce Kateera Tushemereirwe, Jerome Kubiriba, and Ole Søgaard Lund. "Improved PCR for identification of members of the genus Xanthomonas." European journal of plant pathology 138, no. 2 (2014): 293-306.
  • Jerome, Kubiriba, et al. "Strategies for rehabilitation of banana fields infested with Xanthomonas campestris pv. musacrearum." Journal of Crop Protection 3.1 (2014): 21-29.
Research Unit: PGRC
Qualification: PhD
Research Interest:
  • Banana Breeding & Biotechnology
  • Confined Field Trial
  • Host Plant Resistance
  • Plant Pathology


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