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David Talengera

Research Unit: NBRP
Designation: Program Leader
Qualification: PhD
  • Talengera, David, Gerrit TS Beemster, Wilberforce K. Tushemereirwe, and Karl Kunert. "Isolation and characterisation of a banana CYCD2; 1 gene and its over-expression enhances root growth." African Journal of Biotechnology11, no. 45 (2012): 10328.
  • Talengera, D., Gerrit Beemster, Fabio Fiorani, Dirk Inzé, Karl Kunert, and W. Tushemereirwe. "Transformation of banana (Musa spp.) with a D-type cyclin gene from Arabidopsis thaliana (ArathCYCD2; 1)." In Agriculture: Africa's' engine for growth': plant science and biotechnology hold the key, vol. 96, pp. 45-53. 2010.
Research Interest:

Conventional Breeding in Banana


Current Research Activity:

Banana Improvement

Telephone: +256-414-567649
Working with Instiute since:: 2010-01-04 18:28:42


To be a centre of excellence generating and promoting appropriate agricultural technologies


To generate and promote agricultural technologies and improve productivity, value addition, income and food security


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