Journal articles


SP2: Development of Integrated Pest Management Strategies for the Production of Important Vegetable Crops in Kenya

Efficacy of Bacillus subtilis and Trichoderma asperellum against Pythium aphanidermatum in tomatoes,
Peter Kipngeno, Turoop Losenge, Naomi Maina, Esther Kahangi, Patrick Juma

Integration of Entomopathogenic Fungi as Biopesticide for the Management of Cowpea Aphid (Aphis Craccivora Koch),
Mweke Allan, Christian Ulrichs, Maniania K. Nguya, Ekesi Sunday

Management of Damping Off Disease and Enhancement of African Nightshade (Solanum Scabrum) Growth Through the Use of Bacillus Subtilis and Trichoderma Asperellum
Patrick Juma, Turoop Losenge, Lucy K Murungi, Reiner Meyhöfer

Important Arthropod Pests on Leafy Amaranth (Amaranthus viridis, A. tricolor and A. blitum) and Broad-Leafed African Nightshade (Solanum scabrum) With a Special Focus on Host-Plant Ranges,
Mureithi, D. M., Fiaboe, K. K. M., Ekesi, S., Meyhöfer, R.

Plant Nutrition Impacts Host Selection in Red Spider Mites: A Mini-Review,
Mworia, J. K., Murungi, L. K., Turoop, L., Meyhöfer, R.


SP4: Quality Assurance and Preservation of African Vegetables During Postharvest for Reducing Food Losses and Improving Nutritional Value, Storability and Food Safety

Fermentation of African Indigenous Leafy Vegetables to Lower Post-harvest Losses, Maintain Quality and Increase Product Safety,
Eliud Nalianya Wafula, Charles M.A.P. Franz, Sascha Rohn, Melanie Huch, Julius Maina Mathara, Bernhard Trierweiler

Impact of direct-electric-current on growth and bioactive compounds of African nightshade (Solanum scabrum Mill.) plants,
Elisha Otieno Gogo, Susanne Huyskens-Keil, Anja Krimlowski, Christian Ulrichs, Uwe Schmidt, Arnold Opiyo, Dennis Dannehl

Postharvest Treatments of African Leafy Vegetables for Food Security in Kenia: A Review,
Gogo O. Elisha, Opiyo M. Arnold, Christian Ulrichs, Susanne Huyskens-Keil

African Leafy Vegetables Pre-Harvest and Post-Harvest Constrains and Technologies for Losses Reduction Along the Field to Consumer Chain
Dinah Kirigia, Remmy Kasili, Heiko Mibus

Postharvest UV-C Treatment for Extending Shelf Life and Improving Nutritional Quality of African Indigenous Leafy Vegetables
E. O. Gogo, A. M. Opiyo, K. Hassenberg, C. Ulrichs, S. Huyskens-Keil

Nutritional and Economic Postharvest Loss Analysis of African Indigenous Leafy Vegetables Along the Supply Chain in Kenya
E. O. Gogo, A. M. Opiyo, C. Ulrichs, S. Huyskens-Keil


SP5: Analying the impact of human health

The role of plant processing for the cancer preventive potential of Ethiopian kale (Brassica carinata),
Grace Akinyi Odongo, Nina Schlotz, Corinna Herz, Franziska S. Hanschen, Susanne Baldermann, Susanne Neugart, Bernhard Trierweiler, Lara Frommherz, Charles M. A. P. Franz, Benard Ngwene, Abraham Wahid Luvonga, Monika Schreiner, Sascha Rohn and Evelyn Lamy

Identification of Novel Saponins in Vegetable Amaranth and Characterization of Their Haemolytic Activity
Jenny Zehring, Valeria Reim, David Schröter, Susanne Neugart, Monika Schreiner, Sascha Rohn, Ronald Maul

Indigenous Leafy Vegetables of Eastern Africa — A Source of Extraordinary Secondary Plant Metabolites
Susanne Neugart, Susanne Baldermann, Benard Ngwene, John Wesonga, Monika Schreiner

Intercropping Induces Changes in Specific Secondary Metabolite Concentration in Ethiopian Kale (Brassica Carinata) and African Nightshade (Solanum Scabrum) Under Controlled Conditions
Benard Ngwene, Susanne Neugart, Susanne Baldermann, Beena Ravi, Monika Schreiner

Chlorogenic Acid Versus Amaranth's Caffeoylisocitric Acid – Gut Microbial Degradation of Caffeic Acid Derivatives
Maren Vollmer, David Schröter, Selma Esdersa, Susanne Neugart, Freda M Farquharson, Sylvia H Duncan, Monika Schreiner, Petra Louis, Ronald Maul, Sascha Rohn

Cytotoxic and Genotoxic Potential of Food-Borne Nitriles in a Liver in Vitro Model,
Kupke, F., Herz, C., Hanschen, F., Platz, S., Odongo, G., Helmig, S., Bartolome Rodriguez, M., Schreiner, M., Rohn, S., Lamy, E.


SP6: Variety development and seed systems

AVRDC – The World Vegetable Center’s women-oriented improvement and development strategy for traditional African vegetables in sub-Saharan Africa,
F.F. Dinssa, P. Hanson, T. Dubois, A. Tenkouano, T. Stoilova, J. d’A. Hughes and J.D.H. Keatinge

Genetic and Morphological Diversity of Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) Entries from East Africa,
Menssen, M., Linde, M., Omondi, E. O., Abukutsa-Onyango, M., Dinssa, F. F., Winkelmann, T.

Molecular Markers for Genetic Diversity Studies in African Leafy Vegetables,
Omondi, E. O., Debener, T., Linde, M., Abukutsa-Onyango, M., Dinssa, F. F., Winkelmann, T.

Mating Biology, Nuclear DNA Content and Genetic Diversity in Spider Plant (Cleome gynandra) Germplasm from Various African Countries,
Omondi, E. O., Linde, M., Abukutsa-Onyango, M., Dinssa, F. F., Winkelmann, T.

Nutritional Compound Analysis and Morphological Characterization of Spider Plant (Cleome gynandra) - an African Indigenous Leafy Vegetable,
Omondi, E. O., Engels, C., Nambafu, G., Schreiner, M., Neugart, S., Abukutsa-Onyango, M., Winkelmann, T.

Seed Dormacy, Viability and Germination of Cleome gynandra (L.) Briq.: A Review,
Shilla, O. Abukutsa-Onyango, M., Dinssa, F. F., Winkelmann, T.

Protocols for Fruit, Leaf and Bulb Type Vegetable Cultivar Testing,
Dinssa, F. F., Mbwambo, O., Macharia, J., Aloyce, A., Shilla, O.

 

SP7a: Meal Cultures in Market Trends and Consumption Habits

Consumer Acceptance of Leafy African Indigenous Vegetables: Comparison Between Rural and Urban Dwellers,
Gido, E. O., Ayuya, O. I., Owuor, G., Bokelmann, W.

Consumption Intensity of Leafy African Indigenous Vegetables: Towards Enhancing Nutritional Security in Rural and Urban Dwellers in Kenya,
Gido, E. O., Ayuya, O. I., Owuor, G., Bokelmann, W.

Consumer's Choice of Retail Outlets for African Indigenous Vegetables: Empirical Evidence Among Rural and Urban Households in Kenya,
Gido, E. O., Ayuya, O. I., Owuor, G., Bokelmann, W.

 

SP7b: Meal Cultures in Market Trends and Consumption Habits

Understanding Meal Cultures — Improving the Consumption of African Indigenous Vegetables: Insights from Sociology and Anthropology of Food,
Brückner, M., Caglar, G.

Meal Sovereignty: Empirical Insights on an Innovative Perspective. International Colloquium: The Future of Food and Challenges for Agriculture in the 21st Century: Debates about who, how and with what social, economic and ecological implications we will feed the world,
Brückner, M., Brettin, S.

Changing Food Consumption Habits: A Case of African Indigenous Vegetables for Food and Nutrition Security in Kakamega County, Western Kenya,
Musotsi, A. A., Abukutsa-Onyango, M., Makokha, A.


SP9: Poverty, Vulnerability and Coping of Vegetable Producers and Consumers in Rural and Urban Areas of East Africa

The Role of Standards in Domestic Food Value Chains in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Review Article,
Sabina Khatri Karki, Anja Fasse, Ulrike Grote

Role of High-Valued Market Participation On Poverty Reduction Among African Leafy Vegetable Farmers In Kenya
Evans Ngenoh, Sindu W Kebede, Hillary K Bett, Wolfgang Bokelmann