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Welcome to the AgShare.Today Resource Centre

The AgShare.Today Resource Centre brings together a collection of resources related to agriculture. These include open access scientific journals and best practice guides that can be used for background reading and to support research initiatives. The AgShare Featured Resource showcases a new document each month that the AgShare team recommends to all members.

A new species of Encarsia (Hymenoptera, Aphelinidae) developing on ficus whitefly Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera, Aleyrodidae) in China And Taiwan

A new species of Encarsia singhiellae Polaszek & Shih, sp. n., is described and illustrated in this paper. It is known so far from Taiwan and China.

Published by: The International Society of Hymenopterists, Year: 2015, Pages: 6, File type: External link (1,569 KB)

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Whitefly and whitefly-borne viruses in the tropics: building a knowledge base for global action

The research activities described in this book provide a general view of the problem for agricultural scientists managing the different crops affected by whiteflies and whitefly-transmitted viruses.

Published by: CIAT Publications, Year: 2015, Pages: 366, File type: External link (3,043 KB)

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Distribution of cassava mosaic geminiviruses and their associated DNA satellites in Kenya

A countrywide survey was conducted to determine the distribution, incidence, prevalence and severity of cassava mosaic disease (CMD) and the associated DNA satellites in Kenya.

Published by: Society of Chemical Industry, Year: 2015, Pages: 12, File type: External link (1,830 KB)

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Importance of economic, social and environmental objectives of agriculture for stakeholders: a meta-analysis

This article summarises research results on the relative importance of agricultural policy objectives for different stakeholder groups.

Published by: Taylor & Francis, Year: 2015, Pages: 23, File type: (653 KB)

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Measuring the environmental effects of organic farming: a meta-analysis of structural variables in empirical research

This study examined the structural variables affecting the environmental effects of organic farming compared to those of conventional farming.

Published by: Elsevier, Year: 2015, Pages: 12, File type: External link (562 KB)

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Disease Diagnostics Project for Sustainable Cassava Productivity in Africa

This poster outlines the vision, aims, key objectives and expected outcomes of the Disease Diagnostics Project for Sustainable Cassava Productivity in Africa.

Published by: , Year: 2014, Pages: 1, File type: PDF (746 KB)

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Zambia: livelihood zones map

This map displays the different livelihood zones in Zambia as at July 2014.

Published by: Famine Early Warning Systems Network, Year: 2014, Pages: 1, File type: External link (2,780 KB)

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Nigeria: livelihood zones map

This map displays the different livelihood zones in Nigeria as at May 2014.

Published by: Famine Early Warning Systems Network, Year: 2014, Pages: 1, File type: External link (1,570 KB)

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Next-generation sequencing technology: advances and applications

This paper reviews the technical background of different commercially available next-generation sequencing (NGS) platforms with respect to template generation and the sequencing reaction.

Published by: Elsevier, Year: 2014, Pages: 10, File type: External link (665 KB)

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Synergistic interactions of begomoviruses with Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus (genus Crinivirus) in sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.)

Three hundred and ninety-four sweet potato accessions from Latin America and East Africa were screened by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for the presence of begomoviruses, and 46 were found to be positive.

Published by: Molecular Plant Pathology, Year: 2014, Pages: 13, File type: External link (1,081 KB)

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