Dr. Djodji Kossikouma Adjata
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Dr. Djodji Kossikouma Adjata

University of Lomé, Togo

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Plant Virology from University of Lome, Togo

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Dr. Djodji Kossikouma Adjata is currently working as Assistant Professor at University of Lome, High School of Agriculture, Lab. of Plant Virology and Applied Biotechnology. Dr. Djodjihas obtained Ph.D. in Plant Virology from same University. Dr. Djodji’s main area of interest focuses on Plant Virology and Applied Biotechnology, Identification and molecular characterization of Plant Viruses, Management of Natural Plant Resistance to Pests, Management of the Coexistence of Genetically Modified Organisms, and Management of natural resistance of cultivated crops. Dr. Djodji’s area of expertise includes Agronomy, Cassava Begomoviruses, Cultivated crops, Characterization, Emergent Plant Viral Diseases, Identification, Infection, Molecular characterization, Molecular plant disease, Natural plant Resistance Management, PCR, Plant Virology, Rolling Circle Amplification, Screening, Selection, and Viruses. Dr. Djodji has published 10 research articles in journals as author/co-author.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Plant Virology
Plant Biotechnology
Plant Physiology
Plant Breeding and Genetics

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Mivedor, A.S., K.A. Dansou-Kodjo, D.K. Adjata and J.S. Pita, 2020. Identification and incidence of cassava mosaic begomoviruses in Togo. Asian J. Plant Pathol., 14: 11-20.
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  2. Djodji, A.K., E. Muller, M. Peterschmi and Y.M. Dieudonne, 2014. Unexpected Molecular Variability of Begomovirus Infecting Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) in Togo. Am. J. Biochem. Mol. Biol., 3: 341-355.
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  3. Djodji, A.K., A.Y. Woegan, A.S. Mivedor, E. Muller, M. Peterschmi, K. Sanda and Y.M.D. Gumedzoe, 2014. Wild plants as sources of the permanency of viruses infecting cultivated plants: case of cassava begomoviruses in togo. Am. J. of Biochem. Mol. Biol., 4: 136-142.
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  4. D.K. Adjata, S.K. Akator, S. Drissa, S. Awande and L. Zadji et al., 2014. Pathological studies of Pyricularia oryzae at m'be in coted'ivoire and ouedeme in benin Asian J. Plant Pathol., 8: 10-17.
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  5. Adjata, D.K., S.K. Akator, G.Y. Hode, S. Awande, I. Dieng, Y. Sere and Y.M.D. Gumedzo, 2014. Cultural and pathological studies of Pyricularia oryzae isolates at abomey calavi in benin. Plant Pathol. J., 13: 44-49.
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  6. K.D. Adjata, T. Tchacondo, K. Tchansi, E. Banla, Y.M.D. Gumedzoe 2012. Cassava Mosaic Disease Transmission by Whiteflies (Bemisia tabaci Genn.) and its Development on Some Plots of Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) Clones Planted at Different Dates in Togo Am. J. Plant Physiol., 7: 200-211.
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  7. Adjata, K.D., E. Muller, M. Peterschmitt, M. Aziadekey and O. Traore et al., 2011. Strategies of effective control of cassava mosaic disease by genetic selection in togo. Int. J. Plant Breed. Genet., 5: 150-158.
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  8. Adjata, K.D., E. Muller, M. Peterschmitt, O. Traore and Y.M.D. Gumedzoe, 2009. Molecular evidence for the association of a strain of Uganda variant of east African cassava mosaic virus to symptom severity in cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) fields in togo. Am. J. Biochem. Biotechnol., 5: 196-201.
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  9. Adjata, K.D., E. Muller, M. Aziadekey, Y.M.D. Gumedzoe and M. Peterschmitt, 2008. Incidence of cassava viral diseases and first identification of East African cassava mosaic virus and Indian cassava mosaic virus by PCR in Cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) fields in Togo. Am. J. Plant Physiol., 3: 73-80.
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