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Molasses Grass Induces Direct and Indirect Defense Responses in Neighbouring Maize Plants.

Tolosa TA, Tamiru A, Midega CAO, Van Den Berg J, Birkett MA, Woodcock CM, Bruce TJA, Kelemu S, Pickett JA, Khan ZR.

J Chem Ecol. 2019 Dec;45(11-12):982-992. doi: 10.1007/s10886-019-01122-z. Epub 2019 Nov 29.


Drought-tolerant Desmodium species effectively suppress parasitic striga weed and improve cereal grain yields in western Kenya.

Midega CAO, Wasonga CJ, Hooper AM, Pickett JA, Khan ZR.

Crop Prot. 2017 Aug;98:94-101. doi: 10.1016/j.cropro.2017.03.018.


A maize landrace that emits defense volatiles in response to herbivore eggs possesses a strongly inducible terpene synthase gene.

Tamiru A, Bruce TJA, Richter A, Woodcock CM, Midega CAO, Degenhardt J, Kelemu S, Pickett JA, Khan ZR.

Ecol Evol. 2017 Mar 21;7(8):2835-2845. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2893. eCollection 2017 Apr.


Genetic variation and host-parasite specificity of Striga resistance and tolerance in rice: the need for predictive breeding.

Rodenburg J, Cissoko M, Kayongo N, Dieng I, Bisikwa J, Irakiza R, Masoka I, Midega CA, Scholes JD.

New Phytol. 2017 May;214(3):1267-1280. doi: 10.1111/nph.14451. Epub 2017 Feb 13.


Ecological management of cereal stemborers in African smallholder agriculture through behavioural manipulation.

Midega CA, Bruce TJ, Pickett JA, Khan ZR.

Ecol Entomol. 2015 Sep;40(Suppl Suppl 1):70-81. Epub 2015 May 28.


Push-Pull: Chemical Ecology-Based Integrated Pest Management Technology.

Khan Z, Midega CA, Hooper A, Pickett J.

J Chem Ecol. 2016 Jul;42(7):689-97. doi: 10.1007/s10886-016-0730-y. Epub 2016 Jul 9. Review.


An Indirect Defence Trait Mediated through Egg-Induced Maize Volatiles from Neighbouring Plants.

Mutyambai DM, Bruce TJ, van den Berg J, Midega CA, Pickett JA, Khan ZR.

PLoS One. 2016 Jul 8;11(7):e0158744. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158744. eCollection 2016.


Detection, Identification, and Significance of Phytoplasmas in Wild Grasses in East Africa.

Asudi GO, Van den Berg J, Midega CAO, Schneider B, Seemüller E, Pickett JA, Khan ZR.

Plant Dis. 2016 Jan;100(1):108-115. doi: 10.1094/PDIS-11-14-1173-RE. Epub 2015 Oct 22.


The biosynthesis of allelopathic di-C-glycosylflavones from the roots of Desmodium incanum (G. Mey.) DC.

Hao B, Caulfield JC, Hamilton ML, Pickett JA, Midega CA, Khan ZR, Wang JR, Hooper AM.

Org Biomol Chem. 2015 Dec 28;13(48):11663-73. doi: 10.1039/c5ob01926e. Epub 2015 Oct 19.


Do NERICA rice cultivars express resistance to Striga hermonthica (Del.) Benth. and Striga asiatica (L.) Kuntze under field conditions?

Rodenburg J, Cissoko M, Kayeke J, Dieng I, Khan ZR, Midega CA, Onyuka EA, Scholes JD.

Field Crops Res. 2015 Jan;170:83-94.


Responses of parasitoids to volatiles induced by Chilo partellus oviposition on teosinte, a wild ancestor of maize.

Mutyambai DM, Bruce TJ, Midega CA, Woodcock CM, Caulfield JC, Van Den Berg J, Pickett JA, Khan ZR.

J Chem Ecol. 2015 Apr;41(4):323-9. doi: 10.1007/s10886-015-0570-1. Epub 2015 May 6.


Achieving food security for one million sub-Saharan African poor through push-pull innovation by 2020.

Khan ZR, Midega CA, Pittchar JO, Murage AW, Birkett MA, Bruce TJ, Pickett JA.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2014 Feb 17;369(1639):20120284. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2012.0284. Print 2014 Apr 5. Review.


Delivering sustainable crop protection systems via the seed: exploiting natural constitutive and inducible defence pathways.

Pickett JA, Aradottír GI, Birkett MA, Bruce TJ, Hooper AM, Midega CA, Jones HD, Matthes MC, Napier JA, Pittchar JO, Smart LE, Woodcock CM, Khan ZR.

Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2014 Feb 17;369(1639):20120281. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2012.0281. Print 2014 Apr 5. Review. Erratum in: Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2014 May 19;369(1642):20140053.


Push-pull farming systems.

Pickett JA, Woodcock CM, Midega CA, Khan ZR.

Curr Opin Biotechnol. 2014 Apr;26:125-32. doi: 10.1016/j.copbio.2013.12.006. Epub 2014 Jan 20. Review.


Oviposition induced volatile emissions from African smallholder farmers' maize varieties.

Tamiru A, Bruce TJ, Midega CA, Woodcock CM, Birkett MA, Pickett JA, Khan ZR.

J Chem Ecol. 2012 Mar;38(3):231-4. doi: 10.1007/s10886-012-0082-1. Epub 2012 Feb 25.


Maize landraces recruit egg and larval parasitoids in response to egg deposition by a herbivore.

Tamiru A, Bruce TJ, Woodcock CM, Caulfield JC, Midega CA, Ogol CK, Mayon P, Birkett MA, Pickett JA, Khan ZR.

Ecol Lett. 2011 Nov;14(11):1075-83. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01674.x. Epub 2011 Aug 10.


Exploiting phytochemicals for developing a 'push-pull' crop protection strategy for cereal farmers in Africa.

Khan ZR, Midega CA, Bruce TJ, Hooper AM, Pickett JA.

J Exp Bot. 2010 Oct;61(15):4185-96. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erq229. Epub 2010 Jul 29. Review.


Companion cropping to manage parasitic plants.

Pickett JA, Hamilton ML, Hooper AM, Khan ZR, Midega CA.

Annu Rev Phytopathol. 2010;48:161-77. doi: 10.1146/annurev-phyto-073009-114433. Review.


Is quality more important than quantity? Insect behavioural responses to changes in a volatile blend after stemborer oviposition on an African grass.

Bruce TJ, Midega CA, Birkett MA, Pickett JA, Khan ZR.

Biol Lett. 2010 Jun 23;6(3):314-7. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0953. Epub 2009 Dec 23.


Recilia banda Kramer (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae), a vector of Napier stunt phytoplasma in Kenya.

Obura E, Midega CA, Masiga D, Pickett JA, Hassan M, Koji S, Khan ZR.

Naturwissenschaften. 2009 Oct;96(10):1169-76. doi: 10.1007/s00114-009-0578-x. Epub 2009 Jul 4.


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