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    EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

1993 …2019
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Research Output 1993 2019

2019
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Breeders’ views on the production of new and orphan crops in Africa: a survey of constraints and opportunities

Dawson, ID., Barnes, AP., Jamnadass, R., Danquah, E., Mumm, R. H., Hoad, SP., Burnett, FJ., Hale, I., Mausch, K., Hendre, P., Powell, W. & Revoredo-Giha, C., May 2019, Working Paper No. 296 ed., World Agroforestry United Nations, 46 p.

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
File
crops
plant breeders
genetic improvement
healthy diet
crop production
25 Downloads (Pure)

Contributions of biodiversity to the sustainable intensification of food production: Thematic study for The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture

Dawson, ID., Attwood, S., Park, S. E., Jamnadass, R., Powell, W., Sunderland, T., Kindt, R., McMullin, S., Hoebe, PN., Baddeley, JA., Staver, C., Vadez, V., Carsan, S., Roshetko, J. M., Amri, A., Karamura, E., Karamura, D., Paulo, V. B., Hossain, M. E., Phillips, M. & 7 others, Kumar, A., Lilleso, J-P. B., Benzie, J., Sabastian, G. E., Ekesa, B., Ocimati, W. & Graudal, L., 1 Jun 2019, CA4003EN ed. Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organisation. 42 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
File
food production
biodiversity
agriculture
production technology
pollinators
2 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

The role of genetics in mainstreaming the production of new and orphan crops to diversify food systems and support human nutrition

Dawson, IK., Powell, W., Hendre, P., Bancic, JB., Hickey, JM., Kindt, R., Hoad, SP., Hale, I. & Jamnadass, R., Oct 2019, In : New Phytologist. 224, 1, p. 37-54 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
Orphaned Children
human nutrition
Food
crops
Gene Pool
2018

Delivering perennial new and orphan crops for resilient and nutritious farming systems

Dawson, I. K., McMullin, S., Kindt, R., Muchugi, A., Hendre, P., Lillesø, J-P. B. & Jamnadass, R., 27 Nov 2018, The Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers. Rosenstock, T., Nowak, A. & Girvetz, E. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 113-125 13 p. (The Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access
farming systems
crops
climate change
Food and Agriculture Organization
food crops
7 Downloads (Pure)

Supporting human nutrition in Africa through the integration of new and orphan crops into food systems: Placing the work of the African Orphan Crops Consortium in context

Dawson, ID., Hendre, P., Powell, W., Sila, D., McMullin, S., Simons, T., Revoredo-Giha, C., Odeny, D. A., Barnes, AP., Graudal, L., Watson, CA., Hoad, SP., Burnett, FJ., Muchugi, A., Roshetko, J. M., Hale, I. L., Van Deynze, A., Mayes, S., Kindt, R., Prabhu, R. & 5 others, Cheng, S., Xu, X., Guarino, L., Shapiro, H. & Jamnadass, R., Feb 2018, Working Paper No. 276 ed., World Agroforestry United Nations, 42 p.

Research output: Working paper

Open Access
File
human nutrition
food crops
crops
Sub-Saharan Africa
hunger
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

A meta-analysis of molecular marker genetic datasets for eastern Africa trees supports the utility of potential natural vegetation maps for planning climate-smart restoration initiatives

Dawson, I. K., van Breugel, P., Coe, R., Kindt, R., van Zonneveld, M., Lillesø, J. P. B., Graudal, L., Muchugi, A., Russell, J. & Jamnadass, R., 1 Aug 2017, In : Tree Genetics and Genomes. 13, 71

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eastern Africa
meta-analysis
genetic marker
Climate
Meta-Analysis
4 Citations (Scopus)

Why institutional environments for agroforestry seed systems matter

Lillesø, J. P. B., Harwood, C., Derero, A., Graudal, L., Roshetko, J. M., Kindt, R., Moestrup, S., Omondi, W. O., Holtne, N., Mbora, A., van Breugel, P., Dawson, I. K., Jamnadass, R. & Egelyng, H., 24 Feb 2017, In : Development Policy Review. 36, S1, p. O89-O112

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
agroforestry
smallholder
seed
crop
supply
2016
65 Citations (Scopus)

Exome sequencing of geographically diverse barley landraces and wild relatives gives insights into environmental adaptation

Russell, J., Mascher, M., Dawson, I. K., Kyriakidis, S., Calixto, C., Freund, F., Bayer, M., Milne, I., Marshall-Griffiths, T., Heinen, S., Hofstad, A., Sharma, R., Himmelbach, A., Knauft, M., van Zonneveld, M., Brown, J. W. S., Schmid, K., Kilian, B., Muehlbauer, G. J., Stein, N. & 1 others, Waugh, R., 1 Sep 2016, In : Nature Genetics. 48, 9, p. 1024-1030 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exome
Hordeum
Genome
Genes
Geography
45 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic analysis of 6,000-year-old cultivated grain illuminates the domestication history of barley

Mascher, M., Schuenemann, V. J., Davidovich, U., Marom, N., Himmelbach, A., Hübner, S., Korol, A., David, M., Reiter, E., Riehl, S., Schreiber, M., Vohr, S. H., Green, R. E., Dawson, I. K., Russell, J., Kilian, B., Muehlbauer, G. J., Waugh, R., Fahima, T., Krause, J. & 2 others, Weiss, E. & Stein, N., 1 Sep 2016, In : Nature Genetics. 48, 9, p. 1089-1093 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Hordeum
Genome
Exome
Jordan
Gene Flow
2015
60 Citations (Scopus)

Barley: a translational model for adaptation to climate change

Dawson, I. K., Russell, J., Powell, W., Steffenson, B., Thomas, W. T. B. & Waugh, R., 21 Jan 2015, In : New Phytologist. 206, 3, p. 913-931 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014
14 Citations (Scopus)

Developing more productive African agroforestry systems and improving food and nutritional security through tree domestication

Ofori, D. A., Gyau, A., Dawson, I. K., Asaah, E., Tchoundjeu, Z. & Jamnadass, R., Feb 2014, In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 6, 1, p. 123-127 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
domestication
agroforestry
food
business development
public private partnership
35 Citations (Scopus)

The management of tree genetic resources and the livelihoods of rural communities in the tropics: Non-timber forest products, smallholder agroforestry practices and tree commodity crops

Dawson, I. K., Leakey, R., Clement, C. R., Weber, J. C., Cornelius, J. P., Roshetko, J. M., Vinceti, B., Kalinganire, A., Tchoundjeu, Z., Masters, E. & Jamnadass, R., 1 Dec 2014, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 333, p. 9-21 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
nontimber forest product
nontimber forest products
genetic resource
rural communities
smallholder
60 Citations (Scopus)

The role of forest genetic resources in responding to biotic and abiotic factors in the context of anthropogenic climate change

Alfaro, R. I., Fady, B., Vendramin, G. G., Dawson, I. K., Fleming, R. A., Sáenz-Romero, C., Lindig-Cisneros, R. A., Murdock, T., Vinceti, B., Navarro, C. M., Skrøppa, T., Baldinelli, G., El-Kassaby, Y. A. & Loo, J., 1 Dec 2014, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 333, p. 76-87 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
forest genetics
biotic factor
genetic resource
forest resource
genetic resources
7 Citations (Scopus)

TropiTree: An NGS-based EST-SSR resource for 24 tropical tree species

Russell, J. R., Hedley, P. E., Cardle, L., Dancey, S., Morris, J., Booth, A., Odee, D., Mwaura, L., Omondi, W., Angaine, P., Machua, J., Muchugi, A., Milne, I., Kindt, R., Jamnadass, R. & Dawson, I. K., 15 Jul 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 7, e102502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Genetic Phenomena
Expressed Sequence Tags
expressed sequence tags
Microsatellite Repeats
microsatellite repeats
26 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization and transfer of forest genetic resources: A global review

Koskela, J., Vinceti, B., Dvorak, W., Bush, D., Dawson, I. K., Loo, J., Kjaer, E. D., Navarro, C., Padolina, C., Bordács, S., Jamnadass, R., Graudal, L. & Ramamonjisoa, L., 1 Dec 2014, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 333, p. 22-34 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
forest genetics
genetic resource
forest resource
genetic resources
germplasm
2013
7 Citations (Scopus)

Agroforestry for food and nutritional security

Jamnadass, R., Place, F., Torquebiau, E., Malézieux, E., Iiyama, M., Sileshi, G. W., Kehlenbeck, K., Masters, E., McMullin, S. & Dawson, I. K., 2013, In : Unasylva. 64, 241, p. 23-29 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
agroforestry
food security
farm
food
biofortification
2009
10 Citations (Scopus)

AFLP and SSR diversity in the African fruit tree Allanblackia: Implications for management of a genus newly subject to domestication for the edible oil industry

Russell, J. R., Kadu, C. A. C., Jamnadass, R., Booth, A., Cordeiro, N. J., Woodhead, M. & Dawson, I. K., Jul 2009, In : Tree Genetics and Genomes. 5, 3, p. 517-527 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Clusiaceae
domestication
fruit trees
oil industry
Microsatellite Repeats
2006
20 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic management of indigenous fruit trees in southern Africa: A case study of Sclerocarya birrea based on nuclear and chloroplast variation

Kadu, C. A. C., Imbuga, M., Jamnadass, R. & Dawson, I. K., Aug 2006, In : South African Journal of Botany. 72, 3, p. 421-427 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Sclerocarya birrea
fruit trees
Southern Africa
Tanzania
chloroplasts
23 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic variation in the threatened medicinal tree Prunus africana in Cameroon and Kenya: Implications for current management and evolutionary history

Muchugi, A., Lengkeek, A. G., Kadu, C. A. C., Muluvi, G. M., Njagi, E. N. M. & Dawson, I. K., Nov 2006, In : South African Journal of Botany. 72, 4, p. 498-506 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Prunus africana
Cameroon
Kenya
medicinal plants
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species
2005
56 Citations (Scopus)

Do farmers reduce genetic diversity when they domesticate tropical trees? A case study from Amazonia

Hollingsworth, P. M., Dawson, I. K., Goodall-Copestake, W. P., Richardson, J. E., Weber, J. C., Montes, C. S. & Pennington, R. T., Feb 2005, In : Molecular Ecology. 14, 2, p. 497-501 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Amazonia
Inga edulis
farmers
case studies
genetic variation
2001
41 Citations (Scopus)

Participatory domestication of agroforestry trees: An example from the Peruvian Amazon

Weber, J. C., Montes, C. S., Vidaurre, H., Dawson, I. K. & Simons, A. J., 2001, In : Development in Practice. 11, 4, p. 425-433 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

domestication
agroforestry
farmer
agricultural landscape
technical innovation
2000
82 Citations (Scopus)

Conservation genetics of bush mango from central/west Africa: Implications from random amplified polymorphic DNA analysis

Lowe, A. J., Gillies, A. C. M., Wilson, J. & Dawson, I. K., 2000, In : Molecular Ecology. 9, 7, p. 831-841 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central Africa
Mangifera
Cameroon
random amplified polymorphic DNA technique
conservation genetics
1999
54 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic variation in the Afromontane tree Prunus africana, an endangered medicinal species

Dawson, I. K. & Powell, W., 1999, In : Molecular Ecology. 8, 1, p. 151-156 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic variation of Calycophyllum spruceanum in the Peruvian Amazon Basin, revealed by amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) analysis

Russell, J. R., Weber, J. C., Booth, A., Powell, W., Sotelo-Montes, C. & Dawson, I. K., 1999, In : Molecular Ecology. 8, 2, p. 199-204 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Passing problems: prostate and prunus

Simons, A. J., Dawson, I. K., Duguma, B. & Tchoundjeu, Z., 1998, In : HerbalGram. 43, p. 49-53 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Prunus
Prostate
Cholestenone 5 alpha-Reductase
Finasteride
Phytotherapy
1997
32 Citations (Scopus)

Simple sequence repeats provide a direct estimate of pollen-mediated gene dispersal in the tropical tree Gliricidia sepium

Dawson, I. K., Waugh, R., Simons, A. J. & Powell, W., 1997, In : Molecular Ecology. 6, 2, p. 179-183 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sepia
Gliricidia sepium
Pollen
Microsatellite Repeats
pollen
1996
24 Citations (Scopus)
Gliricidia maculata
Gliricidia
interspecific hybridization
introgression
Sepia
1995
111 Citations (Scopus)

Diversity and genetic differentiation among subpopulations of Guricidia sepium revealed by PCR-based assays

Dawson, I. K., Simons, A. J., Waugh, R. & Powell, W., 1995, In : Heredity. 74, 1, p. 10-18 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sepia
Guatemala
Ribosomal RNA
DNA Restriction Enzymes
Mitochondrial DNA
110 Citations (Scopus)

Relationships among cultivated and wild lentils revealed by RAPD analysis

Sharma, S. K., Dawson, I. K. & Waugh, R., Sep 1995, In : Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 91, 4, p. 647-654 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lens Plant
lentils
Lens
Lenses
construction technology
1993
167 Citations (Scopus)

Detection and analysis of genetic variation in Hordeum spontaneum populations from Israel using RAPD markers

Dawson, I. K., Chalmers, K. J., Waugh, R. & Powell, W., 1993, In : Molecular Ecology. 2, 3, p. 151-159 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hordeum vulgare subsp. spontaneum
Israel
Hordeum
Genetic Markers
genetic variation