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1993 …2020

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Research Output

2020

Enhancing African orphan crops with genomics

Jamnadass, R., Mumm, R. H., Hale, I., Hendre, P., Muchugi, A., Dawson, I. K., Powell, W., Graudal, L., Yana-Shapiro, H., Simons, A. J. & Van Deynze, A., Apr 2020, In : Nature Genetics. 52, p. 356-360 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Scotland’s biodiversity progress to 2020 Aichi targets: conserving genetic diversity--development of a national approach for addressing Aichi Biodiversity Target 13 that includes wild species

Hollingsworth, PM., O'Brien, D., Ennos, RA., Yahr, R., Neaves, L., Ahrends, A., Ballingall, KT., Brooker, RW., Burke, T., Cavers, S., Dawson, IK., Elston, D. A., Kerr, J., Marshall, DF., Pakeman, R. J., Trivedi, C., Wall, E., Wright, F. & Ogden, R., 2020, Inverness: Scottish Natural Heritage. 38 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
2019

A Planetary Health Perspective on Agroforestry in Sub-Saharan Africa

Rosenstock, T. S., Dawson, I. K., Aynekulu, E., Chomba, S., Degrande, A., Fornace, K., Jamnadass, R., Kimaro, A., Kindt, R., Lamanna, C., Malesu, M., Mausch, K., McMullin, S., Murage, P., Namoi, N., Njenga, M., Nyoka, I., Paez Valencia, A. M., Sola, P., Shepherd, K. & 1 others, Steward, P., 22 Nov 2019, In : One Earth. 1, 3, p. 330-344 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
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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
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32 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
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56 Downloads (Pure)

Exome sequences and multi-environment field trials elucidate the genetic basis of adaptation in barley

Bustos-Korts, D., Dawson, I. K., Russell, J., Tondelli, A., Guerra, D., Ferrandi, C., Strozzi, F., Nicolazzi, E. L., Molnar-Lang, M., Ozkan, H., Megyeri, M., Miko, P., Çakır, E., Yakışır, E., Trabanco, N., Delbono, S., Kyriakidis, S., Booth, A., Cammarano, D., Mascher, M. & 7 others, Werner, P., Cattivelli, L., Rossini, L., Stein, N., Kilian, B., Waugh, R. & van Eeuwijk, F. A., Sep 2019, In : Plant Journal. 99, 6, p. 1172-1191 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)

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
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5 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
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

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
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67 Downloads (Pure)

To what extent are genetic resources considered in environmental service provision? A case study based on trees and carbon sequestration

Roshetko, J. M., Dawson, I. K., Urquiola, J., Lasco, R. D., Leimona, B., Weber, J. C., Bozzano, M., Lillesø, J. P. B., Graudal, L. & Jamnadass, R., 17 Nov 2018, In : Climate and Development. 10, 8, p. 755-768 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Agricultural diversification as an adaptation strategy

López Noriega, I., Dawson, I. K., Vernooy, R., Köhler-Rollefson, I. & Halewood, M., 6 Jun 2017, In : Agriculture for Development. 30, p. 25-28 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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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, 71.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (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
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5 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)
2016

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

76 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

56 Citations (Scopus)
2015

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

69 Citations (Scopus)

Traditional Ethnoveterinary Medicine in East Africa: A Manual on the Use of Medicinal Plants

Dharani N, Y. A., Betemariam E, T. B., Jamnadass, R. & IK, D. (ed.), 2015, Nairobi, Kenya: The World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. 199 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2014

Application of molecular markers in spatial analysis to optimize in situ conservation of plant genetic resources

Van Zonneveld, M., Dawson, I., Thomas, E., Scheldeman, X., Van Etten, J., Loo, J. & Hormaza, J. I., 1 Jan 2014, Genomics of Plant Genetic Resources: Volume 1. Managing, Sequencing and Mining Genetic Resources. Springer Netherlands, p. 67-91 25 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Citations (Scopus)

Can agroforestry option values improve the functioning of drivers of agricultural intensification in Africa?

Carsan, S., Stroebel, A., Dawson, I., Kindt, R., Mbow, C., Mowo, J. & Jamnadass, R., Feb 2014, In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 6, 1, p. 35-40 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
22 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
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18 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Genetic diversity and ecological niche modelling of wild barley: Refugia, large-scale post-LGM range expansion and limited mid-future climate threats?

Russell, J., Van Zonneveld, M., Dawson, I. K., Booth, A., Waugh, R. & Steffenson, B., 5 Feb 2014, In : PLoS ONE. 9, 2, e86021.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)

Seeing the trees as well as the forest: The importance of managing forest genetic resources

Loo, J., Souvannavong, O. & Dawson, I. K., 1 Dec 2014, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 333, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
10 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
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45 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

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
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64 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

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
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7 Citations (Scopus)
7 Downloads (Pure)

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
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30 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)
2013

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
8 Citations (Scopus)

Implications of shifts in coffee production on tree species richness, composition and structure on small farms around Mount Kenya

Carsan, S., Stroebel, A., Dawson, I., Kindt, R., Swanepoel, F. & Jamnadass, R., 14 Sep 2013, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 22, 12, p. 2919-2936 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

What is the relevance of smallholders' agroforestry systems for conserving tropical tree species and genetic diversity in circa situm, in situ and ex situ settings? A review

Dawson, I. K., Guariguata, M. R., Loo, J., Weber, J. C., Lengkeek, A., Bush, D., Cornelius, J., Guarino, L., Kindt, R., Orwa, C., Russell, J. & Jamnadass, R., 9 Jan 2013, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 22, p. 301-324 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

65 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Agroforestry tree domestication: a primer

Dawson, I., Harwood, C., Jamnadass, R. & Beniest, J., 2012, 148 p. Nairobi, Kenya : The World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.

Research output: Other contribution

2011

Analysis of >1000 single nucleotide polymorphisms in geographically matched samples of landrace and wild barley indicates secondary contact and chromosome-level differences in diversity around domestication genes

Russell, J., Dawson, I. K., Flavell, A. J., Steffenson, B., Weltzien, E., Booth, A., Ceccarelli, S., Grando, S. & Waugh, R., 1 Jul 2011, In : New Phytologist. 191, 2, p. 564-578 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
55 Citations (Scopus)

Improving livelihoods and nutrition in sub-saharan africa through the promotion of indigenous and exotic fruit production in smallholders' agroforestry systems: A review

Jamnadass, R. H., Dawson, I. K., Franzel, S., Leakey, R. R. B., Mithfer, D., Akinnifesi, F. K. & Tchoundjeu, Z., Sep 2011, In : International Forestry Review. 13, 3, p. 338-354 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Citations (Scopus)

Innovation in input supply systems in smallholder agroforestry: Seed sources, supply chains and support systems

Lillesø, J. B. L., Graudal, L., Moestrup, S., Kjær, E. D., Kindt, R., Mbora, A., Dawson, I., Muriuki, J., Ræbild, A. & Jamnadass, R., 7 Jul 2011, In : Agroforestry Systems. 83, 3, p. 347-359 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
29 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Allanblackia, a new tree crop in africa for the global food industry: Market development, smallholder cultivation and biodiversity management

Jamnadass, R., Dawson, I. K., Anegbeh, P., Asaah, E., Atangana, A., Cordeiro, N. J., Hendrickx, H., Henneh, S., Kadu, C. A. C., Kattah, C., Misbah, M., Muchugi, A., Munjuga, M., Mwaura, L., Ndangalasi, H. J., Njau, C. S., Nyame, S. K., Ofori, D., Peprah, T., Russell, J. & 5 others, Rutatina, F., Sawe, C., Schmidt, L., Tchoundjeu, Z. & Simons, T., 2010, In : Forests Trees and Livelihoods. 19, 3, p. 251-268 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Climate change and tree genetic resource management: Maintaining and enhancing the productivity and value of smallholder tropical agroforestry landscapes. A review

Dawson, I. K., Vinceti, B., Weber, J. C., Neufeldt, H., Russell, J., Lengkeek, A. G., Kalinganire, A., Kindt, R., Lillesø, J. P. B., Roshetko, J. & Jamnadass, R., 20 Apr 2010, In : Agroforestry Systems. 81, 1, p. 67-78 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

33 Citations (Scopus)

Testing putative African tropical forest refugia using chloroplast and nuclear DNA phylogeography

Lowe, A. J., Harris, D., Dormontt, E. & Dawson, I. K., 30 Apr 2010, In : Tropical Plant Biology. 3, 1, p. 50-58 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)
2009

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
10 Citations (Scopus)

Does biotechnology have a role in the promotion of underutilised crops?

Dawson, I. K., Hedley, P. E., Guarino, L. & Jaenicke, H., 1 Aug 2009, In : Food Policy. 34, 4, p. 319-328 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

18 Citations (Scopus)

Managing genetic variation in tropical trees: Linking knowledge with action in agroforestry ecosystems for improved conservation and enhanced livelihoods

Dawson, I. K., Lengkeek, A., Weber, J. C. & Jamnadass, R., 1 Apr 2009, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 18, 4, 18 p., 969.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular markers and the management of tropical trees: The case of indigenous fruits

Jamnadass, R., Lowe, A. & Dawson, I. K., 1 Mar 2009, In : Tropical Plant Biology. 2, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Origins and genetic conservation of tropical trees in agroforestry systems: A case study from the Peruvian Amazon

Dawson, I. K., Hollingsworth, P. M., Doyle, J. J., Kresovich, S., Weber, J. C., Sotelo Montes, C., Pennington, T. D. & Pennington, R. T., 1 Apr 2008, In : Conservation Genetics. 9, 2, p. 361-372 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Comparing genetic diversity in agroforestry systems with natural forest: A case study of the important timber tree Vitex fischeri in central Kenya

Lengkeek, A. G., Mwangi, A. M., Agufa, C. A. C., Ahenda, J. O. & Dawson, I. K., 1 Jul 2006, In : Agroforestry Systems. 67, 3, p. 293-300 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 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
20 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
24 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Contrasting genetic diversity among Oryza longistaminata (A. Chev et Roehr) populations from different geographic origins using AFLP

Kiambi, D. K., Newbury, H. J., Ford-Lloyd, B. V. & Dawson, I., 1 Apr 2005, In : African Journal of Biotechnology. 4, 4, p. 308-317 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 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
56 Citations (Scopus)

Genetic bottlenecks in agroforestry systems: Results of tree nursery surveys in East Africa

Lengkeek, A. G., Jaenicke, H. & Dawson, I. K., 1 May 2005, In : Agroforestry Systems. 63, 2, p. 149-155 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

High differentiation among populations of the woody legume Sesbania sesban in sub-Saharan Africa: Implications for conservation and cultivation during germplasm introduction into agroforestry systems

Jamnadass, R., Hanson, J., Poole, J., Hanotte, O., Simons, T. J. & Dawson, I. K., 16 May 2005, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 210, 1-3, p. 225-238 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
2001

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

41 Citations (Scopus)