Photo Gallery

Please enjoy some of Dr. Yaima Arocha Rosete’s photos that she collects throughout each leg of the COWALY project, and be sure to continue visiting this page as we will be adding more photos to share!

1st Visit to Côte d’Ivoire (IDRC-DFATD Travel Grant), December 2013
Visit to CILY-affected Coconut Plantations in Grand Lahou
Visit to Grand-Lahou Community with the Grand-Lahou Mayor
Visit to CNRA
Visit to UNA and the Ministry of Agriculture

Mauritius, 2015
3rd International Phytoplasma Working Group (IPWG) Meeting

Abidjan, February 25 – March 5 2015 Training Course: “Côte d’Ivoire Lethal Yellowing Phytoplasma: Field and Molecular methods for detection, Identification, and Characterization” 
Field Sampling (Feb. 25 – 27)
Lab Training Sessions (Feb. 21 – March 1)
Plant Clinic and Going Public Training Session (March 1 – 4)
Plant Clinic and Women Coconut Fair (March 4)
Training Course Certifications (March 5)

Grand Lahou, May 11 – 15, 2015
Field Sampling

Ghana, May 18 – 22 2015 Workshop: “Lessons Learned from Cape St. Paul Wilt Disease Phytoplasma in Ghana”
Scientific Presentations (May 18)
Resistance Trails and Intercropping (May 19)
Transmission Trails (May 20)
Disease Containment Sites and Farmer Interviews (May 21)

Toronto, July 6 – 10, 2015 Training Course Week + Gender Workshop
Opening Introductions + Phytoplasma Culture (July 6)
Day 2 of Training Week (July 7)
Social Scientists Visit to Queen’s University (July 7)
Sequencing Methods Part I (July 8)
Social Scientists Visit to UofT Scarborough Campus (July 8)
Sequencing Methods Part II (July 9)
Gender Workshop (July 10)

Côte d’Ivoire, September 2015
Field Sampling in Yaokro + Visit to Yaokro Field Schools and Vector Trials
Field Sampling in Amanikro
Field Sampling in Abjadon + Visit to Resistance Trials and Copra Coconut Processing Site
Training Course in Real-time PCR and LAMP for CILY phytoplasma (Lecture & Lab session)

Côte d’Ivoire, April 2016
‘Lessons Learned from the Cape St. Paul Wilt Disease’ Workshop (April 18)
Visit to the Embassy of Canada in Abidjan and the Mayor of Grand-Lahou (April 19)
Plant Clinic at Braffedon (April 20)
Field Sampling at Braffedon and Genebank CNRA (April 21)
Training Course in RNA Extraction (April 22)

Toronto, July 25 – 29, 2016 Training Course Week + Gender Workshop
RNA Extraction for Transcriptomics (July 25)
qPCR (July 26)
DNA Extraction and PCR for 16S Microbiome Analyses (July 27)
Microbiome Data Analysis (July 28)
Gender Workshop (July 29)

Côte d’Ivoire, November 2016
Visit to Badadon Village

IDRC-DFATD Final Project Meeting, Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, December 2016
Final Project Meeting

Sporometrics Inc. at the 2017 AGRF (African Green revolution Forum) in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, September 2017: AGRF 2017

Dr. Kra post-doc stay at Sporometrics: February 2017


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