Presented By: Lytton John Musselman
Event: Symposium on Improving Nutrition in Dryland Areas (2018-08-08)
Session: African Witchweeds and Their Relatives—Biology, Sanitation, and Control
Biographical Information: Lytton John Musselman is Mary Payne Hogan Distinguished Professor of Botany at Old Dominion University and has researched Striga as a Fulbright Professor at the University of Khartoum; as a consultant to the Striga program at the International Institute of Agriculture in Ibadan, Nigeria; a program evaluator for the UNDP witchweed program in Cameroon and worked with universities and NARS in many African countries. He is presently the Lead Author of the Diagnostic Protocol for Striga spp. for the International Plant Protection Convention Secretariat (IPPC) Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO/UN).