Submitted for Publications
Musa, M., Mohammed, I.Y., Abakr, Y.A., Kazi, Yusup, S.,  Massawe, F., Alshareef, I., Mayes, S., Chin, S.A and Singh, A. Using biochar from underutilized crops to grow corn: an alternative way to dispose Bambara groundnut shells in the sub-humid tropics submitted to Scientifica
Ho, W.K., Muchugi, A., Muthemba, S., Kariba, R., Mavenkeni, B.O. Hendre,P., Song, B., Deynze, A.V., Massawe, F. and Mayes, S. Use of microsatellite markers for the assessment of bambara groundnut breeding system and varietal purity for genome sequencing. Submitted to Genome
Ahmad, N.S. Sri Redjeki, E., Ho, W.K., Aliyu, S., Mayes, K., Massawe, F., Kilian, A. and Mayes, S. Construction of a genetic linkage map and QTL analysis in bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea (L) Verdc.). submitted to Genome.

Journal Manuscripts
1. Abberton, M., Batley, J., Bentley, A., Bryant, J., Cai, H., Cockram, J., Costa de Oliveira, A., Cseke, L., Dempewolf, H., De Pace, C., Edwards, D., Gepts, P., Greenland, A., Hall, A., Henry, R., Hori, K., Howe, G., Hughes, S., Humphreys, M., Lightfoot, D., Marshall, A., Mayes, S., Nguyen, H., Ogbonnaya, F., Ortiz, R., Paterson, A., Tuberosa, R., Valliyodan, B., Varshney, R. and Yano, M. (2015) Global agricultural intensification during climate change: a role for genomics. The Plant Biotechnology Journal DOI: 10.1111/pbi.12467 
2. Adzawla, W.,, Donkoh, S.A,  Nyarko, G., O'Reilly, P.J., Olayide, O., Mayes, S., Feldman, A.B and Azman Halimi, R. (2016) Adoption of Bambara groundnut production and its effects on farmers’ welfare in Northern Ghana. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 11(7) pp 583 – 594 
3. Aliyu, S., Massawe. F.J. and Mayes, S. (2015) Beyond landraces: Developing improved germplasm resources for underutilized species - a case for Bambara groundnut, Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews  12467 
4. Bonthala, V.S., Mayes, K., Moreton, J., Blythe, M., Wright, V., May, S., Massawe, F., Mayes, S. and Twycross, J (2016) Identification of gene modules associated with low temperatures response in bambara groundnut by network-based analysis. PLoS One. 
5. Chai, H.H., Massawe, F. and Mayes, S (2015) Effects of mild drought  stress on the morpho-physiological characteristics of a Bambara groundnut segregating population, Euphytica 
6. Cheng, A., Mayes, S., Dalle, G., Demissew, S., and Massawe, F.J (2015) Diversifying crops for food and nutrition security – a case study of teff, Biological Reviews 2015 doi: 10.1111/brv.12225  
7. Kendabie, P., Massawe, F. and Mayes, S. (2015) Developing genetic mapping resources from landrace-derived genotypes that differ for photoperiod sensitivity in bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea L.) Aspects of Applied Biology 124, Breeding Plants to Cope with Future Climate Change  
8. Kole, C., Muthamilarasan, M., Henry, R., Edwards, D., Sharma, R., Abberton, M.,  Batley,J., Bentley, A., Blakeney, M., Bryant, J., Cai, H., Cakir, M., Cseke, L.J., Cockram, J., Costa de Oliveira, A., De Pace, C., Dempewolf, H., Ellison, S., Gepts, P., Greenland, A., Hall, A., Hori,K., Howe, T., Hughes, S., Humphreys, M.W. Iorizzo, M., Ismail, A.M., Marshall, A., Mayes, S., Nguyen, H.T., Ogbonnaya, F.C., Ortiz, R., Paterson, A.H., Simon, P.W., Tohme, J., Tuberosa, R., Valliyodan, B., Varshney, R.K., Wullschleger, S.D., Yano, M. and Prasad, M. (2015) Application of genomics-assisted breeding for generation of climate resilient crops: Progress and prospects, 6:563. doi Frontiers in Plant Science: Plant Genetics and Genomic: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00563 
9. Lai, H.M., Sean T. May, S.T., Mayes, S. (2014) Pigeons: A Novel GUI Software for Analysing and Parsing High Density Heterologous Oligonucleotide Microarray Probe Level Data, Microarrays 2014, 3(1), 1-23; doi:10.3390/microarrays3010001 
10. Massawe, F.J., Mayes, S., Cheng, A., Chai, H.H., Cleasby, P., Symonds, R., Ho, W.K., Siise, A., Wong, Q.N., Yanusa, Y., Jamalludin, N., Singh, A., Azman, R., and Azam – Ali, S.N. (2015) The Potential for Underutilised Crops to Improve Food Security in the Face of Climate Change. Procedia Environmental Sciences 29(2015) pp140-141 doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2015.07.228 
11. Mayes, S., Massawe, F.J., Alderson,P.G., Roberts, J.A., Azam-Ali, S.N. and Hermann, M. (2011) The potential for underutilized crops to improve security of food production. Journal of Experimental Botany (2011) 63 (3) 1075-1079 doi:10.1093/jxb/err396 
12. Mayes, S., Kendabie, P., Ho, WK., Massawe, F. and Azam-Ali, S. (2015) Increasing the contribution that underutilised crops could make to food security – Bambara groundnut as an example.  Aspects of Applied Biology 124, Breeding Plants to Cope with Future Climate Change, 
13. Mayes, S., Ho, W.K., Kendabie, P., Chai, H.H., Aliyu, S., Feldman, A., Halimi, R.A., Massawe, F. and Azam-Ali, S (2015) Applying molecular genetics to underutilised species – problems and opportunities Malaysian Applied Biotechnology Journal 44(4): 1–9
14. Molosiwa, O., Aliyu, S., Stadler, F., Mayes, K. Massawe, F., Kilian, A. and Mayes, S. (2015). SSR marker development, genetic diversity and population structure analysis of Bambara groundnut [Vigna subterranea (L.) Verdc.] landraces, Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution DOI 10.1007/s10722-015-0226-6  
15. Muhammad, Y.Y., Mayes, S. and Massawe F. (2015) Effects of short term water deficit stress on physiological characteristics of bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea (L) Verdc.). South African Journal of Plant and Soil 
16. Musa, M., Al-Shareef, I., Mayes, S., Massawe, F. and Singh, A. (2016) Nitrogen Fixation and N-balance Studies on Bambara Groundnut (Vigna subterranea L. Verdc) Landraces Grown on Tropical Acidic Soils of Malaysia Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 47(4)
17. Olukolu, B.A., Mayes, S., Stadler, F., Ng, N.Q., Fawole, I., Dominique, D., and Azam-Ali, S.N., (2012) “Genetic diversity in Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranae (L.) Verdc.) as revealed by phenotypic descriptors and DArT markers analysis”. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 59(3):347-358. 
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