PICS Abstracts for Fifth World Cowpea Research Conference



1.       Abdoulaye, T., B. Ayedun, S.A. Musa, J. Lowenberg-DeBoer, D. Baributsa. Assessing the Re-Use of PICS bags in Jigawa, Kano and Katsina States of Northern Nigeria.

2.       Abifarin, A., T. Abdoulaye, J. Lowenberg-DeBoer. Extension of Purdue Improved Cowpea Storage Technology: Impacts and Challenges: Case Study Plateau State Nigeria.

3.       Ayedun, B., T. Abdoulaye, S. A Musa, J. Lowenberg-Deboer, D. Baributsa, S. A. Yakubu and A. A. Idris.  Adoption of PICS bags in the Northern Nigeria: a case study of Jigawa, Kano and Katsina States.

4.       Baoua, I. Comparative Evaluation of Six Storage Technologies for Postharvest Preservation of Cowpea Grain.

5.       Baoua, I., V. Margam, L. Murdock. Performance of PICS Cowpea Storage Technology in Villages in Niger.

6.       Baributsa, D., J. Lowenberg-DeBoer and A. K. Djibo. Cell Phone Videos for communicating Hermetic Cowpea Storage Skills.

7.       Baributsa, D., J. Lowenberg-DeBoer, H. Fabries. Supply Chain Development for Cowpea Storage Technology in Developing Countries: Case Study of Hermetic Triple Layer Sacks in West and Central Africa.

8.       Dabiré-Binso, C., A. Sanon, M. Ba, D. Baritbusa, J. Lowenberg-Deboer. Expérience originale et efficace de diffusion de la technologie PICS au Burkina Faso.

9.       Dabiré-Binso, C., A. Sanon, M. Ba, D. Baributsa, J. Lowenberg-DeBoer. Evaluation de la réutilisation des sacs PICS et de leur usage pour la conservation d’autres denrées dans les zones de diffusion de la technologie du triple ensachage au Burkina Faso.

10.   Margam, V., I. Baoua, L. Murdock. Aspects of the Physiology of Cowpea Bruchids in Relation to Hermetic Storage using Triple Plastic Bags

11.   Moussa, B., J. Lowenberg-DeBoer, D. Baributsa. Adoption of Hermetic Storage for Cowpea in Niger and Burkina Faso in 2010

12.   Moussa, Bokar, M. Otoo, J. Fulton, J. Lowenberg-Deboer. The Effect of Extension Programming on the Adoption of the Triple-Bagging Hermetic Storage Technology for Cowpeas.

13.   Murdock, L., V. Margam, I. Baoua, S. Balfe, L. Mauer, R. Shade, Purdue Improved Cowpea Storage (PICS):  What it is and how it works.

14.   Sanon, A., C. Dabiré-Binso, et M. Ba. Etudes de base sur l’efficacité des plastiques en conservation du niébé par triple ensachage au Burkina Faso.

15.   Schmidt, E., B. Thiero, S. Yaou, A. K. Djibo. Economic and Technology transfer in a Livelihoods context.  Lessons learned from the implementation and use of Hermetic Triple Plastic bagging in West Africa by World Vision International.