SANR Scientific Publications

Organic Livestock Husbandry and Production

  1. Hako Touko BA, Keambou TC, Han-Jun M, Bembidé C, Skilton RA, Ogugo M, Manjeli Y, Osama S, Cho CY and Djikeng A. (2015). Molecular typing of the major histocompatibility complex B microsatellite haplotypes in Cameroon chicken. Animal Genetic Resources, page 1 of 8. © Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, doi:10.1017/S2078633614000538.
  2. Hako Touko BA, (2015). La poule locale (Gallus gallus) du Cameroun: Polymorphisme moléculaire de la réponse immunitaire et de la tolérance à la maladie de Newcastle. Thèse de Doctorat/PhD en Immunogénétique, Département des Production Animales, FASA, Université de Dschang Cameroun. 255 Pp.
  3. Lako NJ, Keambou TC, Hako Touko BA, Raquel SJ, Frederico L, Amvongo N, Njouendou AJ, Wanji S, Wabo J, Tchoumboue J. (2015). Epidemiology of Newcastle disease virus among local chickens of west and south-west regions in Cameroon.Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, Vol 63, No 2. ISSN: 0378-9721.
  4. Keambou TC, Hako Touko  BA,  Ommeh S,  Bembide C, Manjeli Y, Wamonje F, Nzuki I, Wanjala B, Wamalwa M, Njahira M, Kyalo M, Cho C Y, Skilton RA and Djikeng A. (2015). Diversity of genetic types of local chickens and introgression with commercial exotic strains in cameroon. Bull. Anim. Hlth. Prod. Afr.AnGR Special Edition, (2015), 147-163
  5. Keambou TC, Mboumba S, Hako Touko BA, Bembide C, MezuiMezui T, Tedongmo AM and Manjeli Y. (2015). Growth Performances, Carcass and Egg Characteristics of the Local Chicken and its First Generation Reciprocal Crossbreds with an Exotic Strain in Cameroon. Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences. Vol 3 (10): 507-513.
  6. Hako Touko B A, TC Keambou, JM Han, C Bembide, CY Cho, RA Skilton, A Djikeng, M Ogugo, Y Manjeli, T TebugTumassang, PA Zoli and S Osama (2013). The Major Histocompatibility Complex B (MHC-B) and QTL Microsatellite Alleles of Favorable Effect on Antibody Response against the Newcastle Disease. Int. J. Gen. Res, 2(1): 1-8
  7. Keambou T C, Hako Touko B A, Ommeh S, Bembide C, Ngono E P, Manjeli Y, Wamonje F, Nzuki B, Wanjala M, Wamalwa M, Cho CY, Skilton R A and Djiken A. (2014). Genetic Diversity of the Cameroon Indigenous Chicken Ecotypes.Int. J. Poult. Sci., 13 (5): 279-291.
  8. Keambou T C, HakoTouko B A, Mboumba S, MezuiMezui T, Toukala JP, Boukila B and Manjeli Y. (2014). Response of Local Chicken and Commercial Broiler Breeds to Chronic Heat Stress under Tropical Environment: 1 Effect on Growth Performance. Int. J. ApplPoult. Res. 3(1): 8-14
  9. Keambou T C, HakoTouko B A, Mboumba S, MezuiMezui T, Toukala JP, Boukila B and Manjeli Y. (2014). Resistance of local chicken and commercial broiler breeds to chronic heat stress in tropical environment: 2¬Effects on blood and physiological parameters. Int. J. ApplPoult. Res. 3(2): 28-32.
  10. Keambou TC, Hako Touko B A, Bembide C, Ngonoemma P. and Manjeli Y. (2013). Effect of genetic type and sex on reproductive, growth, survival performance and thermal tolerance index of the local chicken (Gallus gallus) of the Western Highlands of Cameroon. International Journal of Poultry Science 12 (2): 80-89, ISSN 1682-8356
  11. Bembide C, Hako Touko B A, Manjeli Y and KeambouTiambo C. (2013).Caractérisation morphobiométrique de la poule locale en Centrafrique. Animal GeneticResources/Ressources génétiques animales/Recursosgenéticos animales 53 : 33-44.doi:10.1017/S2078633612000525.
  12. Hako Touko B A, KeambouTiambo C et ManjeliYacouba (2012). Caractérisation de la poule locale domestique (Gallus domesticus): Effet de quelques genes majeurs sur lesparamètres zootechniques, hématologiques et la tolerance thermique. Editions Universitaires Européenes, ISBN 978-3-8417-9156-6.
  13. Keambou T C, Manjeli Y, Boukila B, Mboumba S, MezuiMezui T and Hako Touko B A (2010). Heterosis and reciprocal effects of growth performances in F1 crosses generations of Local x Hubbard chicken in the Western Highlands of Cameroon. Livestock Research for Rural Development.Volume 22, Article #11. Retrieved February 16, 2010, from
  14. Keambou T C, Manjeli Y, Meutchieye F., Hako Touko B A, Awono J.C. (2010). Compared effects of a concentrate and a traditional diet on growth and economic performances of young local-breed pigs in North Cameroon.Revue d’élevage et de medicine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux 2010, 63 (3-4): 77-82
  15. Hako Touko B A, Manjeli Y, Téguia A and Tchoumboué J, (2009). Evaluation and prediction of the effect of genetic type of local fowl (Gallus domesticus) on live body weight in Cameroon. Livestock Research for Rural Development.Volume 21 Article # 31.Retrieved March 13, 2009. From
  16. HakoTouko B A, Manjeli Y., Awah-Ndukum J etKeambou T C, (2009). Effect of genetic group and sex on haematological parameters and the viability of the local fowl (Gallus domesticus) in Cameroon.Livestock Research for Rural Development. Volume 21 Article # 199 . Retrieved November , 2009. From
  17. Hako Touko B A ,Manjeli Y et Keambou T C, (2009). Influence de quelques gènes majeurs sur la thermotolérance, la viabilité et les performances de ponte chez la poule locale (Gallus domesticus). Quinzième conférence annuelle des Biosciences, 04-06 Décembre 2008, Université de Yaoundé 1, Cameroun, Biosciences Proceedings, 2009, Vol. 15 : 44 ‐53
  18. Hako Touko et al. (on Preparation): Prediction of the selective response for resistance against Newcastle Disease in indigenous chicken populations of the Western Region of Cameroon.


Nutrition and Food Quality

1.      Fabrice Tonfack Djikeng, William Teyomnou Teyomnou, Noël Tenyang, Bernard Tiencheu, Azia Theresia Morfor, Blaise Arnaud Hako Touko, Serges Ndomou Houketchang, Gires Teboukeu Boungo, Mallampalli Sri Lakshmi Karuna, François Zambou Ngoufack, Hilaire Macaire Womeni (2018). Effect of traditional and oven roasting on the physicochemical properties of fermented cocoa beans. Heliyon. Vol 4(2): 1-17.

2.      Gires Boungo Teboukeu, Fabrice Tonfack Djikeng, Mathilde Julie Klang, Serge Houketchang Ndomou, Mallampalli Sri Lakshmi Karuna,Hilaire Macaire Womeni (2018). Polyphenol antioxidants from cocoa pods: Extraction optimization, effect of the optimized extract, and storage time on the stability of palm olein during thermoxidation. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. 1-11.

3.      Gires Boungo Teboukeu, Fabrice Tonfack Djikeng, Mathilde Julie Klang, Serge Houketchang Ndomou, Mallampalli Sri Lakshmi Karuna,Hilaire Macaire Womeni (2018). Optimization of Palm Olein Stability During Storage Using Natural Antioxidants from Cocoa Pods Extract. Asian Food Science Journal. 1 (3): 1-10

  1. Ndomou, S.C.H., Tonfack, Djikeng F., Tiwo, C.T., Teboukeu, G.B., and Womeni, H.M. (2018). Effects of culinary treatments on lipids quality, proximate composition and mineral content of broilers meat fed with rations supplemented with powders of Camellia sinensis, Annona muricata and Zingiber officinale. Accepted in Food Research. Available online, in press.
  2. Serge Cyrille Ndomou Houketchang, Cristelle Tiwo Tsapla, Fabrice Tonfack Djikeng, Gires Teboukeu Boungo, Hermann Arantes Kohole Foffe, David Ngoudjou Tsafack, Herve Mube Kuietche and Hilaire Macaire Womeni. Correlation between performance, carcass traits and Blood lipid profile of broiler chicken fed with rations supplemented with plant powders. Accepted in Journal of Applied Life Science International. Available online, in press.
  3. Tonfack Djikeng, H.M. Womeni, E.Anjaneyulu , M.S.L. Karuna, R.B.N. Prasad, M. Linder (2017). Effects of natural antioxidants extracted from Cameroonian Ginger roots on the oxidative stability of refined palm olein. European Food Research and Technology. 1-11.
  4. Tonfack Djikeng, Edem Selle, Azia T. Morfor, B. Tiencheu, B.A. Hako Touko, G.Teboukeu Boungo, S.Ndomou Houketchang, M.S.L. Karuna, M. Linder, F. Zambou Ngoufack, H.M. Womeni (2017). Effect of Boiling and roasting on lipid quality, proximate composition and mineral content of walnut seeds (Tetracarpidium conophorum) produced and commercialized in Kumba, South-West region Cameroon. Food Science and Nutrition. 00: 1-7.
  5. Tonfack Djikeng F,Womeni H.M, Bala Krishna M, Karuna M.S.L., Prasad R.B.N, Linder M. (2017).  Effects of Soursop flowers (Annona muricata) extract on chemical changes of refined palm olein stored at frying temperature. Food Science and Human Wellness. 6: 187-194.
  6. Tenyang, R. Ponka., B.Tiencheu., F. Tonfack Djikeng., Azmeera, T., M.S.L. Karuna., B.B.N. Prasad., H.M. Womeni. (2017). Effects of boiling and roasting on proximate composition, lipid oxidation, fatty acid profile and mineral content of two sesame varieties commercialized and consumed in Far-North Region of Cameroon. Food Chemistry. 221: 1308-1316
  7. Djimbie, J. D., Njinkoue, J. M., Womeni, H. M., Gouado, I., Eyango, M.T.T., Tsapla, C. T., Djikeng, F. T., Ombede, S. N., Tchutcheu, H. D., Prabhakar, I. N. S. S., Karuna, M. S. L., Prasad, R. B. N., Signing, S. K., Nganou, E., Tchoumbougnang, F. (2017). Influence de la période de capture , du fumage et de la cuisson à ébullition sur le potentiel nutritionnel d’Oreochromis niloticus du fleuve Nkam (Yabassi-Cameroun). Cameroon Journal of Experimental Biology. Vol 11 (1): 34-46.
  8. Tonfack Djikeng., H.M. Womeni., E. Anjaneyulu., G. Teboukeu Boungo., M.S.L. KARUNA., R.B.N. PRASAD., M. Linder (2017). Performance of Green Tea leaves methanolic extract in stabilizing refined, bleached and deodorized palm olein during storage at frying temperature. European Journal of Nutrition and Food Safety. 7(3): 144-154
  9. Anjaneyulu, F. Tonfack Djikeng, S.S. Kaki, M.S.L. Karuna, E.Anjaneyulu, B.V.S.K. Rao, V. Siddaiah, S. Kanjilal and H.M. Womeni. (2017). Effect of Natural Antioxidants Extracted from Simarouba glauca and Radermachera xylocarpa Deoiled Seed Cakes on the Oxidative Stability of Soybean Oil during Accelerated Storage. European Journal of Nutrition and Food Safety. 7(2): 131-143


  1. M. Womeni, F. Tonfack Djikeng, B. Tiencheu., M. Linder (2013). “Antioxidant potential of methanolic extracts and powders of some cameroonian spices during accelarated storage of soybean oil”. Advances in Biological Chemistry, 3: 304-313
  2. M. Womeni, F. Tonfack Djikeng, N.S.S.P. Iruku, M.S.L. Karuna, R.B.N. Prasad and M. Linder. (2016). Valorization of soursop flowers (Annona muricata L.) as potent source of natural antioxidants for stabilization of palm olein during accelerated storage. Food Science and Nutrition, 4: 1-9
  3. M. Womeni, F. Tonfack Djikeng, B. Anjaneyulu., M.S.L. Karuna, R.B.N. Prasad and M. Linder. (2016). Oxidative stabilization of RBD palm olein under forced storage conditions by old Cameroonian green tea leaves methanolic extract. Nutrition and Food Science Journal, 3: 33-40
  4. Tenyang, R. Ponka, B. Tiencheu, H.M. Womeni, F. Tonfack Djikeng. (2016). Proximate composition, fatty acid and mineral contents of four freshwater fish from Maga lake (Far North region of Cameroon). American Journal of Food Science and Technology, 4: 64-69

-Sustainable Agriculture and Development

  1. Nibod Columbus TITA, Djeugap Fovo Joseph, Afeanyi Azia Theresia. 2015. Effects of compost amendments on the suppressiveness of Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) Yabuuchi on potatoes in western Highland of Cameroon. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development Volume: 2, Issue: 4, 691-695.
  2. J.F. Djeugap, T.A. Azia & D.A. Fontem 2014. Effect of Compost Quality and Microbial Population Density of Composts on the Suppressiveness of Pythium myriotylum, Causal Agent of Cocoyam (Xanthosoma sagittifolium) Root Rot Disease in Cameroon. International Journal of Sciences: Basic and Applied Research (IJSBAR), 209-218.