Career Status:
Graduate Student

Research Areas:
Applied Plant Biology, Physiology, Genetics, Food Security


1. Ayenan MAT, A Danquah, C Ampomah-dwamena, P Hanson, IK Asante, EY Danquah (2020). Optimizing pollencounter for high throughput phenotyping of pollen quality in tomatoes. MethodsX 7:100977.

2. Toni HC, BA Djossa BA, MAT Ayenan, O Teka (2020). Tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum) pollinators and their effect on fruit set and quality. J Hortic Sci Biotechnol00:1–13.

3. Ayenan MAT, A Danquah, P Hanson, C Ampomah-Dwamena, FAK Sodedji, IK Asante, and EY Danquah, 2019. Accelerating Breeding for Heat Tolerance in Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L .): An Integrated Approach. Agronomy 9: doi: doi:10.3390/agronomy9110720

4. Sodedji FAK, S Agbahoungba, SPA Nguetta, EE Agoyi, MAT Ayenan, SH Sossou, C Mamadou, AE Assogbadjo, and D Kone D (2019) Resistance to legume pod borer (Maruca vitrata Fabricius) in cowpea: genetic advances, challenges, and future prospects. J. Crop Improv. 00:1–30

5. Ayenan, MAT. FAK Sodedji, IC Nwankwo, FK Olodo, and BEM Alladassi. 2018. Harnessing Genetic Resources and Progress in Plant Genomics for Fonio (Digitaria Spp.) Improvement. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. doi:10.1007/s10722-017-0565-6.1.  

6. Agre, AP, R Bhattacharjee, IY Rabbi, OA Alaba, N N Unachukwu, MAT Ayenan, YL Loko, GJ Bauchet, and A Dansi. 2018. Classification of Elite Cassava Varieties (Manihot Esculenta Crantz) Cultivated in Benin Republic Using Farmers’ Knowledge, Morphological Traits and Simple Sequence Repeat (SSR) Markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. doi:10.1007/s10722-017-0550-0.   

7. Ayenan, MAT, K Ofori, LE Ahoton, and A Danquah. 2017. Pigeonpea [(Cajanus Cajan (L.) Millsp)] Production System, Farmers’ Preferred Traits and Implications for Variety Development and Introduction in Benin. Agriculture & Food Security 6. doi:10.1186/s40066-017-0129-1.

8. Ayenan, MAT, A Danquah, LE Ahoton, and K Ofori. 2017. Utilization and Farmers’ Knowledge on Pigeonpea Diversity in Benin, West Africa. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13 (1). doi:10.1186/s13002-017-0164-9.

9. Bachabi, F, YMD Gumedzoe, NG Maroya, MAT Ayenan, A Saidou, and Y Sere. 2017. Regulation Status of Quarantine Pests of Rice Seeds in the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development 17 (3): 12142–56. doi:10.18697/ajfand.79.16985.

10. Ayenan, MAT. PL Sèwadé, and SM Agboton. 2017. Towards Effective Soybean Seed Systems in Benin: Current Situation and Prospects for Production and Delivery of Good Quality Seed. Journal of Crop Improvement 31 (3). doi:10.1080/15427528.2017.1304479.

11. Ayenan MAT, and VA Ezin. 2016. Potential of Kersting’s Groundnut [Macrotyloma Geocarpum (Harms) Maréchal & Baudet] and Prospects for Its Promotion. Agriculture & Food Security 5 (1). doi:10.1186/s40066-016-0058-4.

12. Ayenan, MAT, A Saïdou, F Quenum, E L Ahoton, and I Balogoun. 2015. “Système de Production de Semences Certifiées de Riz Dans La Commune de Glazoué Au Centre Du Bénin.” Annales Des Sciences Agronomiques 19 (2): 489–505. 

13. Agboton, SM, PL Sèwadé, and MAT Ayenan, Successes and challenges in tackling constraints in soybean processing through multi-stakeholder innovation platforms in Agricultural Research for Development. Accepted manuscript. African Journal of Rural Development: An evidence from the Consortium Soja du Bénin. 

Volunteer Activities

I am a member of Mendeley Advisor Program. I train students and researchers on the use of Mendeley for efficient reference management.

I also dedicate my time to build farmers' capacity on best agronomic practices to increase their productivity.

Current Affiliations
Experience & Education