Traditionally, sweetpotato breeding programs have taken a long time, 7 to 8 years, to produce a new variety. Frequently those new varieties do not suit the various geographic areas and the preferences of diverse farmers and consumers within a country. This flyer explains the work done by the Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA) to revolutionize conventional sweetpotato breeding.
Subjects: Sweetpotato breeding in Africa
Publisher: International Potato Center (CIP)
Publication Date: 2012
Rights: Open access
HOW TO CITE
Mwanga, R. and Gruneberg, W. Breeding in Africa for Africa. International Potato Center (CIP).