Presentation 09: Development of End-user Preferred Sweetpotato Varieties in Ghana

This presentation sought to ascertain stakeholders’ knowledge, perceptions, and preferences on sweetpotato end-user-traits in Ghana, assess genetic variation of sweetpotato genotypes in Ghana using agro-morphological, physico-chemical and SSR markers, assess self- and cross-compatibility in sweetpotato germplasm while determining the gene action involved in the control of beta- carotene, dry matter and sugar contents of storage roots and determining the level of heterosis for beta-carotene, dry matter and sugar contents of sweetpotato storage roots.

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Authors: Ernest Baafi

Subject: Breeding and varietal selection

Publication Date: 2015

Contributors: Luka Wanjohi

Format: pdf

Language: English

Keywords: Breeders, CoP, Ghana, Innovations, Sweetpotato Varieties


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