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Workshop Report of the OFSP Stakeholders meeting_Accra Ghana December 17-18_2012

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Project, a partnership between the International Potato Center (CIP) and Helen Keller International (HKI), hosted the workshop “Advocating for Investments on Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) in Ghana.” With the objective of developing a common understanding among participants of the benefits of OFSP activities in …
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Workshop Report of the OFSP Stakeholders meeting_Accra Ghana December 17-18_2012

The Reaching Agents of Change (RAC) Project, a partnership between the International Potato Center (CIP) and Helen Keller International (HKI), hosted the workshop “Advocating for Investments on Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) in Ghana.” With the objective of developing a common understanding among participants of the benefits of OFSP activities in …
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Exploiting the use of biotechnology in sweetpotato for improved nutrition and food security: Progress and future outlook

Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) production is expanding faster than any other major food crop in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), with about 13.4 million tons of roots from 3.2 million hectares in 2005. However, major constraints, including sweetpotato weevils (SPWs) and sweetpotato virus disease (SPVD) cause almost total crop loss on susceptible cultivars. …
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Optimization of growth conditions during sweetpotato micro-propagation

To establish an efficient technique for sweetpotato (Ipomea batatas L) cv. Abees, an orange fleshed Egyptian cultivar, nodal segments excised from virus free plant material grown in an in vitro culture. Single node cuttings were cultured onto MS (Murashige and Skoog, 1962) established medium supplemented with 0.5 mg/l of IAA …
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Sweet Potato Research and Development for Small Farmers

This publication is the proceedings of the International Sweet Potato Symposium conducted on 20-26 May 1987 at the Visayas State College of Agriculture (ViSCA), Baybay, Leyte, the Philippines. The symposium was cosponsored by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC)of Canada, Philippine Root Crops Research and Training Center (PRCRTC), Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry and …
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Sustainable sweetpotato production and utilization in Orissa, India

Over the past few years, sweetpotato production has undergone a fundamental transformation in Orissa, India. There has been a significant amount of interest in cultivating sweetpotato from farming sectors to commercial growers. The International Potato Center (CIP) through its liaison office in Bhubaneswar, Orissa has contributed to sweetpotato improvement in …
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