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Building the next Generation of Breeders

Annual Sweetpotato Speedbreeders’ meetings are held to learn the latest methods and share findings. The scope of the Breeding CoP group is being expanded to include more research concerning marker-assisted breeding and sweetpotato genomics.

 

There are sweetpotato support platforms that backstop national program breeders in 14 SSA countries and co-supervise PhD candidate breeders. Annual Sweetpotato Speedbreeders’ meetings are held to learn the latest methods and share findings. The scope of the Breeding CoP group is being expanded to include more research concerning marker-assisted breeding and sweetpotato genomics.