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Sweetpotato for the New Millennium: Trends in Production and Utilization in Developing Countries

This paper analyzes recent trends in sweetpotato production and use from a global, regional, and sub-regional perspective. Developments in Asia, China in particular and Sub-Saharan Africa merit particular attention as upward trends in output are linked to the changing role of sweetpotato in local food systems. The results presented serve …
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Sweetpotato in South Asia: Post-harvest handling, Processing, Storage and Use

This publication contains workshop proceedings on analytical trends in post-harvest handling, storage, and utilization of sweetpotato (SP). SP has considerable importance at farm level, as untapped potential for food, feed and industrial uses. Achieving this potential calls for better understanding of consumer needs including production pattern, current storage, processing and utilization practices. …
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Farmer Maintainance of Sweetpotato Diversity in Asia: Dominant Conservation and Implications for In Situ Conservation

To document and evaluate sweetpotato diversity in Asia and to understand how farmers maintain cultivars, CIP supported germplasm collection and socioeconomic studies in the Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam from the early 1990s. The following document is a presentation of case studies in four major sweetpotato production – shifting cultivation in …
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