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Evaluation of 64 Clones selected from Advanced Yield Trials established between 2005/06 and 2009/10 in Maputo, Gaza, Zambezia and Tete

The present report describes the selection of the final best 15 clones from the multi-location trials of 64 clones conducted in Umbelúzi, Chókwè, Gurué, and Angónia for release. The primary objective of these trials was to select clones with deep orange flesh storage roots, good dry matter content/taste, tolerance to …
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Diallel analysis of root dry matter content in sweetpotato

There has been much emphasis on breeding for increased sweetpotato storage root yields, but less on the dry matter yield, and its inheritance. High dry matter content (DMC) is associated with consumer preferences, and is important for processing industry. This study was conducted to determine the type of gene action …
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