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SPHI Brief 2016: The Genomic Tools for Sweetpotato Improvement (GT4SP) Project

This brief presents the activities and acheivements (2015-2016) of a  four year investment to develop genomic and genetic resources for sweetpotato improvement that has been launched with the goal of establishing a molecular marker-assisted breeding program in sweetpotato. It provides information about the critical scientific constraints to be addressed, the …
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Webinar: Marker-Assisted Breeding as Next-Generation Strategy for Genetic Improvement of sweetpotato in Sub Saharan Africa

This webinar was held on 24th March, 2016 at 4.00 pm EAT. The main speakers were: Prof Craig Yencho – Distinguished Professor and Program Leader Sweetpotato and Potato Breeding and Genetics Programs North Carolina State University; Lead PI, BMGF Genomic Tools for Sweetpotato Improvement Project (GT4SP). The Assistant speaker was …

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WEBINAR: Marker-Assisted Breeding as Next-Generation Strategy for Genetic Improvement of sweetpotato in Sub Saharan Africa

  Watch our LIVE presentation on  Marker-Assisted Breeding as Next-Generation Strategy for Genetic Improvement of sweetpotato in Sub Saharan Africa Thursday 24th March, 2016 at 4.00 pm EAT (Check your time zone) Duration: 40 mins Questions: 20 mins   Speakers Prof Craig Yencho – Distinguished Professor and Program Leader  Sweetpotato and Potato Breeding …

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Presentation: The Genomic Tools for Sweetpotato (GT4SP) Improvement Project – Building a modern breeding platform for sweetpotato improvement

According to Craig Yencho’s presentation, if yield was improved in the sweetpotato growing areas, then the SPHI goal of 10 million by 2020 could be very realistic. Yencho presented the development of sweetpotato production in USA and Africa, highlighted the ongoing work to improve production and the challenges that still …
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