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SASHA Brief 2014: Assuring quality sweetpotato planting material Does inspection make sense?

In contrast to seed for grain crops, vegetatively propagated crops such as sweetpotato have bulky and perishable planting material. This presents technical and logistical challenges for an inspection and certification system. This brief advocates for an integrated approach for quality assurance mechanisms for sweetpotato planting material based on: support for …
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Maximising incomes from sweet potato production as a contribution to rural livelihoods

    This publication contains final project report on crop postharvest procedures in Tanzania. Crop perishability and problems with in-ground storage, fronts crops as seasonal and with consequent peaks and troughs in prices. Therefore appropriate form of on-farm fresh-root storage can enable farmers to market their produce at times outside …
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