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SASHA Brief 2016: The Soft Touch: How Postharvest Handling affects the Quality and Shelf-life of Sweetpotato Roots

Across Kenya, supermarket customers are now buying delicious golden bread made with vitamin A boosting orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) purée. To meet this demand, a year-round supply of fresh sweetpotato roots is required, and can be achieved through a combination of staggered production and the storage of fresh OFSP roots to …
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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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