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Report of the 14th Sweetpotato Breeders’ Meeting held at Colline Hotel, Mukono-Uganda

The annual Sweetpotato Breeders’ Meeting was held at Colline Hotel, Mukono, Uganda, from June 2-5, 2015. This was the 14th meeting since 2003 and the seventh since the start of the Sweetpotato Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) in 2009. The meeting was opened by the Director General of National Agricultural …
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Sweetpotato Breeders’ Course on Modern Breeding Techniques for Improvement of Sweetpotato and Annual Meeting Held at Ghent University Belgium, October 19 – 30, 2012.

The 2012 annual Breeders’ meeting was the 10th in a row since 2003 and 4th in a row after inception of SASHA in 2009. This year, the meeting was joined with a refresher course for breeders on plant breeding techniques with emphasis on biotechnology breeding tools, a need that was …
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Development of High Yielding Multiple Resistant Sweetpotato Germplasm

Multiple Resistant Sweetpotato Germplasm

This colorful presentation by Gorrettie Ssemakula and Benard Yada is on Development of High Yielding Multiple Resistant Sweetpotato Germplasm. The objectives of this presentation was to address the following; Meeting food needs –food security, Reduction of child malnutrition – improved health, Improving smallholder incomes – poverty reduction. 
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