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MANUAL FOR SWEETPOTATO PRE‐BASIC SEED PRODUCTION USING THE SANDPONICS SYSTEM

This manual provides a “how‐to” guide to what is needed to set‐up and manage a small sandponic unit. Diagrams and instructions are presented on how to set up the sandponics system in a screenhouse. The components of the optimized nutrient media for multiplying pre‐basic sweetpotato vines under a sandponics system are presented. Key research findings …

IMPROVING SWEETPOTATO VIRUS DIAGNOSTICS: SEQUENCING AND ASSEMBLY TRAINING IN NAIROBI, KENYA

International Potato Center (CIP) in collaboration with the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) Nairobi, Kenya, conducted a one-week training on the use of high throughput sequencing and assembly of small RNAs (sRSA) for viral diagnostics.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: PHABIAN MAKOKHA MSc PLANT BREEDING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY

“The great passion l have for sweetpotato kept me soldiering on, l would want a situation where access to adequate quality seed of improved varieties is no longer a bottleneck.” Tell us about yourself I’m Phabian Makokha, 32 years old. For the past 21 months, I’ve been an MSc. student at the University of Eldoret, …

SCALING UP THE USE OF ORANGE FLESHED PUREE FOR BAKED AND FRIED PRODUCTS

Increased OFSP root and puree production will lead to expanded markets, attracting investment, creating jobs and income opportunities along the value chain.

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13 Trainer of Trainers Modules

Original Edition 2013 in 4 languages