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Jan W. Low

18th Triennial Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops meeting

Sweetpotato was well represented at the 18th Triennial Symposium of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops meeting held at CIAT in Cali, Colombia, the 22nd through 25th October 2018.  Over 165 participants from 30 countries made 70 oral presentations and presented 170 scientific posters.  Participants got an opportunity to …

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Commitment to Mainstreaming Beta-Carotene (pro-Vitamin A) into National Program Breeding Efforts

At the recent 15th Annual Sweetpotato SpeedBreeders  Meeting, held in Nairobi 6-10 June 2016, discussions were held concerning which of the released varieties to date were being adopted most widely and why.  Breeders are selecting 100 “Best Bet” Sweetpotato varieties for sub-Saharan Africa that will be prioritized for maintaining core …

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