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Improvement of Sweetpotato: opportunities for transgenic sweetpotato

This presentation by Marc Ghislain during the IPBO course in 2011 covered the following;

  1. Gene-specific genetic modification:

         • Direct gene transfer – Transgenesis

         • Gene editing Outline

   2. The economics of a GM sweetpotato

   3. The product development

   4. Priority traits:

         • weevils

         • virus disease

   5. Safety of GM sweetpotato