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Challange Theme paper 5: Integrated Crop Management

Sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas (L) (Poir) is grown widely and ranks 5th in over 50 developing countries. In Africa and especialiy Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) its grown by small scale farmers with biotic and abiotic challanges. This paper described each constraints faced by farmers by giving current known information and required future directions in order to realize increased production and utilization for its role in improving incomes and food security among rural poor.

Authors: Oswald Andreas, Regina Kapinga, Lemaga Berga, Ortiz Oscar, Kroschel Jürgen, John Lynam , Oswald Andreas, Regina Kapinga, Lemaga Berga, Ortiz Oscar, Kroschel Jürgen, John Lynam

Subjects: Integrated Crop Management

Pages: 31

Publisher: International Potato Centre

Publication Date: 2009

Keywords: Crop management, Integrated crop management, Quality information

HOW TO CITE

Oswald, A., Kapinga, R., Lemaga, B., Ortiz, O., Kroschel, J. and Lynam, J. 2009. Challenge theme paper 5: Integrated crop management. Unleashing the potential of sweet potato in sub-Saharan Africa: Current challenges and the way forward. International Potato Center (CIP) Social Sciences Working Paper.