The poster outlines how ggenenotype by Environment (GxE) interaction analysis has helped to select varieties combining good yield, high beta-carotene content and acceptable dry matter content. However, in Burkina Faso, most of the OFSP varieties introduced failed to adapt. In a country where VAD among children under five and their mothers is recurrent locally adapted OFSP varieties could help to address the problem.
Authors: Jeremy Ouedraogo, Belem Jerome, Asante Isaac, Vernon Gracen, Danquah Eric, SOME Koussao, Jeremy Ouedraogo, Belem Jerome, Asante Isaac, Vernon Gracen, Danquah Eric, SOME Koussao
Publication Date: 2013
Keywords: Burkina Faso, genotype-by-environment interaction, GxE, Vitamin A