Sweetpotato breeding activities in Southern Africa aims at both breeding and germplasm management (GM). Through breeding, drought resistant Orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) with improved yielding abilities are targeted while GM aims good quality material maintenance, seed dissemination and developing multiplication strategies. This presentation highlights these observed achievements and including include support facilities, partnerships, promotions and communication.
Publisher: Sweetpotato action for Security and Health in Africa
Publication Date: September 9, 2014
Keywords: Breeding, Germplasm management, Orange fleshed sweetpotato, Southern Africa
HOW TO CITE
Andrade, M. 2014. Phase 1 Achievements of the Sweetpotato Support Platformâ€“Southern Africa. Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa (SASHA).