This working paper highlights the challenges and opportunities for producing sweetpotato planting material in Eastern and Southern Africa, where there is a huge potential for the crop to contribute to food and income security. Dissemination of intensive methods of conserving planting material using domestic waste water is recommended as a partial solution.
Authors: Sam Namanda, Simon Jeremiah, Ian Barker, Richard Gibson, Robert Mwanga, Sam Namanda, Simon Jeremiah, Ian Barker, Richard Gibson, Robert Mwanga
Subjects: Sweetpotato seed systems
Publisher: International Potato Center (CIP)
Publication Date: 2009
Keywords: Conservation of planting material, Development of cultivars, East Africa, Southern Africa
HOW TO CITE
Gibson, R.W., Mwanga, R.O.M. , Namanda, S. , Jeremiah, S.C. and Barker, I., 2009. Review of sweetpotato seed systems in East and Southern Africa. International Potato Center (CIP), Lima, Peru. Integrated Crop Management. Working Paper 2009-1. 48 p.