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Review of Sweetpotato Seed Systems in East and Southern Africa

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

Pages: 58

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.