This flyer summarizes the objectives, achievements and plans of CIP’s work to address the problem of weevils through development of weevil resistant sweetpotato varieties through breeding and biotechnology. It outlines the Bt-RNAi combined gene technology being applied, and the progress made between 2014 and 2015 towards achieving the project objectives.
Authors: Marc Ghislain, Marc Ghislain
Subjects: Weevil resistance through biotechnology
Publisher: International Potato Center
Publication Date: 2015
Keywords: Biotechnology, Br-RNAi, Cyclas brunneus, Sweetpotato weevil, Weevil resistance
HOW TO CITE
Ghislain, M. (2015). Weevil resistance through biotechnology. International Potato Center, Nairobi, Kenya.