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ON-FARM PARTICIPATORY VARIETY TESTING — PROTOCOLS (May, 2012)

On-farm trials are an effective way to improve client-orientation of breeding programs by formalizing farmer involvement in the variety testing process. They can also be an important first step in variety dissemination, since data from on-farm trials are usually required for official varietal release, and farmers will be keen to …
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ON-FARM PARTICIPATORY VARIETY TESTING—PROTOCOLS (May, 2012)

On-farm trials are an effective way to improve client-orientation of breeding programs by formalizing farmer involvement in the variety testing process. They can also be an important first step in variety dissemination, since data from on-farm trials are usually required for official varietal release, and farmers will be keen to …
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Quality declared planting material: Protocols and standards for vegetatively propagated crops

The QDPM process has been developed to guide the production of clean, disease free planting material of vegetatively reproduced crops. Its overall goal is to raise the physiological and phytosanitary quality of the plant reproductive materials available to smallholders, and as a consequence, to increase agricultural production and productivity. It …
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