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POSTER: OFSP PROGENIES RESPONSES TO DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS IN BURKINA FASO

The poster outlines how ggenenotype by Environment (GxE) interaction analysis has helped to select varieties combining good yield, high beta-carotene content and acceptable dry matter content. However, in Burkina Faso, most of the OFSP varieties introduced failed to adapt. In a country where VAD among children under five and their …

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BREEDING FOR ENHANCED BETACAROTENE CONTENT OF SWEETPOTATO IN BURKINA FASO

This presentation highlights the fact that sweetpotato is rapidly being recognized for food security in Burkina Faso, where it is a staple crop in rural areas and a cash crop within urban centres. Despite its significance, production in Burkina Faso is low compared to other food crops. This low productivity …

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