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Tudo o Que Sempre Quis Saber sobre a Batata-doce – Volume 3

Este manual contém “Tudo o que sempre quis saber sobre a batata-doce”. Esperamos que o manual seja útil para os que estão envolvidos na capacitação de extensionistas e pessoal de ONGs a diferentes níveis, e que estes por sua vez irão capacitar produtores duma maneira prática que os ajuda a construir as …

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Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir à propos de la patate douce – Volume 3

Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir à propos de la patate douce. Manuel de FDF pour le projet Atteindre les Agents du Changement. Thème 5: Les Systèmes semenciers de la patate douce. Dance thème, les Systèmes semenciers de la patate douce sont répertoriés y compris les détails sur les …

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Vyote Unavyopaswa Kujua Kuhusu Viazi Vitamu – Juzuu ya 3

Vyote Unavyopaswa Kujua Kuhusu Viazi Vitamu Kitabu cha mafunzo kwa wakufunzi cha mradi wa kuwafikia wadau wa Mabadiliko. Juzuu ya 3. Mada ya 5: Mifumo ya mbegu za viazi vitamu inapitiwa ikiwemo hatua mbalimbali za uzalishaji mbegu, na majukumu ya wadau mbalimbali katika mfumo. Sababu zinazoshawishi maamuzi ya kama kutumia …

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SASHA Brief: Towards improved seed system management: use of affordable net tunnels and decentralized inspection schemes

Increased sweetpotato production in sub-Saharan Africa is hampered by high incidence of virus diseases. Work is going on to test whether healthy seed production can be maintained through a combination of farmer practices and internal and external quality assurance mechanisms; and to ensure that external regulatory processes are appropriate and …

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Sweetpotato TOT Manual – Volume 3

This manual contains ‘Everything you ever wanted to know about sweetpotato’. We hope that it will be useful for those involved in training extensionists and NGO staff at different levels, and that they in turn will train farmers in practical ways that help them to build their problem solving and …

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Poster: Triple S method: assuring availability of sweetpotato planting material in Northern Uganda

The lack of sweetpotato planting material at the on set of rains greatly compromises early plantings potential food security strategy. This poster presents a study on ‘Triple S’ method in assuring availability of sweetpotato planting material in Northern Uganda. The “3S” seed system approach is simple to use, saves labor …

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Sweetpotato planting material: the Triple S System – Storage, Sand, Sprouting

Farmers often obtain sweetpotato planting material from roots which have been overlooked during harvest and sprout when it rains. However, the roots sprout only when it rains and planting material only becomes available some weeks afterwards. The roots may sprout in distant fields, unprotected from grazing animals and thieves. To …

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Net tunnels to protect sweetpotato planting material from disease a guide to construct and maintain tunnels

There is high demand for clean planting materials (sweetpotato vines). Given the need for community-level vine multipliers to have better and more affordable access to quality, disease-free (“clean”) stocks of planting material, the idea of using a much smaller net tunnel with the same quality netting as a screen house …

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