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Poster: Sweetpotato Grafting: New approach of vine conservation in dry areas

In the tropics, prolonged droughts damage farm saved stock plants leading to shortage in planting material at the start of the planting season. Despite wide adoption of orange fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) its sensitivity to drought and poor vegetative growth brought grafting techniques for variety improvement. In this poster Mihiretu reports …
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HQU – Sweetpotato Indicator plant diagnostic procedure – OP022

This OP explains how to use grafting – a technique whereby cut tissue surfaces of different plants are placed in close contact to effect a union. Grafting is considered to be a universal method for transmitting viruses, because grafting can transmit systemic viruses. Some grafts, however, are easier to do …
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Indicator plant diagnostic procedure – OP22

This OP explains how to use grafting – a technique whereby cut tissue surfaces of different plants are placed in close contact to effect a union. Grafting is considered to be a universal method for transmitting viruses, because grafting can transmit systemic viruses. Some grafts, however, are easier to do …
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