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Variations in vine to tuber rations and total biomass yield in five cultivars of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) (I) lam) grown for silage for pigs

Five cultivars of sweet potato (Hapur local, Indonesia Boger (IB) 97-6/7, IB 12/24, IB 12/7 and CIP SWA-4) were grown at ICRISAT, India, on red soil with supplementary irrigation. Agronomical observations were carried during the rainy and post rainy season 2005/2006. Season had a significant effect on biomass yield. Across …

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Sustainable sweetpotato production and utilization in Orissa, India

Over the past few years, sweetpotato production has undergone a fundamental transformation in Orissa, India. There has been a significant amount of interest in cultivating sweetpotato from farming sectors to commercial growers. The International Potato Center (CIP) through its liaison office in Bhubaneswar, Orissa has contributed to sweetpotato improvement in …

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