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A NEW ORANGE-FLESHED SWEETPOTATO TO FIGHT VITAMIN A DEFICIENCY IN NIGERIA

Nigeria’s National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) – Umudike and the International Potato center (CIP) have released a new orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) variety. Solo Gold— UMUSPO4—was officially released in July 2018 bringing the total number of OFSP varieties in Nigeria to three.  The other two are UMUSPO3 referred locally as ‘Mothers Delight’, and UMUSPO1, …

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Field Day Report: Umbelúzi, Boane District, Maputo Province

Report on the field day organized by CIP/IIAM and the Goverment of Maputo and Matola Cites in Umbeluzi,Maputo province, Mozambique to introduce the new 15 pre-released OFSP varieties to the public of Maputo and Matola Cities, and to train the potential farmers and extension agents interested in multiplying these vines …
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The Ceremony of Pre-release 15 New Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato Clones in Mozambique

About a year after the official request for the formal variety release of the 15 new Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato (OFSP) clones, these clones were finally pre-released in a ceremony performed under the auspices of the Sub-Committee for the varieties Liberation of Mozambique. The event took place on February 28, 2011 …
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