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Presentation 03: Status of Sweetpotato in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA): Progress Towards the SPHI Goal

A presentation about progress towards achieving the SPHI, which is a multi-partner, multi-donor initiative that seeks to reduce child malnutrition and improve smallholder incomes in 10 million African families by 2020 through the effective production and expanded use of sweetpotato. The goal is to be achieved through consumer awareness of sweetpotato …

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Poster: Growth and yield responses of orange-fleshed sweetpotato varieties to propagules sources in rainforest and savannah zones of Nigeria

In Nigeria, many farmers use planting material from previous seasons. As it is a vegetatively propagated crop, sweetpotato vine cuttings are prone to disease and pest buildup which is transferred from one generation to the next resulting in low yield (6-7ton/ha) in farmers field. This poster depicts a field trial …

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