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  This presentation describes breeding via farmer participation and frame work involved aiming to release new variety. The involvement of farmers to selecting genotypes, raising seedlings and monitor field performance is participatory plant breeding (PPB). These steps are averaged to take 7-8 year to develop and release new variety. Briefly …
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Working with farmer groups in Uganda to develop new sweet potato cultivars: decentralisation and building on traditional approaches

Scientists and farmers in Uganda identiÞed preferred sweet potato: (1) varieties through participatory varietal selection (PVS); and (2) new clones from seedling populations through a participatory plant breeding (PPB) approach. During these two processes, farmers identiÞed 51 attributes of their landraces and of released varieties and used 21 criteria to …
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