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Quality declared planting material: Protocols and standards for vegetatively propagated crops

The QDPM process has been developed to guide the production of clean, disease free planting material of vegetatively reproduced crops. Its overall goal is to raise the physiological and phytosanitary quality of the plant reproductive materials available to smallholders, and as a consequence, to increase agricultural production and productivity. It …

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Draft FAO/CIP QDPM protocol for sweetpotato

This protocol for production of planting material covers aspects such as facilities and equipment, agronomic practices (including rotations), monitoring and inspection, harvesting, storage, and labeling as well as the multiplication program. 

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