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Seed Potato Tuber Production and Dissemination: Experiences, Challenges and Prospects

This book documents workshop papers covering the following topics: General papers, rapid multiplication techniques, seed agronomy, participatory seed potato production, crop protection, and socio-economic aspects. Most papers originated from studies in Ethiopia, while about three dealt with aspects of potato production in Eastern Africa and Kenya. Given the fact that …

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Rapid Multiplication and Dissemination of Sweetpotato Varieties with High Yield and ß-Carotene Content

The project aimed at reducing food insecurity, poverty and malnutrition among small-scale farmers in eight districts of central Uganda. This was to be achieved through increased multiplication, distribution, production and consumption of sweetpotato varieties that are not only high yielding and virus resistant but also rich in ß-carotene (a precursor …

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