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SASHA Brief 09: Rice-Sweetpotato Rotation System: Improving Rice Yields and Profitability while Providing Sweetpotato Planting Material and Food in Irrigated Rice Schemes in Northern Uganda

After three seasons, the overall results for the sweetpotato-rice rotation show that average root yields in the rotation treatment were significantly higher (average yield= 28 t ha-1) than in the control (average yield= 19.8 t ha-1). Paddy yield of rice grown after sweetpotato was also significantly higher than the control …

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SASHA Brief 10: Rice-Sweetpotato Rotation – Agronomic Benefits and Profitability Analysis

Jimmy Lamo, Rice Breeder at the National Agricultural Crop Resources Research Institute (NaCRRI), Uganda observed in an on-station trial, that the rice seed produced on a plot where sweetpotato had previously been planted had higher seed purity. His curiosity has led to a collaboration with the International Potato Center (CIP) …

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