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SASHA Brief 10 – 2010: Breeding in Africa for Africa

Traditionally, sweetpotato breeding programs have taken a long time, 7 to 8 years, to produce a new variety. Frequently those new varieties do not suit the various geographic areas and the preferences of diverse farmers and consumers within a country. This flyer explains the work done by the Sweetpotato Action for Security …

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Working with farmers to control sweet potato virus disease in East Africa

This is a brief summary of the purpose of the ‘‘Working with farmers to control sweet potato virus disease in East Africa’’ project, research activities, outputs of the project, and the contribution of the project towards DFID’s development goals. This project used participatory varietal selection trials as a tool to …

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