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Sweetpotato cultivars with improved keeping qualities for East Africa

This is the final technical report of a project, whose objective was to facilitate development of sweetpotato cultivars with improved post-harvest qualities, especially improved shelf-life and storability, thus improving food security and income generation through better marketing and storage. 

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Release of Two Orange-fleshed Sweetpotato Cultivars, ‘SPK004’ (‘Kakamega’) and ‘Ejumula’, in Uganda

Two orange-fleshed landrace sweetpotato cultivars: ‘SPK004’ (‘Kakamega’) and ‘Ejumula’ were approved for release by the Ugandan Plant Variety Release Committee in Apr. 2004. This is the third lot of sweetpotato cultivars to be officially released by the sweetpotato program in Uganda, the first two being released in 1995 and 1999. ‘Ejumula’ …

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