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Quality Diets for Better Health – Baseline Report

The Quality Diets for Better Health Project is implemented by CIP, People in Need (PIN) and Rollins School for Public Health at Emory University in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) in Ethiopia. The project is financed by the European Union The report presents the results of 1451 interviews …
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Sweetpotato IPPM FFS curriculum and ideas for learning activities

This sweetpotato IPPM curriculum gives an insight into sweetpotato variety selection, experimentaion, strengths and weaknesses of farmers’ experiments, an introduction to some the principles of experimental design, planning the FFS experiments, sources of planting material, healthy planting material and dry season preservation of planting material, rapid multiplication technique, soil fertility …
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Sweetpotato IPPM FFS curriculum and ideas for learning activities

This sweetpotato IPPM curriculum gives an insight into sweetpotato variety selection, experimentaion, strengths and weaknesses of farmers’ experiments, an introduction to some the principles of experimental design, planning the FFS experiments, sources of planting material, healthy planting material and dry season preservation of planting material, rapid multiplication technique, soil fertility …
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Report of new cultivar. ‘INIVIT B-27- 2017 ‘, new sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) lam.) cultivar biofortified rich in vitamin A

The tuberous roots of orange fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) contain significant amounts of β-carotene; approximately 90 % of the carotenoids in this roots are of this type. Currently there is a growing worldwide demand for this type of sweet potato, due to the effectiveness to counteract VAD. In Cuba in …
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Report of new cultivar. INIVIT B-50, new sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.) cultivar for cuban agriculture

Currently, more than 95 % of the areas dedicated to sweet potato production in Cuba are planted with cultivars from the Genetic Improvement Program (PMG) of the Research Institute of Tropical Roots and Tubers Crops. However, none of these commercial cultivars, possess the characteristics for an adequate adaptation to the …
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