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Presentation 12: Low-Cost Technologies for Value Addition of Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato by Smallholder Farmers in Western Kenya

Sweetpotato is an important drought-resistant crop grown in Western Kenya. It is mostly grown by small-scale farmers for subsistence although its commercialisation is beginning to gain importance. Significant progress has been made by the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO) and stakeholders to introduce superior yielding varieties including Orange …
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Presentation 17: Effect of information on consumer sensory rating of orange-fleshed sweetpotato in Kericho County, Kenya

Penina Muoki, Jacob Wambaya, Sammy Agili International Potato Centre, Kisumu-Kenya P.O BOX 1745, Kisumu  Corresponding Author P.muoki@cgiar.org   Abstract   Acceptance and preference of sensory properties is a key determinant of food choice. Four sweetpotato varieties (Vita, Kabode, Chebolol and SPK031) were subjected to consumer sensory evaluation following an on …
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PRESENTATION 1: EFFECT OF VINE HARVESTING ON ROOT AND VINE YIELD OF DIFFERENT SWEETPOTATO VARIETIES IN UGANDA

*Gerald Kyalo1, Elizabeth Akiror2, Julius Mwine2, Joseph Masereka2, Sam Namanda1, Robert O.M. Mwanga1, Peter Lule3, Ben Lukuyu3, Sarah Mayanja1 and Diego Naziri1 1International Potato Center (CIP), P.O. Box 22274, Kampala, Uganda: gerald.kyalo@cgiar.org, R.Mwanga@cgiar.org, S.Namanda@cgiar.org, S.mayanja@cgair.org, D.Naziri@cgiar.org. 2Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi, BOX 5498, Kampala, Uganda: elizabethakiror@gmail.com, mwinej@yahoo.com, 3International Livestock Research Institute …
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Presentation 10: MLE Manual Module 8: Dissemination – Rwanda

This presentation, made during the 2017 MLE CoP annual meeting, presents Modules 8 (Dissemination)  of the Tools and Techniques for Monitoring Key Indicators of Sweetpotato Interventions in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Practitioner’s Manual. The goal is to develop a practical toolkit that focuses on the essential indicators to capture progress in dissemination, yield …
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DNA profiling of sweetpotato cultivars and clones

This file is about: DNA testing, DNA typing, genetic fingerprinting Majority of DNA is the same for organisms in the same species but there are pieces, regions/patterns that differ within the species Knowing these DNA sequences is the basis of DNA profiling DNA sequencing; determining the nucleotide sequence of a given DNA fragment …
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