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SASHA Brief 2014: Capacity Building in the Sweetpotato Weevil Resistance Research Component

The development of transgenic sweetpotato with gene(s) for resistance to the African sweetpotato weevils Cylas puncticollis and C. brunneus involves generation, testing and promotion of the new sweetpotato varieties and requires the active participation of scientists, opinion-and decision makers in the country where these varieties are developed. This brief  outlines …

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Improvement of Sweetpotato: opportunities for transgenic sweetpotato

This presentation by Marc Ghislain during the IPBO course in 2011 covered the following; Gene-specific genetic modification:          • Direct gene transfer – Transgenesis          • Gene editing Outline    2. The economics of a GM sweetpotato    3. The product development    4. …

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