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Reccommendation of the III Planning Confrence on the Control of Virus and Virus-like Diseases of Potato and Sweetpotato

This publication contains some recommendations on the control of virus and virus like diseases of potato and sweetpotato. Briefly it contains germplasm transfer and virus eliminations, breeding for virus resistance, virus and viroid detection, and virus control approaches to help national research partners.

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Sweetpotato Improvement

The International Potato Center’s investment in sweetpotato improvement and virus control resulted in the release of approximately 21 improved sweetpotato varieties. The aim is to improve human health and income generation through the development and adoption of these new sweetpotato varieties with enhanced postharvest characteristics, and the application of virus cleaning techniques for production of …

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