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Cover for Advances in sweetpotato breeding from 1992 to 2012.

Sweetpotato, with a global annual planting area of approximately 9 million ha, is the second most important tropical root crop. It is widely adapted, being grown in more than 110 countries. Early maturing varieties grow in 3-4 months. It is hardy and has multiple uses. Both roots and foliage are...

Author(s)
Grüneberg, W. J.; Ma, D.; Mwanga, R. O. M.; Carey, E. E.; Huamani, K.; Diaz, F.; Eyzaguirre, R.; Guaf, E.; Jusuf, M.; Karuniawan, A.; Tjintokohadi, K.; Song, Y. S.; Anil, S. R.; Hossain, M.; Rahaman, E.; Attaluri, S. I.; Somé, K.; Afuape, S. O.; Adofo, K.; Lukonge, E.; Karanja, L.; Ndirigwe, J.; Ssemakula, G.; Agili, S.; Randrianaivoarivony, J. M.; Chiona, M. (et al)
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of dual-purpose sweetpotato varieties through participatory breeding in Rwanda.

Sweetpotato forms a major part of the diet of both rural and urban communities in Rwanda. Moreover, it is expected that the crop could become more important than it is already now, especially for farmers operating in mixed crop-livestock systems. The interest in sweetpotato as an animal feed is...

Author(s)
Shumbusha, D.; Ndirigwe, J.; Kankundiye, L.; Musabyemungu, A.; Mwanga, R. O. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter