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A Low-cost Medium for Sweet Potato Micropropagation
(African Crop Science Society, 2011)
Tissue culture has not been optimised in sweet potato ( Ipomoea batatas (L) Lam) propagation due to high costs. With an aim of producing affordable disease-free seedlings, a low cost medium was developed and used to ...
Varietal Differences of Two Cassava Varieties (Manihot esculenta Crantz) in Response to Low Cost Tissue Culture Technology.
Objective: One impediment to adoption of tissue culture technology is the differential response of various crop varieties to the process necessitating development of protocols that target specific varieties or focus on a ...
Low cost tissue culture strategies for selected cassava and sweet potato varieties in Kenya
Tissue culture (TC) has gained prominence in propagation of vegetative crops. The technology is important as it enables production of disease-free planting materials on a timely basis. However, its adoption among small ...
Enhancing access to disease-free sweetpotato planting materials through low cost tissue culture for food security and poverty alleviation in Eastern Africa
Sweetpotato is a major food staple in Eastern Africa because of its ease of cultivation and ability to thrive in marginal areas. However, limited supply of disease-free planting materials constrains production. Tissue ...