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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 ...
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 ...