Extending control of sweet potato diseases in East Africa. Final Technical Report.
This project aimed to:
1. Increase the breadth of utilisation of knowledge generated by previous projects on SPVD control by: Extending the scope of training materials; Extending its geographical spread around Lake Victoria; and Extending the range of social groups.
2. Complete the cycle of participatory breeding, enabling selected superior accessions to be identified, tested by farmers individually and transferred to national programmes.
3. Provide basic information on the control of Alternaria, the second most important disease of sweet potato in Africa.
University of Greenwich, Natural Resources Institute, ChathamMaritime, Kent, UK., 33 pp.