Reducing Vitamin A deficiency through introduction of orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes in Western Kenya.

Abstract

The main goal of this study was to determine whether beta-carotene rich sweetpotato cultivars can provide a year-round, sustainable source of vitamin A in the diets of communities in western Kenya where very low levels of vitamin A consumption among children under five years of age have been identified.

Citation

Oyunga, M.; Low, J.; Hagenimana, V.; Njoroge, S.; Kinyae, P.; Gichuki, S.; Kabira, J. Reducing Vitamin A deficiency through introduction of orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes in Western Kenya. (2000)

Reducing Vitamin A deficiency through introduction of orange-fleshed sweetpotatoes in Western Kenya.

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