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Low Comparative analysis for producing sweet potato pre-basic seed using sandponics and conventional systems
(Journal of Crop Improvement, 2019)
In Sub-Saharan Africa, sweetpotato pre-basic seed is multiplied in screenhouses using a sterilized soil substrate. This is expensive and unsustainable. The use of sand substrate with a fertigation system (“sandponics”), ...
Optimization of nutrient media for sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas L.) vine multiplication in sandponics: Unlocking the adoption and utilization of improved varieties
(Gates Open Research, 2018)
Sweetpotato, being a vegetatively propagated crop is prone to seed degeneration, and a continuous source for high quality sweetpotato seed is critical for an efficient seed system. In most Sub-Saharan African countr ...