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Title Potato and sweetpotato in Africa : transforming the value chains for food and nutrition security / edited by Jan Low (International Potato Center (CIP), Nairobi, Kenya (CGIAR)), Moses Nyongesa (Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization), Sara Quinn (International Potato Center (CIP), Nairobi, Kenya (CGIAR)), Monica Parker (International Potato Center (CIP), Nairobi, Kenya (CGIAR)).

Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxx, 632 pages) : illustrations, charts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Advances in Sweetpotato and Potato Breeding -- Getting Seed Potato Systems Moving -- Addressing Bottlenecks in the Sweetpotato Seed Systems -- Tackling Disease and Crop Management in Potato and Sweetpotato -- Innovations in Marketing, Processing Technologies and Value Chain Management for Potato and Sweetpotato -- Evidence on Nutritional Value, Product Acceptance and Changing Behaviours Concerning Sweetpotato.
Restrictions Access limited to subscribing institution.
Summary This book is based on papers presented at the Ninth Triennial African Potato Association Conference, Naivasha, Kenya, 30 June-4 July 2013.The book focuses on the policies for germplasm exchange, food security and trade in Africa, seed systems, breeding and disease management and postharvest management, processing technologies and marketing systems of potato and sweet potato. The nutritional value and changing behaviours of potato and sweet potato crops are also discussed.
Other formats Also available in print format.
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed January 25, 2016).
Other author Low, Jan Wayland, editor.
Nyongesa, Moses, editor.
Quinn, Sara, editor.
Parker, Monica, editor.
C.A.B. International, issuing body.
Subject Potatoes -- Breeding -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Sweet potatoes -- Breeding -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Potatoes -- Varieties -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Sweet potatoes -- Varieties -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Potato industry -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Sweet potato industry -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Crop quality.
Food security.
Germplasm exchange.
Nutritive value.
Plant breeding.
Plant disease control.
Plant diseases.
Sweet potatoes.
ISBN 9781780644202 (hbk : alk. paper)