Improving diagnostics and resistance to potato bacterial wilt disease. Project profile.

While demand for potatoes is expanding throughout sub-Saharan Africa, productivity is still limited by a lack of clean, disease-free planting materials. This project seeks to boost food security and incomes among smallholder potato farmers by tackling one of their chief constraints-bacterial wilt disease-through introducing better disease detection tools and enhanced genetic resistance.

Citation: International Potato Center. 2019. Improving diagnostics and resistance to potato bacterial wilt disease. Project profile. CIP. 2 p.
2019-08-09
FOOD SECURITY, POTATO AGRI-FOOD SYSTEMS, POTATOES
Africa, Africa South of Sahara
Kenya

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