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Igloo houses set up at 12 germplasm centres

Posted on 17. Mar, 2010 by .


KGA is assisting farmer run germplasm centres to set up ‘igloo houses’.  The igloo houses are very fine mesh screen houses where sweet potato varieties can be stored as growing planting material. The mesh prevents insect contact with the varieties – research has shown that certain insects spread the virus that can drastically reduce sweet […]

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