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Sweetpotato in Nigeria

Malachy Akoroda

Sweetpotato in Nigeria

proceedings of the First National Sweetpotato Conference, held during 16-18 September 2008

by Malachy Akoroda

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Published by SPG, University of Ibadan in Ibadan] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sweet potatoes as feed,
  • Nutrition,
  • Sweet potatoes,
  • Diseases and pests,
  • Harvesting

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSweet potato in Nigeria
    Statementunder the auspices of the Sweetpotato Promotion Group ; edited by Malachy Akoroda & Ijeoma Egegonu
    ContributionsEgeonu, Ijeoma
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB211.S9 S926 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25134450M
    LC Control Number2011478339

    Sweetpotato is especially important in developing countries because it is a highly adaptable crop that generates large amounts of food per unit area and unit time during relatively short rainy periods, giving it an advantage over major staples (Yencho. et al, , Mwanga. et al, ). Sweetpotato also has flexible planting and. A set of randomly selected children aged 7–12 in Osun state, Nigeria, participated in an four-week intervention and field experiment in which a meal based on orange-fleshed sweetpotato, rich in pro-vitamin A, was introduced on five occasions as a complement to the existing school by: 2.

      Mix Play all Mix - nollywoodbest YouTube ISSAKABA SEASON 1 - AFRICAN MOVIES|NIGERIAN MOVIES - Duration: LATEST NIGERIAN MOVIES - AFRICAN MOV views.   Saving Lives In Africa With The Humble Sweet Potato: The Salt In Africa, a nutrition success story: Swapping orange sweet potatoes for white ones is improving the health of children by boosting.

      Watch free hot Nigerian Nollywood Movies,Ghallywood Movies in English,Best African Cinema. See The Movies As Arranged Below. SWEET POTATO PART 1 http://yo. [ABUJA, NIGERIA] The school feeding programme of Nigeria is using orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSP) ̶ Mothers delight ̶to help fight vitamin A deficiency in children. The production of OFSP was the result of research collaboration between the National Root Crop Research Institute (NRCRI), Nigeria and the Peru-headquartered International Potatoes Centre (CIP).


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Sweetpotato and potato are expanding faster than any other food crops in sub-Saharan Africa. There is growing investment in research to address bottlenecks in value chains concerning these two crops, and growing interest from the private sector in investing in them.

This book addresses five major themes on sweetpotato and potato: policies for germplasm exchange. This book addresses five major themes on sweetpotato and potato: policies for germplasm exchange, food security and trade in Africa; seed systems; breeding and disease management; post-harvest management, processing technologies and marketing systems; nutritional value and changing : Jan Low.

West Africa (17 ˆ 15 min E, 17 ˆ 15 min W and 26 ˆ 52 min N, 15 ˆ 35 min S) with 16 countries forms the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) excluding Mauritania.

Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger are land-locked. The region, north of Gulf of Guinea, had a long history of slave trade, Portuguese presence, colonial exploitation of human and natural resources by Cited by: Sweetpotato and potato are expanding faster than any other food crops in sub-Saharan Africa.

There is growing investment in research to address bottlenecks in value chains concerning these two crops, and growing interest from the private sector in investing in them.

major obstacle to sweet potato and OFSP production in Nigeria. Most of the policies targeted root and tuber crops in general and Sweetpotato in Nigeria book are no specific policies targeted at sweet potato or OFSP in particular.

It was also found that the demand for sweet potato, availability of improved. Botanically sweetpotato is called Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam and belongs to the morning-glory family (Convolvulaceae) and originated from Latin America.

The exact date of arrival of Sweetpotato in Nigeria book on the continent of Africa is by: In Nigeria, there is little sweetpotato processing.

More than half of the sweetpotato produced is boiled or fried. Other sweetpotato products such as chips, starch, puff-puff, chin-chin, buns, bread, jam, crisps when introduced into the Nigerian food industry, will enhance the demand for new sweetpotato varieties. Botanically sweetpotato is called Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam and belongs to the morning-glory family (Convolvulaceae) and originated from Latin America.

The exact date of arrival of sweetpotato on the continent of Africa is unknown. Most of the sweetpotato varieties grown in Africa are diverse landraces, selected by farmers for adaptation and taste. White, cream or yellow-fleshed varieties are the norm, and orange-fleshed varieties are still relatively rare.

Local standards call for a File Size: 11KB. The sweet potato or sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the bindweed or morning glory family, Convolvulaceae. Its large, starchy, sweet-tasting, tuberous roots are a root vegetable. The young leaves and shoots are sometimes eaten as : Convolvulaceae.

Sweetpotato and potato are expanding faster than any other food crops in sub-Saharan Africa. There is growing investment in research to address bottlenecks in value chains concerning these two crops, and growing interest from the private sector in investing in them.

This book addresses five major themes on sweetpotato and potato: policies for germplasm exchange, food security. Postharvest quality of two orange‐fleshed sweet potato [Ipomoea batatas (L) Lam] cultivars as influenced by organic soil amendment treatments Journal Article Carotenoids retention in biofortified yellow cassava processed with traditional African methods.

Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) was not an important crop in Ghana, Burkina Faso and Nigeria, West Africa, in the past decades. An effort has been made to. Sweet potato originated from tropical Central America.

Botanically, the un-derground part is classifi ed as a storage root, rather than a tuber, as is the white (“Irish”) potato (Solanum tuberosum). The most common type of sweet potato found in US markets is the “moist-fl eshed” type, red-skinned with dark-orange fl esh. Depending on whether it is the sweet potato or the irish potato, a medium-sized potato gives an extremely low calories, contains zero amounts of cholesterol, fat, sodium, and are rich in Vitamin C, Potassium, iron, Vitamin B6, and fibre.

See Also: How To Start A Lucrative Mushroom Farming Business In Nigeria (The Complete Guide). Proceedings of the 13h ISTRC Symposium, pp.

- The status of sweetpotato improvement and promotion in Nigeria Akoroda M.O. 1, Edebiri, Egeonu I.N., Bello Z.A.1 and Yahaya K.M2 1Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, Nigeria 2 Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, Faculty of Agriculture.

evelopment of this guide was initiated as part of the International Year of the Potatowhich was facilitated by FAO’s Plant Production and Protection Division (AGP), in partnership with the International Potato Center (CIP).File Size: 2MB.

NIGER STATE SHEA SECTOR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME PARTNERS FIIRO ON VALUE ADDITION. Sweet potato made into flour, has a high potential for success, as it can be used to replace the expensive wheat flour in baking and confectioneries. Sweet Potato Flour is incredibly versatile and can be used for baked goods, such as breads, cookies, muffins.

By afrolems April 8, 10 comments Potato Recipes nigerian sweet potato pottage, pottage, sweet potato pottage, sweet potato pottage recipe Last week, my sister messaged me that she just came up with a recipe that has never been thought off.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Sweetpotato: Reaching Agents of Change ToT Manual. 4: Sweetpotato production and management; Sweetpotato pest and disease management. International Potato Center, Nairobi, Kenya. vol Production Coordinator. Hilda Munyua. Design and Layout.

Tanya Stathers. Movin Were, Cartoons. Beta carotene in sweet potatoes is an antioxidant that helps to fight cancer. Sweet potatoes helps improve the skin texture and clear rough heels. Helps remove dark eye circles and relieves swollen eyes. Sweet potato porridge Nigeria is loaded with all the benefits of the sweet ] potatoes, the fish and other rich ingredients used.Description This book is based on papers presented at the Ninth Triennial African Potato Association Conference, Naivasha, Kenya, 30 June-4 July 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 .CIP’s multi-stakeholder partnership program Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative (SPHI) has set a goal of reaching 10 million households across 17 Sub-Saharan Africa countries over the next 10 years to achieve a widespread uptake of sweetpotato that will significantly reduce malnutrition among children under the age of five.

Sweetpotato is the 3rd most important food .