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Tanzania: TARI in collaboration with JICA has introduced new sweet potato varieties

Sweet Potato
Japan
Tanzania
Publicado 22 de abr. de 2022

Resumen de Tridge

El Instituto de Investigación Agrícola de TANZANIA, centro de Kibaha (TARI Kibaha), en colaboración con la Agencia de Cooperación Internacional de Japón (JICA), introdujo nuevas variedades de batatas y adoptó métodos de cultivo de Japón que ayudarán a los agricultores locales a producir cultivos de alto valor. La sacarificación de las batatas la tecnología también agregará valor para los procesadores y se espera que aumente los ingresos de los agricultores.

Contenido original

TANZANIA Agricultural Research Institute, Kibaha centre (TARI Kibaha) in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has introduced new sweet potato varieties and adopted cultivation methods from Japan that will help local farmers to produce high-value crops. The sweet potatoes’ saccharification technology will also add value for processors and is expected to increase farmers’ income. According to a statement issued by the JICA representative, Ms Ridda Dally, said the two new sweet potato varieties are suitable for mid-latitude and warm semi-arid agroecology, after all required verification procedures have been conducted. According to her, TARI Kibaha participated in the official introduction and field survey evaluation of the five elite sweet potatoes varieties from Japan, to wit, Tamayutaka, Koganesengan, Annouimo, Izumi 13 and Taihaku. These varieties were in advance yield trials for seasons and the best performing varieties were the Tamayutaka and the ...
Fuente: Dailynews
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