African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6589

Full Length Research Paper

Characterization of sweet potato accessions in Malawi using morphological markers and farmers’ indigenous knowledge system (IKS)

Felistus Chipungu
  • Felistus Chipungu
  • Bvumbwe Agricultural Research Station, P. O. Box 5748, Limbe, Malawi.
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Wisdom Changadeya
  • Wisdom Changadeya
  • Department of Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology and Ecology Research Unit (MBERU) DNA Laboratory, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, P. O. Box 280, Zomba, Malawi.
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Aggrey Ambali
  • Aggrey Ambali
  • NEPAD African Biosciences Initiative, Policy Alignment and Programme Development Directorate, NEPAD Agency, c/o CSIR Building 10F, Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 0001, South Africa.
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John Saka
  • John Saka
  • Department of Education Foundations, University of Malawi, University Office, P. O. Box 278, Zomba, Malawi.
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Nzola Mahungu
  • Nzola Mahungu
  • The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Central Africa Hub, 4163, Avenue Haut-Congo, Commune de la Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Jonathan Mkumbira
  • Jonathan Mkumbira
  • Tea Research Foundation of Central Africa, P. O. Box 51, Mulanje, Malawi.
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  •  Received: 09 August 2017
  •  Accepted: 29 August 2017
  •  Published: 19 October 2017

Authors

Felistus Chipungu
Bvumbwe Agricultural Research Station, P. O. Box 5748, Limbe, Malawi.

Wisdom Changadeya
Department of Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology and Ecology Research Unit (MBERU) DNA Laboratory, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, P. O. Box 280, Zomba, Malawi.

Aggrey Ambali
NEPAD African Biosciences Initiative, Policy Alignment and Programme Development Directorate, NEPAD Agency, c/o CSIR Building 10F, Meiring Naude Road, Brummeria, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 0001, South Africa.

John Saka
Department of Education Foundations, University of Malawi, University Office, P. O. Box 278, Zomba, Malawi.

Nzola Mahungu
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Central Africa Hub, 4163, Avenue Haut-Congo, Commune de la Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Jonathan Mkumbira
Tea Research Foundation of Central Africa, P. O. Box 51, Mulanje, Malawi.

Corresponding Author Email: [email protected]