African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6169

Full Length Research Paper

Performance of CIP and Dutch potato varieties under Rwanda climate conditions

Rukundo Placide
  • Rukundo Placide
  • Potato Sub-program, Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB), P. O. Box 5016 Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Google Scholar
Ndacyayisenga Theophile
  • Ndacyayisenga Theophile
  • Potato Sub-program, Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB), P. O. Box 5016 Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Google Scholar
Ntizo Senkesha
  • Ntizo Senkesha
  • Potato Sub-program, Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB), P. O. Box 5016 Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Google Scholar
Nshimiyima Jean Claude
  • Nshimiyima Jean Claude
  • International Potato Center (CIP), Kacyiru Road St. 563, plot No 1490, Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Google Scholar
and Kirimi Sindi
  • and Kirimi Sindi
  • International Potato Center (CIP), Kacyiru Road St. 563, plot No 1490, Kigali, Rwanda.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 19 February 2019
  •  Accepted: 17 May 2019
  •  Published: 30 September 2019

References

Abebe T, Wongchaochant S, Taychasinpitak T, Leelapon O (2012). Dry matter content, starch content and starch yield variability and stability of potato varieties in Amhara region of Ethiopia. Kasetsart Journal (Natural Sciences) 46:671-683.

 

Addis S, Regassa D, Tigre W (2017). Irish potato (Solanum Tuberosum) variety evaluation at Bule Hora District of Borena zone. Global Journal of Science Frontier Research 17:2.

 

Adnan A, Randhawa MA, Butt MS, Asghar M (2016). Assessing the processing quality of different potato cultivars during storage at various temperatures. Journal of Chemistry Society of Pakistan 38(05):1005-1023.

 

Bonierbale M, Stef de Haan, Forbes A (2006). Procedures for standard evaluation trials of advanced potato clones. An International Cooperators' Guide. International Potato Center, Apartado 1558, Lima 12, Peru.

 

CIP (2011). Manual on quality seed potato production using aeroponics. International Potato Center, Lima, Peru.

 

Connor CJ, Fisk KJ, Smith BJ, Melton LD (2001). Fat uptake in French fries as affected by different potato varieties and processing. Journal of Food Sciences 66:903-925.
Crossref

 

De Haan S, Forbes A, Amoros W, Gastelo M, Salas E, Hualla V, De Mendiburu F, Bonierbale M (2014). Procedures for standard evaluation and data management of advanced potato clones. Module 2: Healthy tuber yield trials. International Co-operators Guide. Lima (Peru). International Potato Center 44 p.

 

Devaux A, Kromann P, Ortiz O (2014). Potatoes for Sustainable Global Food Security. Potato Research 57(3-4):185-199.
Crossref

 

Elfnesh F, Tekalign T, Solomon W (2011). Processing quality of improved potato (Solanumtuberosum L.) cultivars as influenced by growing environment and blanching. African Journal of Food Science 5(6):324-332.

 

FAOSTAT (2015). Statistics division. FAO. http://faostat.fao.org/site/612/default.aspx#ancor (accessed 27 November 2018).

 

Getachew T, Belew D, Tulu S (2012). Yield and growth parameters of Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) as influenced by intra row spacing and time of earthing up: In Boneya Degem District, Central Highlands of Ethiopia. International Journal of Agriculture Research 7(5):255-265.
Crossref

 

Haase NU (2004). Estimation of dry matter and starch concentration in potatoes by determination of under-water weight and near infrared spectroscopy. Potato Research 46:117-127.
Crossref

 

Habtamu G, Wahassu M, Beneberu S (2016). Evaluation of Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) Varieties for Yieldand Yield Components in Eastern Ethiopia. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare www.iiste.org, ISSN 2224-3208 (Paper) ISSN 2225-093X (Online) 6:5.

 

Kathiresan A (2011). Strategies for sustainable crop intensification in Rwanda: Shifting focus from producing enough to producing surplus. Kigali, Rwanda, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources. 

View

 

Lutaladio N, Castaldi L (2009). Potato: The hidden treasure. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 22(6):491-493.
Crossref

 

MINAGRI (2014). Annual Report for fiscal year 2013-2014. Kigali, Rwanda, Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources. 

View

 

Muhinyuza JB, Shimelis H, Melis R, Sibiya J, Ndambe Nzaramba M (2012). Participatory assessment of potato production constraints and trait preferences in potato cultivar development in Rwanda. International Journal of Development and Sustainability Online ISSN: 2168-8662 

View

 

National Institute of Statistics (NISR) (2015). Seasonal Agricultural Survey 2015. National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda. Kigali Rwanda. 

View

 

Paul HL (1985). Potato physiology. Academic Press. INC. Academic Press 602 p.

 

Payne RW, Murray DA, Harding SA, Baird DB, Soutar DM (2011). An introduction to GenStat for windows, 15th ed. Hemel Hempstead, UK.

 

Pereira AS, Giovani OS, Carvalho ADF, Ponijaleki RS (2017). Performance of advanced potato clones: Plant vigor, tuber yield and specific gravity. Horticultura Brasileira 35:440-444.
Crossref

 

RAB (2014). Annual report. Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB). Kigali, Rwanda.

 

Silva GO, Pereira AS, Suinaga FA, Carvalho ADF (2014). Yield performance of advanced clones of potato. Horticultura Brasileira 32:230-233.
Crossref

 

SPSS (2006). PASW Statistics for Windows SPSS Inc. SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL.

 

Monares A (1984). Building an effective potato country programme: the case of Rwanda. International Potato Centre P 34.

 

USAID (2016) Rwanda early generation seed study country report. 

View