African Journal of
Agricultural Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Agric. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1991-637X
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJAR
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 6255

Full Length Research Paper

Heterosis and combining ability for storage root, flesh color, virus disease resistance and vine weight in Sweet potato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.]

Aliou Ba
  • Aliou Ba
  • Institute for Basic Sciences, Technology and Innovation, Pan African University, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Dorcus C. Gemenet
  • Dorcus C. Gemenet
  • International Potato Center, Nairobi ILRI-campus, Kenya.
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Justus Onguso
  • Justus Onguso
  • Institute for Biotechnology Research (IBR), Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Diaga Diouf
  • Diaga Diouf
  • Département de Biologie Végétale, Laboratoire Campus de Biotechnologies Végétales, University Cheikh Anta Diop of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal.
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Thiago Mendes
  • Thiago Mendes
  • International Potato Center, Nairobi ILRI-campus, Kenya.
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Reuben T. Sali
  • Reuben T. Sali
  • International Potato Center, Kampala, Uganda.
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Robert O. M. Mwanga
  • Robert O. M. Mwanga
  • International Potato Center, Kampala, Uganda.
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Mercy Kitavi
  • Mercy Kitavi
  • International Potato Center, Nairobi ILRI-campus, Kenya.
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  •  Received: 30 September 2019
  •  Accepted: 11 December 2019
  •  Published: 29 February 2020

How to cite this article

APA /
Ba, A., Gemenet, D. C., Onguso, J., Diouf, D., Mendes, T., Sali, R. T., Mwanga, R. O. M., & Kitavi, M. (2020). Heterosis and combining ability for storage root, flesh color, virus disease resistance and vine weight in Sweet potato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.]. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 15(2), 187-202.
Chicago /
Aliou Ba., Dorcus C. Gemenet, Justus Onguso, Diaga Diouf, Thiago Mendes, Reuben T. Sali, Robert O. M. Mwanga and Mercy Kitavi  . "Heterosis and combining ability for storage root, flesh color, virus disease resistance and vine weight in Sweet potato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.]." African Journal of Agricultural Research 15, no. 2 (2020): 187-202.
MLA /
Aliou Ba., et al. "Heterosis and combining ability for storage root, flesh color, virus disease resistance and vine weight in Sweet potato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.]." African Journal of Agricultural Research 15.2 (2020): 187-202.