Can agricultural biotechnology make a difference in Africa?

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Can agricultural biotechnology make a difference in Africa?

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Title: Can agricultural biotechnology make a difference in Africa?
Author: Woodward, Barbara; Brink, Johan; Berger, Dave
Keywords: biosafety
root crops
training program
Date: 1999
Publisher: AgBioForum
Citation: AgBioForum 2(3&4) 1999: 175-181.
Abstract: There has been much recent discussion on the potential impact of biotechnology on development in Africa. Can agricultural biotechnology make a significant difference, or would a strategy combining conventional breeding with good crop management, farmer participatory research, and the provision of disease-free planting material be sufficient to increase yields in Africa?
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/1183
ISSN: 1522-936X

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