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Early-Maturing Yam Variety “SHARP-SHARP” Launched

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Early-Maturing Yam Variety “SHARP-SHARP” Launched In a significant advancement for agriculture, a new variety of yam, dubbed SHARP-SHARP, has been officially released into the Nigerian and international markets, marking a pivotal moment for farmers and stakeholders within the agricultural sector. This development was announced following the variety’s registration and release by the National Variety Release ….  Read More

The Resilience and Versatility of Cassava: A Staple Root Crop in Africa

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The significance of root crops in Africa’s agricultural landscape cannot be overstated, with cassava standing out as a cornerstone of food security and economic stability across the continent. Originating from South America, cassava was introduced to Africa in the 16th century and has since become one of the most crucial staples, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. ….  Read More

Root Crops and Global Food Security

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Root Crops and Global Food Security Root crops, particularly cassava and potatoes, play a critical role in ensuring global food security. These starchy, underground vegetables provide a staple food source for billions, particularly in developing nations. Their significance stems from several key advantages: High Yield and Adaptability: Compared to other crops, root crops like cassava ….  Read More