Sweetpotato breeding

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Orange-fleshed sweetpotato in cultivation.
Photo Credit: 
Rebecca Nelson
Benjamin Kigozi (technician) screening sweetpotato storage roots for desirable characteristics.
Photo Credit: 
Dr. Robert Mwanga
Sweetpotato polycross breeding nursery at Namulonge, Uganda.
Photo Credit: 
Dr. Robert Mwanga
Sweetpotato plant severely infected by sweetpotato virus disease (left) compared to a healthy one of the same age and variety (right).
Photo Credit: 
Dr. Robert Mwanga
Bee pollination (left) and clipped flowers that are hand-pollinated (right) produce seed for seedling selections.
Photo Credit: 
Dr. Robert Mwanga
Ugandan children eating orange-fleshed sweetpotato to improve Vitamin A intake.
Photo Credit: 
Dr. Robert Mwanga