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Sweet potato production in Uganda in a changing climate: what is the role for fertilisers

Young, H., Plumpton, H., Miret Barrio, J. A., Cornforth, R. J., Petty, C., Todman, L., O'Sullivan, D. M., Wagstaff, C., Mason, O., Shepherd, T., Saabwe, C. and Talwisa, M., (2020) Sweet potato production in Uganda in a changing climate: what is the role for fertilisers. Working Paper. Walker Institute pp8.

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To link to this item DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3955098

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This policy brief for the Ugandan Government covers the use of manure and inorganic fertilisers in sweet potato production, including how fertiliser use in sweet potato production can contribute to boosting yields, livelihood resilience, improving diets and fighting malnutrition in Uganda in the face of climate change.

Item Type:Report (Working Paper)
Divisions:Interdisciplinary centres and themes > Walker Institute
Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Agriculture, Policy and Development > Biodiversity, Crops and Agroecosystems Division > Crops Research Group
Faculty of Life Sciences > School of Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy > Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences > Human Nutrition Research Group
ID Code:91892
Uncontrolled Keywords:sweet potato, Uganda, climate change, food security, livelihoods, climate resilience, Koronivia Joint Work on Agriculture, UNFCCC, vitamin a, fertiliser, soil, crop management, tropical crop
Publisher:Walker Institute

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