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Title: Alternative media to sawdust for minisett propagation of seed yam (Dioscorea spp.)
Authors: Abudulai, Mumuni
Quansah, Charles
Keywords: Dioscorea alata
D. rotundata
media
minisetts
yam
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Tropical Science
Citation: Tropical Science. 42(2), 2002, pp 47-51
Abstract: Minisetts from Dioscorea al ata' (water yam) and D. rotundata (white g uinea yam) were plamed in various media. There was 78-92% sprouting in topsoil, ric'e husk and saw­ dust , hut only a 69% in river sand . Sprouting was .73-92% in mixtures that included topsoil and rotten palm fibre or rice husk. D. alata had 88-96% sprouting , while D., rotundata had 73-76%.
Description: Article published in Tropical Science. 42(2), 2002, pp 47-51
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/5033
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