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Recent research on sweetpotato and cassava in Papua New Guinea

Bourke, Mike


In the Western Pacific (Papua New Guinea [PNG], Solomon Islands, Indonesian Papua), sweetpotato is the most important staple food crop, and production is increasing faster than the population. There has been a significant amount of research on sweetpotato in PNG, and the main recent publications are highlighted here. In PNG, sweetpotato has become more widely grown since 1940, and spatial and production data are presented to illustrate that. For example, it contributed 45% of food energy from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Sweetpotato and Cassava: Innovative Technologies for Commercialization, Acta Horticulturae 703


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