H.N. NWOKOCHA's scientific contributions

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Article
Studies were carried out in 1997 and 1998 at Kuru, Jos Plateau, Nigeria to assess six storage methods for the storage of seed potato. The methods were: Storage in jute bags, perforated polythene bags, baskets, racks, crates and floor. Potato varieties used were Nicola (medium to long dormancy) and B7716-2 (short dormancy). The seed tubers were stor...

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... Kenya, 92% of the farmers store seed potato at the farm level as farm saved seed (Kaguongo et al., 2008). Most methods of storage used by farmers do not provide the optimal conditions for sprouting and there is high disease transmission and seed quality loss during storage (Okwonko and Amadi, 2004;Hirpa et al., 2010). Most farmers use mixed stores without separation of ware from seed potato and also with other crop produce (Hirpa et al., 2010). ...