Researchers introduce new technology to speed up cassava multiplication

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Scientists are now using Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) technology to speed up the propagation of clean cassava planting materials.
Godwin Atser, the communication expert of International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), made this known via a news statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
He said that the use of SAH technology for cassava multiplication was the brainchild of the “Building an Economically Sustainable Integrated Seed System for Cassava (BASICS)’’ project.
He said that the SAH technology involved the use of modified soil, holding plant roots in planting pots with little water. Read more

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