Putri Ernawati Abidin, John Kazembe, Richard A. Atuna, Francis Kwaku Amagloh, Kwabena Asare, Eric Kuuna Dery, Edward Ewing Carey
Abstract: Uni-modal rainfall pattern has long dry spell wherein sweetpotato is scarce, expensive but cheap at harvest. The crop is mostly consumed, processed or sold. Extending shelf-life of roots is crucial for Malawi and Northern Ghana as the crop has high value. Trials were conducted in the countries at the community level. In the dry season, temperature is cool in Malawi while warm in Ghana, but thru harmattan, the night is cool with low relative humidity. In Malawi, orange-fleshed sweetpotato Zondeni var…
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