Core collection of two important indigenous vegetables; Gboma eggplant (Solanum macrocarpon L.) and Jute mallow (Corchorus olitorius L.) in Africa: An important step for exploitation of existing germplasm and development of improved cultivars

@article{Kwarteng2018CoreCO,
  title={Core collection of two important indigenous vegetables; Gboma eggplant (Solanum macrocarpon L.) and Jute mallow (Corchorus olitorius L.) in Africa: An important step for exploitation of existing germplasm and development of improved cultivars},
  author={A. O. Kwarteng and Richard Adu Amoah and Daniel Nyadanu and Clement Kwarteng Nyam and J. Z. Ziyaaba and J. Abogoom and Aisha Aziz and Kenneth Darko Anokye and Mary Dufie and Mercy Osei Boakye and E. O. Danso},
  journal={Australian Journal of Crop Science},
  year={2018}
}
Gboma eggplant (Solanum macrocarpon L.) and jute mallow (Corchorus olitorius L.) are important indigenous vegetables of Africa. Even though these two indigenous vegetables are important in terms of nutrition, medicine and resilience of livelihoods, they have been neglected by scientific research and their value chain has not been developed. To ensure effective management and utilization of these important genetic resources in breeding programmes, it is important to collect their core… 

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