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“Our goal is not only more production, but also to provide an excellent quality product”
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Ghana: Tomato growers introduced to TYLC resistant varieties

Tomato farmers in the Agortime-Ziope District of the Volta Region have been introduced to five new varieties of tomatoes to boost crop production in the area.

The five varieties have been developed by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research-Crops Research Institute (CSIR-CRI), as part of efforts to increase the production of quality tomatoes with better yields for farmers across the country.

The new varieties are said to have the uniqueness of being resistant against the tomato yellow leaf curl disease, transmitted by white flies, which has no cure and causes a 75 to 100 per cent yield loss for farmers.

In an interview with the Daily Graphic at a demonstration farm at the district assembly earlier this month, the Senior Research Scientist and Vegetable Breeder of CSIR-CRI, Dr Michael Kwabena Osei, disclosed that the varieties were not hybrid but open-pollinated with higher yields which the farmers needed now.

Read the complete article at graphic.com.gh