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Testing Alternative Methods of Varietal Identification Using DNA Fingerprinting: Results of Pilot Studies in Ghana and Zambia

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  • Maredia, Mywish K.
  • Reyes, Byron A.
  • Manu-Aduening, Joseph
  • Dankyi, Awere
  • Hamazakaza, Petan
  • Muimui, Kennedy
  • Rabbi, Ismail
  • Kulakow, Peter
  • Parkes, Elizabeth
  • Abdoulaye, Tahirou
  • Katungi, Enid
  • Raatz, Bodo

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  • Maredia, Mywish K. & Reyes, Byron A. & Manu-Aduening, Joseph & Dankyi, Awere & Hamazakaza, Petan & Muimui, Kennedy & Rabbi, Ismail & Kulakow, Peter & Parkes, Elizabeth & Abdoulaye, Tahirou & Katungi, , 2016. "Testing Alternative Methods of Varietal Identification Using DNA Fingerprinting: Results of Pilot Studies in Ghana and Zambia," Food Security International Development Working Papers 246950, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
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