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Influence de differents types de port de manioc de la variete << Kindisa >> sur la teneur en beta carotene
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Cassava is the most consumed speculation in Yangambi, may help to address vitamin A deficiency problems. The study aimed to assess the yield, beta-carotene content and dry matter content of a variety of cassava. biofortified in beta-carotene (Kidisa) by comparing its three types of habit (branched, moderately branched and erect habit) under the agro-ecological conditions of Yangambi. The experimental device consisted of linear plots of 25m X 50m. The analysis of the mean was carried out, the root yield calculated then the beta-carotene content estimated by port and the dry matter. The results showed that the branched, semi-branched and erect ports, respectively provide beta-carotene, dry matter and yields of tuberous roots of 6.9 μg / g; 29.4%; 40.66 t / ha for branched crops, 6.2 μg / g; 31.1%; 37.41 t / ha for semi-branched and 5.7 μg / g; 34.7%; 30.88% t / ha for the upright. Despite its poor performance, the latter deserves popularization in a peasant environment using a participatory approach by decision-makers.