Plectranthus Edulis (Vatke) Agnew in Ethiopia: A Review
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- Ethiopia, Plectranthus Edulis, Tissue Culture, Micro Propagation
- Aschale, Nitsuh; Tesfu, Kalkidan
- Ethiopia is one of the richest genetic resource centers in the world. Plectranthus edulis (vatke) Agnew locally know as Ethiopian dinich (potato) is one of the most economically edible tuber crops in Ethiopia. Its indigenous tuber crops and mostly grown in the highland of the country. It’s usually called ’ hunger crops’ as it fills the shortage of food gab between the period before the harvest of cereal crops that occur from August to November. It is traditionally recommended as a special food in the community for people who are recovering from illness. The aim of this review indicates that the general over view of Plectranthus edulis (vatke) Agnew in Ethiopia.
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