List of acronyms

BBTD Banana bunchy top disease

BBTV Banana bunchy top virus

Bioversity Bioversity International

BXW Banana Xanthomonas wilt

CABI Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International

CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture

CIP International Potato Center

CIRAD Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement

CLAYUCA Consortio Latinoamericano y del Caribe de Apoyo a la Investigación y al Desarrollo de la Yuca

CODIPSA Compañía de Desarrollo y de Industrialización de Productos Primarios S.A., Paraguay

CSIR-CRI Council for Scientific and Industrial Research – Crops Research Institute, Ghana

CT-LAMP loop-mediated isothermal amplification

DNA Deoxyribonucleic acid

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

FEDEPLATANO Federación de Productores de Plátano de Colombia

Foc Tr4   Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Cubense – Tropical race 4 (a.k.a. Panama Disease)

GBS Genotyping by sequencing

GWAS Genome-wide association studies

HQCP High-quality cassava peel

IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development

IITA International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

KMUTT King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

LAC Latin America and the Caribbean

LTVR Lowland tropics virus-resistant (potato)

NARO National Agricultural Research Organization, Uganda

NGO Non-governmental organization

NRI Natural Resources Institute, UK

OFSP Orange-fleshed sweetpotato

PPD Postharvest physiological deterioration (cassava)

PRA Pest risk analysis

PVS Participatory varietal selection

RAD-Seq Restricted site associated DNA sequencing

RBM Results-based management

RTB CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas

RTB-ENDURE Expanding Utilization of Roots, Tubers and Bananas and Reducing Their Postharvest Losses

SSA Sub-Saharan Africa

Univalle Universidad del Valle, Colombia