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Root and Tuber Products Program


To document indigenous knowledge of edible and medicinal mushrooms in four regions of Ghana

To characterize by phenotypic methods mushrooms collected from four forests in these regions

To determine the biochemical composition of these mushrooms in order to ascertain their biochemical components

To ascertainthe quantity of antioxidants in the mushrooms


1) To cultivate four different species of edible mushrooms, Pleurotusostreatus, P. tuber-regium, Ganoderma sp. and Termitomyces sp.

2) To develop a new mushroom-based food

3) To assess consumer acceptability of the new mushroom-based products.

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