NASPOT 8

CUT ROOTS
 
LEAF
 
ROOTS
 
FIELD
Pedigree SPK004 x 2000-2001 Polycross
DOI10.18730/SEXEH
CIP NoCIP 100200.2
Country of OriginUganda
Breeding Status / Year of releaseBred in Africa / 2007
Country(ies) in Use Uganda
AGRONOMIC ATTRIBUTES
MaturityMedium maturing (4.5 to 6 months)
Average yield from release document17.8 t/ha
Adapted to bimodal rainfallYes
VirusHigh resistance to SPVD
AlternariaHigh resistance to Alternaria
WeevilMedium susceptibility to weevil
GROWTH CHARACTERISTICS
Plant TypeExtremely spreading (> 250 cm) plant type
EstablishmentEasy to establish
Multiplication rateFast
Sprouting abilityProlific sprouting
Flowering abilityHard to flower
ROOT ATTRIBUTES
Storability postharvestStores well
Dry matter rangeMedium (25-28 %) dry matter content
Dry matter26.20%
Beta-carotene content15.11 (mg/100g)
Iron rangeLow (<2.5 mg/100g) iron content
Sugar content raw16.47%
WHY BEST BET
Dual purposeHigh dual purpose (R/F >1.5-2.0; HI 60-67%)
Suitable for baked products; Suitable for diverse utilization; Reason - Special trait; Reason - It is a farmers preference;
  • EXPORT PDF
  • DOWNLOAD RELEASE DOCUMENT
  • DOWNLOAD PHENOTYPIC AND NIRs DATA
  • Released in Uganda and is grown by farmers for food and income. It is also being used as a parent in the crossing block to improve beta-carotene content, dry matter and resistance to sweetpotato virus disease
  • Pathogen tested cuttings available:
    KEPHIS - Kenya | CIP Mozambique