Vita (NASPOT 9 O)

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Pedigree SPK004 x 2000-2001 Polycross
DOI10.18730/SEXFJ
CIP NoCIP 100200.3
Country of OriginUganda
Breeding Status / Year of releaseBred in Africa / 2007
Country(ies) in Use Uganda , Kenya (Vita)
AGRONOMIC ATTRIBUTES
MaturityEarly maturing (3.5 to 4.5 months)
Average yield from release document17 t/ha
Adapted to bimodal rainfallYes
VirusHigh resistance to SPVD
AlternariaMedium resistance to Alternaria
WeevilSusceptible to weevil
GROWTH CHARACTERISTICS
Plant TypeSemi-erect (75-150 cm) plant type
EstablishmentEasy to establish
Multiplication rateFast
Sprouting abilityProlific sprouting
Flowering abilityHard to flower
ROOT ATTRIBUTES
Storability postharvestCan store
Dry matter rangeMedium (25-28 %) dry matter content
Dry matter25.00%
Beta-carotene content38.30 (mg/100g)
Iron rangeLow (<2.5 mg/100g) iron content
Sugar content raw10.26%
WHY BEST BET
Dual purposeLow dual-purpose (R/F >1.0-1.5; HI 50-60%)
Suitable for puree; Suitable for baked products; Suitable for diverse utilization; Reason - Special trait; Reason - It is a farmers preference;