Delvia

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FIELD
Pedigree 105369 family x Polycross
DOI10.18730/SEXJN
CIP NoCIP 105369.4
Country of OriginMozambique
Breeding Status / Year of releaseBred in Africa / 2011
Country(ies) in Use Mozambique
AGRONOMIC ATTRIBUTES
MaturityMedium maturing (4.5 to 6 months)
Average yield from release document23.4 t/ha
Adapted to low-altitude (< 500 m)Yes
Adapted to plateau (1200-1800 m)Yes
VirusHigh resistance to SPVD
AlternariaReaction to Alternaria unknown
WeevilLow susceptibility to weevil
GROWTH CHARACTERISTICS
Plant TypeSpreading (151-250 cm) plant type
EstablishmentHard to establish
Sprouting abilityProlific sprouting
Flowering abilityEasy to flower
ROOT ATTRIBUTES
Storability postharvestCan store
Dry matter rangeHigh (29-35 %) dry matter content
Dry matter29.80%
Beta-carotene content31.30 (mg/100g)
Iron rangeLow (<2.5 mg/100g) iron content
SweetnessIntermediate sugary taste
Sugar content raw16.38%
WHY BEST BET
Dual purposeLow dual-purpose (R/F >1.0-1.5; HI 50-60%)
Suitable for diverse utilization;