Gerald (NASPOT 12 O)

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Pedigree SPK004 x 2005-2006 Polycross
DOI10.18730/SEY0=
CIP NoCIP 106987.1
Country of OriginUganda
Breeding Status / Year of releaseBred in Africa / 2013
Country(ies) in Use Uganda
AGRONOMIC ATTRIBUTES
MaturityEarly maturing (3.5 to 4.5 months)
Average yield from release document24 t/ha
Adapted to bimodal rainfallYes
VirusMedium 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 abilityEasy to flower
ROOT ATTRIBUTES
Storability postharvestStores well
Dry matter rangeMedium (25-28 %) dry matter content
Dry matter28.00%
Beta-carotene content29.39 (mg/100g)
Iron rangeLow (<2.5 mg/100g) iron content
SweetnessHigh sugary taste
Sugar content raw8.789999999999999%
WHY BEST BET
Dual purposeHigh dual purpose (R/F >1.5-2.0; HI 60-67%)
Suitable for puree; Suitable for baked products; Suitable for diverse utilization; Reason - Special trait; Reason - It is a farmers preference;