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Pedigree Huambachero x Resisto
DOI10.18730/SEY75
CIP NoCIP 112290.1
Country of OriginMozambique
Breeding Status / Year of releaseBred in Africa / 2016
Country(ies) in Use Mozambique
AGRONOMIC ATTRIBUTES
MaturityMedium maturing (4.5 to 6 months)
Average yield from release document14.4 t/ha
Adapted to low-altitude (< 500 m)Yes
Adapted to plateau (1200-1800 m)Yes
VirusMedium resistance to SPVD
AlternariaReaction to Alternaria unknown
WeevilReaction to weevil unknown
GROWTH CHARACTERISTICS
Plant TypeSemi-erect (75-150 cm) plant type
EstablishmentEasy to establish
Sprouting abilityProlific sprouting
Flowering abilityHard to flower
ROOT ATTRIBUTES
Dry matter rangeHigh (29-35 %) dry matter content
Dry matter30.40%
Beta-carotene content0.00 (mg/100g)
Iron rangeLow (<2.5 mg/100g) iron content
SweetnessHigh sugary taste
Sugar content raw14.47%
WHY BEST BET
Dual purposeForage (R/F 0-1.0: HI<50%)
Suitable for diverse utilization;