Anamaria

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FIELD
Pedigree 105421 x Polycross
DOI10.18730/SEY97
CIP NoCIP 112292.1
Country of OriginMozambique
Breeding Status / Year of releaseBred in Africa /
Country(ies) in Use Mozambique
AGRONOMIC ATTRIBUTES
MaturityMedium maturing (4.5 to 6 months)
Average yield from release document18.5 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
Flowering abilityHard to flower
ROOT ATTRIBUTES
Dry matter rangeMedium (25-28 %) dry matter content
Dry matter26.60%
Beta-carotene content16.71 (mg/100g)
Iron rangeLow (<2.5 mg/100g) iron content
SweetnessHigh sugary taste
Sugar content raw10.17%
WHY BEST BET
Dual purposeForage (R/F 0-1.0: HI<50%)
Suitable for diverse utilization;