Terimbere (RW11-2560)

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FIELD
Pedigree SPK004 x open
DOI10.18730/SEYNK
CIP NoCIP 444157
Country of OriginRwanda
Breeding Status / Year of releaseBred in Africa / 2013
Country(ies) in Use Rwanda
AGRONOMIC ATTRIBUTES
MaturityMedium maturing (4.5 to 6 months)
Average yield from release document20-25 t/ha
Adapted to plateau (1200-1800 m)Yes
Adapted to bimodal rainfallYes
VirusMedium resistance to SPVD
AlternariaMedium resistance to Alternaria
WeevilMedium susceptibility to weevil
GROWTH CHARACTERISTICS
Plant TypeSpreading (151-250 cm) plant type
EstablishmentEasy to establish
Multiplication rateFast
Flowering abilityEasy to flower
ROOT ATTRIBUTES
Dry matter rangeLow (<25 %) dry matter content
Dry matter21.60%
Beta-carotene content29.15 (mg/100g)
Iron rangeLow (<2.5 mg/100g) iron content
Sugar content raw20.37%
WHY BEST BET
Dual purposeLow dual-purpose (R/F >1.0-1.5; HI 50-60%)
Suitable for puree; Suitable for baked products; Reason - Good for a particular processed product;