Sungani

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Pedigree Semusa x OP
DOI10.18730/SEYPM
CIP NoCIP 444158
Country of OriginMalawi
Breeding Status / Year of releaseBred in Africa / 2011
Country(ies) in Use Malawi
AGRONOMIC ATTRIBUTES
MaturityMedium maturing (4.5 to 6 months)
Average yield from release document35 t/ha
Adapted to plateau (1200-1800 m)Yes
VirusMedium resistance to SPVD
AlternariaHigh resistance to Alternaria
GROWTH CHARACTERISTICS
Plant TypeErect (<75 cm) plant type
EstablishmentEasy to establish
Multiplication rateSlow
Sprouting abilityProlific sprouting
Flowering abilityHard to flower
ROOT ATTRIBUTES
Storability postharvestCan store
Dry matter rangeHigh (29-35 %) dry matter content
Dry matter29.20%
Beta-carotene content7.17 (mg/100g)
Iron rangeLow (<2.5 mg/100g) iron content
Sugar content raw17.05%
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