Slipot1

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FIELD
Pedigree Unknown
DOI10.18730/SEYVS
CIP NoCIP 444163
Country of OriginSierra Leone
Breeding Status / Year of releaseAfrican Landrace /
Country(ies) in Use Sierra Leone
AGRONOMIC ATTRIBUTES
MaturityEarly maturing (3.5 to 4.5 months)
Average yield from release document12 t/ha
Adapted to low-altitude (< 500 m)Yes
Adapted to plateau (1200-1800 m)Yes
Adapted to bimodal rainfallYes
VirusMedium resistance to SPVD
WeevilMedium susceptibility to weevil
GROWTH CHARACTERISTICS
Plant TypeExtremely spreading (> 250 cm) plant type
EstablishmentEasy to establish
Multiplication rateFast
Flowering abilityHard to flower
ROOT ATTRIBUTES
Dry matter rangeMedium (25-28 %) dry matter content
Dry matter25.80%
Beta-carotene content0.00 (mg/100g)
Iron rangeLow (<2.5 mg/100g) iron content
SweetnessIntermediate sugary taste
Sugar content raw20.36%
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 - It is a farmers preference;