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Don R. La Bonte, Christopher A. Clark, Tara P. Smith, Arthur Q. Villordon, and C. Scott Stoddard

(purple) (4/6)]. The five stamens are inferior to stigmata and attached to the ovary. Storage roots are elliptical without lobing and consistent in shape. The skin is red [10 R (red) P (purple) 4/6]. The ‘Burgundy’ cortex is 4 to 5 mm in depth and similar

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Arthur Villordon, Julio Solis, Don LaBonte, and Christopher Clark

environment, and the definition of “storage root initiation,” i.e., visible (enlarged storage roots) versus anatomical (appearance of anomalous cambia in adventitious roots without visible enlargement). The need for accurate prediction, inference, risk

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Lucia E. Villavicencio, Sylvia M. Blankenship, G. Craig Yencho, Judith F. Thomas, and C. David Raper

, PG and PME activities, lignin and dry matter content of the root periderm, length, weight, and diameter of storage roots, dry matter content of the biomass (leaves and stems), and yield of storage roots. There were six plants per treatment, and a

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Don R. La Bonte, Paul W. Wilson, Arthur Q. Villordon, and Christopher A. Clark

parent in breeding programs is with permission of the Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. Storage roots are mostly elliptic in Louisiana and slightly more round than ‘Beauregard’. Skin is rose [7.5 R (red) 5/6)] at harvest and fades in

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Don R. La Bonte, Arthur Q. Villordon, Christopher A. Clark, Paul W. Wilson, and C. Scott Stoddard

/6] and the stamens are inferior and attached to the ovary. Storage roots vary in Louisiana from elliptic to round. Skin is dark purple [10 R (red) P (purple) 3/4] to a less intense purple [10 R (red) P (purple) 4/6] depending on soil type. Coloration is

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Nicholas A. George, Kenneth V. Pecota, Blake D. Bowen, Jonathan R. Schultheis, and G. Craig Yencho

either in preparation for publication or on going. Root type nomenclature When grown from root pieces, sweetpotato can produce a number of different storage root types. Figure 1 depicts and summarizes the most common nomenclature used for storage roots

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Desmond G. Mortley, Stephanie Burrell, Conrad K. Bonsi, Walter A. Hill, and Carlton E. Morris

Sweetpotato [ Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam] is a herbaceous, perennial plant that is grown mainly for its edible storage roots, although the leaves and tips are consumed as a green vegetable ( Villareal, 1982 ; Woolfe, 1992 ). The storage roots are

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Maria I. Andrade, Abilio Alvaro, Joana Menomussanga, Godwill S. Makunde, José Ricardo, Wolfgang J. Grüneberg, Raúl Eyzaguirre, Jan Low, and Rodomiro Ortiz

that of ‘Victoria’ was significantly above that of ‘Resisto’. The dry matter content of the storage roots of ‘Bita’ and ‘Lawrence’ was significantly higher than that of ‘Jonathan’. Table 4. Storage root (SRY) and foliage (FY) yields, dry matter (DM

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Don R. La Bonte, Christopher A. Clark, Tara P. Smith, and Arthur Q. Villordon

superior. Storage roots are elliptical without lobing and consistent in shape. Skin is light tan [10Y (yellow) R (red) 8/6] with a pink cast at harvest. This is considered a negative trait; however, the pink cast fades in storage (< http

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Robert O.M. Mwanga, Charles Niringiye, Agnes Alajo, Benjamin Kigozi, Joweria Namukula, Isaac Mpembe, Silver Tumwegamire, Richard W. Gibson, and G. Craig Yencho

, acceptability assessment, experimental designs, stability analysis, dry matter estimation, production package, and cultivar maintenance. Fig. 1. Morphological characters of ‘NASPOT 11’, ( A ) flower, ( B ) shoot and storage roots, and ( C ) storage root