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‘Eureka’, a soil rot-resistant, high-quality sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) formerly tested under the designation of L4-131, was developed by the Louisiana State University Agricultural Experiment Station and is jointly released by Louisiana State University Agricultural Experiment Station and the University of California Agricultural Experiment Station.
‘Travis’ is an early maturity, high yielding sweet potato cultivar with resistance to soil rot, Streptomyces ipomoea [(Persons & W.J. Martin) Waks & Henrici] released by the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station in 1980. It produces high yield of well shaped rose skin colored roots with a deep orange flesh. ‘Travis’ also has resistance to Fusarium wilt, root-knot and internal cork virus. ‘Travis’ was grown from true seed in 1974 and tested as ‘L4-62’.