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Victor N. Njiti, Qun Xia, Leonna S. Tyler, Lakeisha D. Stewart, Antione T. Tenner, Chunquan Zhang, Dovi Alipoe, Franklin Chukwuma and Ming Gao

The sweetpotato is among the top seven main crops in the world with more than 130 million tons produced each year ( All-about-sweet-potatoes.com, 2011 ). It grows well in poor soils and harsh environments ( CIP, 1999 ) and, depending on the cultivar

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Donnie K. Miller, Thomas M. Batts, Josh T. Copes and David C. Blouin

In 2018, Louisiana ranked fourth in production acreage of sweetpotato behind North Carolina, Mississippi, and California ( LSU AgCenter, 2019 ). That year Louisiana harvested 7682 acres of sweetpotato with an estimated yield of 491 50-lb bushels per

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Arthur Villordon, Wambui Njuguna, Simon Gichuki, Philip Ndolo and Don Labonte

Collaborative research to document and collect Kenyan sweetpotato germplasm has led to the compilation and ongoing development of viazivitamuDB ( East African Sweetpotato Project, 2006 ), a web-based resource of sweetpotato diversity for eastern

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

‘Murasaki-29’ sweetpotato [ Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.] was developed by the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station to provide a specialty-type white flesh, dark purple skin cultivar with southern root-knot nematode and soil rot resistance

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Sylvia M. Blankenship and Michael D. Boyette

approval to the exclusion of other products that may also be suitable. This research was supported in part by funding from the North Carolina Sweetpotato Commission.

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Peter J. Dittmar, Jonathan R. Schultheis, Katherine M. Jennings, David W. Monks, Sushila Chaudhari, Stephen Meyers and Chen Jiang

North Carolina accounts for 56% of national sweetpotato production in the United States, with 95,000 acres of the crop harvested in 2016 ( U.S. Department of Agriculture, 2017 ). Among all the sweetpotato cultivars, Covington is especially adapted

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A.D. Bryan, J.R. Schultheis, Z. Pesic-VanEsbroeck and G.C. Yencho

This paper is a portion of a thesis submitted by Adrienne D. Bryan. The research was supported by the N.C. Agricultural Foundation, the N.C. Crop Improvement Association, the N.C. SweetPotato Commission, and the N.C. Certified Sweetpotato Seed

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Malkeet S. Padda and D.H. Picha

. Recently, the chemopreventive properties of extract from baked sweetpotato have been associated with the presence of certain phenolic compounds ( Rabah et al., 2004 ). The phenolic acids such as chlorogenic acid (ChlA), 3,5-dicaffeoylquinic acid (3,5-diCQA

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Ramón A. Arancibia, Cody D. Smith, Don R. LaBonte, Jeffrey L. Main, Tara P. Smith and Arthur Q. Villordon

storage roots of all sizes, but in the sweetpotato fry industry, they prefer large roots because the recovery is greater (longer and more consistent fry length than with medium-sized roots). In addition, shape is not as critical as for fresh market, and