This is Chapter 7 of the book Sweetpotato postharvest assessment: Experiences from East Africa. It examines the effect of cultivar selection on long-term storage success. Characteristics identified are (1) intrinsic resistance to rots, (2) low respiration rates and (3) reduced tendency to switch to anaerobic respiration.
Region: Not specific
Date published: 2003
Published by: Natural Resources Institute
Type of resource: Journal article
Resource topic: Sweet Potato
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File type: PDF (560 KB)