The present report describes the selection of the final best 15 clones from the multi-location trials of 64 clones conducted in Umbelúzi, Chókwè, Gurué, and Angónia for release. The primary objective of these trials was to select clones with deep orange flesh storage roots, good dry matter content/taste, tolerance to drought, good yield, and disease and pest tolerance with potential to be used across different sites/regions in Mozambique.
Authors: , Abilio Alvaro, S. Moniz, E. Sitoe, Wolfgang Gruneberg, Abdul Taiobo A. Naico, Jose, , Abilio Alvaro, S. Moniz, E. Sitoe, Wolfgang Gruneberg, Abdul Taiobo A. Naico, Jose
Subjects: Evaluation of sweetpotato clones
Publisher: IIAM / International Potato Center (CIP)
Publication Date: 2010
Keywords: Disease tolerance, Drought tolerance, Dry matter content, Mozambique, Pest tolerance, sweetpotato germplasm, Sweetpotato root yield
HOW TO CITE
Andrade, M.I., Naico, A., Ricardo, J., Alvaro, A., Moniz, S., Sitoe, E. and Gruneberg, W., 2010. EVALUATION OF 64 CLONES SELECTED FROM ADVANCED YIELD TRIALS ESTABLISHED BETWEEN 2005/06 AND 2009/10 IN MAPUTO, GAZA, ZAMBÃ‰ZIA, AND TETE. Report Submitted to the Varietal Release Committee. Maputo: Instituto de InvestigaÃ§ao AgrÃ¡ria de Mocambique (IIAM) in Collaboration with the International Potato Center (CIP).