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Introduction and Use of Exotic Germplasm in the Chinese Sweetpotato Breeding Program

Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) accessions of diverse origin were evaluated for dry matter (DM) content at Xuzhou during 1992-99. A number of high DM clones were selected and are currently under further evaluation in many Chinese provinces.

Authors: Dapeng Zhang , H.M. Li, I.G.Mok, D.F. Ma, H.M. Li, I.G.Mok

Subjects: Chinese sweetpotato breeding

Pages: 6

Publisher: International Potato Center (CIP)

Publication Date: 1997

Keywords: China, Ipomoea batatas, Sweetpotato breeding, sweetpotato germplasm


Ma, D. F.; Li, H. M.; Mok, I. G., 1999: Introduction and use of exotic germplasm in the Chinese sweetpotato breeding program. Impact on a changing world International Potato Center Program Report 1997-1998: 311-316.