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Tag Archives: Root shelf life

Pres 24: Storage and Curing

This is a presentation made at the 2014 Sweetpotato for Profit and Health Initiative annual meeting. It covers the results of trials done to achieve improved curing for longer shelf-life in several African countries.

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Extending root shelf-life during marketing by cultivar selection

  This chapter discuss methods and factors to consider to prolong root shelf-life during marketing. The first observation is that different sweetpotato cultivars have varied susceptibility to water loss which dictates the differences in shelf-life. Among main forms of sweetpotato deterioration are water loss and rotting. Water loss is consistent …

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