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Investigation of skin hardening and splitting disorders in sweetpotato

Dennien, S. (2021) Investigation of skin hardening and splitting disorders in sweetpotato. Project Report. Hort Innovation.


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The most popular gold sweetpotato variety is prone to splitting in cooler weather. Other varieties are prone to skinning damage. Preliminary USA generated data indicates a link between nutrition and skin hardening. This project initiated a collaborative Australian and USA study to investigate the roles of nutrients in skinning and splitting of sweetpotatoes.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Corporate Creators:Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Keywords:Final report , Sweetpotato; skinning, splitting; nutrients, calcium, boron.
Subjects:Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Methods and systems of culture. Cropping systems
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Farm machinery and farm engineering
Plant culture > Horticulture. Horticultural crops
Plant culture > Vegetables
Live Archive:05 Oct 2023 02:29
Last Modified:05 Oct 2023 02:29

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