BARI SWEET POTATO-5

SWEET POTATO VARIETY: BARI SWEET POTATO-5

 

 

 

 

Main Features of the Variety

 

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin  Hybridization (Kamala Sundari ×  Dolotpuri)
Year of release 1994
Main characteristics This is high yielding variety, rich in carotene having dry flesh. Tuber shape is parabola, tuber color off-white, flesh yellowish, tuber weight 180-220 g, crop duration 120-130 days, vine green, leaves green and to some serrated and stem hairy. This variety is cultivated all regions of Bangladesh.
Planting season and time Rabi, Mid October to Mid -November
Yield 35-40 t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Lower in weevil  attack
Quality of the product Vitamin A: 1000 IU/100 g fresh weight

 

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