BARI SWEET POTATO-6

SWEET POTATO VARIETY: BARI SWEET POTATO-6

 

 

 

 

 

Main Features of the Variety

 

Developed by Bangladesh Agriculture Research Institute(BARI), Gazipur, Bangladesh
Method of development/origin Introduced from CIP, Peru
Year of release 2004
Main characteristics Vine deep and light green, apical of vine slight hairy, leaf large, serrated and green, tuber  parabola shape, skin of tuber light red, flesh deep cream color, flesh dry, average tuber weight 220g, crop duration 120-130 days. This variety is cultivated throughout the Bangladesh.
Planting season and time Rabi, Mid October to Mid-November
Yield 40-50  t/ha
Resistance/tolerance Tolerant to salt stress and weevil  attack lower
Quality of the product Dry Matter (%) 35, Vitamin A 800 IU/100 g fresh weight

 

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