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Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.

Syn.: Ipomoea fastigiata Choisy


Sweetpotato, camote, batata, batata dulce, common potato, kumara, wild sweet potato

We have information from several sources:

FactSHEET—contributed by: Wanda W. Collins

Root Vegetables: New Uses for Old Crops—Wanda W. Collins

Tropical Root and Tuber Crops—Stephen K. O'Hair

Plant Nutrient Composition Altered With Controlled Environments for Future Space Life-Support Systems—S. Suzanne Nielsen, Martha A. Belury, Kwangok P. Nickel, and Cary A. Mitchell

Evaluation of Tropical Leaf Vegetables in the Virgin Islands—Manuel C. Palada and Stafford M.A. Crossman

Handbook of Energy Crops—James A. Duke. 1983. unpublished.

Sweetpotato—production links

Magness—J.R., G.M. Markle, C.C. Compton. 1971. Food and feed crops of the United States.

Outside Links

Conservation and utilization of sweetpotato genetic diversity in Asia

Sweet Potato—FAO/IPGRI Technical Guidelines for the Safe Movement of Sweet Potato Germplasm—Link to the publication on the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute web site

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