Acta Horticulturae Sinica ›› 2021, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (10): 2117-2126.doi: 10.16420/j.issn.0513-353x.2020-0301

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A New Sweet Potato Cultivar‘Ganshu 4’

LAN Mengjiao, WU Wensheng*(), XIAO Manqiu, PAN Hao, HOU Longying, GE Ruihua   

  1. Crop Institute,Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Nanchang 330200,China
  • Received:2020-06-10 Revised:2021-07-08 Online:2021-10-25 Published:2021-11-01
  • Contact: WU Wensheng


‘Ganshu 4’,a new sweet potato cultivar,was derived from female parent Gan10-25 through group hybridization.Its tuber is of spindle-shaped with light red skin and white flesh. The tuberization is concentrated and orderly. There are 4.2 tubers per plant.After cooking,the tuber is glutinous and sweet,with fine texture and fragrance,there are no coarse fiber in the tuber. The average dry matter content is 30.7%. The yield of fresh sweet potatoes is about 37 500 kg · hm-2. It is good for table and starch processing. It is suitable to be planted in spring and summer in potato production areas of the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River.

Key words: sweet potato, dual-purpose, cultivar

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