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Salt tolerant biodortified orange and purple flesh sweet potato

Salt tolerant biodortified orange and purple flesh sweet potato

coastal food and nutrition security

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Published by Central Tuber Crops Research Institute in Thiruvananthapuram .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementArchana Mukherjee, S.K. Naskar, S. Edison
The Physical Object
Pagination36 p.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24470106M
LC Control Number2010319270

Biofortified beans, cassava, maize, rice, sweet potato and wheat in 12 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America were analysed. In an optimistic scenario, vitamin A deficiency could be reduced at the cost of less than US$20 per DALY averted (i.e. per year of life not lost), with the exception of cassava in northeast Brazil which exceeded. Johnny's sells Maine Certified Seed Potatoes. The process of seed potato certification involves field inspections throughout the growing season, to check for disease and to ensure that varieties are true to type, as well as a winter grow-out of the seed, to screen for disease contamination.


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2. Phase 1: Recognizing the potential (–) Confronting the conventional wisdom that Africans will not eat orange. Prior tothe attitude towards OFSP use Salt tolerant biodortified orange and purple flesh sweet potato book SSA by many scientists is captured in the major book on sweetpotato by Woolfe published in “Sweet potato cultivars with deep yellow or orange-fleshed roots are unfortunately rejected in many developing Cited by: Key words: Sweet potato, orange-flesh, purple-flesh, on farm-multilocation test, salinity tolerance Introduction Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) is the seventh most important staple food of many developing nations.

In India, the production of sweet potato is m t and area under cultivation is m ha (FAO, ). SweetCited by: 2. The potential of orange-fleshed sweet potato to alleviate vitamin A deficiency is reflected by the results of a randomized controlled trial which showed that feeding g of boiled and mashed orange-fleshed sweet potato (cultivar Resisto, providing μg RAE) to South African primary school children for 53 school days improved vitamin A Cited by:   As a plus, this method for salt roasted sweet potatoes in a bed of salt yields a super-tender inside with a crispy skin outside, subtly infused with salt and herbs.

The technique works equally well with the grocery-store Beauregard variety (garnet skin with orange flesh, shown above) and the sensational Asian Murasaki varieties (purple skin. Performance of orange and purple-fleshed sweet potato genotypes in coastal locations of Odisha. Journal of Root Crops., 38(1): Salt tolerant bio-fortified orange and purple-fleshed.

orange as well as purple fleshed sweet potato are most suited as biofortified crop to combat malnutrition in many developing nations (Mukherjee et al.a). Despite a big reservoir of food, energy and nutrition, sweet potato faces a few biological drawbacks.

Propagation is vegetative by tuber or vine cuttings, which limits the production of. A Ugandan retailer marketing her orange sweet potatoes. Image by Harvest Plus. When the OSP project started, less than 10% of sweet potato crops in Uganda and Mozambique were orange-fleshed varieties.

Two years later, roughly 50% of sweet potatoes grown were orange sweet potatoes. Orange‐fleshed sweet potato is a second staple food crop in many countries of African and Asian continents for most of the population, so the proximate composition is very important to understand the role of this tuber crop in basic nutrition.

In this section summarized is the proximate composition of the OFSP reported by different researchers. My first sweet potatoes were Beauregard; pale, reddish skin with dark orange flesh. I had no experience and little information about growing sweet potatoes, but I ended up with a bumper crop that we enjoyed well through the winter.

Sweet potato basics The sweet potato actually is not a potato. First, let’s back up. Sweet potatoes come in many different colors. The skin can be white, yellow, red, purple or brown, and the flesh can be white, yellow, orange or purple.

However, in the United States, there are two main varieties of sweet potato: One has a golden skin with creamy white flesh and a crumbly texture. With so many varieties of sweet potatoes available, all with different colors, shapes, tastes and textures, it's important to know how healthy they all are.

Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) and taro [Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott] are the important tuber crops used as staple or subsistence food by millions of people in developing tubers and leaves of these crops are an alternative source of dietary energy.

Visibility of these crops as life support crops species has been enhanced during post super cyclone in Odisha and Tsunami in.

Orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) is considered the single most successful example of biofortification of a staple crop, and presents a feasible option to address vitamin A deficiency.

sweet potato as a staple food crop and year-round source of dietary energy. Sweet potato is produced by men, women, and children alike and is an important source of income for many families4. Orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) varieties, high in beta-carotene, a precursor to vitamin A in the human body, were introduced for testing at the Umbeluzi.

Beauregard – One of the world’s most popular sweet potato varieties as it has a high yield during harvest and also great disease tolerance. It was bred at the Louisiana State University in to help with the failing sweet potato market.

This variety would need to be grown in a large garden plot as the vines can reach 3 to 6 feet in length. This study, conducted in six Tusky's supermarkets in Nairobi, Kenya, combined the Just‐About‐Right, Penalty and Mean‐End‐Chain analyses to examine the quality and psychosocial factors influencing the purchase of a novel bread made from orange‐fleshed sweet potato (OFSP), a biofortified crop, focusing on sixty‐one male and eighty female urban OFSP bread buyers recruited at.

In recent years, islands in the Micronesian region have suffered serious damage due to wave surges, salt water flooding, and drought. While shoreline erosion is a common and increasingly serious impact, a more insidious one has to do with the salt water damage to agricultural crops.

Sweet potato an important staple food crop in the Micronesian region is also considered as typhoon-proof crop. To date, drought tolerance has been the key abiotic constraint addressed by breeding in Southern Africa, with 19 drought-tolerant orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) cultivars released in Mozambique (Andrade et al., a, b), several of which have been further released in other African countries.

degree of salt tolerance. The range in Florida is indicated by: N = North, C = Central, S = South. Salt-Tolerant plants are highly resistant to salt drift and can be used in exposed environments.

Moderately Salt-Tolerant plants tolerate some salt spray but grow best when protected by buildings, fences, or plantings of more salt-tolerant species.

Hostas produce white to lavender-colored flowers in mid-summer. Read our in-depth article on hostas for more information on this lovely shade tolerant plant.

False Lamium. I planted this one by the street more as an experiment, because I knew that yellow archangel was a very rugged plant. Biofortification is an upcoming, promising, cost-effective and sustainable technique of delivering micronutrients to a population that has limited access to diverse diets and other micronutrient interventions.

Unfortunately, major food crops are poor sources of micronutrients required for normal human growth. The manuscript deals in all aspects of crop biofortification which includes- breeding. Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a serious public health problem in developing countries like Ethiopia.

To combat this problem, food-based intervention is an appropriate and sustainable approach under Ethiopian circumstance along with supplementation of capsule and food fortification. Thus, orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) which is rich in β >-carotene has the potential to mitigate vitamin A.

What you’re actually seeing when you notice white droplets leaking from your sliced sweet potato is the sap from the sweet potato plant. It’s made up of starch and water, which gives it a milky white color. Cutting or slicing traumatizes the cells of the sweet potato and causes the sap to come out of the cells onto the surface.

White Flower Farm is a family-owned mail-order nursery located in northwestern Connecticut. Since we have been providing a wide range of perennials, annuals, bulbs, shrubs, vines, amaryllis, gardening tools & supplies, and gifts for gardeners.

To provide local farmers and producers with guidelines for cultivating sweet potato, an extension publication in form of a book entitled, “Sweet Potato Cultivation Guide,” has been published.

Invitro cultures of salt-tolerant sweet potato. Salt-tolerant sweet potato-in-field for evaluation. oRange-FleSHed SWeetPotato FoR aFRIca catalogue IntRoduc tIon the second edition of the orange-fleshed sweetpotato (oFSP) catalogue is a revision of the first edition published in the revision comprises of: a) an update of the list of varieties to include the most recent and newly released.

Latuca sativa – lettuce - moderate salt tolerance Ipomoea batatas – sweet potato (varies according to clone) Solanum lycopersicum - tomato - moderate salt tolerance Solanum melanogena - eggplant - moderate salt tolerance Spinacia oleracea - spinach - moderate tolerance of salt vines Bougainvillea spp.

- bougainvillea Ficus pumila - creeping fig. The skin is very tender just after harvest and wiping, scraping, or washing the sweet potato may wound the skin, which will cause rot in storage. Keep ’em dry and dirty. Ideally, for perfect curing, the sweet potatoes should first be stored in a warm room at 85 degrees for 2 weeks, and then placed in a cool location (55 degrees).

To help answer the question, we wanted to put together a list of the top salt tolerant plants - both salt water tolerant plants and road salt tolerant plants - on the market.

1) Rugosa or Salt Spray Rose (Rosa rugosa) - These aren't the hybrid teas or long stemmed roses you find in a florist. These are the rough and tumble 'wild' roses found. The sweet potato crop needs mm of rainfall to grow.

At our research station in Mozambique, weather data of 30 years revealed that the water balance from rainfall was positive only in 4. People in the US generally prefer the name Yam to orange sweet potato. The white potatoes are milder n flavour when compared to the orange sweet potatoes.

The white sweet potato has a softer skin in comparison to orange sweet potato. Unlike the white sweet potato, the orange sweet potato has a harder and solid texture. The highest amount of sodium from the 9 cooked items is in Sweet potato, cooked, boiled, without skin, with salt where the amount is mg per g.

Comparing raw and cooked sweet potato shows that cooking can change the levels of sodium by mg in a g serving. Adirondack Blue is one of the most drought-tolerant potato varieties. Drought-Prone or Sandy Soil. Some regions of the country, especially the West and Southwest, are experiencing severe drought.

Areas such as the Sandhill region of North and South Carolina, the Sandhills of Nebraska and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan are characterized by. The introduction of orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) is one food-based approach that has great potential to decrease VAD in Mozam-bique.6 Although most varieties of sweet potato commonly grown in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) are white-fleshed and lacking in vitamin A,6,7 OFSP offers high levels of this important micro.

The International Potato Center salutes the World Food Prize Laureates Drs. Jan Low, Maria Andrade, and Robert Mwanga of the International Potato Center (CIP) and Howarth Bouis of Harvest Plus for their work on biofortified crops to reduce hidden hunger and specifically vitamin A deficiency (VAD), one of the most pernicious forms of undernourishment in the developing world.

The Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) • Potato is rich with beta carotene • Grows well in sub Saharan Africa3 • Doesn’t need a lot of space (13 kilos for 10sq meters)4 Burundi • Burundi is a very needy country, with widespread poverty, hunger, and malnutrition. The sweet potato or sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) is a dicotyledonous plant that belongs to the bindweed or morning glory family, large, starchy, sweet-tasting, tuberous roots are a root vegetable.

The young leaves and shoots are sometimes eaten as sweet potato is not closely related to the common potato (Solanum tuberosum). Postharvest quality of two orange‐fleshed sweet potato [Ipomoea batatas (L) Lam] cultivars as influenced by organic soil amendment treatments Journal Article Comparing characteristics of root, flour and starch of biofortified yellow-flesh and white-flesh cassava variants, and sustainability considerations: a review.

- If you're growing plants near a sidewalk or road that is salted in winter or are lucky enough to be gardening seaside, it's likely that the soil contains high levels of salt. Many plants dislike salty soil, but you can select types of flowers thrive in it. Here are some tips for salt tolerant plants to use in your landscaping projects, such as a mailbox garden, this spring!16 pins.

The organization works with USAID and other partners to promote six varieties of orange-fleshed sweet potato (OFSP) to improve the lives of the poor. OFSP is an important source of vitamin A, a nutrient that helps the body fight infections, keeps the eyes and skin.

means it’s official. Federal government websites always use domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar.Sweet potato is a beneficial food in type II diabetes, as demonstrated by scientific studies.

Sweet potato varieties. There are mainly two types of sweet potatoes: those varieties of white meat, and those with orange tones. – The white-fleshed varieties have a higher starch content and lower sugar content. Also known as “rabbit hutches. How The Humble Orange Sweet Potato Won Researchers The World Food Prize: The Salt A public health campaign to sell Africans on the virtues of orange-fleshed sweet .