A publication series focusing on improving sweet potato production efficiency, including optimization of the root initiation process, soil moisture management and transplant quality as they relate to maximizing yield and crop quality.
The first in a series of publications focusing on improving sweet potato production efficiency. This publication describes sweet potato root initiation and the various factors that may affect this process. (PDF format only)
Lack of adequate soil moisture is a limiting variable in sweet potato production. There have been many examples of nearly 100 percent yield loss for whole fields of sweet potatoes. Use these irrigation management tips and methods to optimize the soil moisture in your sweet potato crop. (PDF Format only)
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture