Sweet Potato Variety Descriptions

Tara Smith  |  5/6/2016 1:34:51 PM

Orleans

Skin Color: light rose skin indistinguishable from Beauregard.

Flesh Color: orange flesh with an intensity similar to Beauregard.

Susceptible/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Intermediate: Intermediate to Resistant
  • Root knot: Susceptible
  • Fusarium wilt: Resistant
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Resistant
  • Bacterial soft rot: Susceptible (Beauregard is Susceptible)
  • Fusarium root rot: Resistant

Released by Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station.

Reference: 2012 HortScience submission

Production license available

Patent Information:
LaBonte, D.R., C.A. Clark, T.P. Smith, and A.Q. Villordon. 2011. Patent Applied.

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Bayou Belle

Skin Color: red to purple skin; fades slightly in storage, but very different from the light rose skin of Beauregard.

Flesh Color: deep orange flesh, intermediate between Evangeline and Beauregard.

Susceptible/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Intermediate: Resistant
  • Root knot: Intermediate to resistant
  • Fusarium wilt: Resistant
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Highly resistant
  • Fusarium root rot: Resistant

Released by Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station.
Exclusive license holder.
Special sub-license needed for out-of-state production

Patent Information:
LaBonte, D.R., C.A. Clark, T.P. Smith, and A.Q. Villordon. 2011. Patent Applied.

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Bellevue

Skin Color: copper skin

Flesh Color: bright orange flesh

Susceptible/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Intermediate - Resistant
  • Root knot: Highly Resistant
  • Fusarium wilt: Resistant
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Intermediate
  • Bacterial soft rot: Very Susceptible

Released by Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station

Reference: 2015. HortScience 50:930-931.

Patent Information:

LaBonte, D.R., C.A. Clark, T.P. Smith, and A.Q. Villordon 2014. LA 06-52 Sweetpotato. Patent applied for.

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Burgundy

Skin Color: red

Flesh Color: deep orange flesh

Susceptible/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Intermediate - Resistant
  • Root knot: Highly Resistant
  • Fusarium wilt: Resistant
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Susceptible
  • Bacterial soft rot: Intermediate - Susceptible

Released by Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station

Reference: 2014. HortScience 49:669-671.

Patent Information:

LaBonte, D.R., C.A. Clark, T.P. Smith, and A.Q. Villordon. 2015. LA 04-175 Sweetpotato. U.S. PP 25308

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Beauregard "B-63"

Skin color: light rose skin, fades slightly in storage

Flesh color: moderately deep orange

Susceptibility/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Intermediate -Resistant
  • Root knot: Very Succeptable
  • Fusarium wilt: Resistant
  • Bacterial root rot: Susceptible
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Resistant
  • Sclerotial blight: Intermediate
  • Fusarium root rot: Resistant

Released by Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station

Reference: HortScience 27:377. 1987.

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Beauregard "B-14"

A hill selection from Beauregard grown in North Carolina. Skin and flesh color

generally similar to B-63. In addition, the B-63 assumes a distinct "twining

habit" starting around 50 days after transplanting. This twining habit is

markedly absent in B-14.



Susceptibility/resistance to common diseases:



Please see information available for Beauregard 'B63.'

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Evangeline Sweet Potato™

Skin Color: light rose skin; fades in storage; slightly more red than Beauregard at harvest.

Flesh Color: intense deep orange flesh.

Susceptible/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Intermediate - Resistant
  • Root knot: Highly resistant
  • Fusarium wilt: Resistant
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Resistant
  • Sclerotial blight: Susceptible
  • Fusarium root rot: Resistant

Released by Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station

Reference: 2008 HortScience 43:258-259.

Patent Information:

LaBonte, D.R., C.A. Clark, and A.Q. Villordon. 2009. Evangeline Sweetpotato. US PP 19710.

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O-Henry

Skin color: cream

Flesh Color: A white-fleshed mutation selected from Beauregard.

Susceptibility/resistance to common diseases: assumed to be similar to Beauregard.

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Murasaki-29

Skin Color: dark purple skin

Flesh Color: white flesh

Susceptible/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Intermediate -Resistant
  • Root knot: Highly resistant
  • Fusarium wilt: Resistant
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Highly Resistant
  • Fusarium root rot: Resistant

Released by Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station

Reference: 2008 HortScience 43:1895-1896.

Patent Information:

LaBonte, D.R., C.A. Clark, and A.Q. Villordon. 2009. Murasaki-29 Sweetpotato. US PP 19955

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Bonita

Skin Color: light tan skin with a pink cast at harvest; fades in storage

Flesh Color: white with a tinge of yellow; ‘O’ Henry’ has a more yellow flesh

Susceptible/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Intermediate
  • Root knot: Highly resistant
  • Fusarium wilt: Intermediate - resistant
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Susceptible
  • Fusarium root rot: Susceptible
Released by Louisiana Agriculture Experiment Station in 2010.

Reference: 2011 HortScience (in review)

Patent Information:
LaBonte, D.R., C.A. Clark, A.Q. Villordon, and T Smith. 2010. Bonita Sweetpotato. US PP applied for. Trademark applied for.
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Porto Rico (PR-6)

Skin color: copper

Flesh color: salmon-colored

Susceptibility/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Susceptible
  • Root knot: Susceptible-Intermediate
  • Fusarium wilt: Susceptible
  • Bacterial root rot: Resistant-Susceptible Intermediate
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Unknown
  • Sclerotial blight: Susceptible
  • Fusarium root rot: Intermediate-Resistant

Released by North Carolina Agricultural Research Service

Reference: N.C. AES Bul. 429. 1966.

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Texas Porto Rico

Red-skinned mutation of Porto Rico.



Susceptibility/resistance to common diseases: assumed to be similar to Porto Rico.

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Heartogold

Skin color: flesh-colored

Flesh color: deep orange

Susceptibility/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Susceptible-Intermediate
  • Root knot: Resistant
  • Fusarium wilt: Susceptible
  • Bacterial root rot: Intermediate
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Unknown
  • Sclerotial blight: Susceptible
  • Fusarium root rot: Susceptible-Intermediate

Released by Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station

Reference: La. AES Annl. Rept. 1947-1948.

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Hernandez

Skin color: red

Flesh color: deep orange

Notes: Late developing.

Susceptibility/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Intermediate -Resistant
  • Root knot: Intermediate-Resistant
  • Fusarium wilt: Intermediate-Resistant
  • Bacterial root rot: Resistant-Susceptible Intermediate
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Susceptible-Intermediate
  • Sclerotial blight: Unknown
  • Fusarium root rot: Intermediate


Released by Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station

Reference: HortScience 27:377. 1992.

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Jewel

Skin color: copper

Flesh color: orange

Susceptibility/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Susceptible
  • Root knot: Resistant
  • Fusarium wilt: Resistant
  • Bacterial root rot: Intermediate
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Intermediate
  • Sclerotial blight: Intermediate
  • Fusarium root rot: Intermediate

Released by North Carolina Agricultural Research Service

Reference: N.C. Unnumbered Mimeo. Rept. Jan. 1970.

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Bienville

Skin color: light rose that fades at harvest

Flesh color: uniform orange, darker than Beauregard

Susceptibility/resistance to common diseases:

  • Soil rot: Intermediate -Resistant
  • Root knot: Resistant
  • Fusarium wilt: Resistant
  • Bacterial root rot: Resistant-Susceptible Intermediate
  • Rhizopus soft rot: Resistant
  • Sclerotial blight: Unknown
  • Fusarium root rot: Resistant

Released by Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station

Reference: HortScience 38:473-474. 2003.

Patent Information:

United States Patent PP15,380.

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Summary Data on Susceptibility/resistance to common diseases

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