INVENTORY AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SWEET POTATO (Ipomoea batatas (Linn. Lam) AT SEMANGGA DISTRICT MERAUKE REGENCY

Limbongan, Amelia Agustina and Joko, Prastiyono (2016) INVENTORY AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SWEET POTATO (Ipomoea batatas (Linn. Lam) AT SEMANGGA DISTRICT MERAUKE REGENCY. In: Proceeding ISEPROLOCAL. Badan Penerbitan Fakultas Pertanian Universitas Bengkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, pp. 71-75. ISBN 9786029071184

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Abstract

Sweet potato was the main food of Papua. Sweet potato production decreased in Indonesia,but in Papua the availability of rice only 10 kg per year, while sweet potato‟s is 90 kg per year. This research aimed to inventory and characterizedthe sweet potato clones. The result will be used as information for sweet potato clones and most importantly to preserve the local clones in Merauke Regency. The research was held in MataraVillage Semangga District Merauke Regency, for 5 (five) months. The research method was descriptive and the sampling method was purposive sampling. The samples were observed based on Guidelines for the Conduct of Test for Distinctness, Homogenity and Stabilityof sweet potato characterization, which are : plant type, twinning ability,vines length, leaf shape, tuber shape etc. The primary data were retrieved with measuring and observing the sweet potato plant samples. The result indicates that there are 12 accessions of sweet potato, with 10 accessions have few similarity with sweet potato‟s varieties and 2 accessions have no similarity with sweet potato‟s varieties.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture > Department of Animal Science
Depositing User: 001 Bambang Gonggo Murcitro
Date Deposited: 12 May 2016 07:42
Last Modified: 12 May 2016 07:42
URI: http://repository.unib.ac.id/id/eprint/11303

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