Assessment of Genetic Diversity of Sweet Potato in Puerto Rico

  title={Assessment of Genetic Diversity of Sweet Potato in Puerto Rico},
  author={Lorraine Rodriguez-Bonilla and Hugo E Cuevas and Milly Montero-Rojas and FERNANDO J. BIRD-PIC{\'O} and Dianiris Luciano-Rosario and Dimuth Siritunga},
  booktitle={PloS one},
Sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) is the seventh most important food crop due to its distinct advantages, such as adaptability to different environmental conditions and high nutritional value. Assessing the genetic diversity of this important crop is necessary due to the constant increase of demand for food and the need for conservation of agricultural and genetic resources. In Puerto Rico (PR), the genetic diversity of sweet potato has been poorly understood, although it has been part of the… CONTINUE READING
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