Occurrence, Severity and Initiation of Internal Necrosis in ‘Covington’ Sweetpotato

@article{Jiang2015OccurrenceSA,
  title={Occurrence, Severity and Initiation of Internal Necrosis in ‘Covington’ Sweetpotato},
  author={Chen Jiang and P. Perkins-Veazie and S. Blankenship and M. Boyette and Z. Pesic-VanEsbroeck and Katherine M. Jennings and J. Schultheis},
  journal={Horttechnology},
  year={2015},
  volume={25},
  pages={340-348}
}
A series of studies were conducted to better understand the occurrence and causes of internal necrosis (IN) in ‘Covington’ sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas). Assessment of the problem among the industry was done for 2 years and revealed that IN was widespread in commercial storage facilities throughout the state of North Carolina; both incidence and severity were generally low (<10% incidence with minimal severity of symptoms). A few storage rooms had a high percentage of INwith severe storage root… Expand
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