Yield of Four Generations of Virus-tested Sweetpotato

  title={Yield of Four Generations of Virus-tested Sweetpotato},
  author={D. R. L. Bonte and C. Clark and M. Hoy and A. Villordon and J. Cannon and M. Sistrunk and E. Freeman and G. Roberts},
The yield of three generations of virus-tested plants of ‘Beauregard’ sweetpotato (Ipomoea batatas) was assessed in Louisiana over a 4-year period in 15 yield trials. Treatments included virus-infected foundation ‘Beauregard’, virus-tested ‘Beauregard’ mericlone, B-63 [generation 1 (G-1)], and three generations of B-63 (G-2, G-3 and G-4). Generations refer to the number of continuous years virus-tested plants are grown in the fi eld. Use of G-2 virus-tested ‘Beauregard’ transplants increased… Expand