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UMUSPO/4 Solo-Gold (A027)

Crop Name: Sweet Potato

National Code: NGIB-18-9

Variety Name: UMUSPO/4 Solo-Gold

Original Name: A027

Outstanding Characteristics: High root carotenoid content, high root yield, resistant to sweetpotato virus disease and high dry matter content. (26.8t/ha)

Agroecological Zones: Reinforest, southern and northern Guinea and Sudan savanna.

Origin/Source: NRCRI, Umudike

Developing Institute: NRCRI, Umudike

Breeder(s)/Collaborators: S.O. Afuape, G. Nwaigwe, I.I.M. Nwankwo, J. Njoku, T.E. Carey, M. Andrade and J. Low

Minimum Yield (t/ha): 26.8

Maximum Yield (t/ha): 26.8

Year of Release: 2018

Year of Registration: 2018