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Sweetpotato - HORT410 - Vegetable Crops

Introductory Notes
  • Sweetpotato - Notes

    Botany
  • Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam., Syn.: Ipomoea fastigiata Choisy, Convolvulaceae, Sweetpotato, Camote (PURDUE)
  • Sweetpotato (Botany, Production Practices, Harvest and Post-Harvest) (NCSU)
  • Convolvulaceae (Images) (TAMU)
  • What is the Difference Between a Sweetpotato and a Yam? (NCSU)

    Production Guides
  • Presprouting Sweetpotatoes (NCSU)
  • Guidelines for Sweetpotato Seed Stock and Transplant Production (NCSU)
  • ID-56: Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers 2003 - Sweet Potato (PURDUE) [pdf]
  • Sweetpotato (Botany, Production Practices, Harvest and Post-Harvest) (NCSU)
  • Sweetpotato Production in Florida (UFL)
  • Sweetpotato Production in California (UCDAVIS)
  • Sweetpotato (ORST)

    Home Garden
  • Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas) (UCDAVIS) [pdf]

    Post-Harvest Handling
  • Sweetpotato (Botany, Production Practices, Harvest and Post-Harvest) (NCSU)
  • Postharvest Handling Systems: Underground Vegetables (UCDAVIS)

    U.S. Standards
  • United States Standards for Grades of Sweetpotatoes (USDA-AMS) [pdf]
  • United States Standards for Grades of Sweetpotatoes for Dicing or Pulping (USDA-AMS) [pdf]
  • United States Standards for Grades of Sweetpotatoes for Canning or Freezing (USDA-AMS) [pdf]

    Integrated Pest Management
  • Sweet Potato IPM (UIUC)

    Insects
  • Wireworms on Sweetpotatoes (NCSU)
  • Whitefringed Beetle on Sweetpotato (NCSU)
  • The Sweetpotato Weevil (NCSU)
  • Image of Sweetpotato Weevil (CLEMSON)
  • Sweetpotato Weevil (PURDUE)
  • Sweet Potato Whitefly Complex (PURDUE)
  • Nematode Management in Sweet Potatoes (UFL) [pdf]
  • Crop Knowledge Master: Sweetpotato (HAWAII)

    Diseases
  • Diseases of Sweet Potatoes (NCSU)
  • Sweetpotato Diseases (TAMU)
  • Sweetpotato Scurf (NCSU)
  • Streptomyces Soil Rot (Pox) of Sweetpotato (NCSU)
  • Plant Viruses Online: Known Susceptibilities of Convolvulaceae (UIDAHO)

    Weeds
  • Weed Control in Sweet Potato (UFL) [pdf]

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  • David Rhodes
    Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture
    Horticulture Building
    625 Agriculture Mall Drive
    Purdue University
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2010
    Last Update: 01/07/08