The sweet potato is one root vegetable that is currently experiencing a boom. Especially in the food retail trade and on the weekly markets in Germany, the sweet tubers can now be found all year round. That is why the Lubera® team of breeders has also taken on this crop, with the intention of combining ornamental value with usefulness. Markus Kobelt and Frederik Vollert talk about how far the breeding goals have been achieved in this first generation of varieties.
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Audio: Sugaroot® sweet potatoes – the really sweet sweet potatoes
Video: Sugaroot® sweet potatoes – the really sweet sweet potatoes
- Sweet potato breeding at Lubera®
- Differences to potato breeding
- Sweet potatoes for Central Europe?
- Taste differences in sweet potatoes
- Seedling availability
- The future of the sweet potato