Beta 1 Sweet Potato Variety

Beta 1 variety contains high beta-carotene, 12,032 µg/100 g tubers, which is higher than in carrot. The high content of beta-carotene is assumed from the orange colored flesh. This variety’s yielding potential up to 35.7 t/ha with harvesting age 4.0 – 4.5 months.

This sweet potato has high yielding potential, and is potential to be developed commercially by agro-food industry in increasing the community’s pro-vitamin A input.