Sweet Potatoes: Growth, Development and Harvesting

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Lucas Courtois

Series: Agriculture Issues and Policies; Food Science and Technology
BISAC: TEC003030

Sweet Potatoes: Growth, Development and Harvesting introduces the potential benefits of sweet potato as a promising food crop for processing into baked foods and snacks, thus reducing production costs and providing economic efficiency for sweet potato producing countries.
The development of flour from sweet potato through the application of special technology, particularly bioprocessing (fermentation) and physical treatment, is discussed.
The concluding study evaluates the agronomic performance of eight selected sweet potato cultivars obtained from Embrapa Hortaliça’s germplasm bank, including Brazlândia Branca, Brazlândia Rosada, Brazlândia Roxa, Beauregard, BRS Amélia, BRS Cuia, BRS Rubissol and Princesa.

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Preface

Chapter 1. Sweet Potato: Nutritional Quality and Processing Technology
(Namrata A. Giri, PhD, and Bhagwan K. Sakhale, PhD, Division of Crop Utilization, ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, and others)

Chapter 2. Bioprocessing and Physical Treatments of Sweet Potato Into Flour
(Neti Yuliana and Siti Nurdjanah, Department of Agrcultural Product Technolgy [THP], Faculty of Agriculture, University of Lampung, Bandar Lampung, Indonesia)

Chapter 3. Agronomic Performance of Sweet Potato in Northern Brazil
(Fábia S. O. Lima, Valdir R. Correa, Geovani B. Amaro, Fernanda R. Fernandes, Patrícia R. R. Santos and Thávio Júnior B. Pinto, Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Tocantins-Dianópolis, TO, Brazil, and others)

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