White yam, Dioscorea rotundata Poir., dwarf type

Authors

  • K. Abraham Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Trivandrum 695 017, India
  • S.G. Nair Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Trivandrum 695 017, India
  • M.T. Sreekumari Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Trivandrum 695 017, India

Keywords:

White yam, Dwarf type, Elimination of staking, Fertile male

Abstract

A semi-erect, dwarf, bushy type was isolated from the sexual progeny of white yam (Dioscorea rotundata Poir.). It is a highly fertile male clone with regular flowering and completely spineless stems. The plant type is ideally suitable for cultivation without staking.

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Section

Research Notes