Economic Botany

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 287–292 | Cite as

A WildIpomoea Species Closely Related to the Sweet Potato

  • Franklin W. Martin
  • Ruth M. Ruberté
  • Alfred Jones


Carotenoid Sweet Potato Economic Botany Ipomoea Tuberous Root 
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© The New York Botanical Garden 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Franklin W. Martin
    • 1
  • Ruth M. Ruberté
    • 1
  • Alfred Jones
    • 2
  1. 1.United States Department of AgricultureAgricultural Research Service, Federal Experiment StationMayaguez
  2. 2.United States Vegetable Breeding LaboratoryCharleston

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