AgronomyCrop ProductionNew Sweet Potato Variety Luminance Launching in 2023

New Sweet Potato Variety Luminance Launching in 2023

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A new Canadian sweet potato Luminance will be launching commercially in the spring of 2023, a news release from Vineland Research and Innovation Centre says.

Luminance has purple skin and yellow flesh. It requires 120 days to harvest with total marketable yields exceeding the closest competitor Murasaki by seven times in production trials at Vineland, the release notes.

Tissue culture plantlets will be available to slip producers in the fall of 2022, with a targeted commercial launch of spring 2023.

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