by Cranfield University at Silsoe .
Written in English
Thesis submitted for the Ph.D. degree.
Pretreatment of sweet potatoes. Typically sweet potatoes are stored and eaten fresh. However, there are some simple methods used to increase their storability that can be used in conjunction with other storage methods. Drying and curing of sweet potatoes are two common methods to . The best way to store sweet potatoes is to select an area that is dry and cool. Those areas that come to mind for storing sweet potatoes in the home include a garage, basement or cellar. It is important to meet these environmental conditions or it could result in your harvest becoming rotted or Author: Danielle Ernest. Sweet potatoes are versatile tubers that have fewer calories than traditional potatoes and are a perfect stand in for that starchy vegetable. You can have homegrown tubers for months past the growing season if you know how to store sweet potatoes after harvest. Sweet potato storage requires careful curing to prevent mildew and trigger the formation of sugar producing hisn-alarum.com: Bonnie L. Grant. Mar 07, · Others claim curing extends the storability of tubers, but I haven’t had problems affecting the edibility of the tubers harvested last fall. He set the sweet potatoes at the side of the Author: Margaret Lauterbach.
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Oct 07, · How to Store Sweet Potatoes. Sweet potatoes can last for several months when stored properly, but you need to follow proper storage procedures carefully in order to prevent them from bruising or spoiling. Here's what you need to know about. Potato eyes are what you plant to grow potatoes. Every potato has eyes. Potato eyes are the dimples on each potato that begin to sprout pinkish-white root buds. Left alone, sprouted potato eyes will become potato plants. Larger potatoes have more eyes, which can . Nov 16, · Sweet potatoes have continued to sustain the lives of North Carolinians even in recent decades. Once the tobacco industry took a hard hit, many farmers turned to growing the sweet potato, an equally hardy crop, as a way to stay in business. Since , North Carolina has been the nation’s top producer of sweet potatoes, supplying about half. May 26, · Mr. Sweet Potatoes, and Other Stories Contents Mr. Sweet Potatoes -- Shetland women -- Mardi Gras in nice -- On the farm in winter -- A Chinaman's queue -- Mexican water-carriers -- A very queer house -- In Belgium -- Joe the chimpanzee -- Market day at Pau -- Il Santissimo Bambino.