Research on orange- and purple-fleshed sweet potatoes


Desmond Mortley of Tuskegee University shared his Horticulture Innovation Lab team's work with orange- and purple-fleshed sweet potatoes and weaning products in Ghana at the nutrition event in Washington, DC on July 9, 2014.

Topics presented include production of orange- and purple-fleshed sweet potatoes, postharvest practices,  nutritional benefits and development of new products and recipes to increase consumer acceptance.