Descriptor details

Leaf lobe number

Most leaves of sweet potato have two basal lobes and they should not be counted. Record the predominant number of the lateral and central leaf lobes observed on the leaves located in the middle of section of the vine.

Generally sweet potatoes have 1,3,5,7 or 9 leaf lobes. If the leaf has no lateral lobes but shows a central tooth this number is 1. If the apical portion of the leaf is totally rounded this number is 0.

Crop
Sweetpotato
Language
English
Version
1991
Category
CHARACTERIZATION

Descriptor definition


Descriptor type
NUMERIC
Maximum allowed value
9

Record metadata


UUID
c6fc12d5-36a3-4d1e-97d5-88654b3f6706
Record version
9
Last updated
14 October 2019