Identification of Viruses Infecting Sweet Potato in Yeoju, Korea by Next-generation Sequencing
- Yeonhwa Jo Won Kyong Cho
- 한국작물학회 학술발표대회 논문집
- 2020년도 춘계학술대회
- 20 - 20 (1 pages)
Sweet potato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam] is a dicotyledonous perennial plant belonging to the family Convolvulaceae. Sweet potato is one of important crops in tropical and temperate regions. Sweet potato contains a high amount of nutrients including carbohydrates, dietary fiber, beta carotene. In Korea, sweet potato is the third important crops and is consumed as diverse food materials. Due to clonal propagation, most sweet potato plants are infected by different viruses. In order to identify viruses infecting sweet potato, we conducted next-generation sequencing.