National Clean Plant Network
National Clean Plant Network
National Clean Plant Network
University of California
National Clean Plant Network

Foundation Plant Services

Sweet Potato Program

  • Program created by UC Davis plant pathologists in the 1960s to provide growers with virus-tested sweet potato stock.
  • Each year FPS produces approximately 60,000 small rooted cuttings of this stock for increase by growers.
  • Current collection contains 21 heirloom sweetpotato cultivars and 9 proprietary cultivars.
  • Virus testing and elimination.
  • Leader in the development of new detection techniques.
  • Conducts outreach programs.

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Visit the Foundation Plant Services Sweet Potato Program website for more information. 

NCPN LogoThe National Clean Plant Network (NCPN) produces and distributes asexually propagated plant material free of targeted graft transmissible plant pathogens to ensure the global competitiveness of specialty crop producers and to protect the environment. The NCPN operates under the auspices of three agencies within the United States Department of Agriculture - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).

 

 

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