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Variety

Tapioca varieties 

Tapioca breeding programs in Thailand have been aiming to produce varieties that have high yields as well as high starch contents, early harvestability, wide adaptability and pest and disease resistance.

Rayong 1 Rayong 90
Rayong 2 Rayong 72
Rayong 3 Kasetsart 50
Rayong 5 Huai Bong 60
Rayong 9 Huai Bong 80
Rayong 60

 

Rayong 1
Selected among local varieties. 1975 Released by the Dep. of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative
Description
– High yield Untitled
– Good plant type
– 2.0-3.0 M tall
– Silver green stem
– 0-2 level of branch
– Root with white flesh and brown skin
Recommendation Low starch content
Rayong 2
MCOL 113 x MCOL 22. 1984 Released by the Dep. of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative
Untitled Description
– Moderately high yield (19 t/ha)
– Low starch content (14%)
– 1.8-2.2 M tall.
– Silver green stem
– Dark green mature leaf
– High carotene & vitamin A
– Root with yellow flesh and brown skin
Recommendation Sweet type, for human consumption
Rayong 3
MMEX 55 x MVEN 307. 1983 Released by the Dep. of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative
 Untitled3 Description
– Moderately high yield(19 t/ha)
– High starch content (24%)
– 1.6-2.0 M tall
– 2-3 level of branch
– Light brown stem
– Light green mature leaf
4
– Root with white flesh and light brown skin
Recommendation Not good for planting in dry season., For industrial uses
Rayong 5
27-77-10 x Rayong 3., 1994 Released by the Dep. of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative
 5 Description
– High yield(25 t/ha)
– High starch
– 1.7-2.2 M tallcontent (22%)
– 2-3 levels of branch
– Brownish green stem
– Dark green mature leaf
– Dark red petiole
4
– Root with white flesh and light brown skin
Recommendation Good for late rainy season planting as well as in rainy season., Adapted well to low input conditions., For industrial uses
Rayong 9
CMR31-19-23x OMR29-20-118
 91 Description
– Light green mature leaf
– Light green pink petiole
– Light brown stem
– 2-2.35 M tall
– Low branch
 92
– Root with white flesh and light brown skin
Recommendation Best for early harvesting (12 months)
Rayong 60
MCOL 1684 x Rayong 1. 1987 Released by the Dep. of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative
61 Description
– High yield(22 t/ha)
– Moderate starch content (19%)
– 1.7-2.5 M tall and erect type
– 0-3 level of branch.
– Light brown stem
– Dark green mature leaf
62
– Root with creamy flesh and light brown skin
Recommendation Best for early harvesting (8 months)., For industrial uses.
Rayong 90
CMC 76x V 43., 1991 Released by the Dep. of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative
90 Description
– High yield(22 t/ha)่
– High starch content (22%)
– Plant type varied with soil condition
– Can be tall with less branches or short with more branches
– 1.6-2.0 M tall
– 0-2 level of branch
– Orange brown stem
– Dark green mature leaf
912
– Root with white flesh and light brown skin
Recommendation Requires good management for good yields., For industrial uses
Rayong 72
Rayong1 x Rayong 5., 2000 Released by the Dep. of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative
 72 Description
– High yield(31 t/ha)
– Medium high starch content (19-22%)
– 1.8-2.3 M tall
– 0-2 level of branch
– Dark silver green stem
– Dark green mature leaf
– Dark violet red petiole
73
– Root with white flesh and very light brown skin
Recommendation Adapted well to the North-east region., For industrial uses
Kasetsart 50
Rayong 1 x Rayong 90., 1992 Released by the Dep. of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative
 50 Description
– High yield(23 t/ha)
– High starch content (23%)
– 2.0-3.0 M tall
– 0-2 level of branch
– Silver green stem
– Dark violet-green mature leaf
– Green petiole
51
– Root with white flesh and light brown skin
Recommendation Adapted well to low input conditions., For industrial uses.

 

Huai Bong 60
Rayong 1 x Kasetsart 50., 2003 Released by the Dep. of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative
601 Description
– High yield 31-39 Ton/ha
– 1.8-2.3 m Tall
– 3-5 Levels of Branching
– Silver green stem
– Dark violet green mature leaf
– Green petiole
 602
– Root with white flesh and very light brown skin
Recommendation High yield and High starch

 

Huai Bong 80
Rayong 5 x Kasetsart 50., 1992 Released by the Dep. of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Co-operative
 801 Description
– Light green mature leaf
– Green red petiole
– 2-2.5 m Tall
– No Branching
– Silver green stem
 802
– Root with white flesh and light brown skin
Recommendation High yield and high starch more than Huai Bong 60 and Kasetsart 50. For industrial uses.
Source
Department of Agricultural Extension
Department Of Agriculture 
Kasetsart University