Sweet Potatoes are generally an easy crop to farm due to their low capital intensity and applicability on small tracts of land. There are two broad categories of sweet Potatoes which are as follows:
- The staple type with white flesh and white or purple skin has a high starch and dry matter content.
- The desert flesh and orange skin with a high sugar and beta-carotene content. Commonly three distinct types of sweet potato available for commercial production include.