yacon {agricolae}R Documentation

Data Yacon

Description

The yacon (Smallanthus sonchifolius) is a plant native to the Andes, considered a traditional crop in Peru and natural source of FOS, which is a type of carbohydrate that can not be digested by the and the human body that have joined several beneficial properties in health, such as improve the absorption of calcium, reducing the level of triglycerides and cholesterol and stimulate better gastrointestinal function.

Usage

data(yacon)

Format

A data frame with 432 observations on the following 19 variables.

locality

a factor with levels, Cajamarca, Lima, Oxapampa in PERU

site

a numeric vector

dose

a factor with levels F0 F150 F80

entry

a factor with levels AKW5075 AMM5136 AMM5150 AMM5163 ARB5125 CLLUNC118 P1385 SAL136

replication

a numeric vector, replications

height

a numeric vector, plant height, centimeters

stalks

a numeric vector, number of stalks

wfr

a numeric vector, weight of fresh roots, grams

wff

a numeric vector, weight of fresh foliage, grams

wfk

a numeric vector, weight fresh kroner, grams

roots

a numeric vector, matter of dried roots, grams

FOS

a numeric vector, fructo-oligosaccharides, percentaje

glucose

a numeric vector, percentaje

fructose

a numeric vector, percentaje

sucrose

a numeric vector, percentaje

brix

a numeric vector, degrees Brix

foliage

a numeric vector, matter dry foliage, grams

dry

a numeric vector, dry matter kroner, grams

IH

a numeric vector, Index harvest, 0 to 1

Details

Proportion or fraction of the plant that is used (seeds, fruit, root) on dry basis. Part usable in a proportion of total mass dissected. Plant of frijol, weight = 100g and frijol = 50g then, IH = 50/100 = 0.5 or 50 percentaje. Degrees Brix is a measurement of the mass ratio of dissolved sugar to water in a liquid.

Source

CIP. Experimental field, 2003, Data Kindly provided by Ivan Manrique and Carolina Tasso.

References

International Potato Center. CIP - Lima Peru.

Examples

library(agricolae)
data(yacon)
str(yacon) 

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