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Leaf Flowers Plant
Sprout Tuber sliced tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

High yielding variety; tubers detach easily from stolons; resistant to hollow heart; very resistant to injuries due to the herbicide metribuzin; fair storability, medium dormancy period; high specific gravity.

Reaction to Diseases

Resistant: late blight (field resistant), common scab, tuber net necrosis caused by leaf roll.
Highly resistant: PVX.
Moderately resistant: early blight on tuber.
Moderately susceptible: fusarium dry rot, verticillium wilt, early blight on foliage, PVY.
Susceptible: leaf roll, blackleg.

References: 1, 6.

Send your comments to cfia.potatosection-sectiondespommesdeterre.acia@canada.ca regarding potato variety descriptions.

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