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General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

Very high yielding variety with few tubers per plant. Spacing between plants should be very close to avoid oversize tubers. Performs well in hot climates; may form heat sprouts under high soil temperatures. Good resistance to growth cracks, second growth, shatter bruises, hollow heart and heat necrosis; moderately resistant to blackspot bruises; susceptible to net necrosis caused by leafroll. Good storability; short dormancy period; medium high specific gravity.

Remark: the herbicide metribuzin should not be used with this variety as it is highly susceptible to it.

Reaction to Diseases

Moderately resistant: early dying.
Moderately susceptible: PVY, early blight, verticillium wilt.
Susceptible: common scab, leaf roll, storage soft rot.

NOTE: shows poor symptoms expression of PVY.

References: 1, 6, 9.

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

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