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Sprout Tuber Sliced Tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

Very high yielding variety with early tuber set. Relatively large tuber size at maturity. Few external defects; susceptible to bruising, internal heat necrosis and hollow heart. Good storability. Medium dormancy period. Medium to high specific gravity.

For optimum yield and size, it is recommended to use an in-row spacing of 18 to 23 cm (7 to 9 inches). Good chip color after short and mid-term storage, even after reconditionning.

Reaction to Diseases

Resistant: golden nematode ( Globodera rostochiensis pathotype Ro1).
Good resistance: common scab.
Moderately susceptible: late blight.
Susceptible: potato wart, PVX, PVY.

References: 1, 8.

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

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