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Sprout Tuber Sliced tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

Resistant to Colorado Potato Beetle. The NL10-SUP plants are more vigorous and more resistant to drought than those of the variety Superior. Require 30% less of the nitrogen fertilization to maximize marketable yields. Susceptible to tuber malformation when grown at high nitrogen fertility and wide in-row spacing.

High yielding variety,  well adapted to mechanical harvesting. Short dormancy period, stores well, washes excellently. Tubers size early and are not subject to internal defects. Medium specific gravity.

Reaction to Diseases

Moderately resistant: common scab.
Susceptible: black leg, fusarium dry rot, late blight, leaf roll, seed-piece decay, PVX, PVY.
Highly susceptible: verticillium wilt.

References: 1.

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

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