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Sprout Tuber Sliced tuber

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General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

Medium yielding variety; adapted to hot dry conditions; high percentage of marketable tubers; grades well with few culls; very few external or internal bruise problems; long dormancy period. Low total glycoalkaloids and high total solids.

NOTE: seed should be warmed prior to planting to help overcome the long dormancy and to ensure earlier emergence.

Reaction to Diseases

Resistant: common scab, late blight, tuber net necrosis.
Moderately resistant: rhizoctonia, verticillium wilt (Verticillium albo-atrum).
Susceptible: early blight, fusarium dry rot, leaf roll, PVS, PVX.

References: 1, 6.

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

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