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Leaf Flowers Plant
Sprout Sliced tuber Tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

Medium to high yield, attractive appearance, resistant to growth cracking, internal necrosis, second growth, and vascular discoloration. Proper irrigation, early planting, and a set spacing of 20 to 30 cm between plants will prevent the development of hollow heart. Susceptible to drought, grades well with few culls, short dormancy period. High total solids.

Reaction to Diseases

Resistant: common scab.
Susceptible: black leg, fusarium dry rot, late blight, leaf roll, verticillium wilt, viruses X and Y.

References: 1, 6.

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