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Leaf Flowers Plant
Sprout tuber Sliced Tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

High yielding variety; good resistance to tuber deformations, hollow heart and net necrosis. High specific gravity. Medium dormancy (6 months).

Excellent potential for direct chipping out of a 6°C storage.

Reaction to Diseases

Highly resistant: tubers late blight.
Moderately resistant: common scab, fusarium wilt.
Moderately susceptible: foliar late blight, verticillium wilt, fusarium dry rot.
Susceptible: early blight.

References:   1.

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

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