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Leaf Flowers Plant
Sprout Tuber Sliced tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

Medium yielding variety; tubers of attractive appearance; good washing quality; good resistance to splitting and some resistance to bruising. Good storage capability. Medium specific gravity.

Reaction to Diseases

Highly resistant: golden nematode (Globodera rostochiensis, Ro1), potato wart (raceé1), PVY, black dot, silver scurf.
Moderately resistant: rhizoctonia, powdery scab, common scab, skin spot, blackleg.
Moderately susceptible: dry rot, late blight on foliage.
Susceptible: late blight on tubers; pale cyst nematode (Globodera pallida, Pa2/3, 1).

References: 1, 3.

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

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