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Red Pontiac

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Leaf Flowers Plant
Sprout Tuber Sliced tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

High yielding variety of attractive appearance, widely adapted (especially to muck soils). Some drought resistance, bruises easily; susceptible to air cracking at harvest. Low total solids. Good storability, medium dormancy.

Reaction to Diseases

Moderately resistant: black leg, tuber net necrosis.
Susceptible: PVA, PVX, PVY, leaf roll, common scab, fusarium dry rot, late blight, verticillium wilt.

References: 1, 6.

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

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