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TX1523-1RUY

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Sprout Tuber Sliced tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

High yielding variety of attractive appearance. Good resistance to hollow heart and brown center. Good resistance to plant injury from post emergence application of Metribuzin and other herbicides registered for use on potatoes. Short dormancy period. Medium to high specific gravity.

TX1523-1RUY is marketed under the trademarked name "Sierra Gold".

Reaction to Diseases

Highly resistant: common scab.
Moderately susceptible: late blight on tubers, rhizoctonia.
Susceptible: leafroll, PVX , PVY, late blight on foliage.

NOTE: this variety appears to be latent for leafroll symptoms expression.

References: 1, 8.

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

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