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LeafFlowers Plant
SproutTuberSliced tuber

General

  • Origin & Breeding: bred by Böhm Nordkartoffel Agrarproduktion OHG, Lüneburg, Germany, from the cross (L185/88/359 x E90/55) in 1995.
  • Year registered in Canada: 2011
  • Registration number: 7070
  • Maturity: mid-season

Botanical Features

  • Plants: medium to tall, semi-erect; thin stems, not or very weakly pigmented; nodes not swollen.
  • Leaves: medium green, semi-open; midribs and petioles not pigmented; moderately wavy margins.
    Terminal leaflets: medium ovate; tip acute to acuminate; base cordate.
    Primary leaflets: large, narrowly ovate; tip acute to acuminate; base cordate.
    Secondary leaflets: moderately numerous.
  • Flowers: moderately numerous; white corolla, star moderately prominent; flower buds and peduncles not pigmented.
  • Tubers: cylindrical; smooth yellow skin; shallow eyes, evenly distributed; slightly prominent eyebrows; dark yellow flesh.
  • Sprouts: broad cylindrical; red-violet; base and tip weakly pubescent; base moderately pigmented; tip very weakly pigmented, closed habit.

Agricultural Features

Medium to high yielding variety of attractive appearance. Good resistance to bruising, rust spots, hollow heart and black spots. Medium to long dormancy period. Good storage capability. Low to medium specific gravity.

  • Utilization: firm texture; no blackening after cooking; very good for boiling and salads.
  • Chief Market: fresh market.

Reaction to Diseases

Resistant: golden nematode ( Globodera rostochiensis Ro1 & Ro4).
Moderately resistant: PVY, leafroll.
Moderately susceptible: common scab.

References: 1, 15.

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