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Leaf Flowers Plant
Sprout Tuber Sliced Tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

Medium to high yielding variety. Tubers are uniform in size and are highly resistant to internal brown spot and second growth; they have good resistance to net necrosis and hollow heart. Susceptible to drought. Medium dormancy period; good storability; low to medium specific gravity.

Reaction to Diseases

Highly resistant: blackleg, common scab, potato wart.
Moderately resistant: early blight.
Moderately susceptible: leafroll.
Susceptible: late blight, PVX, PVY, verticillium wilt.

References: 1, 6.

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

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