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Pacific Russet

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Leaf Flowers Plant
Sprout Tuber Sliced tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

High yielding variety of attractive appearance; good resistance to internal and external defects; medium specific gravity.

Reaction to Diseases

Highly resistant: common scab.
Moderately resistant: Verticillium wilt, Fusarium wilt.
Moderately susceptible: early blight.
Susceptible: Fusarium dry rot, late blight.

NOTE: Pacific Russet shows clear foliar symptoms of bacterial ring rot but only moderate tuber symptoms.

References: 1, 8.

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

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