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Leaf Flower Plant
Sprout Tuber Sliced tuber

General

Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

Medium to high yielding variety with good tubers uniformity and excellent virus resistance. High resistance to bruising; sensible to drought. Medium high dry matter content. Medium long dormancy. Heat treatment 3 to 4 weeks prior to planting is recommended due to eyes low set. Fairly slow to germinate.

Reaction to Diseases

Immune: PVA, PVM, PVS, PVX.
Moderately resistant: common scab, tuber late blight, pathotype A of the golden nematode.
Moderately susceptible: PVY, leafroll, foliar late blight.
Susceptible: blackleg, potato wart.

References: 1.

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

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