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AC LR Russet Burbank

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Sprout Tuber Sliced tuber


Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

Russet Burbank is a medium to high yielding variety with attractive appearance. Washes well at maturity. Long dormancy period, stores well. Requires a uniform moisture supply and long growing season to produce maximum quality tubers and to prevent knobbiness and second growth. To produce large tubers, plants must be spaced 30 to 45 cm apart. High total solids.

AC LR Russet Burbank expresses reduced potato leafroll virus and incidence of net necrosis.

Reaction to Diseases

Highly resistant: leafroll, net necrosis, black leg.
Moderately resistant: common scab, fusarium dry rot (Fusarium oxysporum and F. sambucinum).
Susceptible: fusarium dry rot (F. coeruleum), late blight, verticillium wilt, seed-piece decay, PVX, PVY.

References:   1, 6, 9.

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