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Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

High yielding russet potato cultivar. Good resistance to second growth, hollow heart and blackspot bruise. Medium dormancy period. Very good storage capability. High specific gravity.
Alturas has resistance to cold-sweetening which makes it suitable for processing out of storage as french fries and other frozen potato products.

Reaction to Diseases

Highly resistant: verticillium wilt (Verticillium dahliae), early blight.
Moderately resistant: tuber net necrosis.
Moderately susceptible: common scab, late blight, corky ringspot, Fusarium dry rot.
Susceptible: leafroll, PVY, PVS.

References: 1, 8.

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