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Blazer Russet

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Leaf Flowers Plant
Sprout Tuber Sliced tuber


Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

High yielding variety of attractive appearance. Good resistance to sugar ends, tuber malformations and shatter bruises; moderately resistant to blackspot bruises; moderately susceptible to hollow hart. Medium dormancy period. High specific gravity.

Reaction to Diseases

Highly resistant: common scab, tuber powdery scab, PVX.
Moderately resistant: tuber late blight.
Moderately susceptible: PVYo, early blight on tuber, Erwinia soft rot, Fusarium dry rot.
Susceptible: Verticillium wilt, pink rot, leafroll net necrosis, corky ringspot, foliar early blight and late blight.

References: 1, 8.

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