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Mirton Pearl

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Botanical Features

Agricultural Features

High yielding, some resistance to damage from mechanical harvesting. Low total glycoalkaloids and high total solids. Good storability.

Remarks: space 18 to 20 cm in the row to avoid oversize tubers.  This variety has very high yield performance in Atlantic Canada.

Reaction to Diseases

Resistant: potato wart (pathotypes 2 and 8)
Moderately resistant: common scab, fusarium dry rot, late blight.
Susceptible: black leg, powdery scab, potato cyst nematode.

References: 1, 6.

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