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Molly's potatoes. How variety selection affects yield


The features of choosing a variety of potatoes for planting are associated with specific soil and climatic features of the site and taste preferences. Well established as very early varieties molly potatoes, Lileya and other varieties.

They are early, but rather yielding varieties, which have a high proportion of marketable tubers, therefore, are intended for early production of fresh potatoes.

Molly's potatoes have excellent taste, combining them with an attractive appearance. Potatoes have a round-oval and oval shape, color and rind, and pulp - yellow. Its yield can be characterized as very high. The bush can be medium or tall, spreading, intermediate type or semi-erect. In the initial period, there is a powerful growth of the tops, but forms few flowers. Early tuberization goes into rapid crop accumulation already in the first half of the growing season.

Lileya potatoes are medium early and have a table purpose. The bush is of medium height, semi-erect. The tuber has an oval-rounded shape, the eyes are small. The rind is medium smooth, yellow in color. The pulp is light yellow. The starch contains quite a lot, the taste is good. The variety is resistant to causative agents of potato cancer, relatively resistant to late blight, it is very rarely affected by the golden potato nematode. The peculiarity of the variety is the preference for light to medium soil. Like Molly potatoes, Lileya potatoes form tubers early, quickly accumulating crops. The variety reacts to mineral nutrition by increasing the number of marketable tubers.


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