What is the most productive potato variety
Potatoes are deservedly called the second bread. It is difficult even to believe that even some 200 years ago in Russia many peasants steadfastly refused to put a plant, seeing it as an incomprehensible and unnecessary overseas gimmick. Potato dishes have long been welcome in our kitchen.
More than half the potatoes consumed in Russia, are grown in home gardens. Naturally, the gardener expects to receive in the fall and high quality harvest this crop. But for this we need, above all, a good planting material. There are many high-yielding and resistant to various diseases of potato varieties. Which of them can be recommended gardeners Central Russia? "Nevsky". This variety is a reliable, proven, has been known for many decades. Its tubers are large, resistant to late blight and a number of other diseases. Possess excellent taste. Tubers "Nevsky" after cooking are tight, but if ash was introduced into the wells at planting, the potatoes will be crumbly. Sort unpretentious, it gives good yields even on quite poor soils. "Gatchina". The variety is middle-high-yielding, well-kept. Its tubers are rounded, large size, flesh on the white section. It is resistant to most diseases, Phytophthora may be affected in some years, but weakly. "Lugovskoy". To obtain high yields of this variety of potatoes should be well-hill ridges. The higher the turn of the earth crest, the greater may be the harvest (ideally up to six tonnes of tubers from the weave). This potato is obtained particularly luxuriant, delicious mashed, due to the extremely high content of starch in tubers. "Zhukovsky early." This grade tubers are oval with a blunt apex, color of skin - from light pink to burgundy red. The flesh on the cut - white, dense, not darkening. Taste qualities are good resistance to most diseases is high. It is resistant to mechanical damage, which is important during harvesting. "Latona". Early maturing potato variety is also resistant to mechanical damage. Not affected by most diseases, it has excellent qualities. Very well kept. It is considered one of the most reliable varieties for the zone of risky agriculture.