Use : Chips
Areas to be grown : Suitable for all growing regions
Maturity : Medium (3-4 months)
Yield : High (>40 tons/ha).
Tuber features : Oval to long oval tuber (uniform in
Red smooth skin
Pale yellow flesh
Good resistance to internal bruising.
Tuber dormancy : Medium dormancy
Dry matter content : 20%
Plant description : Manitou is a tall variety with erect to semierect
stems.Leaves are large and light to
green in colour. It flowers profusely and
the flowers are violet.
Disease resistance : Manitou is susceptible to Leaf blight, has
/Tolerance good resistance to Tuber blight and
Virus Yn, moderate resistance to Virus X
and Common scab, resistant to Ro1 of the
Potato Cyst Nematode and immune to
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