Use : Chips Table variety 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 grading), Red smooth skin Shallow eyes 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 wart disease.

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