Use : Chips Crisps Areas to be grown : Suitable for all growing regions Maturity : Late (>4 months) Yield : High (40 tons/ha) Tubers features : Large, oval to long oval tubers, uniform in shape White skin Shallow eyes Cream flesh Good resistance to internal bruising Tuber dormancy : Long dormancy Plant description : Markies is an erect tall variety with large green flowers are white.The variety has good heat tolerance Disease resistance : Markies has fairly good resistance to Leaf /Tolerance blight, Tuber blight and Virus Y, moderate resistance to Leaf Roll, good resistance to Virus A and Virus X, resistant to Ro1 of the Potato Cyst Nematode, Fairly susceptible to Common scab.

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