January 2020
Cultivar Corner: Bellanita is an early yellow fingerling

Overview

Parentage: AR97-1032 x AR97-0942

Developers: Parkland Potato Varieties | Agrico (www.parklandseedpotatoes.com)

Description: The Bellanita is an early fingerling which produces a very high number of tubers of consistent shape. It has yellow skin and flesh and an excellent taste.

Agronomic Characteristics

Maturity: Early

Yield: 20 to 25 tubers

Shape: Uniform

Eye Depth: Shallow

Dry Matter: 18%

Diseases: Good resistance to common scab, potato virus Y (very good to NTN strain), Fusarium dry rot and powdery scab. Moderate resistance to blight.

Harvest: Three to four weeks after haulm killing usually provides sufficient skin set. Bellanita is only slightly susceptible to harvest damage.

Storage: Medium dormancy. Store until December or January for best results.



75 Applewood Dr. Ste. A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
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