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Trial of common potato varieties in relation to their susceptibility toVerticillium wilt
SummaryExperiments were conducted to investigate the relative susceptibility toVerticillium wilt of common potato varieties (not bred for resistance) grown under arid zone conditions. The response ofExpand
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Growth and yield studies of potato development in a semi-arid region. 3. Effect of water stress and amounts of nitrogen top dressing on physiological indices and on tuber yield and quality of several
SummaryThe response of five potato cultivars (Alpha, Cardinal, Désirée, Spunta and Up-to-Date) to a range of amounts of irrigation nitrogen top dressing (N.t.) in a rainless region was studied byExpand
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Growth and yield studies of potato development in a semi-arid region. 2. Effect of water stress and amounts of nitrogen top dressing on growth of several cultivars
SummaryFive potato cultivars were subjected to water deficits as well as to excess water and to corresponding amounts of nitrogen top dressing (N.t.) applied in the irrigation water.The rates ofExpand
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Seed potato quality as influenced by high temperatures during the growth period. 2. Sprouting pattern in several cultivars in response to storage temperature
SummaryLocally grown seed tubers of nine varieties developing in spring or in autumn in a semi-arid region were examined for length of dormancy and for sprouting response. In spring, highExpand
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Growth and yield studies of potatoes developed in a semi-arid region 1. Yield response of several varieties grown as a double crop
SummaryThe yielding capacity of European potato varieties was tested in the spring and the autumn. The environmental characteristics for the spring crop (February–June) are increasing day length andExpand
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Seed potato quality as influenced by high temperatures during the growth period. 1. Effect of storage temperature on sprout growth
SummaryIn the Negev area of Israel potatoes are grown in two seasons of the year: spring and autumn. Locally grown seed of cv. Up-to-Date prepared for the autumn season are grown in the spring underExpand
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Variety trial of potatoes resistant to Verticillium wilt
Twenty varieties and advanced seedlings, reported tolerant toVerticillium wilt, were compared in field trials during spring and autumn on plots infested withV. dahliae and on comparable non-infestedExpand
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Arma: A potato cultivar resistant to heat stress
Abstract‘Arma’ is a high-yielding cultivar of potato (Solanum tuberosum) with medium specific gravity, bred in Northern Ireland and selected in the Negev region in Israel as being suited there forExpand
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Assessment of heat tolerance in potato (Solanum tuberosum ssp.tuberosum) under controlled environmental conditions: the ‘cutting technique’
SummaryThe ‘cutting technique’ or ‘tuberisation stimulus’ (TS) technique was investigated as a method of identifying heat tolerant clones ofSolanum tuberosum ssp.tuberosum.TS levels were assessed,Expand
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Nieta: An early maturing, high-yielding potato cultivar adapted to hot weather
Nieta is an early, white-skinned potato with vigorous growth and early bulking. In the Negev region of Israel it is suitable for the spring crop from February to June. The cultivar is resistant toExpand
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