Influence of soil type on certain quality characteristics of potatoes

  title={Influence of soil type on certain quality characteristics of potatoes},
  author={M. Neenan and J. Mulqueen and A. Franklin},
  journal={European Potato Journal},
SummaryA number of varieties were grown on two contrasting types of soil, one a mineral soil derived from limestone, the other a fen peat. The resulting potatoes were compared in the boiled condition by means of organoleptic tests. Specific gravity was also determined. Differences between varieties within one soil type were significant, but between soil types differences were negligible. Varietal differences were not, however, consistent between one year and another. Tuber size was somewhat… Expand
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