Scab is a very common disease of potatoes, which can cut about half your crop and spoil the potatoes that you have left.
A competent choice of a variety of potatoes can serve as protection against such a disease.
Undoubtedly, when this disease appears on your potato plot, you should immediately begin to fight it.
If in the future you will use infected potatoes, even the most thorough ways of dealing with it will not bring results.
Consider the varieties of potatoes that are most resistant to the above misfortune.
Potato, which ripens early, is quite resistant to a disease similar to the genus. In turn, it does not require abundant watering, but can be infected with late blight.
The approximate ripening time is about 80 days, the fruit as a result weighs about 165 grams. Along with pinkish skin has a light flesh. As a result, the crop can be about four kilograms per square meter.
Potato "Snow White"
This type of potato looks very attractive: smoothed yellowish skin and whitish flesh give this variety high sales figures.
He has immunity not only to scab, but also to late blight, so most gardeners choose him.
Such potatoes ripen in 90 days, the fruits reach a weight of about 120 grams, about one kilogram of the crop can be harvested from one square meter. Also, the potatoes themselves are perfectly stored.
This variety is well suited for planting on frequently exploited land. It is immune to scab and other types of diseases.
Round fruits with golden skin reach a weight of about 130 grams, up to 4 kilograms of potatoes can be harvested from one square meter. Ripening time is 90 days, it is quite well preserved.
Potato "Early Zhukovsky"
A variety that ripens early and is well resistant to scab, potato cancer and other potato diseases. It has medium resistance to bacteria and viruses, but can be infected with late blight.
It ripens about seventy days, it is quite easy to cope with hot weather and lack of water.
Finally pinkish fruits can reach a weight of up to 135 grams, about one kilogram of potatoes can be harvested from one square meter.
Due to early ripening, it is rarely left in storage.
A long-ripening variety from Belarus is resistant to a wide range of potato diseases.
Compared with other varieties - this one has rather dense leaves. Thus, you can not be afraid of the appearance of Colorado beetles and their harmful effects.
Matures in 130 days. The fruits grow quite large and reach about two hundred grams by weight. They also have high productivity, with one square meter you can collect up to 5-6 kilograms of crop.
The variety, which has an average ripening time, will be useful to those who rarely are in their garden.
Such potatoes are not afraid of most diseases, heat, drought and mechanical damage.
It has average taste characteristics, ripens about 90 days and reaches a weight of about 130 grams. From one square meter, you can collect about 3,5 kilograms of potatoes. It has a brownish skin with white flesh inside.
Of course, potato varieties that are completely resistant to all types of hazards do not exist, so preventive maintenance should not be forgotten.
But when planting these species, you will noticeably reduce work on the potato field and avoid scab.
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