The potato variety Grand, grown in the fields of the AGROSTAR LLC farm (part of the MOLYANOV AGRO GROUP LLC group of companies) in the Samara Region, showed excellent results in 2021.
This year was unfavorable for potatoes: drought, dry winds, abnormally high temperatures. But even in such conditions, the Grand set a record: the yield of the variety is 720 c / ha (the average potato yield in large farms in the region is 283 c / ha). There are sections of the field with a yield of 1000 kg / ha. Each bush gave from 16 to 18 pieces. sized tubers.
Variety Grand was created by breeders of the Federal Research Center of Potatoes and Agrocenter Korenevo, selected for further production together with the company MOLYANOV AGRO GROUP LLC. The unique production site and its own breeding laboratory allow MAG LLC to develop new varieties and ensure the cultivation of high-quality elite for commercial potato producers.
Features of the variety:
The tuber is elongated-oval with small eyes on the surface, the peel is light yellow, the mass of the marketable tuber, as a rule, is more than 100 grams, the starch content is up to 18,0%. Marketability - up to 96%. Safety - more than 90% subject to storage requirements.
Variety Grand is resistant to the causative agent of potato cancer, golden nematode; resistant to late blight pathogen in tops and tubers, slightly affected by mosaic species. At the same time, potatoes can be stored for a long time without losing their consumer qualities, they have excellent taste properties.
The heat-resistant varieties: Lisana, Bettina, Sevim, Sanyava also demonstrated excellent yield indicators in the conditions of dry abnormal summer in the fields of MOLYANOV AGRO GROUP LLC. And subject to the technology of intensive farming, while maintaining the parameters of moisture, fertilizing and nutrition, as the Grand variety proved, the harvest can be obtained in double size.