Research Concerning the Biological Category of Seed Potatoes upon Tuberization Process

MOLDOVAN, Cristina; MORAR, Gavrila; TODORAN, Firuţa
March 2012
Bulletin of the University of Agricultural Sciences & Veterinary;2012, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p53
Academic Journal
The aim of the research conducted in the greenhouse of UASVM, Cluj-Napoca, was to establish the stolonization and tuberization capacity of the seed potato by keeping them in optimum conditions (normally sprauted seed potatoes) and in inappropriate ones (by breaking the sprouts twice until the planting). This research was conducted on the Christian potato variety, the seed potato being of two biological categories: Base Super elite class and certified class B. Hence, the growth dynamics of the plants was determined at 20 and 45 days from plant emergence. Potato tuberization is presented for the two intervals and the total tuber number after 45 days since emergence is considered to be the total tuber number per plant.


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