Red Sonia (Red Sonia)
- Maturing rate:
- Tuber shape: oval
- Eyeholes bedding depth: small
- Pulp color:
- Jacket properties: smooth, red.
- The pulp color is yellow.
Red-jacketsorts should be peeled before boiling.
Stability to diseases and pests:
- Nematode: Ro 1, 2,3;
- Potato wart disease: yes
- Virus: high stability
- Scab: high stability
- Potato blight: medium to high stability;
- Stability of the pulp to impacts: high
- Stability to mechanical damage: high
The potato top growth is continuous with a good tempo.
Recommendations on planting:This is a
This seed potato sort raises medium to high demands to the ground and moisture. It is highly recommended to plant it into
The Red Sonia sort forms a medium number of tubers in a hole so the seed potato shall be planted with the
This sort is responsive to systematic fertilization. The Red Sonia sort is referred to the new type of potato with decreased needs in nitrogen. The general (gross) nitrogen value: up to 160kg/hectare (considering the Nmin, organic fertilizers ± correction depending on the peculiarities of the particular region). Together with the Ê2Î (200–250 kg/hectare, C class) and P2O5 (100 kg/hectare, C class) it is necessary to consider the availability of magnesium in the potato. It is also necessary to consider the afterharvesting residues and organic fertilizers.