Moonlight is a very vigorous growing potato with a low nitrogen requirement. Moonlight is a very grower-friendly potato.  Excellent all round eating quality and very suitable for pre-packing and generic processing into french fries or wedges.  Processing quality is excellent after medium term storage from 50-52 F storage.


Utilization: Fresh, Fry Processing and Organic Markets  
Maturity: late Maincrop (105-110 DAP)
Yield: high to Very High
Skin Color: White, slightly textured
Flesh Color: White
Tuber Shape: Oval
Tuber Size: Large
Tuber Set: 10-12
Dry Matter: 19.0-21.0 %
Dormancy: medium to Long
Storage: medium to Long
Variety Strengths

  • Very high tolerance to Heat and Drought
  • High resistance to Common and Powdery scab
  • High resistance to both Late and Early blights
  • Good Resistance to Pallida (2+3) and Golden Nematode (Ro.1+4)
  • Moderate to high tolerance to mechanical handling
  • Moderate to high resistance to bacterial soft rots
  • Low incidence to Secondary growth, Growth cracks and Hollow heart
  • Low N requirement
  • Resistant to PCN 
  • Partial resistance to PVY virus, symptomless

 

 

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