Argos boasts high yields under a wide range of climatic conditions. Nitrogen requirements are lower than other varieties and with good cultural care, harvest, storage, washing and packing are generally are not cause for concern. Argos is truly a farmers variety.

Management Profile 
Utilization: Fresh Market 
Maturity: Early maincrop (95-100 DAP)
Yield: High to very high
Skin Color: Cream, smooth
Flesh Color: Cream, smooth
Tuber Shape: Round oval
Tuber Size: Large 
Tuber Set: 10-12 
Dry Matter:
 17.0-18.0 %
Dormancy: Medium
Storage: Medium
Variety Strengths:

    • High tolerance to Heat and Drought
    • Moderate to high resistance to Common scab
    • Moderate resistance to Powdery scab
    • Moderate resistance to Late blight in foliage and tuber
    • Moderate resistance to Black dot
    • High resistance to Cyst nematodes R01 and Pa 2

 

 

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