Our product manager Adrie Omtzigt tells you more about the Manitou. This red-skinned variety has multiple resistances. It is a winner due to its exceptionally high yield potential and its good quality.
Plant and tuber
Sensitivity and quality
Manitou is a red-skinned variety with yellow flesh. It was specially bred as an alternative to the Desiree variety and it offers a good yield and dry matter content, and has a long, oval shape. The variety is also resistant to Am, Ro1 and 3 and potato wart disease.
Manitou is a cross between the Maranca and Laura varieties and comes from the Mansholt breeding center, which has already developed many varieties for Agrico.
The best way to guarantee a good harvest and the best return on your investment is to start out with healthy, high-quality seed potatoes and expert advice. At Agrico, we are committed to and invest in knowledge and research. This has enabled us to cultivate a wide range of unique potato varieties that display effective resistance, strong variety characteristics and a high yield. Naturally, the seed potatoes we supply are fully certified.
If you have any specific questions about the Manitou or would like to know what Agrico can do for you with respect to varieties, please feel free to contact us.