Avalanche is a high yielding early maincrop with even sized tubers that set deep with no greening. Tubers are attractive and store well.  The principal culinary use of Avalanche is as boiled, mashed and fried.  Texture is waxy and does not disintegrate.  Avalanche grow well in hot climates.  It has a long dormancy and stores well. 

Utilization: Fresh Market
Yield: High
Maturity: Maincrop (95-105 DAP)
Skin Color: White, smooth and slightly textured
Flesh Color: White
Tuber Shape:  Round oval 
Tuber Size: Medium to large
Tuber Set: 10-12
Dry Matter: 17.5-18.5 %
Dormancy: medium Long
Storage: Medium to long

Variety Strengths: 

  • Semi tolerant to Heat and Drought
  • Moderate resistance to Common scab
  • Moderate to high tolerance to mechanical handling and bruising
  • High resistance to fusarium dry rot
  • Moderate resistant to PVY virus
  • Moderate resistance Late blight in foliage
  • Immune to Potato wart
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