Pink and purple potatoes brought in Ukraine
Ukrainian Institute for potato brought two potato varieties “Solokha” and “Khortytsya”, which have bright pink and purple color. This is stated in the report of the Institute of potato growing of NAS of Ukraine.
“Khortytsya – middle-multi-purpose. Tubers round-oval, anthocyanin coloration of the flesh of the tuber”, – stated in the message.
It is noted that the potatoes of this variety will give a tuber yield of 40 t / ha at the end of the growing season. The starch content of the new varieties -20,1%, gustatory qualities are good (8.4 points).
The sort of “Soloha” is, according to the Institute identical performance, but different in color.
In addition, the Institute noted that these varieties retain their color even after heat treatment.
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