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Title Potato seed production / Sergey V. Zhevora, Boris V. Anisimov, editors
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2021]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction -- Russian Potato Growing History -- Potato Consumption Patterns, Crop Acreage, Bulk Yields, Yielding Capacity and Priority Lines of Innovative Development -- Technologies for Clonal Propagation of Healthy Parent in Vitro Material and in Vitro Microtuber Growth -- Technologies for Growing Minitubers -- Production of Potato Seed: Potato Breeding Using True Seeds -- Selection of Special Protected Territories with Favorable Natural, Climatic and Phytosanitary Conditions -- Basic Agronomical and Protective Techniques Used in Potato Seed Production -- Authenticity and Purity of a Variety -- Potato Bacterioses -- Defects Caused by Physiological Disorders Under Abnormal Conditions -- Quality Standards for Various Potato Seed Categories -- Soil Control of Varieties -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary This book comprises the best potato seed production practices and includes details on potato cultivation, classification, and the main structural elements of the successive stages of potato seed production. It presents potato varieties from Russian originators, describes modern technologies involved in the process of potato seed production, and presents special aspects of phytosanitary and process regulations for the cultivation of high-quality potato seed. Additionally, the authors illustrate the statutory regulation of salable quality of potato seed: purity of variety, diseases, pests, and defects. The authors identify Russian quality control methods and certification of potato seed, and consider the packaging and labeling of potato seed that is held for sale. Finally, the authors also clarify the features of foreign potato seed certification systems
Notes Includes index
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 18, 2021)
Subject Potatoes -- Seeds.
Potatoes -- Seeds.
Form Electronic book
Author Zhevora, Sergey V., editor
Anisimov, Boris V., editor.
ISBN 9783030607623