Potato Research

, Volume 16, Issue 1, pp 61–67 | Cite as

Some aspects of total losses during storage and reconditioning of potato tubers

  • B. Samotus
  • Z. Kolodziej
  • M. Niedzwiedz
  • M. Leja
  • B. Czajkowska
Short Communication

Summary

Total losses during storage and reconditioning of several Polish varieties and strains in comparison with the American varietyKennebec are discussed. Several varieties or strains show such high losses that they are not acceptable for processing after storage. Susceptibility to loss is an attribute which must be taken into account when assessing varieties.

Keywords

Potato Tuber Total Loss High Loss Polish Variety 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Samotus
    • 1
  • Z. Kolodziej
    • 1
  • M. Niedzwiedz
    • 1
  • M. Leja
    • 1
  • B. Czajkowska
    • 1
  1. 1.Institue of Plant Biology, Biochemistry SectionAgricultural AcademyKrakowPoland

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