Key to Abbreviations and Seed Potato Information

The following table shows the abbreviations used in this guide for the available seed potatoes.

Key to Abbreviations
NNuclear Class
PEPre-Elite Class
E1Elite 1 Class
E2Elite 2 Class
E3Elite 3 Class
E4Elite 4 Class
FFoundation Class
CCertified Class

All Nuclear seed potatoes are grown from tissue culture, tested and found free of all known viruses, bacterial ring rot and spindle tuber viroid.

All seed potato lots sold except “certified” are tested and found free of bacterial ring rot.

Pemberton Seed Control Area: In this area all potatoes grown must enter in the form of disease free nuclear stock tissue culture plants and cannot stay in the Pemberton Valley past Class E3 planted.

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