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Manifest potatoes are one of the widespread and popular varieties of Belarusian potatoes. It has become widespread outside the country and is very loved by gardeners for a stable harvest and resistance to various diseases. Prefers light, breathable soils and systematic watering.

In our article you can get acquainted with a detailed description of the variety, find its main characteristics and cultivation features, find out what diseases it is resistant to and what pests can threaten this potato.

Potato Manifesto variety description

Variety nameManifesto
general characteristicsmedium-late table variety with high yields
Ripening period90-110 days
Starch content11-15%
Mass of marketable tubers90-150 gr
The number of tubers in the bush11-15
Yieldup to 410 c / ha
Consumer qualitiesgood taste and medium digestibility
Keeping quality95%
Peel colorpink
Pulp colorlight yellow
Preferred growing regionsany soil and climate
Disease resistanceresistant to viruses and scab
Growing featuresloves feeding and additional watering
OriginatorSPC NAS of Belarus for potato and horticulture

The variety was bred in Belarus. The hybridizer is the Scientific Research Center of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2014, the subspecies was included in the state register of the Russian Federation in the middle zone of the country. The code in the register of the Russian Federation is 8854147.

Manifesto potatoes grows well in Moscow, Orenburg, Pskov, Yaroslavl, Kaluga, Ivanovo, Vladimir regions. Planting of this variety can be found in the Krasnodar Territory.

Also, the subspecies is known in countries such as Moldova, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Lithuania.

However, most of all landings are in Belarus. The manifesto grows in Minsk, Gomel, Brest, Mogilev, Grodno, Vitebsk regions.

Reference. The scientific and practical center has been operating for 85 years. The best specialists work in the company. Here, work is underway to produce new breeding hybrids. The latest technologies for the production of berries, fruits and vegetables, including potatoes, are being developed.

Characteristics and morphology

The bushes are semi-erect. They reach a height of 50 cm and have an intermediate type. Leaves are medium in size, fully open, emerald hue. They have a smooth glossy surface.

There is a slight serration along the edges. Corollas are blue-lilac. The anthocyanin tint is very weak. The inner side of the buds is the most colorful. The intensity of the anthocyanin shade is medium. Tubers are oblong, with rounded edges.

They have miniature eyes. The peel of the fruit is pink. The pulp has a light amber hue. The weight of one fruit varies between 105-145 grams. The starch content reaches 11-15%.

You can compare this indicator with other varieties using the data in the table below:

Variety nameStarch content

A photo

See below: potato variety Photo Manifesto


The Manifesto potato variety belongs to the medium early. The yield of the variety is high... From 1 hectare harvested from 165 to 350 centners of fruits. In good years, up to 410 quintals can be harvested. The maximum yield is 460 quintals. Keeping quality reaches 95%. Suitable for business cultivation.

You can see the keeping quality indicators for other varieties in the table below:

Variety nameKeeping quality
Timo96%, but tubers germinate early

In cool vegetable stores fruits last up to six months... Commodity qualities vary between 80-97%. The variety is highly resistant to mechanical damage. Can be transported over long distances.

How to store potatoes in winter, in boxes and on the balcony, in the refrigerator and peeled, read the additional materials on the site. And also about the timing, temperature and possible problems.

Has a dining function. It does not boil during cooking. It has the AB type of boil-up. Possesses excellent taste.


Agrotechnics are standard. It is necessary to plant planting material in early May... It is during this period that the best ripening of fruits occurs. When planting late for 7-8 days, there is a noticeable decrease in productivity. A crop shortfall may occur.

The variety grows well on light, breathable soils. It is best to use carbonate, chestnut soil or black soil. Manifesto prefers medium acidity. Suitable for growing outdoors.

To grow potatoes, it is very important to follow the correct agricultural practices and use the right additives to increase yields and get rid of pests. Mulching and hilling will not interfere.

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Reacts remarkably to intensive growing conditions... It is recommended to plant 48,000-52,000 tubers per hectare of food land. It is recommended to plant 55,000-58,000 tubers on seed plots. The variety has an average index of the physiological dormancy period of tubers.

Important! This subspecies belongs to the intensive type. It responds well to top dressing. Mineral fertilizers affect the active growth of bushes and the correct development of tubers. Experienced gardeners recommend increasing doses.

Diseases and pests

The subspecies is highly resistant to cancer, golden cyst nematode, leaf twisting, striped wrinkled mosaic.

According to the originator, the variety has an average resistance to late blight of leaves and fruits. Resistance to viruses X, Y, L, M is 9 points. The S virus is 7 points.

Of the pests, this variety can affect the potato moth. Insects penetrate the stems and tubers of the plant. On the bushes, they completely eat the foliage. Pests make a large number of moves, polluting their tunnels with excrement. When a moth appears, the stem of the plant dies off completely. The crop is absent or is obtained in very small quantities.

Another enemy of the potato is the Colorado potato beetle and its larvae. To combat them, you can use both folk remedies and chemicals.

Potato Manifesto is a fruitful variety... Suitable for growing outdoors. Highly resistant to various diseases. It has an average index of the physiological dormancy of tubers. Withstands drought and cold winds.

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Mid lateMedium earlyLate ripening
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