The seed potato has a lot of advantages. First you need to say about the saving of planting material. Per 1 sq. m should be about 7 kg sets instead of 30 kg of tubers. Seedlings have good resistance against degeneration and viral diseases. The culture is practically not affected by viruses. That is why potatoes, which are grown from seed, very healthy. Also need to mention the ease of storage. Seeds will remain viable for about 20 years.
Anyone can use the technology of growing seed potatoes. The fruit of the potato is a berry. For this culture it is necessary to take the seed plot. That's where we need to plant jagodoobraznye grade. Tops is not recommended to mow. In autumn, collect the berries and put them in the post. It is best to store them in heated attic. In December you can from the ripened berries to clean seed.
Potatoes from seed you can grow in two ways – in the ground or planting seedlings. Sow the seeds in the soil can only be cultivated and fertile land. This method is popular in the southern regions. In Nechernozemie also often planted potato seedlings. If you properly care for it, it is possible from the Bush to obtain about 900 g of tubers. The seedlings need to grow indoors. The temperature should not be below 15 degrees Celsius. Seeds pre-soak for a day in the water. Well-suited for this purpose solutions of microelements and biostimulators.
In the open ground to plant seeds need in the early stages. 3-4 square meter takes about 1 g of seeds. Mix them with dry earth and plant to a depth of 1 cm. Between the rows should be a distance of about 20 cm in the soil the soil and proryhlit. Plantings need to be mulched with peat or humus. Before sprouting, it is recommended to cover them with tape. In most cases, seedlings are already beginning to emerge on day 10. Then immediately you have to do weeding of crops. Watering is carried out as needed. In the summer, should be regularly loosened and Spud crops.