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Breeding the shallot variety Milka (Allium cepa var. ascalonicum (L) Backer 1951)

Moravec, J.; Kvasnicka, S.; Jelinek, J.

Genetika a Slechteni 9(2): 141-148


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Selected from a regional variety, Milka has symmetrical bulbs weighing 25-40 g mostly 3-4 cm in diameter, and 6-9 bulbs per plant. The growing period for green shallots is 50-70 days and for dry bulbs 80-130 days from a spring planting. Milka gives a yield of 140-220 q per ha and the dry bulbs store well for up to two years.

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