Le plant français de pomme de terre FNPPPT Semae

Illustrated variety description


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Genetic origin : BM 52.72 X Sirco
Registered in the : Catalogue français (1990)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation
Maturity : Early to medium-early

Descriptive characters

Tuber : Oval, not very deep eyes, yellow skin, pale yellow flesh.

Sprout : Purplish red, large width cylindrical, slight hairiness.

Plant : Low height, spreading habit, leafy type.

Stem : Nil to very weak pigmentation.

Leaf : Light green, closed to half-open; large to very large leaflet.

Flowering : Not very abundant.

Flower : White.

Fruit : Absent or very rare to rare.

Growing and use-related characters

Yield : 98 % of Bintje.

Grading : Proportion of large tubers: fairly high.

Susceptibility to diseases :
Leaf blight : fairly susceptible.
Tuber blight :
Black wart : not attacked.
Common scab : moderately susceptible.
Virus X : NTR.
Virus A : NTR.
Virus Y : rather slightly susceptible.
Leaf roll : fairly susceptible.
Nematode RO 1-4 : resistant.

Internal tuber defect : Moderately susceptible to rust spots, rather slightly susceptible to hollow heart and black spots.

Susceptibility to desprouting : Susceptible.

Dormancy period : Short.

Culinary quality : Table use A-B, blackening after cooking: NTR, fry colour:

Dry matter content : Very low.

Keeping quality : Medium.

General characters

Variety earlier than BINTJE, fairly numerous tubers with good appearance and rather good cooking quality, but susceptible to incubation.