Illustrated variety description
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Genetic origin : BM 52.72 X Sirco
Breeder(s) : GEERSTSEMA ZADEN B.V. - (PAYS BAS)
Registered in the : Catalogue français (1990)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation
Maturity : Early to medium-early
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.
Variety earlier than BINTJE, fairly numerous tubers with good appearance and rather good cooking quality, but susceptible to incubation.