Le plant français de pomme de terre FNPPPT Semae

Illustrated variety description


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Genetic origin : Mariana X Charlotte
Breeder(s) : Unicopa et Sté Clause - France
Registered in the : Catalogue français (1994)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation à chair ferme
Maturity : Early

Descriptive characters

Tuber : Long oval, regular, eyes shallow to very shallow, yellow skin, pale yellow flesh.

Sprout : Red purplish, conical, medium hairiness.

Plant : Medium height, semi-upright, intermediate type.

Stem : Internodes moderately pigmented, nodes slightly pigmented, with well developed, straight wings.

Leaf : Medium to dark green, moderately divided, half-opened; small leaflet, long oval (I = 1.86); flat lamina .

Flowering : Moderately abundant.

Flower : Purplish red, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruit : Rare to moderately frequent.

Growing and use-related characters

Yield : 89 % of Bintje.

Grading : Proportion of large tubers: fairly low to medium.

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

Internal tuber defect : Rust spots, hollow heart, and black spots: NTR.

Susceptibility to desprouting : Fairly susceptible.

Dormancy period : Fairly short.

Culinary quality : Table-use group A, blackening after cooking: nil, fry colour:.

Dry matter content : Very low.

Keeping quality : Poor.