Le plant français de pomme de terre FNPPPT Semae

Illustrated variety description


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Breeder(s) : Z.P.C. B.V. - Pays-Bas
Registered in the : Catalogue français (2002)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation à chair ferme
Maturity : Early to medium-early

Descriptive characters

Tuber : Elongated, shallow eyes, yellow smooth to medium skin, dark yellow flesh.

Sprout : Purplish red, conical, moderately to very hairy.

Plant : Medium height, semi-upright to spreading habit, semi-leafy type.

Stem : Light pigmentation.

Leaf : Light to medium green, slightly glossy, small to medium size; medium leaflet, medium width.

Flowering : None or very slight to light.

Flower : White, lightly pigmented flower bud.

Fruit : Absent or very rare.

Growing and use-related characters

Yield : 137% of Belle de Fontenay.

Grading : Proportion of large tubers: few.

Susceptibility to diseases :
Leaf blight : Susceptible.
Tuber blight : Susceptible.
Black wart : Not Attacked.
Common scab : Fairly Susceptible
Virus X : Resistant.
Virus A : Susceptible.
Virus Y : Fairly resistant.
Leaf roll : Fairly resistant.
Nematode RO 1-4 : Resistant.

Internal tuber defect : Fairly resistant to rust spots, to hollow heart and black spots.

Susceptibility to desprouting : Fairly resistant.

Susceptibility to bruising : Average susceptibility.

Dormancy period : Average.

Culinary quality : Holds shape very well when cooked, table-use group A, blackening after cooking: none, fry colour: medium to high.

Dry matter content : Low.

Keeping quality : Poor.