Le plant français de pomme de terre FNPPPT Semae

Illustrated variety description


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Genetic origin : Munterschen X Franschen (Jaune d'or)
Breeder(s) : L. de VRIES - (PAYS BAS)
Registered in the : Catalogue français (1935)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation
Maturity : Medium-early

Descriptive characters

Tuber : Oval, regular, shallow eyes, yellow skin, yellow flesh.

Sprout : Purple, conical, medium hairiness.

Plant : Rather tall, semi-upright habit, semi-leafy type.

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

Leaf : Clear green, little divided, half-opened; medium leaflet, oval (I = 1.78); flat lamina .

Flowering : Fairly abundant.

Flower : White, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruit : Very rare.

Growing and use-related characters

Grading : Proportion of large tubers: fairly high.

Susceptibility to diseases :
Leaf blight : susceptible.
Tuber blight : susceptible.
Black wart : susceptible.
Common scab : susceptible.
Virus X : NTR.
Virus A : resistant.
Virus Y : susceptible.
Leaf roll : moderately susceptible.
Nematode RO 1-4 : NTR.

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

Susceptibility to desprouting : Moderately susceptible.

Dormancy period : Medium.

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

Dry matter content : Medium.

Keeping quality : Medium.

General characters

Productive variety, with very good flexibility of adaptation, being well suited for various culinary preparations (boiled potatoes, crisps, French fries, mashed potatoes, etc.).