Le plant français de pomme de terre FNPPPT Gnis

Illustrated variety description

Caesar



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Genetic origin : Monalisa X Rop B 1178
Breeder(s) : KWEEKBEDRIJF ROPTA - Z.P.C. - (PAYS BAS)
Registered in the : Catalogue français (1991)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation
Maturity : Medium

Descriptive characters

Tuber : Long oval, eyes very shallow to not very deep, yellow skin, pale yellow flesh.

Sprout : Purplish red, conical, medium hairiness.

Plant : Medium to tall, upright to semi-upright habit , intermediate type.

Stem : Medium pigmentation.

Leaf : Medium green, half-opened to open; small to medium leaflet.

Flowering : Abundant to very abundant.

Flower : White, partially pigmented flower bud.

Fruit : Moderately to very frequent.

Growing and use-related characters

Yield : 108 % of Bintje.

Grading : Proportion of large tubers: high to very high.

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

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

Susceptibility to desprouting : Fairly susceptible.

Dormancy period : Fairly short.

Culinary quality : Table-use group C, slight blackening after cooking, fry colour: NTR.

Dry matter content : Medium.

Keeping quality : Medium.

General characters

Medium-maturity productive variety, giving tubers with fine presentation and rather rich in dry matter.