Illustrated variety description
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Breeder(s) : BRETAGNE PLANTS et BILLANT- (F)
Registered in the : Catalogue français (2008)
Type : Liste A
Category : Consommation à chair ferme
Maturity : early to medium-early
Tuber : long, very shallow to shallow eyes, yellow skin, clear yellow flesh.
Sprout : nil or very weak anthocyanic pigmentation of the base, conical, medium hairiness.
Plant : short to medium height, upright to half-drawn up habit, intermediate.
Leaf : dark green, intermediate to open.
Flowering : nil or very slightly abundant.
Flower : slightly purplish, bud unpigmented or very slightly to slightly pigmented.
Growing and use-related characters
Yield : 101 % of (Bintje + Désirée + Charlotte + Monalisa) / 4.
Grading : proportion of large tubers: fairly low.
Susceptibility to diseases :
Leaf blight : moderately susceptible.
Tuber blight : suscetible to very susceptible.
Black wart :
Common scab : moderately susceptible.
Virus X : resistant.
Virus A : resistant.
Virus Y : very susceptible.
Leaf roll : suscetible to very susceptible.
Nematode RO 1-4 : resistant.
Internal tuber defect : slightly susceptible to rust spots and hollow heart, moderately susceptible to blackspot.
Susceptibility to desprouting : moderately susceptible.
Susceptibility to bruising : suscetible to very susceptible.
Dormancy period : medium.
Culinary quality : cooking type A, after cooking blackening: none, fry colour: dark.
Dry matter content : low to very low.
Keeping quality : good.